A Quarterly Newsletter from the UAE and Oman member firms of the PKF International Ltd.

VOL 15, Issue 03 July 2013

Events and Happenings


Our managing partner, Graham Martins, has been named among the 50 most influential Brits in the UAE in the inaugural Arabian Business Brit List 2013. Arabian Business is a weekly business magazine focussing on the Middle East and on the English and Arabic speaking communities, and is published in both languages.


Graham is also the Finance Director for the British Business Group and, on behalf of the BBG, attended a retirement gift presentation (photo alongside) to Sir Maurice Flanagan, Executive Vice Chairman, Emirates Airline. Sir Maurice has been with the Emirates Group for some 35 years.

Pictured above standing behind Sir Maurice are Graham Martins, Neil Isaacson (BBG Legal Director), Jonathan Davidson (BBG Chairman) and David Burns (BBG Deputy Chairman and COO).


Senior Office Administrator, Abu Dhabi, Mr.  V.T.V. Damodaran (VTVD) was recently bestowed with the first “Gandhigram” award for social service. It was at VTVD’s initiative that the first Gandhi Study Centre for School Children in Abu Dhabi was established. He is also the founder and President of Gandhi Sahithya Vedi, Abu Dhabi, a forum for the study and practice of Gandhian philosophy.