Mark Levenfus was recently elected as Chairman of Morison KSi . He joined Morison International as a member of its Board of Directors in 2011. Mark Levenfus is also the Managing Partner Emeritus of Marks Paneth LLP. Mark plays a major role in developing strategy, setting policy and overseeing acquisitions. He was instrumental in Morison International expanding its reach to US and establishing itself as a nationally recognized brand.
Graham was recently appointed as the Vice Chairman of Morison KSi and is a member of Kingston Smith’s Executive Board. He is considered as a global partner by partners and clients, as they value his knowledge and expertise in assisting businesses and individuals on an international basis. Graham’s unique insight into the daily issues and challenges businesses face, is derived from his significant experience and in-depth industry knowledge in both the UK and the US.
Liza has been CEO of Morison KSi since the merger of Morison International and KS International on 4 February 2016, having previously served as CEO of Morison International for 8 years. During her tenure with Morison International, Liza oversaw a period of significant growth; whilst safe-guarding the association’s well known reputation for only recruiting high quality member firms. Liza has 25 years’ experience of international business development, with a background in sales and marketing.
Paul Wan has been instrumental in the Morison International’s growth in Asia Pacific since 1992, when his firm joined the international network. He became the Chairman of the Asia Pacific region of Morison International in 1992. In September 2001, Paul Wan was made a Director of Morison International Board of Directors in recognition of his contribution and leadership to the growth of the association.
Raju Menon is the Founder, Chairman and Managing Partner of Morison Menon Group. Morison Menon’s affiliation with Morison International was established in 1999 and Raju was inducted to the Asia Pacific Director Board of Morison International in 2007. Morison Menon’s growth from a 3 member practice two decades back, to one of the leading Auditing and Consulting firm, employing more than 400 professionals in the Middle East and India, can be attributed to the visionary leadership of Raju Menon.
Raju Menon has almost 3 decades of post qualification experience in the field of auditing, consultancy, taxation, incorporation and commercial and company law. His vision, leadership, motivation and commitment to his team have been instrumental in MMCA emerging as a leading player in the region. He is also a qualified CPA from USA.
At the helm of Morison Menon for the past 18 years, Khalid Al Shams is in charge of business development and client relations with large corporate houses and local businesses. As a key person responsible for Morison Menon’s acceptability in the local market, he leads the business development initiatives at international as well as local events including business conferences, trade shows and exhibitions as well as press conferences.
Saju, Partner-in-Charge of Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah office, has been in continuous audit practice since 1991 with International Accounting firms in Saudi Arabia, India and the U.A.E. Saju was instrumental in establishing and leading Morison Menon in Sharjah since the year 2000. His main strengths are in the areas of auditing and management advisory services.
Safiya Haji Akbar Mohammad – A team leader with active participation in the management of the firm, she has extensive experience in supervising assignments for executive and regulatory organizations. She has been associating with Morison Menon right from its inception and has more than three decades of experience in the fields of Accounting and Audit. Safiya has in-depth knowledge of the country’s laws and regulations.
Sudhir Kumar, with over 25 years of business acumen in the domains of Management and Consulting in the UAE market is the primary resource behind the successful positioning of Morison Menon as one of the leading Superbrand in the region. He works closely with all the market segments including Government, Corporate Sector, Free Zones as well as Financial Institutions. He spearheads the CSR initiatives of the organization along with his branding and corporate communication responsibilities.
Zeid has been in the leadership of Morison Menon since 2004 and has been a key-contributing member in the success of Abu Dhabi operations. Clients are immensely benefited by his in-depth market understanding and technical knowledge. Zeid is competent in financial auditing, corporate structuring and has sound experience and creativity in planning, proposing business solutions and various business consulting.
Charly has developed a blend of auditing, accounting and budgeting experience. He has gained extensive audit experience in the top International Accounting Firms – Price Water-house Coopers in India and Ernst & Young in Saudi Arabia. He also has experience in the internal auditing, financial accounting, budgeting and business analysis. A rank holder for the B.Com degree and CA intermediate examinations, Charly has an exemplary academic record.
Harminder, Partner-in-Charge of the Jebel Ali Free Zone office has been with the firm for more than 15 years and has more than 23 years of experience in India and the U.A.E. His immense market knowledge and leadership has helped Morison Menon
extend its operations to other free zones like the Dubai Airport Freezone and KIZAD.
