Shabana Begum

Partner, Tax

KPMG Lower Gulf

Shabana has recently returned to KPMG Lower Gulf from KPMG UK to strengthen KPMG's Transfer Pricing practice across the Middle East region. Shabana brings extensive Global Transfer Pricing experience, with a particular focus on Financial Services, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Asset Management, and Transfer Pricing policy. From 2017-2020, Shabana served as KPMG UK's Asset Management Transfer Pricing Leader. Before relocating to the UK she founded and led KPMG Lower Gulf’s Transfer Pricing practice in 2015. Shabana is a UK Chartered Tax Adviser (“CTA”) and a prize-winning Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (“FCA”). Shabana holds a First Class degree with Honors from the University of Birmingham in the UK. In 2020, Shabana won the Finance Monthly Transfer Pricing Adviser of the Year Award, and in 2019, she was shortlisted at the London Asian Business Awards in Finance. Shabana has contributed opinions as a subject matter expert on CNBC and other forms of media around the world.

  • UK Chartered Accountant (ACA)

  • UK Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA)

  • Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours)

  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

  • Member of the UK Chartered Institute of Taxation

  • Financial services