Muhammad Arif Saeed
Managing Partner Afghanistan

Mr. Muhammad Arif Saeed is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) from The Institute
of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) from
the IIA (U.S.). He also holds a Masters Degree in Islamic Finance from INCEIF,
Malaysia (A Global University of Islamic Finance).

Since 2007 he is working as Managing Partner at Afghanistan's operations of RSM
International member firm Avais Hyder Liaquat Nauman; Chartered Accountant. He
has more than twelve (12) years of extensive experience in the field of Statutory Audits,
Internal Audit, Accounting Services, Afghan Tax Services and Business Planning.

He has managed and supervised a diverse list of different nature of assignments for
International funding agencies (like USAID, UN, EU, World Bank, ADB etc.), NGOs,
government of Afghanistan, public sector and private sector. He is a well know trainer in
Afghanistan and has trained more than 200 people on IFRS, Internal Audit, Islamic
banking and finance. He has been delivering teaching classes to ACCA students in

His areas of expertise are:

  • IFRS
  • Internal Audit using "International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) of the
  • Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Afghanistan's Tax Laws