Faizan Kamal

Faizan Kamal

Director Operations

Faizan Kamal is Director Operations at STROLLA. Faizan is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountant of England & Wales (I.C.A.E.W) and Fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (A.C.C.A) (U.K). He has over 10 years of professional experience specializing in Oil and Gas, Energy, Manufacturing, Insurance, Retail, Facilities management sectors and In-Country Value services. He has worked numbers of years in the Middle East including the United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of
Bahrain, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Faizan Kamal

Faizan Kamal

Director Operations
Faizan Kamal is Director Operations at STROLLA Services. Faizan is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountant of England & Wales (I.C.A.E.W) and Fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (A.C.C.A) (U.K). He has over 10 years of professional experience specializing in Oil and Gas, Energy, Manufacturing, Insurance, Retail, Facilities management sectors and In-Country Value services.

He has worked numbers of years in Middle East including United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Bahrain, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and in financial and non-financial services market and lead teams on accounting, advisory and assurance engagements. Besides leading the audit of large clients’ groups, his experience includes compliance and regulatory reviews, due diligence projects on control and governance framework. Some of his clients are large Multi-national corporations, public sector entities, SMEs and family businesses.

He has also been part of learning and development teams in the region and facilitated the numbers of internal and trainings on IFRSs, IFRS conversion methodology and software implementation.

Prior to joining STROLLA, he worked with Grant Thornton in Oman, Deloitte in Bahrain and in past worked with EY in United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan.

Mahadi Osman

Mahadi Osman

Tax and ICV Services Leader
Mahadi Osman is a leading Tax and ICV Services Leader at STROLLA. He is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) (UK) and Bachelors in Finance and Accounting. He possesses over 12 years of experience in the accounting and taxation field across an array of industries including agricultural, minerals exploration, manufacturing, and retail.Mahadi is an approved and authorised Tax Agent by the UAE Federal Tax Authority (FTA).
Mahadi Osman

Mahadi Osman

Tax and ICV Services Leader
Mahadi Osman is a leading Tax and ICV Services Leader at STROLLA. He is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) (UK) and Bachelors in Finance and Accounting. He possesses over 12 years of experience in the accounting and taxation field across an array of industries including agricultural, minerals exploration, manufacturing, and retail.

Mahadi is an approved and authorised Tax Agent by the UAE Federal Tax Authority (FTA). He provides a range of service assistance to our business partners including tax, accounting advice, ICV certification and business advisory. Mahadi’s expertise includes tax structuring with reference to investment or reorganize their business tax structure; outlining the tax risks associated with operational models in business; as well as the understanding of the impact that the OECD’s Base Erosion Profit Shifting project will have on their U.A.E based businesses and Double Taxation Treaties.

Prior to joining STROLLA, Mahadi has worked as a financial controller for several companies in Sudan and in the U.A.E. Additionally, Mahadi has worked as a tax consultant in a reputed tax boutique firm established in Dubai and he also managed the tax function of an accounting firm based in Abu Dhabi.

Lorenzo Strolla

Lorenzo Strolla

Head of Business Advisory Services
Lorenzo STROLLA specializes in Advisory and Research at STROLLA, aiming to promote and provide creative and innovative research to our business partners. Lorenzo completed his undergraduate degree at Franklin University Switzerland in International Relations and Environmental Sciences. Lorenzo then completed his Master’s Degree in Global Politics, International Relations, and Economic Relations from Italy.
Lorenzo Strolla

Lorenzo Strolla

Head of Business Development and Advisory

Lorenzo Strolla specializes in Advisory and Research at STROLLA, aiming to promote and provide creative and innovative research to our business partners. Lorenzo completed his undergraduate degree at Franklin University Switzerland in International Relations and Environmental Sciences. Lorenzo then completed his Master’s Degree in Global Politics, International Relations, and Economic Relations from Italy.

During and after his studies, he has worked with Deloitte & Touche in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman in Consulting, Research and Advisory for one year. His overall work and knowledge lies precisely in Research in key fields such as providing key information on new trading and investment opportunities to potential investors. He completed research on the trading port of DUQM Oman as well as other key areas such as providing an analytical report on key areas of investment with a wide range of clients in Investment, Manufacturing and Oil and Gas sectors. Lorenzo is proficient in languages; English, Italian, Arabic, French and German, and is familiar with several different cultural and historical aspects.

