Max Dongar is a leading expert in the field of compliance within the banking and financial services sector as well as in internal controls, anti-money laundering, and bank valuation. While partner at Mazars (London, New York and Paris), he was a member of the Mazars Innovation Group where he was in charge of digital development. There he co-created the Mazars bank training courses and represented Mazars in audits of the most important French banking organizations, including BPCE (Caisses d’Epargne, CEN, CELC), Crédit Agricole (CAAM), Agence Française de Développement, Banque de France and IEOM.
Thereafter, Max was the lead partner for all consulting assignments for Société Générale and also worked with the leading African banking institutions including BEAC, BDEAC, and BOAD, as well as several Tunisian and Moroccan banking groups. He is an expert in microfinance and presented on this topic in Madagascar at the Union des Réseaux Caisse d’Epargne et de Crédit Agricole Mutuelle for the European Commission.
Max has been a member of several professional associations dedicated to the Financial Services sector including the CNCC (French National Association of Statutory Auditors), the FBF (French Banking Federation) and Paris Europlace (an organization for the promotion and development of the Paris financial marketplace). He also served as a member of the Mazars Group Governance Council (2003-2006) and of the Mazars International Executive Committee (1998-2001).
Max is a graduate of the Paris ESLSCA Business School with a master’s degree in Accounting and Finance and a degree in certified public accounting and statutory auditing. He is a certified public accountant and statutory auditor.