Meet the Team

Arif Punjani

The Senior Partner Arif Punjani is a proud Co-founder of the firm. After acquiring double bachelor’s degree in accountancy, he went on to become the member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He further developed his niche in estate planning by also becoming a member of The Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners along with The Association of Taxation Technicians. In addition he possesses diploma in International Financial Reporting Standards, which is reflected in his elite corporate consulting and advisory role. He also sits at ATT’s technical VAT sub-committee to share his knowledge. He brings young and dynamic management style of dealing proactively with clientele adding real value to their business and to the profession.

Tabassum Nathani, ACA, FCA (ICAI)

Tabassum Nathani is a co-partner in the firm. She holds bachelor’s degree as well as a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).  She brings with her a decade’s experience of working in Big 4 Audit firm. Her specializations include audit, consulting and forensic investigations. She has had specific exposure to banking and financial sector at her previous employment and can tactfully handle complicated issues for her clients. In her spare time, she enjoys eating different cuisine and reading.

Shakir Awan
B.Sc(Hons), ACCA finalist

Shakir joined Matplus in 2018 and is ACCA Finalist. Shakir is responsible for all client work including accounts preparation, personal and corporate tax. He trains and manages the team, and also responsible for VAT preparation, payroll, CIS and Company Secretarial services. Shakir is a family person who spends most of his time with family. He is also a keen cricket follower.

Penita Carvalho
B.Com, MBA

Penita Carvalho holds a Masters degree in Finance and Accounting. She is qualified to deliver the complete compliance services such as company accounts, VAT Returns and Payroll to a high standard. One of her specialities is liaising with regulatory bodies. She continues to take every opportunity to keep up to date on all accounting software.

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