Chapter Board


1. President & Webmaster: Mohamad Bachar Saidi, CMA, ACMA, CIPP™
Bachar is a UAE-based, Certified Management Accountant “CMA”, Associate Cost and Management Accountant “ACMA”, Certified International Procurement Professional “CIPP™”, Certified Professional in leadership and qualified finance and accounting professional with more than 26 years of extensive experience in senior management roles within finance and operations’ divisions, partnering with executive members in the organization, resulting in the development and implementation of creative financial and operational management strategies, with track record of achieving objectives across diverse sectors including banking, government, public relations, marketing, advertising and general trading industries. Bashar holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Accounting from Damascus University. He can be reached at
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2. VP – CMA Program, Treasurer & Board Secretary: Amer Al Ahbabi, CMA, CFE
Amer is a CMA, CFE and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from United Arab Emirates University. He has experience with government auditing, external and internal auditing including compliance, performance, internal control, and Information system audit. He’s currently working as an auditor at the Federal Government of UAE. He can be reached at &
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3. VP - Communications: 
Rana Mohammed, CMA

Rana is currently a Consultant at Dayton Management Consulting, assigned to audit revenue at the 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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4. Director - Events:
Colin Mark D'Souza, CMA
Colin D’Souza is a seasoned accountant, has been in the Oil & Gas and Healthcare industry for over 15 years. He is a CMA and is a Bachelor's in Commerce & holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Finance. He is a go-getter and has constantly worked towards bringing the latest technology into his workplace, an automated help desk & an online portal for suppliers being some of his achievements. He is very passionate about the environment & loves to give back to society by volunteering in various events. He can be reached at
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5. Director - Social Media: Nida Saleem, CMA

Nida Saleem is an accountant at an engineering solutions company. She is a CMA and holds a Bachelor's degree from a University in the UK. She is a highly efficient professional with exceptional documentation management skills and process development expertise. Driven and an enterprise people person she uses this to listen, understand and communicate with her colleagues about various aspects of their specialized roles. She can be reached at
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6. Director - Membership: Chad Myko Bayon-On, CPA, CMA, CTT
An experienced Accountant, Auditor, Professor and Business Analyst and Consultant with over five years of experience in different field of industries of group of companies in both retail, hospitality, aquaculture, trading, construction and professional services industries. Highly skilled in Strategic Planning, Management Reporting, Financial Reporting, Budgeting, Audit Planning and Procedures, Internal Control Management, Consolidated Reporting, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Taxation.Currently, holding the position as the Manager for Audit and Assurance with NAS Chartered Accountants, handling audit engagements, audit procedures and audit documentations. He can be reached at
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7. Director - Professional Education: Raquel Embudo

A dynamic accountant with twenty (20) years experience in field of accounting with a remarkable expertise from preparation up to finalization of Financial Statements. Currently connected with National Health Insurance Company- Daman since 2013, as well as a proud mother of two girls. She can be reached at
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8. Director Initiatives & Projects: Jaouad Chadli
A Moroccan national, holding MBA in Financial Management and Strategies at FEDE (Fez, Morocco) after completing Bachelor degree from the same institution. He completed more than 8 years working in finance in hospitality field, currently he is working as Cluster Accounting-Audit Supervisor at Abu Dhabi National Hotels. Previously, he performed different positions with Marriott International for 4 years within different properties while he had to put his academic knowledge into practice. His great volunteering achievement was being president of youth association in his region where they run many programs and projects. He is passionate about volunteering and learning from others. He can be reached at
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