Abu Bakkar

Chief Innovation Officer, HLB International, Ltd. - London

Abu is HLB's Chief Innovation Officer and is responsible for leading and driving the technology and innovation strategy for the HLB network. As the leader of HLB's technology best practice group, Abu helps identify and implement technologies and systems that allow HLB firms to compete for international work more dynamically and enable growth.

Prior to joining HLB, Abu has worked for Microsoft and the University of Brighton technology faculty, giving him years of experience and a strong tech background. He is passionate about the speed of technology innovation and how it is transforming the professional services sector to allow more value added in every client engagement.

Abu has completed the Fintech Programme at Saïd Business School at University of Oxford. Also has hands on experience and certifications from Google and Microsoft.