• Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (2005)
  • Cost and Management Accountant, Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (2002) – (Gold Medallist)
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Punjab, Lahore (1999)
A highly accomplished professional with over 9+ years of post-qualification and 3 years of training experience with cross-functional teams on financial reporting and auditing, compliances of regulatory requirements,  statuary & internal audits, valuations, application and review of COSO framework and due diligence.

Result-oriented decisive leader to maintain high quality standards to meet challenges of this fast paced, high turn-over industry; Tendency to thrive in fluid environments while remaining pragmatic and focused; highly ethical, trustworthy and discreet.

Core industry exposure
Construction & Logistics ~ Media & Telecommunication ~ Oil & Gas ~ Power & Energy ~Financial Institutions ~ Development Agencies (INGOs) ~ Manufacturing ~ Services and Trading ~ Insurance.


Ghazanfar Group                                                                                                             Jun 2012 – Dec 2014
Dubai, United Arab Emirate
Head of Finance
One of the largest group of companies, having diverse businesses in UAE, Turkmenistan and Afghanistan, mainly in the sectors of Oil & Gas Import, Exploration, Construction, Transports, Logistics and Banking and Insurance. The Group had seven (7) entities in sectors of insurance, oil & gas, construction, logistics, with all finance team reporting to Group Head of Finance.

KPMG                                                                                                                                Feb 2010 – May 2012
Kabul, Afghanistan
Manager Audit and Assurance

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu                                                                                            Jun 2006 – Dec 2009
Islamabad, Pakistan
Manager Audit and Assurance

KPMG Taseer Hadi and Co                                                                                             Mar 2003 – Apr 2006
Islamabad, Pakistan
Audit Supervisor

Worked for more than 8 years with top of the Big-4 Accounting Firms including 3 years of concentrated training;
Proficiency in monitoring audit operations and maintaining long-term customer relationships through the provision of high quality service, Major Clientele sector include Banking & Financial Institutions/Trading and Constructions/Media and Telecommunication/International and National Development Agencies/Oil and Gas/Power Sector/Manufacturing/Public Sector Organizations/Service Industry.
Consulting and Financial Advisory Services
  • Development of Model for Benazir Employees’ Stock Option Scheme.
  • Development of Uniform System of Accounts (Regulatory Accounts) being applicable to licensees of generation, transmission and distribution of electric power in Pakistan including Chart of Accounts and Explanations thereof.
  • Valuation of telecommunication infrastructure in Pakistan.
  • Development of Pension Rules.
  • Development of Credit and Corporate Finance Manual for an investment company.
  • Development of Accounting Policy and Procedure Manuals and Internal Audit Manuals.
  • Due Diligence Reviews

Internal Audit

  • Askari Leasing Limited
  • Business and Industrial Insurance Company Limited
  • Handicap International – Pakistan
  • Standard Chartered Bank – Pakistan