Middle East and Africa

Circles of Practice

The A4S Circles of Practice (CoPs) are more informal regional or sector level groups which provide finance leaders with the opportunity to gain insights from one another, by sharing practical approaches, exchanging information and knowledge.

The Gulf Finance Leaders Circle of Practice was launched at the first CFO meeting in Abu Dhabi in November 2015.  

The Gulf Circle of Practice have kicked off the "Regional Benchmarking and Case Studies Project" which aims to understand and document the different ways organizational strategy and long term decision making in the region are influenced by sustainability concepts. The project will support organizations in understand their current positions and identify actions to support the further integration of sustainability in decision making.  

The Gulf Circle of Practice have also published the CFO Leadership Network's Managing Future Uncertainty guide in Arabic



The Accounting Bodies Network (ABN) is a group of accounting bodies from across the globe, brought together to help achieve a common approach to accounting for sustainability.

Current Middle East – Africa members:

  • South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)