Office of the Investor Advocate
Saba Qamar is the PCAOB’s Investor Advocate. In this role, Ms. Qamar is responsible for maintaining and expanding the PCAOB’s engagement with the investor community, including retail and institutional investors, investor advocates, and others who play a key role or have expertise in the capital markets. She also serves as the organization’s primary point of contact for investors.
Before joining the PCAOB in June 2022, Ms. Qamar served as Senior Financial Analyst in the Division of Risk Management Supervision at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). In this capacity, she advised FDIC executives on numerous policy issues and built relationships with investors, U.S. and non-U.S. regulators, professional associations, academics, and others. Ms. Qamar previously served at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and held positions across the government where she advocated for the interests of investors.
Ms. Qamar graduated with a Bachelor of Science in economics from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and holds J.D. and MBA degrees from Suffolk University’s Law School and its Sawyer Business School.