Current Board Members

Board of Directors for 2017-2018

Name

Position

Email

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Abdur Rahim Ghulam Nabi

President

president@imadubaichapter.org

LinkedIn

Hadeel Nassar

Vice-President Research

prof_education@imadubaichapter.org

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Ganesh Reddy Mandadi

Vice-President Membership

membership@imadubaichapter.org

LinkedIn

Stephen Curtis

Treasurer

treasurer@imadubaichapter.org

LinkedIn

Jayashree Keni

Secretary

secretary@imadubaichapter.org

LinkedIn

Ashok Mewani

Director - Community Affairs

communications@imadubaichapter.org

LinkedIn

Fahid Hdaib

Director - Volunteers & Events

events@imadubaichapter.org

LinkedIn

Rania Moubarak

Director

raniambarak@hotmail.com

LinkedIn

Ahmed Sajwani

Director

marketing@imadubaichapter.org

LinkedIn

 

 

Board of Directors Nomination Policy

 

Nomination and Election Committee

  • Karim Abd Elhay (2011-2013 Ex President)

  • Hadeel Nassar (2014-2017 Ex President)

  • Rania Moubarak (Director)

  • Abdur Rahim Ghulam Nabi (2017-2018  President)

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Current Board Members


 

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Abdur Rahim Ghulam Nabi,  CMA, CFM, APM, MBA (Finance)

 

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Abdur Rahim is a dedicated, dynamic and results-oriented professional combining extensive director level and advisory experience with a proven track record of driving business growth and increasing profits through improving operations and astute financial management. He has over 22 years in finance, accounting, banking, sales, marketing and innovation and has also been engaged in multiple assignments with an assortment of World Class Consulting firms to deliver Corporate Level Outcomes on difference subject matters which have added massive value to the organization.

 

He holds the Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Financial Manager (CFM) and Accredited Payable Manger (APM) certifications, as well as an MBA Degree in Finance from University of Leicester, UK and a BBA Degree in Finance from Baker College, Michigan, USA. He currently works with the Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority as a Senior Advisor for the Assistant Director General, Finance, Commercial & Customer Relations Division and Innovation & Future Unit, and joined the IMA Dubai Chapter as a voluntary Board Member in year 2015, later joined as a Director position on the Board for the term 2016-17 and currently holds President position on the Board for the term 2017-18.

He finds volunteering for the IMA personally rewarding as he is able to contribute positively to the profession and society.

           

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Hadeel Nassar CMA, CIA, CPA (Candidate) and MA (AUS)

           

Hadeel is a professional managerial and financial accountant, internal auditor, trainer/instructor, business case author, researcher and Arabic<>English translator/interpreter. 

She has extensive professional experience in the field of management accounting in both private and public organizations in the United Arab Emirates. She holds the certified management accountant (CMA) and certified internal auditor (CIA) certifications, as well as a master degree in Arabic < > English Translation and Interpretation from the American University of Sharjah (AUS) and she majored accounting for her BA from Al Yarmouk University, Irbid-Jordan. Now, she is pursuing her second master in science of accounting with the American University of Sharjah.
  

 

Hadeel made multiple contributions to enhance the profession of management accounting in the region using her translation skills. She participated as a jury judge in the IMA ME Student Case Competition since 2012, also she has been invited to represent, evaluate, speak in many of IMA Middle East and Global committees/activities.

 

Hadeel joined IMA Dubai-UAE chapter in 2012 as the Vice President for Events followed by the Vice President for Communication in her second term in 2013. Then for 3 consecutive years she holds successfully the president position. She volunteers her time and effort to keep IMA members in Dubai updated with essential business knowledge, raise their skills through professional education events, build awareness of the CMA certification...etc.

     

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Ganesh Reddy Mandadi, CMA, PMP, OCS, MBA, EPBA


 

Ganesh is an Oracle Certified Specialist with over 15  years of diversified industry experience in Oracle ERP system implementations with rich domain experience in financial services and corporate finance.

 

He has an extensive international and regional experience gained by working in MNC’s across India, USA, Singapore, Thailand, UAE, Papua New Guinea and among other MENA countries. He executed over 20+ projects including couple of large scale implementation, rollout and support projects across the regions with complex Org Structures, Intercompany Transactions, Taxation, Consolidations with multiple feeder systems.

 

He possess dynamic career with high success rate and consistently recognized by the employers and clients for uncompromising professional work ethics and delivery capabilities. He comes with strong accounting background to deal with key finance stake holders, identifying and recommending best practices and process controls in financial processes.

 

He holds the Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Project Management Professional (PMP), Oracle Certified Implementation Specialist (OCS), as well as MBA Degree in Finance from University of Madras, India; Executive Program in Business Analytics from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India and a B.Com Degree in Accounting from Andhra University, India.

