Chapter Board


1. President: Mohamad Bachar Saidi

Mohamad Bachar Saidi is a UAE-based, Certified Management Accountant CMA, Associate Cost and Management Accountant ACMA, Certified International Procurement Professional CIPP™, Certified Professional in leadership and a qualified finance and accounting professional with more than 24 years of extensive experience in senior financial management roles. He is currently holding the position of “Head of Business Management – GCOO” for First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB). He can be reached at
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2. VP Communication & Webmaster: Basel Omar Abu-Ali

Basel Abu Ali is an experienced professional with more than twenty years of practical experience in different sectors and industries in the region. He holds CMA, MBA and other professional qualifications and certifications. Basel is currently the Deputy Group CFO at Ali & Sons Holding LLC. He can be reached at
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3. VP Professional Education: Mohamad Al Masri

Mohamad is a CMA since 2009. He was part of the team that established our Abu Dhabi Chapter and served since then on the Board in different roles. He works at Mubadala since 2006 and he is passionate about driving people and business successes. He can be reached at 
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4. VP Membership - Ali Al Khoori

Ali is an engineer by profession, a passionate entrepreneur, and a CMA. He has served multiple roles on the Abu Dhabi Chapter Board. He is an expert in planning, forecasting, and financial statement analysis. He can be reached at
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5. Director – Events & Board Secretary: Maryam Abuhelaiqa

Maryam is a Certified Management Accountant CMA. She is working as the Finance Manager at RYA Architects Limited Company. She has seven years of experience in the oil and gas industry and worked at Shell Company, Bunduq Oil Co., and Dolphin Energy. She is an expert in budgeting, revenue, treasury and hydrocarbon accounting. She can be reached at
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6. Director – Events: Amer El Sbiei

Amer is a CMA with a Bachelor Degree in Accounting from Abu Dhabi University and a Master Degree from the Canadian University. He is a Senior Accountant in a leading Telecom contracting company in Abu Dhabi and an acting Finance Manager in one of its subsidiaries. He can be reached at
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7. Treasurer & Director – Administration: Seetha Menon

Seetha is a CMA and a CA Finalist from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India with a Certification in IFRS from AICPA. A skilled Finance Operations Manager with a strong analytical background and 13+ years of diversified experience in providing financial reporting & planning, decision support analysis, and driving change. She can be reached at &
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8. Director – Social Media: Rana Mohammed

Rana is currently a Consultant at Dayton Management Consulting, assigned to audit revenue at Department of Culture and Tourism. She is a CMA professional since 2015 with experience in financial accounting, auditing, budgeting, variance analysis, and reconciliation. She can be reached at
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9. Director – Initiatives & Projects: Yaser Omer

Yaser is a seasoned Financial Systems Analyst at Mubadala Development Company with over 10 years of consulting experience in audit and accounting. He uses the power of IMA's rich accounting literature to expand his communication paths and to provide financial analysis and planning solutions to drive business success. He can be reached at
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10. Director – CMA Program: Malik Omeir Haider

Malik is an accounting and business graduate. He is a strong advocate of CMA and currently pursuing CFA. Most of his experience was with Emirates Foundation. Recently he worked as a Senior Accountant for a recruitment/ outsource company. He is skilled at financial modeling, corporate finance and MIS reports. He can be reached at
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