Dubai-based accountant wins global role with ACCA

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Nauman Asif Mian elected to serve on governing Council

A  Dubai-based accountant has won election to the global governing council of one of the world’s leading professional bodies.

Nauman Asif Mian was chosen by fellow members all around the world to serve on the Council of ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants).

He will represent 227,000 members and 544,000 future members based in 176 countries, promoting ACCA as a force for public good, and promoting sustainable economic growth as well as the values of integrity and strong ethical behaviour.

Mr Mian, has been living in Dubai for over a decade and has established himself as a leading figure in the UAE’s tech sector, currently working as chief financial officer at the Middle East #1 jobs website Bayt.com. Mr has been an ACCA members since 2005 with close to 20 years of experience while working for PwC and LA Fitness in the UK.  Mr Mian has been nominated for multiple awards, such as the “Young Accountant of the Year”, and “Chartered Accountant of the Year” at the Finance & Accountancy Middle East Awards.

‘I am so happy and humbled that so many colleagues around the world have voted for me to join ACCA Council,’ he said.

‘I’m excited to see what the future holds within our profession and within ACCA, especially as we see major transformations within our “world”. As part of my role on the council, I aim to be the voice for all ACCA stakeholders and build a super connected community to help shape what it is we need from our professional body.’

‘I am really looking forward to working on their behalf to promote accountancy as a profession that makes a positive difference in the world, and to champion ACCA’s values of integrity, inclusion and integrity.’

About ACCA:

ACCA is the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. We’re a thriving global community of 227,000 members and 544,000 future members based in 176 countries and regions that upholds the highest professional and ethical values.

We believe that accountancy is a cornerstone profession of society that supports both public and private sectors. That’s why we’re committed to the development of a strong global accountancy profession and the many benefits that this brings to society and individuals.

Since 1904 being a force for public good has been embedded in our purpose. And because we’re a not-for-profit organisation, we build a sustainable global profession by re-investing our surplus to deliver member value and develop the profession for the next generation.

Through our world leading ACCA Qualification, we offer everyone everywhere the opportunity to experience a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management. And using our respected research, we lead the profession by answering today’s questions and preparing us for tomorrow.