A seasoned C- Level executive, business visionary, with successful history of delivering unprecedented growth and 25+years of career in renowned organizations such as Arthur Anderson, E&Y and KPMG distinguished by sustained accomplishments. Recognized as a thought leader, innovator, trustworthy business advisor and an expert in defining, evolving and executing business strategies. Renowned for broad strengths in strategic management, risk management, change management and optimizing business processes. Aiding government-owned companies to realize their economic goals.
The first Gulf States national and one of a few thousand globally who is authorized by the “International Council of Management Consulting Institutes” (ICMCI), a UN sanctioned non-government organization to practice as a Management Consultant, with areas of expertise in Strategic Management, Leadership Development, Organizational Development, Restructuring and Financial & Administration Systems.
Bestowed with the title “Fellow” in management consultancy i.e. the highest level of professional membership and is awarded to those who can demonstrate evidence of significant contribution to the management consultancy profession.
Abbas was one of the only two outside of the UK who has been accredited in Sep 2010 by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI, UK) to assess candidates for the prestigious accreditation: Chartered Manager (CMgr), the ultimate accolade for any practicing professional manager.
Abbas holds a range of fellowships, academic and world professional qualifications such as “Certified Public Accountant” (CPA) from the USA, “Certified Management Consultant” (CMC) from the UK, “Chartered Manager” (CMgr) from the UK and “Certified Fraud Examiner” (CFE) from the USA. He is a Fellow of the “Institute of Consulting” (IC) - UK, a professional member of the “Institute of Management Consul- tancy” (IMC) – USA and a Fellow member of the “Chartered Management Institute” (CMI) - UK. Abbas holds two B.A. degrees, one in Accounting and the other in Economy, in addition to a postgraduate degree in Business Administration from Heriot - Watt University, UK.