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Cristian Stamate

Maples Fund Services Montreal
work 2000 McGill College Avenue Suite 2050, 20th Floor Montreal Quebec H3A 3H3
Vice President
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cell+1 514 519 7015


Cristian has over 18 years of experience in IT and is responsible for creating and maintaining the IT audit strategy, as well as developing and presenting the IT audit plans. He conducts the internal IT audits for the Maples Group in order to ensure that IT risks are properly identified and managed and to identify and report compliance breaches. He is also actively involved in external audits ensuring a proper liaison with auditors.

Professional Background

Cristian joined MaplesFS in 2017. Previously, Cristian worked at BRD-Société Générale as Chief Audit Operations Officer, where he was responsible for increasing the integration and synergy between SG subsidiary audit teams in 10 countries. He dedicated 15 years to IS auditing and IT risk management in highly regulated industries and multinational organizations. Cristian also specialises in setting up and managing the IT audit function, creating its identity and awareness, promoting the role within the company and coaching staff to become IT audit professionals, all of which he successfully accomplished  at three major international banks. 


EC Council, Certified Ethical Hacker, 2015.

APMG International, Certified Prince2 Practitioner, 2014.

The Institute of Internal Auditors, Certified in Risk Management Assurance, 2013.

City University of Seattle, US, Master of Business Administration, Financial Management, 2009.

Information Systems Audit and Control Association, Certified Information Systems Auditor, 2007.

Bucharest  Academy of Economic Studies, Romania, Bachelor of Science,Cybernetics, Statistics and Information Technology, 1997.

Professional / Civic Activities

Member of Information System Auditors and Control Association.

Categories: Montreal, Risk Management and Compliance