Waseem Ashfaq, FCA
Waseem Ashfaq is a commerce graduate from Hailey
College of Commerce, and a qualified Chartered Accountant since 1994. He has
completed his articles from Ernst & Young Pakistan. After qualification,
he has assumed senior positions in large and reputable companies in Mutual Fund
Investment, Engineering, Construction, Telecom, Textile, Financial Institution
and Financial Consultancy sectors in Pakistan and abroad.
Currently he is a senior partner in H.A.M.D & Co. Chartered Accountants,
and representing McMillan Woods Global Ltd (MCMWG) in Pakistan which is a
global network and an association of independent local and regional firms of
recognized qualified accountants and professional advisors. He is In-charge of
Lahore office of the firm. The firm has a rich professional experience in the
field of Accountancy, Auditing, Taxation, Consultancy, Human Resources and the
Information Technology. The firm has partners' office in Karachi and Islamabad
as well. The firm is a QCR rated firm and is also in the panel of firms of
chartered accountants maintained with office of USAID/OIG to conduct financial
audits of its grantees.
Previously, in Saudi Arabia he has
worked with E. A. Juffali & Bors. Group, ZAD Investment Company and Saudi
Binladin Group in senior finance position. In Pakistan, he held senior finance
position in Descon Engineering Company and Pakistan Telecom Company. He has also
worked with SECP as Director (Enforcement) and in projects funded by
USAID and Norwegian Embassy as Chief Financial Officer, thus gaining
opportunity to apply good knowledge of financial management policies and
corporate affairs of large business houses and international donor agencies. He
has also attended ‘Workshop on USAID's Financial Audit Programs for NGOs’ and
Training on Forensic Audit organized by USAID/OIG and LUMS.
Besides having vast experience in core professional areas of accountancy and
auditing, he has gained expertise in system designing, process development,
internal auditing, policy formulation, risk management and control functions.
Other expertise include finance arrangement, negotiation with financial
institutions for loans and interest rates settlements and authentication,
project costing, budgeting & forecasting, feasibility studies, business
advisory, financial management, business projections, cash flows, accounting and
report writing for use at various management tiers.
addition of fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan,
he is member of the Institute of Taxation Management, Pakistan; The Institute of
Chartered Secretaries & Managers, Pakistan; Pakistan Institute of Public Finance
Accountants, The Institute of Internal Auditors, Florida, USA (Pakistan Chapter)
and Lahore Tax Bar Association.
ldrees Dawson FCA, ACMA
Mr. ldrees Dawson is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and Cost &
Management Accountant. He has a very long career in the Profession of auditing,
accountancy, internal audit, special audits, investigations and business
He was associated with Baker Tilly International, Delloitte
Touche Thomatsu, Ernst and Young International and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
During his career he was engaged in large, medium &. small
organisations including Banks, Modarabas, Multinational Companies, Large Public
Sector Corporations, Airlines, Port Authorities, Shipping Lines &. Agents, Oil
&. Petroleum, Hotels, Automobile Industry and NGOs. He is also a member of the
Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of Pakistan.
Muhammad Asif Raza, ACA
Asif Raza is a Commerce Graduate and a Chartered Accountant.
He has continuously been involved in statutory audit, corporate and personal
taxation to include tax planning and investigation; corporate affairs and
He has gained extensive experience in development and
preparation of accounting manuals and preparation of accounting systems and
procedures, review of existing MIS, budgetary controls, costing, pricing
policies and preparation of feasibility reports for projects of various business
He has in-depth knowledge of Income Tax for individuals,
partnerships and limited companies including experience with appellate forums.