Biju Nair, who has been with Morison Menon since its inception in the 90’s has been a key player. He is passionate about serving his clients and maintains excellent relationship with bankers, local regulatory authorities and various embassies. With his excellent track record, he has now taken charge of DAFZA office in Dubai and is focused on capitalizing opportunities in the region.
Shibu Abraham is a Human Resource Professional with over 15 years of comprehensive Human Resources Management experience including Recruitment and Retention, Training & Development, Compensation & Benefits, Employee Relations and Legal Compliance. He has transformed many HR departments from administrative to strategic business role, working closely with the senior management to drive key business goals by implementing performance initiatives.
Girija, joined Morison Menon’s Dubai Office as a partner in 2000 and since then has been contributing to the growth of the firm. Girija’s forte is audit, file reviews and financial statement presentations. She coordinates and monitor all the audit assignments and is the single point contact for clients. She is also actively involved in the training and development of the audit staff.
Parthasarathy is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India with over 9 years of professional experience in practice in India and 21 years of extensive experience in practice and industry in the Middle East. An efficient team leader with exceptional managerial qualities, Parthan has expertise in auditing, finance, incorporation and taxation as a practicing Chartered Accountant.
Thomas has 30 years of extensive experience in audit and related services including 16+years with Deloitte & Touche, Dubai prior to joining Morison Menon in 2008. His industry experience covers several industries including premier banking and financial institutions, manufacturing, real estate, retailing, insurance and financial services. Thomas, a graduate from University of Calicut, India is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Prakash, a Chartered Accountant and a fellow member of ICAI, has 30 years of experience, of which the first 18 years were with professional firms PriceWaterhouse (India), Ernst & Young (Saudi Arabia), ArthurAndersen (UAE), KPMG (India) and Deloitte (UAE) in that order. This was followed with 12 years in the corporate world where the last position he held was Chief Operating Officer–MENA Region with Jardine Lloyd Thomson IDB LLC. His expertise covers variety of industries, including financial services, insurance, banking, oil & gas, manufacturing, retailing and advertising industries.
More than 25 years in Audit, Shameel has worked with companies like Grant Thornton International Public Accountants Dubai, Sharp and Tannan and K.S. Aiyer & Co. Chartered Accountants in Mumbai. He is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has joined Morison Menon in 2007. He has vast industrial exposure.
Rajendran has over 30 years of post qualification experience in the field of Audit, Accounting, Finance, Budgeting & Forecasting, Cost Accounting, Inventory Management & Control, and working capital management having exposure to trading, manufacturing, and contracting industries. He also has experience in Internal Audit and Business Model Evaluation. He has a passion for teaching in subjects of finance, accounting, auditing, taxation, business law and mathematics.
Anitha C Shenoy is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India with post graduate diploma in information systems audit. She has been practicing in India for more than 24 years and has extensive experience in audit, assurance and related services.
Manoj Sasidharan is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has an experience of over 20 years in Audit and Assurance Services primarily in Internal audit and risk assessments. He has been responsible for project management for various Internal audit engagements across multiple industries. He is currently associated with Morison Menon Chartered Accountants as Audit Manager specializing in Internal Audits.
Graduate in Commerce and a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is currently associated with Morison Menon Chartered Accountants as Audit Manager specializing in audits of financial statements. He is a good team leader and brings with him in-depth experience of over 15 years in Audit and Assurance Services.
Swati has been a member of the team since 2011. She is currently the Audit Manager for the group’s Jebel Ali Free Zone office. Having work experience both in India and U.A.E., she has extensive knowledge and proficiency in audit and accounting which proves to be an asset to the firm. She also handles client relations and company liaisons demonstrating her capabilities and flexibility as a team leader. She aims to contribute to the firm in its persistent growth.
Surandar Jesrani has over 13 years of post qualification experience in the areas of Finance, Accounts and Taxation.Surandar has worked with Larsen & Toubro Ltd., General Motors and Infosys Technologies Ltd. in India and Belgium in Europe. He has also worked with one of the companies belonging to HSBC Private Equity in the UAE. During his tenure, he has worked on Value Added Tax (VAT) which includes impact assessment of VAT, implementation of VAT, advisory role on VAT, VAT returns, VAT Audits and related compliances.
