Subbarayudu (Subba) - is an ACMA (India), MBA Finance from the University of Lucknow, and has passed his CPA from the state of California. He has 23+ years of experience in various areas of Mgmt Accounting & Finance, Process Automations/ ERP - including designing product / projects costing systems in traditional & ABC systems, Budgeting & Business Planning, accounting, taxation, audits, design of MIS systems, SOX and Internal controls - largely in India's IT services and product companies including Indian listed, NASDAQ listed companies. Enterprise Performance Management (CPM / EPM) is his special area of interest. Subba is currently working as the CFO of a Bangalore based Integrated logistics company.
Ramji Mahadevan is a Finance and Reporting professional and currently a founder partner of an Indian Chartered Accountant firm.
Ramji Mahadevan is a commerce graduate from St Xaviers College Palayamkottai, India, qualified Indian Chartered Accountant and Indian Cost Accountant and CMA.
He has 20+ years work experience in Finance, Costing, Economics, Audit, and Reporting in India, Qatar, and Oman & UAE.
He has worked with Hermes, Giorgio Armani, Agent Provocateur, Balenciaga, Toyota, Ford, Hertz, BHS, Zara, KIA, ThermoKing, Komatsu associate firms.
Abdur-Rahim is the Senior Advisor to the Assistant Director General of Finance and Commercial Division at Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (DAFZA). With over 22 years’ multifarious experience in the fields of finance, accounting, banking, sales, marketing and innovation, he has a proven track record of driving business growth through astute financial management and delivering on multiple challenging strategic engagements across different functional verticals. He has been a key member of the scoping and deployment team for numerous successful companywide initiatives launched by DAFZA. He has also managed the Finance and Accounting teams in his tenure where they have won both, IMA’s “Middle East Finance Team of the Year Award” and “Finance Team of the Year Excellence Award” from Middle East CFO Alliance in YR 2015.
He holds the CMA, CFM, APM certifications and an MBA Degree in Finance from University of Leicester, UK. He also served as a voluntary director, then a director for IMA’s Dubai Chapter Board and will be serving as the President for the upcoming term, as his humble contribution to society
Sandeep Khullar has graduated in Commerce from University of Delhi, India. He also completed his CMA (IMA, USA) in first attempt and holds a ACMA certification from ICAI, India. Sandeep has more than 19 years of experience with various Indian and MNCs, in the field of accounting, finance & administration in India, Russia and Africa, namely Vodacom South Africa, Kentz-SNC Lavlin etc.
Sandeep Khullar also has knowledge of foreign languages like Russian, French and Spanish and working experience with more than 40 nationalities around the world.
In addition to the President of IMA's Delhi Chapter, Sandeep Khullar also holds the position of CEO with a travel company in India and a director at IMF's Research Foundation.
Sandeep has founded the Delhi Chapter jointly with other founding board members, to promote the CMA brand value in Northern India while serving the CMA community in India.
Ammar is currently the president of IMA Jordan Chapter (JAMA) & the CEO of Nibras.com. He had an extensive career in Financial Management spans for more than 20 years, working for various multinational reputed organizations including PepsiCo Jordan, Arab Bank, Andersen and Maktoob.com. Ammar holds BS in Accounting from University of Delaware. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA).
Mohamed Haweel is a training and financial consultant and is currently a partner with Inspire Institute in Kuwait
Mohammed has a diversified experience in finance, accounting and costing. He gained his experience through positions in financial management, banking, and executive financial consultant services both at government and private sectors
Haweel enjoys more than 10 years of experience as CMA instructor in multiple institutions and universities. He has given short management accounting courses for employees in Kuwait government
Haweel was the director of Kuwait University training project on International Public Sector Standards (IPSAS) aimed at the Ministry of Finance employees
Gaby enjoys more than 10 years of experience working in the field of accounting, finance, education, and public speaking across multiple industries catering for international and regional markets.
Gaby holds a bachelor degree in Business Accounting (BS), a masters in Banking & Finance (MBA), is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA), a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), along with other certifications.
Gaby currently holds the position of a Group Finance Manager/Director at IFP Group, a professional & academic instructor in multiple institutions and universities teaching CMA, CFA, FP&A, Investment, etc., the owner of G. Lahoud Real Estate, and provide in-house training as well as public speaking.
