Executive Management

Mr. Sachin Bawa, CFO

Mr. Sachin Bawa brings the experience and expertise of over three decades in Finance and general management in India and the Middle East. A Fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, he has held senior management positions in Oman in Industry and Banking since 1997.

Since 2014, he has been advisor to key business houses on greenfied projects while simultaneously overseeing his own greenfield ventures in education and healthcare. Prior to that he was the CEO of Izz Group of Companies, CFO of the Shanfari Group of Companies and a Senior Manager at Bank Muscat. His achievements include re-engineering of corporates, turnarounds, amalgamations and mergers, demergers, managing and advising key business negotiations and successfully executing them.

He has held board positions in various SAOC and SAOG companies as nominee director of the Shanfari group and was nominated as a director on the board of Indian schools in Oman by the Ambassador of India in 2011.

Mr. Sachin is Chief Financial Officer at Kunooz

Mr. Scott Watson, Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Scott Watson brings 30 plus years’ experience from the Mining, Quarrying, Ready-mix and Asphalt Industries. Holding Senior Management Positions in S Africa, United Kingdom, Northern Europe and Norway, before moving to Sultanate of Oman in 2016 as General Manager of Kunooz Gypsum.

Completed 9 years in South Africa with Anglo American Corp after graduating, rising to Underground Manager in the Gold Division. Returning to the United Kingdom, worked for the Lagan Group in the Quarrying, Asphalt and Construction Sectors, holding Senior Operations and Commercial Positions. In 2012 employed by Aggregate Industries UK (Holcim Company) as General Manager for their Norwegian subsidiary Quarrying business, reporting directly to the Norwegian Board.

Graduated from the Camborne School of Mines with a Hons Degree in Mining Engineering, complemented with an MBA from the University of Ulster.

Past Chairman of the Northern Ireland Institute of Quarrying, past member of the Northern Ireland Quarry Products Planning Committee and member of the Institute of Highways and Transport UK.

Mr. Scott Watson is Chief Operating Officer at Kunooz

Mr. Kahlid Yahya Al Raisi, Group Internal Auditor

Mr. Khalid Yahya AlRaisi is the Group Internal Auditor. He has over 10 years experience in auditing and accounting. Prior to joining Kunooz, he was Finance Manager and part of the management team with State Bank of India – Muscat. He was key member in the bank who introduced both personal and car loan services in 2013. Prior to his employment with State Bank of India, Mr. AlRaisi held a senior position with Ernst and Young LLP – Muscat for over 6 years. Ernst and Young a leading financial services organization in the Middle East. During his career with Ernst and Young Mr. AlRaisi provided professional consultant services for many international firms on audit and tax for the region.

Mr. AlRaisi is a registered member of The Institute of Internal Auditor (IIA), also has registered in CPA Examination Center. He holds a Degree in Finance from Sultan Qaboos University.

Mr. Khalid AlRaisi is Group Internal Auditor at Kunooz

Mr. Haitham Bin Said Al Wahaibi, Group Health Safety Security and Environmental Manager

Mr. Haitham Al Wahaibi is a HSSE Specialist with over 12 years of experience.

Mr. Haitham was previously associated with Global Electricals Engineering Consultants which is Mott Macdonald in HSSE Construction Safety and advised Internal HSSE staff on best practices, safety standards and regulations as per the occupational safety and health (OSH) department of the directorate general for laborer’s welfare.

He has immense HSSE experience associated to strategic planning, cost reductions, developing HSSE policies and programs, implementation of equipment for safety and compliance, processes to address new regulations. Implementing and monitoring all aspects of work site, as per HSSE approved plan, site regulations, safe work permits and procedures as per client requirements, he has lead the team in incident investigations, delivered significant safety performance, drive business growth and control short/long term liability through HSSE policies and procedures. He has received recognition for 5 Million Job Hours Lost Time Accident Free from Sohar Aluminum Project, 2 Million Job Hours LTI Free from Sohar Aluminum, further to this he has certificate of appreciations for his contribution towards HSSE from British Petroleum and Towell Construction, apart from various other certifications and recognitions.

Mr. Haitham is holding Bachelor Degree in Health, Safety and Environment Sciences from Bakerville University, also has Professional Qualification Studies Related to Over Head Network Assistant and Wireline from Rusayl Institute and IOSH managing Safety, United Kingdom and NEBOSH Sultanate of Oman/United Kingdom.

Mr. Haitham is Group HSSE Manager at Kunooz

Mr. Imaduddin Mohammed, Group IT Development Manager

Mr. Imaduddin is an Information Technology Engineer, with over 15 Year’s of experience in GCC.

Mr. Imaduddin started his career back in India as Programmer in Scantech Computers and Communication Concepts, he was responsible for developing applications in Visual Basic and Power Builder. Moving over to Gulf, he joined Assyst Saudi Arabia, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Microsoft Dynamics ERP, He started as Technical Consultant for MCBA Accounting package, a product from USA, he was responsible for Installation and Troubleshooting. Later moved to Microsoft Dynamic ERP as Technical Consultant within the organization, he was a part of team implementing MS Dynamics ERP across Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Then moving to Lateral System and Solutions a Dubai based company in Sultanate of Oman he was involved in Managing its existing clients as a part of MS Dynamics support services.

Later Imaduddin joined as Assistant Manager – Applications, in Bahrain International Circuit (One of 19 Circuits approved by FIA in the world), was responsible for maintaining and supporting all the applications like ERP, CRM and Ticketing Applications, He was responsible for replacing the legacy ticketing application to completely web based system including Online and Access Control for visitors during Local and International Racing events like GCC Races, International World Endurance Championship (WEC) and Annual Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix (F1 Race).

Mr. Imaduddin is a Certified Microsoft Technology Specialist with Certifications in Microsoft Dynamics ERP, academic includes a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science (BSCs). Also owns certifications in following technologies; Certification in Microsoft Dynamics Retail Management System. Certification in Administration and Maintenance of SQL SERVER 2005/2012. Advanced Post Graduation Diploma in Software Engineering, Certificate of Merit in JAVA Programming, and Certification in SAP from Sun Star Solutions with an overview in MM/SD Modules.

Mr. Imaduddin is Group IT Development Manager at Kunooz.

Mr. Stanley D'Souza, Board Secretary

Mr. D’Souza, has a B.A. (Honors) Economics Degree from the Bombay University, India and experience of over 28 years in administration, management, corporate finance, verifications, audit controls, feasibility studies and restructuring of business units. He is currently the Board Secretary and Executive Manager, Chairman’s Office of the Company.

Prior to his current role, he  worked in Saudi Arabia as an Operations Manager for 17 years with one of the largest holding companies and later was the Human Resources and Management Consultant.

Mr. Stanley has various management certifications and is well versed in MS Office and e-Commerce. He has also been a mentor to a number of students and staff in their academic pursuits.

Mr. Stanley is Board Secretary at Kunooz