The Founder Member

Mr. Abdullah Dawood Akhawala is the Founder member of the firm. Mr. Akhawala started his career in 1965 with Ford Rhodes Robson Morrow, Chartered Accountants (a member firm Ernst and Young International) and completed his audit training. Mr. Akhawala is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan, having been admitted as an associate member in 1967 and a fellow member in 1972. Before entering in to public practice, Mr. Akhawala served 9 years in different industries at various senior level positions in public and government sector. In 1976, Mr. Akhawala started public practice. Mr. Akhawala posses 42 years of post qualification professional experience. Having thorough knowledge of tax laws particularly tax planning and advice on corporate and personal income tax, handling and finalization of tax assessments and representation at appeal forums. As a management consultant, he has carried out the assignments of financial and economic feasibility studies, viability studies, project financing, development and implementation of accounting and internal control systems, preparation of accounting and procedure manuals.

Having 33 years experience in providing assurance services to varied range of companies in private and public sector with update knowledge of international accounting and auditing standards.

He has a flair for marketing and public relations and has dealt with the highest level of executives and senior government officials and regulators.