Pushkar Kundra works as Manager in the Indirect Taxation practice of Morison Menon Group. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant having an extensive knowledge in the subject of indirect taxation, its implementation and compliances. Pushkar has over 5 years of indirect tax experience, working for KPMG and Deloitte, where he assisted clients on various indirect tax impact areas on their business and helped them in a smooth transition and implementation of the same. Apart from this, he has conducted various training sessions on the subject of Gulf VAT.
Balaji is a Senior Partner at Morison Menon Group and brings in wealth of experience in the field of audit, assurance and business advisory services. Before joining Morison Menon, he was involved in an advisory and consulting capacity with a large group engaged in diversified portfolio of businesses in the region. Well conversant with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Balaji is involved in system and process reviews, valuations, due diligence and performance advisory.
Prior to joining Morison Menon, Abishek has held various senior positions in his previous organizations and has gained expertise in the areas of AML, KYC Remediation, Compliance, Risk Management, ICAAP & Stress Testing, Corporate Governance etc. He has worked with various leading Banks in the region at senior positions and has also served major Banks, as Engagement Partner, including ENBD, Emirates Islamic, NBAD, Mashreq, AUB, ABK, BBK, HSBC, Boubyan, Bank of Baroda and Federal Bank.
Dinoop, an engineer and MBA, has more than ten years of consulting experience in the UAE handling multiple projects across a wide range of sectors. He is currently associated with Morison Menon as Manager – Consulting Division. His experience ranges from feasibility studies, business plans, due diligence & business valuations, mergers & acquisitions etc. to HR reviews, process mapping and development of policies & procedures.
Dawn Thomas is a B.E Graduate in Computer Science from Madurai Kamraj University India and has 15 years of experience in IT and ITES. He is a certified professional of both MCSE and CCNA. He has developed an extensive experience and knowledge in consulting, technical pre-sales and sales in different areas of IT (Enterprise Applications, Information security, processes, servers and business continuity technologies), performed in diverse roles with various world-leading tech companies like PCS and WIPRO.
Pushpakaran heads the Company Formation and Corporate Services division of Morison Menon Group. Pushpan has been with Morison Menon for over 18 years, and is mainly focused on company formations in free trade zones in UAE, offshore centers and in the mainland. Liaising with international clients, and local regulatory authorities, he brings in the best options for doing business. He has been instrumental in guiding hundreds of major investors make the right investment decision.
Susan, having 12 years experience with Morison Menon is an expert in company incorporations, offshore jurisdictions, compliance and trademark registrations. She is a Post Graduate from Bharathidasan University, India. Susan has been a reliable partner to investors, guiding them through the nuances of setting up their operations, be it in the Mainland or Free Zone.
Sheetal Soni is a Partner – Corporate Finance at Morison Menon Group. Sheetal is a CFA Charter holder as well as Qualified Chartered Accountant with over 16+ years of accomplished experience across Capital Raising, Project and Corporate Financing / Funding, Treasury, Investments, Trade Finance, Financial Modeling, Feasibility Studies, Financial Structuring, M&A, and Valuations. He has worked with large publicly listed companies in the region at various senior positions.
Over 33 years Banking career reflecting pioneering experience and outstanding performance with International & Local Banks in U.A.E. During this period he gained experience across Project & Corporate Financing / Funding, trade finance, equipment financing under the lease structure, financial modeling, investment and financial structuring, identifying new opportunities and cross selling various products (including F/X and treasury related products) for the bank.
His background has been with one of the global advisory services firm, responsible for their HR advisory practice including Talent Management for the last twelve years. He has experience of delivering high profile and complex projects ranging from major organizational restructures to implementation of new pay grade and structure. Imran is a HR professional graduated from the University of Kansas, and has more than 15 years of wide-ranging experience across variety of industries.
John has 26 years of experience in Software development in India, KSA and UAE. He has worked in the capacities of Programmer, System Analyst, Systems Manager and currently the Partner and CEO of Zenologics Solutions LLC. Leading a very technically advanced team, John has in-depth and extensive expertise on a variety of verticals and matching business requirements with IT strategy.
Kavitha Gopan, Masters in Computer Application holder is a founder member of IPIX. Her expertise in managing and delivering the projects over a period of 12 years has guided the company to this niche level during the last 7 years. Having thorough knowledge in various aspects of digital technology, digital marketing and excellent execution skills gives IPIX a prominent place in digital industry.