Mohammed Khattab

Chairman
mkhattab@pkf.jo

 

Mr. Khattab provided and managed hundreds of consulting, audit and tax projects over the years for mega organizations within the governmental and private sectors in Jordan, the MENA Region and across the globe. His work covered various projects in different industries for 30 years under the umbrella of business advisory.

Mr. Khattab worked on and supervised audit and financial functions, provided consulting and planning services, provided advising on financial and audit business process reengineering, developing internal control, strategic risk management policies and procedures and tax strategies…etc.

Experience gathered through the years gained Mr. Khattab accountability in the establishment of companies’ strategies and goals for both the short and long-term regardless of the type of business across the MENA region and globally.

Mr. Khattab is a Certified Business Manager, a Certified Financial Consultant, a Certified Chartered Management Consultant, and an Associate Certified Fraud Examiner.

 

Memberships of Professional Bodies 

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
  • Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).
  • Institute of Management Consultants (IMC).
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
  • Arab Society of Certified Accountants (ASCA).
  • Jordanian Association of Certified Public Accountants (JACPA).
  • The Colorado State Board of Accountancy.
  • The Association of Professionals in Business Management. (APBM).
  • The Charter Institute of Management Consultants (CIMC).
  • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).
  • Institute of Financial Consultants (CFC).

 

 

Education

  • Certified Public Accounting Certificate CPA, State of Colorado- United States of America.
  • 1989 Bachelor degree in Accounting from the King Abudllaziz University - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (K.S.A).

 

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Dr. Moayad Samman

Managing Partner
msamman@pkf.jo

 

With over 25 years of operational experience in the management of small, medium, large and mega business operations, Dr. Samman has been a Chairman and Board Member in over 50 local and international professional business associations and companies including Global Investment companies in the fields of heavy industries, real estate development, hospitality, education, banking, agriculture and trading. He has previous professional experiences in both public and private sectors’ organizations covering a diverse array of fields from general management, business development, business process re-engineering to engineering research with special emphasis on board of directors’ charters, governance and committees.

Dr. Samman is currently the Chairman of King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center (KASOTC), member of the Board of Trustees of Al Hussein Bin Abdullah II Technical University and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for AlDaman Company for the Development of Economic Zones. On another note, Dr. Samman was recently elected as the President of the Jordan Wrestling Federation.

Dr. Moayad was formerly the Chairman of the Board for King Hussein Business Park; the largest real estate project in the middle of the capital Amman and Jordan’s future smart city, the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB), Vice Chairman of the Board and General Manager of the National Resources Investment & Development Corporation (Mawared), Vice Chairman of Abdali Investment and Development Company, Chairman of the Board of Abdali Boulevard Company, Vice Chairman of the Board and General Commissioner for the Development and the Investment Projects Funds of the Jordan Armed Forces (DIP), Vice Chairman of the Board for  Military Credit Fund, Deputy General Manager for Lafarge Jordan Cement, and part-time lecturer in the Faculty of Engineering at the German-Jordanian University.

Dr. Samman received his PHD in Industrial Engineering from Loughborough University in 2000 and obtained his graduate and undergraduate studies with First Honors in Civil Engineering and Industrial Engineering from the University of Jordan.

Dr. Samman has been awarded the British Chevening Scholarship by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and has been selected by the Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship Inc. for the year 2005 to represent Jordan.

 

 

Education

  • 2000 PhD in Industrial Engineering (Engineering Management) from Loughborough University - UK.
  • 1989 Master's degree, Industrial Engineering, First Honor  from University of Jordan - Jordan.
  • 1985 Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering / Engineering Management, First honor from University of Jordan - Jordan.

 

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Mohamed Abdel- Gaber, CA

Senior Partner
mabdelgaber@pkf.jo

Mr. Abdel- Gaber is a Qualified Chartered Accountant and a fellow member of the Egyptian Society of Accountants and Auditors. He has more than 39 years of experience in public accounting, advisory, quality control “peer review”, finance advisory, and assurance practice. He has hands on experience in the educative management of big operation industries with Global International Groups in Egypt, MENA, KSA and other GCC regions.

Mr. Abdel- Gaber completed a wide range of assurance and advisory assignments including planning, supervision of field audit staff, evaluation of internal control systems of clients, using various problem solving techniques in tackling audit issues with clients and finalizing the audit reports and management letters. In addition, he worked in different positions including; IFRS expert, advisory responsible for providing financial reporting advise, performing the audit of premium multi-national clients and training, moreover his experience includes being a VP Finance and a Group Financial Advisor of well-known business groups having diversified business interests in retail, real estate, investments, services, etc.

Mr. Abdel- Gaber has also participated and managed several assignments in local & international tax, due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, valuation of companies, risk advisory services, internal audit, agreed upon procedures, attestation and liquidation, including various projects in process assessment & optimization, post-merger process integration, fraud reviews, data analytics, project management, etc.

