Sikander is the Portuguese Chairman and Senior Partner and a member of the Global Board and Global Council of KPMG International. He was appointed KPMG's EMA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) Regional Chairman in 2016. Sikander joined KPMG in 1982 and has developed his career mainly in the Financial Services and Utilities Sector. With over 30 years of experience rendering service to Portuguese and International companies, his professional experience has been developed in the financial services area, leading audit and advisory projects, such as valuations of financial institutions and other companies, viability studies and listing of Portuguese financial institutions in International Capital Markets including SEC registrants. He led the conversion projects of major Portuguese financial institutions into IFRS. Under his leadership the Portuguese member firm has been growing over the last 10 years, with strong performance indicators in all functions developing strong expertise in FS, Telco and Utilities.