Managing Director and Founder
Shaukat Murad qualified as a Chartered Accountant in London in 1978 where he worked for Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) as an auditor and management consultant. In 1981 he left the profession and spent nine years working within the offshore banking industry in Bermuda, Guernsey, Luxembourg and London, gaining invaluable experience in the offshore financial services industry.
In 1990 he acquired the firm JOHNSONS Chartered Accountants in London where he developed the firm’s consultancy and offshore specialisms alongside its more traditional audit and general practice services. In 1994, he opened an office in the Isle of Man to service the firm’s growing offshore business. The Isle of Man based Company (Fortress Management Services Limited) has now grown into a very successful licensed Corporate Service and Trust Provider offering innovative solutions to its worldwide clientele. In 2005 he established Alpha Offshore Ltd, a London based corporate service provider. In 2007 he re-located the company to Dubai to be closer to the firm’s major clients, service MENASA based clients and grow the business in the region. Alpha Offshore Limited was merged into Alpha Management Limited in 2008 following the successful registration at DIFC (Dubai International Financial Centre) in Dubai as a Corporate Service Provider. In 2013 he established a joint venture with Fidinam Group Holding SA who acquired a minority stake in the Company. Two years later he decided to become wholly independent again and bought back the minority share stake from Fidinam Group Worldwide / Fidinam Dubai and with effect from January 2015 is the sole owner of Alpha Management Limited.
Neeta joined Alpha Management Limited in April 2009 as the Manager of our Dubai office. She brings with her a wealth of experience in administration and client management. Neeta will be the first point of contact for all inquiries. She will then liaise with other members of staff within the Alpha Group to ensure that the enquiry has been dealt with and all matters handled professionally.
Deputy Managing Director
Zia joined Alpha Management Limited in 2011 and is involved with the day-to day management of the company. He has several years of experience with respect to the formation and administration of companies in a wide range of jurisdictions such Jebel Ali Freezone, Ras Al Khaimah Offshore, Panama and British Virgin Islands. Currently he specialises in the financial free-zones of ADGM and DIFC, with particular emphasis on ADGM SPV's, Funds and Tech Start-Up Licenses, and more recently DIFC FinTech Licenses and Intermediate SPV's. He has a Joint Honours degree in Business Management and Spanish, speaks French and Spanish, and has lived for several years in the MENA region. He has previously worked in UK, Spain, and Algeria.
Soni joined Alpha Management Limited in March 2013 and handles general administration and formation of companies. She has over 6 years of experience in corporate administration and services with a focus on Offshore Company formation.
Ahmad joined Alpha Management Limited in 2013 and currently serves as its Finance Manager. He is the point of contact in relation to Accounting & VAT inquiries. He is FCCA and UAECA qualified with over 8 years experience in finance and accounting functions, and managing internal controls. His primary roles are to handle Financial and Management accounts, advise on VAT registration & filings, and the implementation of accounting applications for our clients.
Prem started with Alpha Management in July 2017. He looks after general office administration, as well as assisting with Accounting Services, and general administration for clients. He has a Masters Degree in Management Practice from Ireland, and previously lived in the UK.
Finance and Compliance Manager
Manzar joined Alpha Management Limited in January 2018 as a Finance & Compliance Manager to service the needs of regulated firms in the DIFC and ADGM as an Outsourced Finance Officer. He is FCCA, ACA and UAECA qualified with some 15 years of experience in the fields of Finance Officer for DFSA regulated entities (Cat 3C and Cat 4), Financial & Management Accounting and System Design & ERP Implementation. Whilst his primary role is to service clients as an Outsourced Finance Officer which includes overseeing finance / accounting functions, ensuring that the accounts are maintained according to IFRS and applicable rules, submission of PIB returns through EPRS, establishing and monitoring the implementation of the company’s financial policies, procedures, system and controls. He is also available to advise clients in his areas of expertise such as VAT and advisory services including applications for regulated entities, preparation of financial projections, policies and manuals.
Adan joined Alpha Management in June 2018. He is a member of the ACCA (Associated Chartered Certified Accountants) & UAECA (UAE Chartered Accountants). He has more than 5 years of experience in General Accounting, External Audit, Managing Internal Control and Value Added Tax. He also has valuable experience on Quick Book, Sage One Accounting Software & other ERP systems.
Myra joined Alpha Management Limited in August 2018 as a Corporate Administrator. She has over 7 years of experience in Corporate and Trust administration in UAE. She handles the formation and general administration of companies for several jurisdictions..
Bins joined Alpha Management Limited in August 2018 and handles general administration and formation of companies. He has over 11 years of experience in general administration and client management.