Mr. Abdel- Gaber’s experience & qualifications span across various industries including but not limited to: industrial & trading, constructions, banking and financing, hotel, aviation and automotive, tourism & communication, oil field services, Non Profit Organizations.

Mr. Abdel- Gaber is an expert in International financial reporting standards “IFRS”, International Standards on Auditing “ISAs”, consolidation of Financial Statements and related disclosure; he has attended several training courses and conferences in Egypt, MENA, KSA, other GCC and Geneva in ISA, IAS, IFRSs, EAS, SOCPA, and special reporting for Accounting, Finance, Advisory Services, Corporate Finance & Financial Management.

 

Memberships of Professional Bodies 

  • Fellow of the Egyptian Society of Accountants and Auditors
  • Chartered Accountant registered with the Central Auditing Organization.
  • Chartered Accountant registered in the Register of Accountants and Auditors, Ministry of Finance, Egypt
  • Chartered Accountant registered in the Register of Auditors of Central Bank of Egypt.
  • Various intensive training courses in Advisory Services, Accounting and Audit approach techniques.
  • Egyptian Accounting Standards’ training.
  • ISA, IAS, IFRSs, EAS, SOCPA training.
  • Attended many conferences and seminars in Egypt, Gulf area and Switzerland.

 

Education

  • Bachelor of Commerce /Accounting Section, Cairo University, 1976
  • Bachelor of Commerce / Business Administration Section Cairo University, 1977
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Dr. Mutaz Hajarat

Partner
mhajarat@pkf.jo

 

 

Dr. Hajarat gained an outstanding experience in both the private and governmental sectors from working on various research and practical projects related to business valuation and analysis, due diligence, market and product analysis, and analysis monitoring and risk assessment. Dr. Hajarat also has a vast experience from conducting and managing information technology audits, risk assessments, operations analysis, monitoring and evaluating telecommunications and Information Technology products on several development projects and NGO’s in the United Kingdom, Jordan, Egypt and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Throughout his career as a Management Consultant and as a Research Associate, Dr. Hajarat has also been involved in several research and development projects related to performance sustainability and optimization of the utilization of Information Technology infrastructure technical resources.

Dr. Hajarat actively proposes needs-based  solutions to clients for both the Public and Private sector locally within the Kingdom of Jordan and internationally, as well as servicing current relationships through ongoing reviews and re-evaluation of client needs and offering appropriate solutions in a compelling way, generating great value and benefits to the organization as a whole.

 

Memberships of Professional Bodies

  • The Operational Research Society - United Kingdom (U.K).
  • Centre for Logistics and Heuristic Optimization, University of Kent - United Kingdom (U.K). 
  • Centre for Employment, Competitiveness & Growth, University of Kent United Kingdom (U.K).

 

Education

  • Certificate in Leading with Finance, HBX | Harard Business Shool 
  • PhD in Management Science (Operations Research) from the university of Kent - United Kingdom (U.K).
  • Masters in Management Science With Computing from the university of Kent United Kingdom (U.K).
  • Bachelor in Computer Science from Jordan University of Science and Technology - Jordan.

 

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Eng. Zeena Al Natour

Partner 
znatour@pkf.jo

 

Eng. Al Natour has worked for more than 14 years in various sectors and managed several projects in the area of social and economic studies for the governmental sector as well as NGOs in Jordan and the MENA Region, namely Qatar, Yemen, UAE, Libya and Sudan. Eng. Al Natour has more than fourteen years of experience as a management consultant where she participated in the strategic development, capacity building and organizational development projects.She has also worked as a consultant for NGOs and international funding agencies to provide monitoring and evaluation services, ex-post assessment, and end of project evaluation studies to ensure the achievement of interventions’ objectives, examine the compliance with timeframes and estimating the extent of positive effects.

Eng. Al Natour professional experience includes planning and developing organizational HR strategy, organization transformation, organization re-structuring, job analysis and design, compensation & benefits, recruitment and selection, salary survey, compensation and pay structure, remuneration system, employment formalities, performance management, motivation scheme, and training and development.

Eng. Al Natourhas excellent skills in managing and supervising consulting teams through personal development and empowerment skills. She has led several Market Remuneration Survey projects in Jordan, Libya and Qatar. Eng. Al Natour is a subject matter expert in market remuneration surveys, construction of grading system and salary structures, job analysis, and job evaluation.

She is also fluent in both Arabic and English languages. She is results’ oriented and has excellent management, interpersonal, and presentation skills. 

 

 Memberships of Professional Bodies

  • Jordan Engineering Association - Jordan.
  • Board member in the Institute of Management Consultants IMC-Jordan.
  • Board member in the International Coach Federation (ICF) Jordan Chapter.
  • Member of Jordan’s Higher National Committee for Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR).

 

 Education

  • 2013 Certified Management Consultant (CMC) International Council of Management Consulting Institutes. 
  • 2007 MBA (Merit, with distinction in consultancy skills) from University of East Anglia - United Kingdom (U.K).
  • 2003 Industrial Engineering from Applied Science University - Jordan.
     

