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Associate Director, Client Services
Zakir is Associate Director and leads a team within the Corporate services team at IFS Group - a SANNE company.
Zakir and his team of 16 professionals are responsible for a portfolio of more than 150 entities that include collective investment schemes, close-end funds, investment holding companies, trusts and foundations. He is also the head of the trust services unit. He has been exposed to the main areas of the industry including legal, tax, administration and corporate secretarial fields. He sits on the Board of a number of global business companies.
He has more than 25 years of experience in the field of accounting and finance. Prior to joining IFS in August 2000, he was the Financial Accountant of a textile manufacturing company where he worked for more than 6 years. He has also worked for a medium sized firm of chartered accountants. Zakir is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK. He is also a Chartered Secretary from the UK Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.