Abdulrahman Basaddiq is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (FCA) and a licensed auditor and consultant in the UAE. He trained and qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young, London and spent over 25 years with Ernst & Young in the UK and the GCC, 15 of those as an equity partner. During his period at EY, Abdulrahman served as the Managing Partner of their Riyadh and Abu Dhabi offices, in addition to responsibilities as UAE Country partner in charge. During his tenure in Riyadh, he served as an elected member of the firm’s executive committee for eight years, in addition to serving on the human resources committee for a number of years.
Abdulrahman has also spent over 12 years with a number of Gulf based diversified groups across multiple jurisdictions and sectors including healthcare, global public and private equities, venture capital, real estate investment, development and construction, steel trading and fabrication, in addition to food manufacturing, retail and packaging.
Abdulrahman is currently a Non-Executive Director of ADNH Compass LLC. Previously he was Chairman of the Board of One Financial Markets.