Our Management Team

Our team shares a common passion: a personal commitment to each client’s success as well as to the communities in which we live and work.


Abbas is a US-licensed and qualified CPA with more than 30 years’ experience operating in the Gulf and internationally. He gained his experience working primarily in “Big 4” firms and as Deputy Chairman of BDO in Bahrain, Qatar and Oman. Abbas is licensed to practice in Bahrain, Oman, Qatar and the UAE.


Robert Brown is a qualified Chartered Accountant with many years’ experience in South Africa, Europe, the Middle East and USA. Robert has a career spanning more than 25 years and has worked in Bahrain for almost 10 years. Prior to joining Awael, Robert was a partner in PwC Middle East for 3 years. Prior to this, he started a firm specializing in Internal Audit and Management Consulting which grew rapidly and gained some prestigious clients in a short period of time.


Kumar has more than 15 years of experience, in India, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia with most of his career spent in a Big 4 prior to joining Awael.