Sohail is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP), and is also accredited by the Institute of Public Accountants Australia (IPA). He is an alumni of the London Metropolitan University, UK, where he studied Accounting & Finance, and INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France, where he attended the Young Managers Programme.
He has over 20 years of post-qualification experience, of which about 17 have been in senior management finance and commercial roles with responsibility for delivering strategy, top line growth and profit, developing organizational capability and implementing business performance management and corporate governance frameworks.
He comes to the IIL family skilled at business management, financial planning, analysis & control, IT, audit and project management, having worked in industrial manufacturing, retail & premier banking, management consultancy, FMCG marketing, pharmaceuticals, and audit & assurance industries in blue chip organizations including Akzo Nobel, Barclays Bank, United Bank, ICI and BDO International. Sohail is a certified Director from the Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance.
Sohail has been instrumental in getting IIL Australia Pty Limited, IIL’s greenfield venture in Australia, off the ground and currently resides in Melbourne, Victoria.