• Director finance
  • Business Consultancy
  • Financial management
  • Start up business support
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail Consulting
  • Aviation
  • IFRS conversion
  • Strategy planning
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Financial Modeling
  • Investment arrangement
  • Technology Consulting
  • Travel industry
  • Global Distribution System
  • Process Improvement
  • FInance Director


Over 28 years’ experienced professional in leading multinationals across diversified industries internationally. Strategic Planner, Finance Head and Busienss Leader. Change Agent, leader for post-integration process improvements, expertise in corporate planning, infrastructure development and cross border financial management.


  • Gadlang UK Management Consultants

    Senior Managing Partner
    - Current
  • Sabre

    Director Finance and Strategic Planning
    100+ Employees 2005 - 2017

      Recruited in a turnaround situation when this new joint venture was created. Member of executive team with extensive involvement in strategic planning, sales and marketing. Deputize CEO. Organize board and shareholders meetings

      Accountable to lead and support key financial initiatives, develop/enable plans, implemented SAP and develop tools, practices, processes and reports necessary to accomplish current business objectives. Lead the team of +20 staff

      Ensure delivery of appropriate and efficient Working Capital Management, Cost Control and Cost Reduction activities

  • Sabre GLBL Inc., Dallas, USA

    Director Finance
    100+ Employees 2015 - 2015

    Transferred temporarily to company’s HDQ primarily to lead a team developing a new business model as part of five-year strategic planning project including creating a multi-year financial outlook reflecting company’s position post new strategic planning, prepare business cases for each business unit to justify requirements of the investment necessary to implement the strategies, modify and implement a new deal review process and supervise the team of +100 staff

  • Gulf Air

    Regional Manager Finance
    100+ Employees 1999 - 2005

      Responsibility included overall control over finance departments in over 25 countries in 5 continents with objective of achieving high accounting standards, protecting assets, minimizing cost, and establishing business support function.

Education History

  • Bachelor of Commerce

    University Karachi
    - 1989


Chartered Accoutant

Strategic Management from Haines Centre for Strategic Management USA

Cost & Management Accountant

Corporate Secretary

Clubs and Associations

  President Institute of Chartered Accountants’ Country Chapter from May’15 to Jul’17

  Chairman and founder member of Finance Professional Forum from Feb’11 to Jul’17

  Board member of SKAL international’s Country Chapter since from Apr’10 to Jul’17

Interests and Hobbies

  Speaker on finance, accounting, strategies and legal/governance topics

  Several articles have been published in the newspapers and technical journals on finance and economics issues

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