Daria Balakhnina

Daria Balakhnina

Auditor
Daria specializes in Audit and Advisory at STROLLA, aiming to promote and provide audit and advisory services to our business partners. Daria completed her Bachelor’s degree in Russia in Economic and Finance.Daria has worked as Operations Manager in the hotel industry in the United States of America. Daria has worked as IT technical support and as Marketing Manager in Russia. She has completed three years of practical experience in Technology, Marketing, and Hotel Industry.
Daria Balakhnina

Daria Balakhnina

Auditor
Daria specializes in Audit and Advisory at STROLLA, aiming to promote and provide audit and advisory services to our business partners. Daria completed her Bachelor’s degree in Russia in Economic and Finance.

Daria has worked as Operations Manager in the hotel industry in the United States of America. Daria has worked as IT technical support and as Marketing Manager in Russia. She has completed three years of practical experience in Technology, Marketing, and Hotel Industry. Daria is proficient in languages; Russian, English, and Italian., and is familiar with different cultural, arts and fashion.

Mustafa Kamal

Mustafa Kamal

IT Advisor
Mustafa Kamal is IT Advisor at STROLLA. He is FCMA with over 3 decades of experience in the field of IT with US based multinational, Oil company and software house.
He provided IT Advisory and consulting to several multinational pharma, port management, distributors, and financial institutions to reengineer the business processes.
His areas of expertise are software strategy, development, implementation and training in core business functions like ERP, HR and Document Management.
He has been trained and attended several overseas technical seminars in US, UK, France, Singapore, Turkey and many others.
Dr. Mamoon Ali Dongula

Dr. Mamoon Ali Dongula

Audit Concurrence Leader
Mamoon Ali Dongula is a Senior Professional STROLLA with over three decades experience in Audit, Accounting of Financial institutions, Islamic Finance, Management Consultancy and Corporate Finance in United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and Sudan. He possess international qualifications from United Kingdom and United States of America. He has achieved business growth in dynamic business environments in the field of Accounting, Professional, Internal Audit and Corporate services.
Mamoon is involved to ensure quality of the audit and assurance engagements and he monitors the strategy of the engagement leaders. He performs an independent assessment of the execution and completion of the assurance engagements.
Mamoon has worked at Leadership roles with Western Region Development Council of Abu Dhabi, Emirates Insurance Company and auditing and assurance services firms in United Kingdom and Sudan. He is well familiar with the methodologies, International Standards of Auditing (ISAs), International Accounting Standards (IASs), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs), International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) and quality procedures for audit and professional services.
Mamoon is proficient in languages; English, and Arabic.
Mark Dunn

Mark Dunn

Risk Management & Internal Audit
Mark is involved with the Risk Management and Internal Audit Services of STROLLA. He has over 38 years of experience with Deloitte Southern Africa firm, the Central European firm and has spent over a decade in the Deloitte Middle East practice. He was the partner responsible for IT Audit across the region and Partner responsible for audit engagements in Sultanate Oman.
Mark has performed, managed and directed financial and IT audit engagements as well as security engagements in a wide range of data processing environments, ranging from highly complex mainframe systems to stand alone PC and LAN based systems.
Mark has wealth of experience in various industries and in the geographies mentioned above.
The key industries he served were:
– Financial services – sovereign wealth fund, banking and insurance
– Energy – especially Oil and Gas
– Telecommunications – mobile and fixed line operators
– Utilities – especially the electricity and water sector
Abdul Samed

Abdul Samed

Audit Principal
Abdul Samed is an accomplished results driven, experienced finance professional with distinct expertise of audit and tax with more than 15 years in Big 4 Global firms in Middle East and Pakistan.
He is a qualified Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and Bachelor of Commerce. He has
proven credentials for financial and external audits, budgetary reviews, compliance and tax. He has experience of more than 6 years as a Finance Head in the Middle East. extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs), International Standards of Auditing (ISA), Direct and Indirect taxation.
Areas of Expertise
– Audit and Assurance
– Tax Review and Compliance
– Transfer Pricing
– Internal Controls,
– IFRS
– Strategy and Change Management

Alvinalene Conel

Alvinalene Conel

Audit, Accounting and Tax Advisory
Alvinalene is the Audit and Advisory consultant at STROLLA. She is a qualified CPA and possess in-depth understanding & knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), International Standards of Auditing with her association with reputed financial institution and accounting firm in United Arab Emirates and Philippines.
She is a member of Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She possesses over 5 years of experience in the audit, accounting, and finance field across array of industries in U.A.E and Philippines.
Areas of Expertise
– Audit and Assurance
– Accounting and VAT/Tax advisory
– AUP and compliance services
– IFRS