    

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Eng. Tariq Natour

Acting Partner
tnatour@pkf.jo

 

Eng. Natour has over 10 years in managing projects and organization development in addition to developing and implementing strategies driving expanding, improving operations, and successfully creating solutions for business issues at various organisations.

Eng. Natour has hands on experience in operational development and improvement by applying various tools such as Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma and Kaizen. In addition, Eng. Natour has wide experience in diagnostic and business capability analysis. He also planned and executed management systems for organizations of different sizes and industries. These systems included organization re-structuring, compensation and benefits schemes, performance management and developing key performance indicators.

Because of his engineering background, Eng. Natour has a technical analysis experience especially in terms of equipment, utilities, suggested manpower planning and any other related technical information

 

Memberships of Professional Bodies 

  • Jordan Engineers Association - Jordan

 

Education

  • Master Degree in Industrial Engineering / Management from The University of Jordan - Jordan
  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering / Production from Jordan University of Science and Technology - Jordan.
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Hisham Khilfeh, CIA

Audit Manager 
hkhilfeh@pkf.jo

 

Mr. Khilfeh is a Manager in audit practice; with over fourteen years in practical external and internal auditing experience, serving clients in manufacturing, construction, real estate, governmental, financial services, trading and services companies.

Mr. Khilfeh has expertise in the audit and accounting services and the preparation of consolidated and separate financial statements, evaluating financial and business risk, conducting external audit, planning and executing risk based audit, knowledge of international financial reporting standards, expertise in reviewing a client’s accounting and operating procedures and systems of internal control. He also has experience in preparing management letters, comment on weaknesses in the accounting records, systems and controls, report findings of procedures that could possibly put the company at risk of possible fraud.

 

Memberships of Professional Bodies 

  • Certified Internal Auditor – American institution of internal auditors

 

Education

  • Master degree in Accounting from Arab Academy for finance and banking science - Jordan
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Amani Kattan

Manager
akattan@pkf.jo

 

Ms Kattan is a Manager at PKF Jordan.  She has around 19 years of substantial experience in quality assurance, business process improvement, expert editing, translation and legal consultancy.

As a manager in the top Management of a group of 6 companies, her experience includes supervising all the admin departments, reviewing deliverables before submission to client, following up with partners on specific assignments in addition to other tasks. Her attention to detail and catching eye along with her diverse experience, legal education gives her an edge and makes her an added value wherever she is placed.

Ms Kattan is also proficient in perfect translation, proofreading and editing. Her expertise covers various areas of specialty including but not limited to political, legal, financial, criminal and international criminal, educational and medical translation and editing fields (English to Arabic and vice versa).

Ms Kattan speaks fluent Arabic, English and French. She also speaks fair Italian language.

 

Memberships of Professional Bodies 

  • Jordan Bar Association – Jordan.

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law- The University of Jordan, Amman-Jordan.   
  • Diploma in French Law- The Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Paris-France.
  • English Law-The British Council, Amman-Jordan.
  • Translation Course in Political and Diplomatic Terms- The University of Damascus, Damascus- Syria.
  • Translation Experience in the Leading Arabian Trading Company- Translation Department- Perfect Translation Training Program (PTTP), Legal, Political, Criminal and International Criminal Translation.
  • Translation Course in Political and Diplomatic Terms- The University of Damascus, Damascus- Syria
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Mohammad Alawneh

Assistant Manager
malawneh@pkf.jo

 

Mr. Alawneh is experienced in all aspects of the money exchange field with a vast knowledge in both domestic and regional markets.

Mr. Alawneh’s knowledge along with his study in Hotel Management plays a major role in his ability in evaluating, developing and improving business projects. He proceeded in his studies by getting a Master’s degree in International Business from the United Kingdom to enhance his knowledge into a global perspective.

Mr. Alawneh is experienced in the effect of culture on business strategies, supply chain management, HR policies, consumer behavior as well as managing small businesses.

 

Education

  • 2013 Master degree in International Business from University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
  • 2010 Bachelor degree in Hotel Management from Applied Science University, Jordan.

 

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Mohammad Hindawi

Assistant Audit Manager
mhindawi@pkf.jo

 

Mr. Hindawi has more than 10 years of extensive experience in external audit, risk advisory and internal audit. He has led internal audit and risk management assignments in various industries including but not limited to government, trading, investment, insurance, services, and manufacturing sectors.

Mr. Hindawi has experience in reviewing the client’s existing systems, evaluating problems and implementing changes through mapping, analyzing and reengineering business industries. He is skilled in the preparation of policies and procedures, performing internal controls assessment and development, in addition to conducting evaluation of processes, risks and controls to perform operational compliance and financial audits and accordingly make recommendations for improving the control environment.

 

Memberships of Professional Bodies 

  • Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  • Member of the Institute of Internal Control (IIC)

 

 

Education

  • BSc. in Accounting, the Headway University- the United States of America
  • Diploma Degree in Accounting Information System, Arabic College - Jordan
  • Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CICA)
  • Certificate in International Financial Reporting (IFRS)

 

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