Abdul Rab is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP). He started his career in 1994 as an auditor from the EY Pakistan office. He served them for 8 years (1994-2002) thereafter he served Deloitte Pakistan office for over 18 years (2002 – 2021), evolving as an equity partner in 2012. His last assignment was with Audex Consulting Limited (a public unlisted company owned by an Investment advisory, PE, and REIT management group) as Managing Director – Advisory. (June 21- November 22). He has extensive experience of more than 25 years in assurance and advisory services. He is also a certified director from ICAP.
Abdul Rab is a C-Level Transaction and Strategy Advisory Professional. His advisory work ranges from assisting clients with complete Mergers & Acquisition cycle activities, business valuations, and impairment testing, reorganizations, restructuring, capital building, infrastructure & debt advisory, arbitration & dispute resolution support, strategy consulting, operational planning, group structuring & family governance, investment monitoring, deals evaluation for PE fund, advisory on corporate matters, financial and commercial feasibility studies, start-ups consulting and human resource due diligence. He also advised a number of family-owned businesses on reorganization and framing family governance charters.
He was a part of all the major banking M&A transactions that happened from 2002 to 2020 and worked as a team leader of the deal advisory for the transaction advisory of the national airline and the largest steel complex for the Privatization Commission of Pakistan. He has diversified experience and understanding of multiple sectors: Banking & Finance, Refineries, OMCs, Textile, Chemical, Food, Aviation, Automobile, Sugar, IT, telecommunication, Cement, Power, Pharma etc.
He is also socially active, presently a member of the Managing Committee of COMMECS, a member of Habibian’s Alumni and and is also a life member of the Arts Council of Pakistan. Further, he also is a member of the Management Association of Pakistan(MAP) and the Karachi Tax Bar Association (KTBA). He also served The Southern Regional Committee of ICAP as an elected member for two consecutive terms (2013- 2021).