RSM appoints Marc Mazzucco and Akhlaq Ahmed as Partner in UK

26 January 2017 3 min. read
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RSM has appointed Marc Mazzucco and Akhlaq Ahmed as Partner. Mazzucco joins the firm's Glasgow office, he will focus on supporting the firm's large portfolio clients with strategic advice; Ahmed joins the firm's Forensic practice in London.

Marc Mazzucco joined PwC in 1989, where he rose to the role of Director in the firm’s Assurance practice, before, in 2004, moving to the firm’s management consulting practice, where he too worked as a Director. In 2009 he became PwC UK’s Leader of Sports events budgets, and in 2014 he became the Charity Consulting lead.

Mazzucco holds a Bachelor of Science in Immunology from the University of Glasgow. He is a CPFA in Accounting from the The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy.

Mazzucco joins RSM as a Partner. In his new role, to which he brings more than 30 years of experience, he is tasked with providing the firm’s large portfolio of clients with strategic advice, with the aim of driving the future growth of RSM’s Scottish risk assurance and consulting services. He is based in the firm’s Glasgow office.

Robert Ross, Scottish Managing Partner and UK Head of Consulting at RSM, says, “It’s fantastic to have Marc onboard at RSM. He is a prominent risk, assurance and consulting professional in the market and his appointment reinforces our ongoing investment and growth plans for RSM in Scotland.”

Marc Mazzucco and Akhlaq Ahmed

Marc Mazzucco comments on his appointment, “I am absolutely delighted to be joining RSM. It’s an exciting role and I’m looking forward to drawing on my experience to grow our risk advisory and consulting offering, and to support a growing portfolio of clients in Scotland.”

Prior to joining RSM, Akhlaq Ahmed worked at KPMG as its Head of Forensic in the South of England for two years. He previously worked at Big Four firm EY for nine years, most recently as a Forensic Accountant.

Ahmed holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Warwick and a Master of Science in Management Science and Operational Research from the University of Warwick - Warwick Business School. He is a FCA holder from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

RSM has named Ahmed as a Partner in the firm’s Forensic practice, in its London office. He is responsible for global investigations into contract non-performance, and advising clients on contract breakdown resolution.

Andrew Conti, the Head of RSM’s Forensic practice in the UK, says, “Akhlaq’s appointment strengthens and deepens our forensic offering and demonstrates RSM’s continued commitment to meeting our clients’ fraud risk management and investigation needs. Akhlaq is well respected within his field and will play a key role in assisting law firm and corporate clients requiring specialist forensic investigation support.”