Syed Rahat Ali
Heading up RASCO team is Syed Rahat Ali, a Qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA), Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) and Master Degree in Business/ Managerial Economics. He is also member of several committees of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) and Lahore Tax Bar Association (LTBA).
Having studied masters in economics at University of Punjab, Rahat began his career in 2005 at Avais Hyder Liaquat Nauman(AHLN) Chartered Accountants currently known as RSM Pakistan as a trainee student and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2008. His career started in the firm’s Lahore based office and after completion of articles training he quickly moved through the ranks to become Senior Manager of Audit & Assurance department. During that tenure he also worked on various assignments including Taxation, Business Advisory and Corporate Finance Services alongside Audit & Assurance services. Rahat established himself as a renowned assurance and tax expert.
From 2014, he worked for United International Group (UIG) as a head of Corporate Compliance & Reporting, before moving back into private practice in 2018, as a Group Corporate and Financial Advisor of UIG.
Rahat’s expertise in the field of corporate matters ranges over 15 year. He has a special niche for the matters relating to the Company Laws and Ordinances. He is also the member of visiting faculty of Corporate Law at The professionals’ Academy of Commerce (PAC).
In 2015, joined RASCO Consulting as a partner and later on also started Chartered Accountants firm with the name and style of Rahat Ali Shah & Co., Chartered Accountants.