Baker Tilly Channel Islands announces Senior promotion in Assurance and Advisory Department
Baker Tilly Channel Islands has promoted Hafeez Azeez to Associate Director. Hafeez joined the team in 2016 as a Manager and has demonstrated his leadership and technical skills, resulting in fast track promotions during his time at Baker Tilly Channel Islands.
Hafeez was educated in Barbados and qualified with the ACCA in 2010. He previously worked with Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and PwC in Barbados and Papua New Guinea before joining Baker Tilly Channel Islands. Hafeez works withtheAssurance and Advisory team to ensure the firm continually meet the needsof its Jersey and Guernsey clients. His new role within the company will see him take the lead on a number of clients and continue his role with his existing client base. Hafeez will also play an active role in the growth and future direction of the business across the Channel Islands.
Ewan Spraggon, Managing Director of Baker Tilly Channel Islands, commented “I am delighted to appoint Hafeez to Associate Director. Since joining the team he has demonstrated the skillset and mindset we encourage and nurture in interactions with clients and staff alike. At Baker Tilly Channel Islands we believe the only restriction to promotion within the firm is an individuals ability, drive and ambition and this latest step in Hafeezs career is testimony to this ethos”.
Hafeez has diverse experience but his expertise lies within the Financial Services sector, including Funds and Fund services business, including those with complex financial instruments. He also has experience in advising clients across a wide range of matters, and these clients have come to trust and respect his advice.
Hafeez commented “Working at Baker Tilly Channel Islands, an independent firm, yet part of an international network, has given me opportunities to get involved with business development and strategic planning, as well as allowing me to work with our international colleagues on complex and challenging clients. It has given me great opportunities early in my career, opportunities I have been able take with the backing of a great Leadership team”.