Dr. Rashid Al-Qenae joined the Professional Accountancy Organization (PAO) Development Committee in January 2013. He was nominated by the Kuwait Association of Accountants and Auditors (KAAA).
Dr. Al-Qenae has been the managing partner with KPMG Kuwait since 2010, after becoming a co-managing partner in 2005 and working in accounting for more than 10 years. Additionally, he has worked closely with KAAA to achieve its objectives, including reforming the local CPA exam and preparation course.
Prior to working with KPMG, Dr. Al-Qenae was a tax inspector for the Kuwait Ministry of Finance and an assistant manager with Gulf Bank Kuwait. He was also an associate professor in accounting for Kuwait University from 2000 to 2012.
Dr. Al-Qenae has a Kuwait CPA from the Kuwait Ministry of Commerce, as well as a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Kuwait University, a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Miami (US), and a PhD in accounting from Essex University (UK).