Advisory Board

Advisory Board

The Accounting Advisory Board (AAB) comprises leading members of the business community, senior professionals from industry, alumni and faculty members of the Department. The representatives from the industry should be recognized experts in the field or senior officials in their organizations. The primary objective of Accounting Advisory Board is the development of active linkages with stakeholders in the profession who are able to provide:

  • Guidance on the Accounting Curricula Management.
  • Strategic Plan and Direction of the Department aligning with Market Driven Curricula.
  • Identification of marketplace trends and needs.
  • Awareness of evolving professional and societal needs and Saudi Vision 2030.
  • Policy and Impactful Research on Saudi Arabia, and Global Markets.


Mr. khalid Mahdhar

Mr. khalid Mahdhar

Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Saudi Arabia
Ms. Esraa Albuti

Ms. Esraa Albuti

Partner, Ernst & Young(EY), Saudi Arabia
Mr Muhammad Farhan

Mr. Muhammad Farhan

STC Account Director, KPMG, Saudi Arabia
Ms. Reema Aref

Ms. Reema Aref

Senior Manager, Ernst & Young(EY), Saudi Arabia
Mr. Saleh Al Deraan

Mr. Saleh Al Deraan

Director of Large Tax Payer’s Administration, General Authority of Zakat and Tax, Saudi Arabia
Ms. Manar AlShmass

Ms. Manar AlShmass, SOCPA

Assistant Manager, Ernst & Young(EY), Saudi Arabia
Ms Norah Al Khalaf, CFE

Ms. Norah Al Khalaf, CFE

Tax Auditor, General Authority of Zakat and Tax, Saudi Arabia
Mr Youssef M. Elsekaily, CFA, CPA, CMA

Mr. Youssef M. Elsekaily, CFA, CPA, CMA

Investment & Business Advisory Manager, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Saudi Arabia
Mr Zaben Mohammed AlSharif

Mr. Zaben Mohammed AlSharif

Talent Acquisition Manager, KPMG, Saudi Arabia
Ms Maha AlZaid

Ms. Maha AlZaid

Campus Recruitment, Ernst & Young(EY), Saudi Arabia
Dr Eva Jermakowicz, PhD, CPA

Dr. Eva Jermakowicz, PhD, CPA

Professor, Tennessee State University, USA
Dr Han Donker, PhD

Dr. Han Donker, PhD

Professor & Chair, Central Washington University, USA
Dr Raef Lawson

Dr. Raef Lawson

IMA Vice President-Research & Policy and Professor-in-Residence, Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), USA
Mr Michael Armstrong

Mr. Michael Armstrong

Regional Director-MEASA, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), UK
Ms Reem H. Alzahrani

Ms. Reem H. Alzahrani

Tax & Zakat, STC, Saudi Arabia
Ms Gabriella Kusz

Ms. Gabriella Kusz

Global Public Policy and Program Management, Chicago, United States