Executive Coordinator Business Resiliency Services

Paul Zikmund coordinates NAFA’s Business Resiliency services. In this role, he advises clients and manages our client service teams providing a broad array of risk advisory, crisis management, security, and investigative services. Paul E. Zikmund also serves as SVP Chief Risk, Compliance & Information Security Officer at Berkadia. He is responsible for managing the company’s enterprise risk management program, ethics & compliance, internal audit function, information security, and corporate investigations.

Prior to his role at Berkadia, Paul served as a Director of Baker Tilly’s Global Fraud and Forensic Investigations, Compliance and Security Services practice where he was responsible for helping clients develop, assess, and administer ethics and compliance programs, conduct global and cross-border fraud and misconduct investigations, including, bribery, corruption, and compliance matters and manage risks related to ethics and compliance failures.

Paul has also served as Deputy CCO & Vice President Global Security at Bunge in White Plains, NY where he was responsible for the development and implementation of their fraud, ethics, compliance, and security risk management programs and controls designed to protect company assets, mitigate fraud and misconduct, ensure compliance with federal and state laws, protect company assets, and promote adherence to Bunge’s core values. Paul managed and conducted investigations of compliance matters, fraud, and ethics violations. Paul assisted with the development and implementation of tools and techniques to mitigate enterprise security, fraud & compliance risk, managed the company’s third-party risk management program, and administered security, compliance training and awareness programs.

Prior to joining Bunge, Paul worked as the Senior Director Forensic Audit at Tyco International in Princeton, NJ, and the Director Litigation Support Services at Amper, Politziner, & Mattia, LLP, in Philadelphia, PA where he was responsible for developing, implementing, and administering fraud risk management services to Tyco and to clients.

Paul possesses nearly 37 years of experience in this field and has effectively managed global compliance and forensic audit teams at various Fortune 500 companies.