Sumair Tariq started his career with Ernst and Young LLP (E&Y) in the assurance and business consulting services. He has over seventeen years of business management and consulting experience and has served several Fortune 500 companies in the US and MENA region. Having gathered experience in various industries such as real estate, hospitality, manufacturing, and oil and gas, he joined R Holding as Head of Internal Audit in 2007. He was promoted as Chief Financial Officer in 2009, and named Managing Director of R Hotels in 2010. Tariq is currently a board member of City University College of Ajman (CUCA), Ajman Academy, Tech Group, and an advisory board member of Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC).
Tariq is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), licensed in the states of Texas and Wisconsin. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Business with an emphasis in Accounting and Information Technology from the University of Wisconsin, USA.