Abrar holds an MBA and Ph.D. in Environmental Change and Management (Distinction) from the University of Oxford and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA). Abrar tutors at the Oxford MBA program has published widely in leading academic journals and presented at numerous global conferences.
Abrar joined Crowe Hussain Chaudhury & Co in 1992. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1997 and became a partner in 1999. In 2000 he proceeded to the US branch of Crowe Global to carry out accounting and auditing assignment of a multinational leisure company. During his post-qualification period, he has been actively engaged in managing the audit department involved in planning assignments, coordinating with clients, supervising the staff and finalizing the reports. He has undertaken audits of large multinational corporations, public quoted companies, private companies, associations and trusts.