HKA has announced Ahmad Chit has joined the firm as Director, based in Dubai, as it continues to expand its Forensic Accounting and Commercial Damages (FACD) practice worldwide, which now includes over 55 FACD Experts and Consultants.
Ahmad will play a critical role in the further development and growth of the firm’s FACD service offering in the Middle East across a wide variety of industries, jurisdictions and forums.
Haroon Niazi, Partner and Head of the Middle East said: “We are delighted to welcome Ahmad to HKA and look forward to working with him to help grow our FACD offering throughout the Middle East. With many of our clients requesting assistance in dealing with forensic accounting, fraud and investigation matters, we are pleased that with the growth of our team, we are now in a stronger position to advise and to grow this practice.”
Ahmad is a qualified Chartered Accountant from Canada with over 13 years of experience in the forensic, assurance, and compliance fields
Ahmad is a qualified Chartered Accountant from Canada with over 13 years of experience in the forensic, assurance, and compliance fields. He is experienced in providing forensic accounting, fraud analysis, quantification of damages and accountants’ negligence assessments. From North America to Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East, Ahmad has extensive and diverse investigation and dispute experience. As a forensic expert, Ahmad has worked on a variety of engagements for regulatory bodies, law enforcement agencies, courts and tribunals, legal counsel, and large financial institutions.
Commenting on his move, Ahmad said: “I’m excited to join HKA at a key time for the forensic field in the MENA Region. Sentiments about fraudulent activity are rapidly shifting from being viewed as “just the cost of doing business” to a much more urgent and nuanced understanding of the need to manage and combat such risks. HKA has the track record and established experts across the region and beyond to assist clients with this critical risk mitigation” he added.