FACTS AND EXPERIENCE
Mr. Mehanna is working as an instructor for the CIA certification in Infocenter Qatar and continued this mission in Lebanon, where he was a Lead Instructor at Morgan International providing CIA and CMA classes for more than 5 years. He also provided the CIA course for several corporate institutions privately. Currently, he is heavily involved in a project to offer the CIA certification syllabus for Lebanon Internal Audit Community in collaboration with IIA Lebanon.
Mr. Mehanna is currently the Country Internal Audit Head at Arab Bank – Lebanon. He had been occupying this position for the last 10 years, with an overall audit experience of 20 years. He started his career as an External Auditor, performing audit missions over several companies and industries and was involved in several finance and accounting missions. He later joined Bank of Beirut SAL where he served as a Senior Internal Auditor for 5 years and then moved abroad to manage the Audit Function at Mashreq Bank Qatar, where he spent 3 years in this role before deciding to rejoin the Lebanese banking sector in his current position.
Wissam was a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) - Qatar Chapter during his residency abroad; he also was a board member and treasurer of IIA - Lebanon Chapter (2014-2016). Currently, he is a Governor in the IIA Lebanon board and an active member of its Education Committee.
Founding member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) in Lebanon, He is also an active member in the “World Union of Arab Bankers” (WUAB) and a lecturer in Auditing, Finance and Fraud topics with the “Union of Arab Banks” (UAB) and other educational bodies.
Wissam is Holder of an Executive Master's degree from Sorbonne, Dauphine, and USJ universities, and a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Saint Joseph University – Beirut. In addition to CIA, CRMA and CFE Certifications.
● Financial Analysis
● Financial Risk
● Enterprise Risk Management
● Operational Risk Management
● Risk Management
● Credit Risk
● Anti Money Laundering
Works in advanced audit training, able to train Risk-Based Audit, Audit Planning, Certified IIA Audit Training
EXPERTISE IN THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS
Internal Auditing Standards