Zakaria FAHIM, Managing Partner & Head of Advisory - Family Business Expert

Zakaria Fahim

Managing Partner & Head of Advisory - Family Business Expert

Family businesses

Executive summary

Chartered accountant and statutory auditor with a specialization in information systems.  Expert in supporting family businesses.

Areas of expertise :

Financial audit with a critical analysis of information systems
Expertise in company transfers and corporate finance
Advice on the implementation of internal controls in the context of SOX for multinationals and fast-growing SME/SMIs.
Other functions :

Co-author of the SME contract program submitted to the French Prime Minister
Set up the 1st barometer of business transfers in Morocco
Member of several CNC technical committees (notably consolidation and MFIs)
Past Chairman of the Ethics and Good Governance Commission; Member of the Executive Board of the Employers' Association (CGEM)
Member of the Board of Directors of a business school (ENCG Casablanca)
Chairman and founder of Hub Africa, a platform for entrepreneurs and investors in Africa
President of the "Union des auto-entrepreneurs" association
Adjunct professor at the Moroccan Institute of Directors
Past President of the Association Centre des Jeunes Dirigeants (CJD) 2005 - 2007 and CID international
Author and leader of several seminars on financial auditing, management control for clients and colleagues.
Professional experience :

Project Director at BDO GENDROT (Paris) from 1989 to 1995
Managing Partner Grant Thornton Morocco from 1995 to 2003