Silverstone & Co | Chartered Certified Accountants
Founder and Managing Partner
M Jaweed Raza is Founder and Managing Partner of Silverstone & Co. He has extensive experience of over 25 years in accounting practices and has worked with big 4 firms in Asia and Middle East. He has worked with clients ranging from family owned businesses to medium sized enterprises. He is also an expert in Outsourced Accounting Function that is a proven formula for cost-saving for SMEs.
He has developed Silverstone & Co from small beginnings into an organisation locally recognised for range of services and established office in London, Dubai and Karachi.
He holds Chartered Accountant position in UAE and the Fellow membership of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the United Kingdom.
He is the father of three children, mentors start-ups, and loves visiting places.
Hassan Shirwani has more than 19 years of experience in pension schemes accounts and audit first as an auditor then as a pensions finance manager at the Church of England Pensions Board and Nestle UK. He vastly improved accounting services at the CEPB ensuring that the annual report was prepared on time for the first time in many years and rectified the unitisation of the Common Investment Fund.
Under his leadership, the pension accounting team at Nestle UK consistently earned the maximum scores possible in auditor peer-group comparisons with other pension schemes. Hassan also set up and led the audit committee for a Belgium based cross-border pension scheme and undertook internal audits of schemes outside the UK. He has dealt with pension schemes of all types and sizes from single-member schemes to those with 30,000 members and £5billion net assets. He has wide experience in complex matters including derivative accounting, LDI portfolio accounting, local government pension problems, PPF entry, and Pension Compensation Board calculations.
Hassan is a qualified accountant and has a Master’s in infrastructure investment and finance from UCL.