 

He currently works with the Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority as an Oracle Financials Principal Consultant towards the transformation of its internal business processes and applications. He was a guest speaker for the IMA Dubai Chapter events before joining the Board, and currently he holds a VP-Membership position on the Board.

     

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Stephen Curtis, CMA

 

Stephen is a Qualified Accountant, having been admitted to the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy in April 2016.

 

Stephen is part of the Finance function for a large publicly listed multinational corporation, primarily managing business planning and control across the MENA regions. He has over 12 years’ experience with leading blue chip financial institutions, developing and enhancing reporting structures, Balance sheet (€75bn) management, dealing with state bodies, asset liquidity, statutory auditing, VAT planning and reporting, leading finance corporate training for non-finance professionals. He also possess extensive experience in investor road shows presentations, company formations, company consolidations, accounting, business pricing and cash flow optimisation.


 

He holds advanced Diploma in Stockbroking and Investments, Ireland., Anglia Ruskin, BA in Business Studies (Hons), U.K, Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, U.K.

His professional memberships includes, Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy, U.K, Institute of Management Accountants, U.S.A, Institute of Internal Auditors, U.S.A

 

    

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Jayashree Keni, PGDFM, CMA

 

Jayashree is a finance professional with over 14 years of international experience.

 

She holds a bachelors of commerce and post- graduation in financial management from Mumbai and Delhi University. She holds a CMA certification from Institute of Management Accountants USA (IMA).

 

She started her career with the firm of chartered accountants. Moving over from various roles in finance function from purchase to pay, order to cash and various treasury functions along with implementing an ERP in a large semi government organization, she is currently working as a FP&A manager with a company listed in the London stock exchange.

 

Having started as a volunteer for the IMA chapter, she is now currently the secretary and serving as a board member and involved in helping organizing the monthly events and ensuring that all the formalities and procedures as prescribed by the chapter are adhered to. 

    

          Director - Community Affairs

 

      

 

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Ashok Mewani – CMA, ACMA ( India )

 

 

Holding Bachelor’s degree in commerce, Pune University ( India ). Completed CMA in 2014 from Institute of Management Accountant. Started my career as Accountant in 2002, crafted to Financial controller position in Marine Products Division of Wilhelmsen Ships Service, Dubai 156 years old Norwegian based company which is world Leader in Maritime Industry. Apart from my Finance & Accounting background, I have introduced Gamification at workplace resulting in more Happy & Engaging place to work.

 

 

I Love to do Creative, Innovative, Team Building events, encourage and motivate Training programs for Finance staff to keep them up-to-date as per new trends in the market resulting in better performance of employees along with achieving company goals and objectives.

    

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Rania Mubarak, MBA, MSc, CMA, CORP

 

Rania has over 10 years’ experience in banking and financial controlling and she took recently the entrepreneurship road to explore new challenges and accomplish new targets. She earned her MBA in 2000 and a Master’s degree in Econometrics and Finance from Paris in 2003. She is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and a Certified Operational Risk Professional (CORP) she has also the ISO 22301 Business Continuity Management System (Lead Implementer) certificate.

Rania has over ten years of professional experience working in various countries including France, Lebanon and UAE. Besides that she worked as a volunteer on the Quebec Revenue income tax preparation and on the Youth Leader Magazine, which won the United Nations award in 2010.

    

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Ahmed Sajwani MBA

 

At Institute of Management Accountants, Ahmed has transitioned from serving as Treasurer (Term 2016-2017) to serve as a Director (Term 2017-2018) where he formulates strategy, promotes the marketing & communications body and develops the CMA program for the IMA Dubai Chapter.

 

In his current employment, Ahmed has recently grown to head Business Strategy at a leading global multi-disciplinary creative experiences agency. His exposure to high value events and his keen interest in keeping abreast with technological advances enable him to develop his fellow IMA members’ skills and promote the professional education body.In his professional role, he has played an instrumental role in a successful multi-million funding round, worked in Corporate Treasury where he managed a debt of AED 1.5 billion and Trade & Working Capital Facilities of AED 1 billion.

          

He has led a team on a 15-subsidiary group-wide Oracle ERP implementation and holds extensive knowledge in Cash Flow management. He has also worked in a senior Finance role where he notably achieved a reduction in OPEX by 27% and has gained exposure to process automation and business restructuring.

 

Ahmed was awarded the Middle East Outstanding Achievement Award in 2015 by the Association of Corporate Treasurers (UK). He was also recognized with an Achievement Award for placing 1st in his UG studies in 2009.

 

At Institute of Management Accountants, Ahmed has transitioned from serving as Treasurer (Term 2016-2017) to serve as a Director (Term 2017-2018) where he formulates strategy, promotes the marketing& communications body and develops the CMA program for the IMA Dubai Chapter. 

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