Dr. Yafi

Mowafak Alyafi
Managing partner.

Is responsible for the strategic planning of Alyafi Group within the various services. He has more than 46 years of experience in the services the firms within the group provide. Mowafak has recently spearheaded the Alyafi Innovation centre which is tasked to develop innovations for local communities utilizing the most up to date technologies including block chain, and machine learning. He is an active member of the local community and dedicated to assist Lebanon to achieve its potential through long term projects which focus on core matters which empower youth into building a brighter future.

Mowafak has more than 46 years of experience since 1975, in assurance/audit, tax, consulting, corporate governance, intellectual property services, business management and capacity building for international and local companies in both the private and public sectors. Mowafak advises business owners, chief financial and accounting officers, tax executives, boards of directors and legal counsel, and provides tailored services meeting the needs of the client.

His diversified experience encompasses working with public and private companies in a variety of industries, including banking, government/public sector, intergovernmental organizations, non-governmental organizations, healthcare, education, technology, consumer and industrial products, manufacturing, retail, and distribution.

He also assisted clients with a range of Management Advisory services including personnel effectiveness, compensation and revenues, breakeven, cost analysis, feasibility studies and Due Diligence. In addition to that, he assisted in developing financial and administrative systems. His clients included a number of major international clients, banks, financial institutions, public sector and private businesses.


  • Ph.D. – Economics and Political Science, Lebanese University
  • MSc – Economic and Political Science, Lebanese University
  • Bachelor of Art – Political Science, Lebanese American University
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) – Management & Accounting, Beirut Arab University

Professional Memberships:

  • Board member of National Bank of Kuwait
  • Head of audit committee in the National Bank of Kuwait
  • Member of the Lebanese Parliamentary Elections Supervisory Board 2018
  • Board member of Questscope (2014 – Present)
  • Sworn Auditor at the Lebanese Judicial Courts (1997 – Present)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Arab Tax Association. (2004 – Present)
  • Secretary General of the Arab Federation of Public Accountants(AOCPA) (2000-2010)
  • Member of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board(IAASB) (2001-2004)
  • EX- Member of the Supreme Accounting Board/Lebanon (1994-2006)
  • EX-President of the Lebanese Association of Certified Public Accountants(LACPA) (1996-2000-2002-2004)
  • Member of the Board of the Middle East Society of Associated Accountants(MESAA) (1985-2000)

Areas of Expertise:

  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • Growth
  • Public Sector
  • Investment strategy
  • Management consulting
  • Governance
  • Capacity building
  • Innovation
  • Intellectual property
  • Audit