Omar Mahmood

Partner, Head of Financial Services

KPMG in Qatar

Omar is an experienced financial services partner who has worked in the Middle East and the UK for many clients with local and global operations. He is currently the Head of Financial Services for KPMG in the MESA region, leading specialists from across the region. His predominant focus is on the banking sector, both conventional and Islamic, covering retail, corporate and investment banking. Omar works closely with the regulators, advising them on emerging regulations and regulatory change. He specializes in providing audit services, however he has also worked on numerous advisory engagements including risk review for international banks, covering market, operational and credit risk and due diligence for large cross border acquisitions. 
  • Audit
  • Banking
  • Capital Markets
  • Financial Services
  • Retail banking
  • Wholesale banking
  • BSc (Hons) in Mathematics and Management from King’s College, London

  • Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) from the ICAEW

  • Executive Masters in Business Administration (eMBA) jointly awarded by the University of Edinburgh and ENPC in Paris

  • Islamic Finance Qualification (IFQ)

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)