Salesh Sharma

Salesh Sharma
Phone: (619) 260-5914
Office: Hughes Administration Center 332

Director of Internal Audit

Salesh Sharma joined the University of San Diego in June 2015 and serves as the Director of Internal Audit. He has over 13 years of experience in Audit, Accounting, Compliance & Ethics and Process Improvement (including 9 years of experience in Higher Education). Mr. Sharma reports to the President and has responsibilities that include conducting financial, operational, information technology and compliance audits in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, performing risk assessments, conducting investigations of suspected irregular conduct in conjunction with other university resources and communicating the results of audit projects via written reports and oral presentations to management.

Prior to joining USD Mr. Sharma was a Senior Auditor at Stanford University.  He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, a multinational professional services network and one of the Big Four audit firms. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting & Financial Management and Information Systems from University of the South Pacific.