Izhar Khan (FCA- CA ANZ)

CEO and Founder
ABN Finsights Academy

Mr. Izhar Khan is a Chartered Accountant FCA – and fellow member of ICAP and CA- ANZ based in Melbourne Australia with Ernst & Young background. He is a also a Certified Executive Coach from Marshall Goldsmith (USA).He is having more than 25 years’ corporate experience including Blue Chip MNCs like 3M International and Stanley Black & Decker internationally. He is associated with different Board of Directors role in Australia including Australian chapter of ICAP and involved in Mentorship and Executive Coaching Programmes globally. He is also associated with Dialectica (UK) as a Consultant. 

CEO's Message:

“Our Goal is to transfer practical and applied business knowledge to next generation of Finance & Management executives through our esteemed services of training and development along with Corporate Executive Coaching Programme to enhance professionalism & wisdom for future leaders”.

Non-Executive Director

Member of CPA Australia, ACCA UK

Mohammad Usman Ali

Usman is currently working as a Director of the Financial Shared Services in Cardtronics Australasia, an Australian subsidiary of an US multinational company, based in Melbourne. He is a member of various prestigious professional organisations including CPA Australia, ACCA UK and ICAP Pakistan. He is also a serving panel member of ACCA Australia & New Zealand chapter. He possess several years of international professional and industry experience, working with some of the world-renowned organisations including E&Y Pakistan, PWC Dubai, KPMG UK, BBC UK , Fisher outdoor leisure UK and Cardtronics UK

Six Sigma Black Belt Certified -Switzerland

Felix Jimenez

Felix Jimenez is an operational excellence leader with extensive experience in managing global supply chain projects with proven track record in building high performing, multicultural teams to drive business transformations. He has orchestrated projects at all levels of the organization utilizing Lean Six Sigma methodology as a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt in 3M International.

Our Trainers

Fellow of Institute of Actuaries (UK)
Bachelor’s London School of Economics

IFRS 17 Insurance Consultant

Faisal Zai

Faisal is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (UK) and a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society. He graduated from the University of Oxford with a bachelor’s from the London School of Economics. He has 20 years’ experience across Europe (UK, France) and Asia (Pakistan, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia) in IFRS17, Solvency II, Risk Management, Asset Liability modelling, Derivatives and hedging, Data science and Climate Risk. During this time he has worked on assignments with various insurers including the Bank of England (UK regulator), Swiss Re, Aviva, Sunlife of Canada, Habib Bank.

MSc Development Finance degree,
University of Manchester, UK

Awais Memon

Awais is Regional Assurance and Analytics Manager in an Australian publicly listed company. He has around 10 years of internal audit and risk analytics experience across different industries such as financial services, public sector and manufacturing. In his current role he manages risk and assurance activities across the ANZ region and leads the delivery of global data analytics initiatives of the internal audit function.

Awais holds an MSc Development Finance degree from University of Manchester, UK. He completed his studies in UK on a fully funded British government scholarship as a Chevening Scholar in 2014-15. Prior to that, he obtained Masters and Bachelor degrees in business administration from the Institute of Business Management, Karachi.

Member of CPA Australia
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
 Financial Modelling Expert

Saad Waqas

Saad is a seasoned Corporate Finance Professional, with 15+ years’ experience, having worked for reputed consulting firms such as Colliers International and KPMG. Saad is an Associate member of CPA Australia and also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) membership.

Saad is passionate about Excel-based modelling, data structuring and algorithm design for operational & financial decision-making; econometric & performance bench-marking; and ongoing monitoring & risk management. Saad is an expert in identification of investment/development opportunities and assessment of expected financial performance of projects and portfolios. He has been professionally trained to deliver financial modelling services by KPMG’s Centre of Excellence for Financial Modelling.

Member of the(ICAP)
CPA Australia.
   Certified Business Analyst

Zubair Khan

Zubair is working in business planning and analytics department with BHP Billiton Australia. He has around 18 years of FP&A and business data analytics experience across different industries such as manufacturing, Air cargo, logistics, mining and resource. In his current role he manages FP&A, business analytics and continuous improvement initiatives for the metallurgical coal activities of the company.

Zubair is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accounts of Pakistan (ICAP) and a member of CPA Australia. He is a certified Business Analyst and Trainer based in Australia. 

ICAEW, England & Wales.
CISA, CSOE, CRBA Certified.

Tauseef Ahmed

Tauseef is a Chartered Accountant from England & Wales (ICAEW) & Pakistan (ICAP), a Harvard certified in Contracts law, and a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a Certified Risk Based Auditor (CRBA) and a Certified Sarbanes Oxley Expert (CSOE). Including Big4, he has over two decades of experience in Audit, Assurance, Risks & Controls, and expert in board room matters.

POWER Bi Expert, England & Wales.
CFA, ACA, Certified.

Godbold Promise

Godbold Promise is a Certified Power BI Expert, a Certified Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst and a member of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant (ACA), a member of the Nigerian Institute of Chartered Management.
Promise is the lead faulty with Mindcypress of Nigeria where he oversees Finance & Investment training in East Africa. He is also a Trainer with Mindcypress, a leading training institute in USA, where he trains Financial Modeling & Equity Valuation modeling to finance & investment professionals from PE Funds, Investment banks, Commercial banks and financial specialist companies in East Africa. Promise is a lead Trainer and Senior Consultant with BFI insights.

ABN Academy is the professional organization managed and run by Qualified Finance Professionals and Corporate executives affiliated & associated with international Professional bodies including ICAEW, ICAP, CPA, ACCA, CA- ANZ, CFA & Institute of Actuaries – UK with formal training and professional exposure inherited from Ernst & Young, Deloitte and KPMG globally.

Our Executive team is having more than 25 years’ experience as a senior Finance Executives in different organizations including Fortune 500 companies in UK, Australia and other parts of the world.

“Our Goal is to transfer practical and applied business knowledge to next generation of Finance & Management executives through our esteemed services."

Our main professional activities are as follows :

We provide Training and arrange Executive courses including CPD hours to all the members and financial executives through our professional and experienced qualified trainers across the globe.
We provide a wide range of networking opportunities for CFO’s with their peers and other financial executives.
We organize seminars and conferences in Australia, Middle- East and Pakistan, featuring high quality speakers to provide on-going international financial and business insights for financial executives.