ICAP elects office-bearersSeptember 12, 2014
Karachi: The Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) in its 257th meeting elected office bearers for the year 2014-15. The Council unanimously elected Yacoob Suttar as President of the Institute, Syed Najamul Hussain as Vice President-South and Mohammad Maqbool as Vice President-North.
Yacoob Suttar is a fellow member of ICAP qualifying in 1985. He remained associated with Engro Chemical Pakistan Ltd, in various roles for 17 years before joining PSO in 2005. He joined Asia Petroleum in 2013 where he is serving as the Managing Director and CEO.
Suttar has been serving the Council for the last 5 years and was the Vice President South in 2012-13. He has remained the Chairman of ICAP Professional Accountants In Business (PAIB) Committee while serving on Executive Committee, Examination Committee and Human Resource Committee.
He is also member of PAIB Committee of International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) where he has been nominated as Deputy Chairman for the year 2015.
Syed Najamul Hussain is a fellow member of ICAP qualifying in 1991. He is Heading Advisory Practice with KPMG Taseer Hadi & Co., Chartered Accountants with over 22 years of professional experience including audit and advisory services.
He has served as member of Southern Regional Committee (SRC) for eight years since 2005. He was the Chairman of SRC during the years 2008-09 and 2009-10 and remained the CPD Convener of SRC for three years.
He served as the Chairman on the Committee on Accounting Standards for Interest Free Mode of Financing & Investments and Technical Advisory Committee. He is also member of the Executive Committee, Examination Committee, Professional Standards & Technical Advisory Committee, and Central Building Committee of the Institute.
Mohammad Maqbool is a fellow member of ICAP, ICAEW and ICAO. He did his post-graduation from Hailey College of Commerce in 1980 and qualified chartered accountancy from ICAEW (UK) in 1985. He became member of ICAP in 1986 since then he has been in Professional practice and is Partner –Maqbool Haroon Shahid Safdar& Co and Tariq Abdul Ghani Maqbool& Co.
He is also Dean of School of Accountancy and Finance within University of Lahore. He remained on the Council for four years in 1993 during which period he served on various committees of the Institute.
He served as Chairman Accounting Standards Committee and Member Executive Committee, Education and Training Committee, Quality Assurance Board, Professional Standards & Technical Advisory Committee, Small and Medium Practices Committee, and Overseas Coordination Committee. He has also worked as Member and Chairman of various task forces of the Institute. He has authored various books for CA students including solutions of past papers of CA exams since 1986.