Bio and Interests CPA Mohamed Ebrahim

CPA Mohamed Ebrahim was Elected on 21st May 2018 to the position of Vice Chairman ICPAK Coast Branch. Previously he served as Secretary and CPD Convener of  the ICPAK Coast Branch. CPA Mohamed was awarded the ICPAK Commendation Award in May 2015, for his services to the Accontancy Profession. .Cert of Commendation ME

He has served as ICPAK Coast Branch Executive committee member in 2012/13, as ICPAK Coast Branch Secretary 2013-2015 and once again as ICPAK Coast Branch Secretary 2016- to date.

ME cert of Service as ICPAK Branch secretary

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Personal Details
CPA Mohamed was born in the Coastal City of Mombasa, to his mother who was a teacher later deputy head teacher in Burhaniya Primary School and later Head teacher at Bondeni Girls Primary School – Late Mrs Shirin Ebrahim and a fishmonger father Abdulla Ebrahim. His Grandfather was Ebrahim commonly called British. In Mombasa, Kenya he schooled in Burhaniya Primary School for his Kenya Certificate of Primary Education, Allidina Visram High School for his Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, attended the then Mombasa Polytechnic and then enrolled a Distance Learning student in Strathmore College (Now Strathmore University). Later, he did his BA (Hons) in Sustainable Performance  Management at the Manchester Metropolitan University and MBA at The University of Manchester (Alliance Manchester Business School) ranked among the elite business schools in the world  in England.

CPA Mohamed, is currently enrolled in the Doctoral Program of Business Administration at the Edinburgh Business School. He is also pursuing the Certified Investment and Financial Analyst qualification in Part 3.

Mohamed is the CEO of Ace Financial Advisory Limited, a partner in Ace Associates- Certified Public Accountants and a Director in Ace Taxation Services Limited, Ace Consulting Limited.


Professional /Personal Interests
Islamic Finance
Risk Management
Treasury Management
Corporate Governance
Political Governance
Portfolio Management
Financial Reporting
Performance Management
Free trade area agreements
Twin Hearts Meditation and other Arhatic Yoga meditations
Swimming and Reading


Get to Know CPA Mohamed Ebrahim MBA (Manchester), FCT, CIFE, ACMA, CGMA

CPA Mohamed Ebrahim – MBA (Manchester), BA (Hons), CGMA, ACMA, FCFIP, FIPA/FFA, CIFE AND ACIFE IN Islamic Accounting

CPA Mohamed Ebrahim is a Partner with Ace Associates – Certified Public Accountants, CEO of Ace Financial Advisory Limited and Director in other ACE group Companies including Ace Taxation Services Limited, Ace Consulting Limited.
Mohamed’s has worked for close to 20 years with firms in Kenya -Ernst & Young – Supervisor, Assurance Advisory Business Services and Starting as a trainee in Devani-Devani & Co. CPA’s, then joining Kassim-Lakha Abdulla & Co. to being an Audit Senior (now PKF Kenya), United Arab Emirates -Group Financial Controller, Credo Investments FZE and  Canada, World Financial Group – Financial Advisor and Mc Tavish & Company Certified General Accountant’s.
He is a practicing member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA-ACMA). He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Corporate Treasurers, Institute of Financial Accountants and Institute of Public Accountants of Australia.  He is a pioneer Fellow Member of The Institute of Certified Forensic Investigation Professionals (FCFIP).  He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors. Furthermore, he is a Honorary Member of Non-Executive Directors Association (NEDA) UK and a member Institute of Directors (Kenya). He served as the Secretary and CPD Convener on the Coast Branch management committee of ICPAK between (2013-2015) and as an Executive committee Member in 2012.

Mohamed graduated from the University of Manchester’s highly ranked Manchester Business School with an MBA (Finance). He read and passed modules on Managerial Economics, Marketing Strategy, Corporate Risk Management, Management & Organisational Behaviour, Treasury, foreign exchange & Trade Finance, Corporate Finance, Financial Analysis, Ethics Governance and Competition Policy and Strategic Management. His dissertation was on Risk Management in Islamic Financial Institutions.

MOOC Courses

  • THE WORLD BANK GROUP’S MOOC ON Financing for Development.
  • Financial Markets an online non-credit course authorized by Yale University and offered through Coursera
  • Principles of Valuation: Time Value of Money a 6 week online non-credit course authorized by University of Michigan and offered through Coursera