President's Message

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

President, IMA Dubai-UAE Chapter


Dear Valued Members,

The Institute of Management Accountants has designed an entire ecosystem of learning, self-improvement and creativity that drives our culture of ethical management accounting onward into the future. In alignment with our core values and the spirit of social collaboration, we aspire to create a community of members that drive innovation, capitalize on shared opportunities, and most importantly grow with confidence and integrity.

Our pledge to ourselves is to make each of you more content with the level of service we offer to you. You, as members of the Dubai Chapter, are the voice and focal point of all our endeavors – warranting the highest standards of co-creating a network of accomplished individuals that are at the forefront of professional development and relationship building through local events, webinars, and an assortment of diverse learning, networking and social activities.

Each year our activities grow and with them we receive a number of members who step up to volunteer for the chapter. Our volunteers overcome many challenges to facilitate operations and find innovative solutions to improve member participation, enhance your level of engagement and make your experience seamless. Volunteers through performance progression are nominated and elected to the Chapter’s Board. Our Nomination Policy and pathway to advancement helps members like you develop their professional capabilities and gives you the opportunity to work with senior professionals across multiple industries.

It is my humble pleasure to announce that with the efforts of the Board, we have initiated a Students Chapter for the region. We have also been recognized by IMA Global and have achieved numerous Chapter Awards.

Your commitment to the Chapter is noteworthy and on behalf of board and the chapter volunteers and myself, I would like to thank you all for the continuous support the management accounting profession and extend a warm welcome on our journey for the exciting years ahead. I would like to invite you to remain in constant communication with us either via our social media channels Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, our Website, LinkUp and Newsletter or write to us directly for any queries on

Committed to you,

On behalf of IMA Dubai-UAE Chapter

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