As head of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in the Middle East Fazeela Gopalani has responsibility for leading the operations in 11 countries for the global body for professional accountants. ACCA in the region represents more than 20,000 students, affiliates and members, who work in all sectors and all levels of business across the Middle East.
Founded in 1904, ACCA has consistently held unique core values: opportunity, diversity, innovation, integrity and accountability.
Through its public interest remit, ACCA promotes appropriate regulation of accounting and conducts relevant research to ensure accountancy continues to grow in reputation and influence.
ACCA has introduced major innovations to its flagship qualification to ensure its members and future members continue to be the most valued, up-to-date and sought-after accountancy professionals globally.
Gopalani is responsible for growing the understanding of the value that professionally qualified ACCA accountants bring to businesses and economies in the region.