Mazars strengthens advisory partner team with Wasseem Suleiman

12 December 2023 2 min. read
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Global professional services firm Mazars has strengthened its consulting practice in the Middle East with Wasseem Suleiman.

Appointed a partner, Wasseem Suleiman brings over two decades of experience in strategic planning, corporate development, investment advisory, and business transformation to the firm.

Operating out of the Dubai office of Mazars, Suleiman is a leader in the Business Advisory practice, overseeing engagements and client accounts across the UAE and Oman region. “I’m looking forward to a successful collaboration and journey with Mazars,” he said.

Wasseem Suleiman, Partner, Mazars

Suleiman joins Mazars from Oak Kapital, a boutique investment and management advisory firm he founded seven years ago. During this time, he structured and executed several investment transactions in the Middle East, Europe, United States, and South East Asia in the fields of real estate, hospitality, and public private partnerships.

Prior to establishing Oak Kapital, Suleiman held a number of leadership roles in the real estate, hospitality, fast moving consumer goods, and manufacturing sectors, serving business conglomerates, family-owned businesses, family offices and international organisations.

Suleiman holds two masters degrees: an MBA from the University of Manchester and a masters degree in International Business Law from the University of Middlesex.

“We are delighted to welcome Wasseem to Mazars,” said Mohammed Abuhijleh, CEO & Managing Partner of Mazars for the UAE and Oman. “His experience strengthens our business advisory offering and we wish him all the best moving forward.”

France-headquartered Mazars is one of the world’s largest accounting and advisory companies, with 47,000 professionals in over 95 countries and territories.

The firm has been active in the UAE since 1998, where it currently has a team of 200+ staff working from offices in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), Dubai, and Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). The Oman office is based in capital city Muscat.

Earlier this month, Mazars was named one of the leading consulting firms in the Middle East by ConsultancyME.