During its annual regional partners meeting in November in Dubai, Deloitte admitted Ahmed al Qassabi as partner in Deloitte Middle East.
Qassabi has deep assurance, financial advisory and regulatory experience and has been instrumental in Deloitte’s Omanisation programme, which aims to develop the skills and careers of Omani youth so they can take leadership positions in the firm thus supporting the country’s Vision 2020 economic plan set out by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said. Qassabi also leads ‘Mustaqbaly’ the firm’s Omani recruitment, training and development programme, now in its second year.
Prior to joining Deloitte, Qassabi spent several years at the Oman Capital Market Authority (CMA), where he held the position of director general for issues and disclosures. In his role at Deloitte, Qassabi handles key clients in audit and financial advisory in Oman, and leads corporate governance initiatives.
Anis Sadek, Deloitte Oman’s managing partner, said, “It is our pleasure to have Ahmed join the partnership team of Deloitte in the Middle East. We are committed to providing the best in class professional services in the Oman market and Ahmed is pivotal in helping us shape new generations of Omanis to realise their potential.”
Qassabi is a graduate in accounting from Sultan Qaboos University and is a Fellow of the UK’s Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).
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