Head of Tax, KPMG Middle East and South Asia & Managing Partner
KPMG in Kuwait
Dr. Rasheed brings to clients the benefits of his experience of having worked with the Department of Income Taxes in Kuwait. This experience provides him with a deep understanding of the needs of the tax authorities in the Middle East and strong credibility in negotiations with them. He has had many articles published in leading academic journals in Kuwait and Gulf region He has worked with a wide range of clients in different line of business including oil & gas, airlines services, financial services, distribution, retail,…etc., where he provided tax compliance and advisory support for clients such as BNP Paribas, Nasdaq, Total, Petrofac International, Kuwait Airways, Alghanim Industries, Kout Food Group, Arla Foods, MAF Carrefour, MAF Fashion to name a few.
PhD in Accounting, University of Essex, UK
Customized Post Graduate Program, State University of Buffalo, New York, USA
Master of Professional Accounting, University of Miami, Florida, USA
Bachelor of Commerce, Kuwait University
Member of Tax Appeal Committee at the Ministry of Finance, Department of Inspection and Tax claims from 2003 to 2005
Member of the British Accounting Association, UK
Tax Inspector at the Ministry of Finance, Department of Inspection & Tax Claims from 1988 to 1992
Head of Tax, KPMG in Kuwait, from 2005 – 2011.
Financial Consultant for Kuwaiti Holding Company from 2003 to 2005.
Chairman of Kuwaiti Association of Accountants & Auditors for 2011/2012.