The KPMG member firm in the UAE, along with the Oman member firm, form KPMG Lower Gulf. Established in 1973, KPMG Lower Gulf consists of 1,300 staff members, including approximately 100 partners and directors, across six offices. KPMG Lower Gulf provides audit, tax and advisory services to a broad range of domestic and international clients across all sectors of business and the economy. We work closely with our clients, assisting them in mitigating risks and highlighting opportunities.

Middle East

KPMG is widely represented in the Middle East region, with offices in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Egypt, Kuwait, Lebanon and Jordan.

Nader Haffar

Chairman - KPMG Middle East and South Asia, Chairman and CEO - KPMG Lower Gulf

KPMG Lower Gulf

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Global network

KPMG Lower Gulf is part of KPMG International Cooperative’s global network of professional member firms. The KPMG network includes approximately 227,000 professionals in over 146 countries around the world. KPMG was the first major firm of its kind to organize itself along industry lines—a structure which enables us to develop in-depth knowledge of our clients’ businesses and provide them with an informed perspective.

Emiratization

Our Emiratization initiatives highlight our commitment to work closely with the local community and support the nationalization program of the UAE government. These take the form of new graduate programs and student internship programs for UAE nationals.

Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy

KPMG Lower Gulf is closely collaborating with Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy (ADGMA), the Abu Dhabi Human Resources Authority and Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority to deliver the Pre-Audit Qualification Training (PAQT) program. In its first year, it will provide more than 90 UAE nationals with the essential knowledge and training to succeed in this field, and contribute to the growth and development of the local economy.

Official Supplier of the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019

We were proud to be an Official Supplier of the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 and the Official Sponsor of the Global Youth Leadership Summit. This aligns directly with our values of inspiring confidence and empowering change, of inclusion and diversity, of passion and purpose.

Awards and Recognitions:

Best Audit services

MENAIR Insurance Awards 2016-2020

Forbes Middle East

Middle East’s Top 50 Expat CEOs in the UAE

GCC Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

The International Tax Review’s 15th European Tax Awards 2019

Best Financial Advisory Team

Capital Finance International, GCC 2019

Service Provider of the year

Middle East Insurance Industry Awards 2019 

Procurement Consultancy Project Award 2018

CIPS Middle East Supply Chain Management Awards 

Pharma, Medical and Biotech M&A Financial Advisor of the Year Winner 2018

Middle East M&A Awards 

Top Tier Firm – GCC region

International Tax Review World Tax 2018 

Leader in Business Consulting 2017

IDC UAE 

Best Audit Service 2016

MENA Fund Manager Awards