Peter Beynon FCA has been appointed as Regional Director for the Middle East region by ICAEW, a world leader in the accountancy and finance profession. Heading up the Dubai office, Peter will be supporting the accountancy profession in the UAE and ICAEW members on the ground, whilst raising awareness of accountancy as a career choice.
Peter is an ICAEW Chartered Accountant and a seasoned finance professional. He joined ICAEW from HBG Holdings, where he spent the last four years as an operating director focusing on MENA and South Asia. In his new role he will be leading the Middle East regional team; as well as members and enhancing the profession in the UAE this will include working with the government on accountancy and finance matters, such as helping Emiratis gain professional qualifications and enter the private sector, and continuing to partner with the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) to convene regular discussions on regulatory matters.
Peter qualified with Price Waterhouse and spent 20 years working for Jardine Matheson in a number of senior finance and management roles in Asia and the Middle East. He has also worked as the Finance Director of several listed companies prior to becoming a business consultant. From 2005 to 2008 he was the first non-family Managing Director of the esteemed Al Fahim Group.