Abraham is currently working for the Omani Ministry of Finance to support the setup of the PPP entity in Oman and to provide expertise to various ministries and public sector entities who are contemplating PPP projects. He joined MoF from Ernst & Young (EY) where he was a Partner in the Infrastructure and PPP Advisory practice. He has been in the MENA region since April 2008 when he transferred from Ernst & Young Canada where he was a Managing Director leading the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) practice in Québec and Eastern Canada. In MENA he has advised the governments of Oman, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Egypt, Lebanon and Libya on landmark PPP transactions totaling several billion dollars.
He has over 25 years’ experience in PPP and is a renowned expert and advisor on public infrastructure projects and PPPs having led or advised on the development of more than 100 projects in the Middle East, Canada and the USA including several in the health, housing, municipal services, education, transportation, utilities, real estate and Information & Communication Technology sectors. Abraham holds a Bachelors Degree in Administration, and an MBA in Finance both from the University of Ottawa. He is fluent in Arabic, English and French.