Mr. Robby Zahr
Robby Zahr AMCT, ACA, CMA is an Australian Chartered Accountant (ACA). He was born and educated in Australia and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree majoring in Commerce and Mathematics from the University of Adelaide in Australia. He is also a Certified Corporate Treasurer/Certified Risk Management Professional (AMCT) from the ACT – UK, and a certified Management Accountant (CMA) from the US.
He has 32 years of work experience of which 8 years were spent in Australia including 5 years with Coopers & Lybrand (now PWC).
He is currently the Group Risk Management & Compliance Director of the AL Jaber Group and GCFO of the Al Jaber (UAE) family office having spent the last 24 years with the group holding several roles including Chief Internal Auditor, Group CFO and Group Treasurer.
He has experience in and exposure to Financial Reporting & Analysis, Management Accounting & Budgeting, Banking, International Treasury, Capital Markets, Corporate Ratings & Bonds, Trade Finance, Financial Derivatives, Internal Audit, Risk Management, Corporate law, Corporate Governance and Debt Restructuring.
The Al Jaber group is one of the largest private sector groups in the GCC and has diversified interests in many areas including Contracting, Manufacturing, Trading and Logistics. They have had an annual turnover around 2.5B USD for the last 10 years and are based in Abu Dhabi, with an international presence in many countries including Qatar, KSA and Singapore.