Chairman and CEO
KPMG Lower Gulf
Nader Haffar is the Chairman & CEO of KPMG in the Lower Gulf (UAE and Oman). Prior to taking up the role of Chairman & CEO, Nader served as Head of the firm’s Management Consultancy practice and oversaw considerable growth in that part of the firm’s business. He has a long and distinguished career with KPMG and considerable experience across the Middle East, having also worked with the firm in Saudi Arabia.
With more than 25 years’ experience in management consulting, Nader has worked across a variety of industries in both the private and public sectors, with a strong focus on government transformation programs and energy and natural resources. His areas of expertise include: business transformation, operating model design and implementation, tax efficient supply chain/procurement, strategy, technology, and digital transformation. He has held leadership positions on many important global accounts and advised senior leaders in both the private and public sector in relation to transformational change programs. His professional experience spans the USA, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the UAE.
In addition to a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Nader also holds postgraduate management qualifications from Colombia University and Harvard Business School.