Member exclusive engagement – Qatar – 30th January 2023

We are excited to announce that ACCA is hosting a member-exclusive networking event in Doha on Monday, the 30th of January, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. This is a fantastic opportunity for members to network and meet each other face-to-face. We are excited to be joined by Syed Samar Abbas and Mohammad Uzair Jokhio from Deloitte Qatar.

Event details
: Monday, January 30th, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Hyatt Regency Oryx, Al Matar Street, Doha, Qatar
Room: Jade A

Introduction: Fazeela Gopalani, Head of ACCA Middle East
ACCA Update: Rishi Malhotra, Business Development Manager
Update on latest IFRS developments led by Syed Samar Abbas, Audit Partner, Deloitte Qatar and Mohammad Uzair Jokhio, Senior Manager, Deloitte Qatar
Close & Networking

This event is free however spaces are limited and registration is mandatory. We will be operating on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Meet the speakers

Syed Samar Abbas, Audit Partner, Deloitte Qatar
Samar is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), from the USA. He has over 15 years of experience in providing professional services. His diverse experience includes audit and other assurance engagements in varied industries including Hospitality & Leisure, Oil and Gas, Construction, Contracting, Petrochemical, Financial Services, Real Estate, Retail and consumer products. Samar has also been involved in various assurance and advisory assignments including accounting advisory related to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), corporate restructuring, bond offering, agreed-upon procedures, developing industry-specific accounting policy manuals and other advisory engagements. He has advanced knowledge of IFRS and has also been involved in providing IFRS training to client and staff personnel. Samar is a team member of Deloitte’s Middle East IFRS Committee. 

Mohammad Uzair Jokhio, Senior Manager, Deloitte Qatar
Uzair is Senior Manager in Deloitte’s Assurance Practice based in Doha, Qatar.  He has over 10 years of extensive audit and assurance experience with Deloitte Internationally. His experience includes audit and assurance engagements mainly in financial services industry mainly banking sector. 
He has been part of regional technical team of Deloitte Middle East on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) addressing complex accounting, audit and regulatory rules and regulations. 
Uzair has attended several International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and industry training sessions and seminars over the past years. 
Uzair’s responsibilities include the technical aspects of the audit and assurance work: work plan, supervision, reporting and communication with clients key contacts and attending and presenting at audit committees and staff development and training.
Uzair has performed considerable assurance work on complex financial instruments including implementation / adoption of IFRS standards. 
He has led several projects jointly with regulators internationally and has successfully delivered projects to the satisfaction of stakeholders.