Strategic advisor to local businesses, mentor to many leading regional entrepreneurs, board member and socially responsible dynamic leader.
Baha Alnajjar is the Senior Partner & CEO of Quantum Al Badi in the United Arab Emirates. Baha has over twenty-eight years of experience in the accounting industry, both as a client service partner in public practice, and in a range of senior management and leadership roles, both in the UK and globally.Baha knows client service, knows the industry and knows how to run a professional services firm. He joined QA in 2012 to create an organisation dedicated to building value for its clients, with a simple focus on service and standards.Baha is a dynamic leader who has a professional and academic footprint in the United Kingdom, Canada and across the Middle East region, he is known to be the driving force behind many private and public organization’s growth strategies, who today continue to mature under his mentorship and strategic input.Baha have been part of prestigious organizations, like, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young and KPMG at the highest level, as well as Extensive experience in public sector and non-for profit organisations, having held a senior managerial post in three large Health Authorities, one constabulary, medical charity and one Royal Society in the UK where the responsibilities included providing sound financial and business advice to Chief Executives and Board of Directors.With over twenty-eight years of professional and commercial experience he has led high profile advisory engagements for some of the largest groups in the UK and the Middle East.
Known as a key influencer in the UAE for Owner Managed Businesses (OMBs), he has advised many well established and reputable businesses, supporting them to invest and grow efficiently and effectively.Baha also works closely with numerous financial institutions in the UAE, mainly advising them on Governance, regulatory and compliance matters.He sits on various boards including a renowned regional investment firm and is a patron and avid mentor for dynamic SME’s and entrepreneurial businesses.Baha also mentors many start-ups and works closely as an entrepreneur within the UAE.He actively supports the young leaders of tomorrow through various initiatives including working with the government sector to support Emiratization and develop UAE nationals.
He regularly publishes thought leading content and articles in many established global and regional magazines. Along with actively writing about key issues and topics, Baha is also an active media spokesperson. Baha has delivered many thematic and topical presentations around the world, along with being a key panelist for many large international brands.He has presented to a diverse audience ranging from the leaders of tomorrow to senior C-suite professionals who represent some of the largest companies in the world. A selection of his presentations have been on the topic of Innovation, Strategic Overview, Regulatory changes and Elements impacting family owned businesses.
Hussam El Bakry
Hussam El Bakryis the Partner of Audit & Enterprise Risk Assurance in the UAE and is based in Abu Dhabi.
Hussam is responsible for ensuring the delivery of our services in accordance with your expectations and our agreed scope of work. Hussam will be the part of assignment team.Hussam has over 28yearswith exceptional hands-on experience in internal audits, forensic investigations and financial accountinghaving worked for KPMG and Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority.Comprehensively manage the planning, execution of internal & operational audits, forensic & special investigation, fraud risk assessments, Strategy development & Organisation restructuring, entity performance assignments and financial accounting. Development of a comprehensive anti-fraud program for corporate businesses. Managed Judiciary’s requirements in respect of various fraud investigations and presented expert reports whenever required.Managed number of civil litigation and investigation cases both as expert and advisor accountant in connection with financial valuations, breach of contract, loss of profits, fraud, professional negligence and transaction disputes.Also has experience of working on criminal matters, including those in connection with Serious Fraud Office investigations.