Our History

Since its inception in 2009, Crowe AHFAD, founded by Mr. Ahmed Al-Fadhli, has experienced significant growth and is now recognized as one of Yemen's top 5 accounting firms.

Comprised of five pillars, CA History serves as a blueprint for us to follow, ensuring that we remain a high-performance organization that we can truly be proud of.

The culmination of our Sharing, Caring, Investing, and Growing defines our firm. Although you may have encountered these elements separately, their true significance is revealed when they are integrated.

To attain all our ambitions, it is vital for our staff to understand the impact of our actions, our objectives, our strategies, and our desired market perception.

The history of CA is essential for smart decisions, lasting value, exploring new opportunities, and establish a unique position in the industry.

Pinnacle Award
Annual global conference held in Berlin, 2018


One Crowe

On June 4, the firm began practicing under the new name, Crowe AHFAD. The international accounting network, Crowe Horwath International, rebranded as Crowe Global which debuted on the prestigious Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list in 2018. Crowe was also included on several other lists compiled by Fortune over the years, including: best workplaces in consulting and professional services, best workplaces for women, best workplaces for recent college graduates, best workplaces for millennials, best workplaces for parents and best workplaces for giving back.

In 2018, we experienced a thrilling year of branding updates aimed at enhancing your recognition and connection with our brand, dedicated to serving you better.

Pinnacle Award

At the global conference in Berlin, Germany, Crowe AHFAD was honored with the prestigious "Pinnacle Award." The conference, which spanned from October 14 to 17, 2018, witnessed the presence of over 300 attendees representing 75 different countries.

Crowe Horwath AHFAD
Partners with the membership team assigned by Crowe Global


The firm's integration into the Global top 9 accountancy network Crowe Horwath International in 2013 resulted in the establishment of Crowe Horwath AHFAD. This transformation provided us with the ability to meet the needs of our multinational clients through transnational audits and cross-border services.

Crowe member firms are committed to impeccable quality, a highly integrated service delivery processes and a common set of core values that guide decisions daily. Each firm being well-established as a leader in its national business community and is staffed by nationals, thereby providing a knowledge of local laws and customs which is important to clients undertaking new ventures or expanding into other countries.

AHFAD Corporation-Ahmed Al-Fadhli
AHFAD Corporation


Following his graduation from Al-Mustansiriah University in Iraq, Mr. Ahmed Al-Fadhli aspired to establish his own accounting practice. His time at KPMG provided him with valuable experience, and he further enhanced his qualifications by pursuing the Yemeni Association of Certified Public Accountants (YACPA) certification, which marked his entry into the accounting field.

After experiencing a period of notable success and recognition within the company, he chose to create his own organization, which he named "AHFAD Corporation". This brand name is derived from the first letters of the founder's name, Mr. Ahmed Al-Fadhli.

The Corporation made a strategic decision to specialize in assisting small and medium-sized enterprises by offering advisory and tax services. This encompasses various business structures, including trading companies, non-profit organizations, joint ventures, and even sole traders.

After a brief period, the Corporation took a significant step forward in offering accounting services to a diverse group of industries, including oil, mining, aviation, education, and more.