Mr. Omar Kayaam is the CEO of the Aberdeen Group. Prior to joining the Aberdeen Group board, Mr. Omar held a number of senior positions with multinational companies in a career spanning over two decades. With a background in management, financial accounting and Islamic finance, Mr. Omar also specialises in change management, mergers and acquisitions. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK and also holds a Diploma in Islamic Finance from CIMA, UK. He has been trained at and participated in residential courses at the National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technical University, Singapore, Fudan University, Shanghai and other reputed international management institutions.