Gaby founded the Lebanon Chapter along with his founding board to add Lebanon to the IMA professional map, to create awareness of the essential role that certified professionals play in shaping the country’s economy and knowledge standards, and to preserve the interests of CMA members.
Moamen is working as an Internal Audit Professional at Qatar Gas Transport Company Ltd. (Nakilat). Moamen has over ten years of professional experience in Internal and External Audit. Before moving to the Internal Audit world, he worked as an External Auditor for KPMG in Egypt and Qatar for six years.
Moamen joined the IMA Qatar Chapter Board in June 2012, since has been elected as a Vice President for Communication and Community Relations. He established the chapter’s social media pages and participated in establishing the first chapter’s newsletter. Moamen has been elected in 2014 as a President Elect of Qatar Chapter, and used to help the President in managing all chapter’s activities.
Moamen is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) since September 2011, a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) from the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) since October 2016. He also has a bachelor degree in Accounting from the Faculty of Commerce, English Section, Zagazig University, Egypt. Furthermore he has a UK certificate in IT fundamentals known as (ITIL) from AXELOS in September 2015.
Vijay is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA-ICAI), a Certified Management Accountant (CMA-IMA), Certified Financial Manager (CFM-IMA), Certified Public Accountant (CPAA), Certified Valuer (ICAI). Vijay earned a Masters in Accounting from Jai Narayan Vyas University, Jodhpur, India securing second merit position.
Vijay has more than 20 years of experience working in the field of Accounting, Finance, and IT with cross section of industries ranging from manufacturing, Audit, Assurance, Services. Vijay has played a major role in increasing business and investment awareness among Indo-Saudi investor community in association with Saudi Indian Business Network. He is well connected with social and business forums in Jeddah and India.
I am a senior year Accounting student at Prince Sultan University.
I participated in the 2012 Environmental Public Speaking Competition in U.A.E, Dubai as the team's researcher, and my team was ranked third in our category "Consumerism and Its Effect on The Environment" .
Getting elected as president of the IMA Student's Chapter of my university is a great honor for me.
Right now I am beginning my preparations for the CMA exam.
Mostafa is a fourth year Faculty of Commerce student, at Tanta University, English section.
Mostafa passed his first two years with honors. During his third year, Mostafa was informed by Dr. Heba Srour, Tanta University campus advisor, about IMA and the CMA certification which lead him to start the CMA preparation course.
In his opinion, the CMA program helps you achieve self-development and is a big step towards a dream job.
Mostafa loves accounting, and is pioneering is his field. He has good leadership skills and is a great decision maker.
Bashar Saidi is the “Head of Finance - Group Operations and NAWAT Shared Services” for First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), the UAE largest bank and one of the world’s largest financial institutions formed after the merger of the National bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) and First Gulf Bank (FGB). He oversees all the finance activities related to Group Operations along with NAWAT Shared Services as a subsidiary under FAB umbrella. He is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the finance function, as well as working closely with the Group Head of Operations and NAWAT CEO, helping in developing and implementing the Organization’s vision and strategies. Bashar joined the National Bank of Abu Dhabi in 2009 and has held several positions such as “Director – Cost Management”, “Manager – IT Financial Management and Control” and “Group Leader – Accounts and Procurement”, before handling his current role as the Head of Finance in 2015. Before joining NBAD, he worked as the Group Head of Finance for “STG - Government of Sharjah” where he was responsible for starting up the Finance Division, in this newly established Department, and creating all related financial, accounting and administrative procedures and policies for the group. Prior to that, Bashar was appointed as the Finance Manager for Spot On public Relations in 1999, where he handled the Finance Department for 9 years. Moreover, he spent 3 years as a Finance Manager for Pioneer Advertising. Before moving to the UAE, Bashar was appointed in 1994 as an Assistant Manager - Trade Finance for the Commercial Bank of Syria where he spent 3 years. Bashar is a Certified Management Accountant CMA, Associate Cost and Management Accountant ACMA, Certified International Procurement Professional CIPP™ and a Certified Professional in Leadership. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Accounting from Damascus University.