Our Directors

Our Directors

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Jim Joseph Itty

Jim Joseph Itty

Director – Audit and Assurance
Jim is having more than 16 years’ experience in audit and advisory service, out of which eight years he has served in UAE and the Sultanate of Oman.
He has led team of professionals in various statutory audit and internal audit assignments. 
Jim is experienced in planning and conducting risk based audits of various well-known companies and has performed numerous audits of listed companies.
His area of expertise also include business valuations and due diligence audits. Jim is a member of Global Corporate advisory team of Crowe Horwath.

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P.R. Pillai

P.R. Pillai

Director – Banking Advisory
Pillai was Head of Corporate Banking Department in Bank Muscat SAOG. 
Pillai is a First Rank holder in Master in Commerce, University of Kerala and has also completed Company Secretaryship and CAIIB (Institute of Banking, India).
His expertise includes marketing, approval, disbursement and monitoring of all credit facilities to large corporate in the Sultanate. He has done extensive due diligence and also handled all internal, external and CBO audit queries and response in the Corporate Banking. He is also experienced in handling ISO certification of the department, risk management issues, training all departmental staffs on credit, client relationship and annual file review and staff review in the credit department.

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Yasser El Gbaily

Yasser El Gbaily

Director – Audit & Assurance
Yasser is a Certified Chartered Accountant and a Member of the Egyptian Society of Auditors & Accountants (ESAA) with more than 20 years of experience in the field of Audit, Finance and Accounting. 
He has worked in managerial positions with one of the big four audit firms in Cairo and with Crowe Horwath in Oman prior to joining an Investment and Asset Management Company.
Over the past 10 years, he was heading the Finance & Accounts team of the investment and Asset Management Company. 
During this years of service, he has gained diversified experience in the fields of Audit, Corporate Finance and Government Compliance. 

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Ramya Annadurai

Ramya Annadurai

Director – Tax Advisory
A post graduate in commerce and a qualified chartered accountant with a post qualification experience of around 14 years in accounting and tax practice.
She is an expert in Oman tax law and international taxation. She also has a good knowledge of the legal, statutory and business environment of Oman.

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Adel Maniar

Adel Maniar

Director – Branding and communications
An expert on matters relating to communications, branding & media. He is the Director - Branding & Communication, and is involved in coordinating with the global branding strategies & standards of Crowe Horwath International network. 
He is member of the association of certified chartered accountants and serves as a committee member of the Global Marketing Strategy Committee of Crowe Horwath International. 
Being a member firm, we show a strong support and commitment to building a single global brand; and part of his role involves overseeing that the firm is compliant. Furthermore, he’s involved in the managing of internal & external communications of the firm.