Nick Hamer

Partner, PwC Hong Kong

Nick is a Partner in PwC's Risk Assurance practice based in Hong Kong. He has over 18 years experience in working with large international clients across multiple sectors. Nick specialism is around technology risk and control, in particular working with clients to design, implement and operate effective control systems to support business process re-engineering, compliance or regulatory reporting obligations. Nick leads the technology work for the HSBC financial audit globally and is also responsible for our Third Party Trust business in Mainland China and Hong Kong.

Nick's projects include:
- Leading on multiple third party assurance reports under the ISAE and Hong Kong standards for regulatory reporting and service organisations
- Process optimisation evaluation of key business controls to identify opportunities to automate, standardise and eliminate controls
- Programme assurance reviews including the design evaluation of 'to be' processes for effectiveness/efficiency
- Regulatory reporting around multiple client activities ranging from the operations of Trustees to key system change
- Evaluation of risk and control frameworks inclusive of governance and compliance processes
- Investigation into client controls around IT resilience and operations management

Specialty

  • Audit and Assurance - Risk and Quality