Rana Shashaa

Partner | Middle East Forensic Leader

Rana Shashaa

Al Fattan Currency House,

DIFC, Building 1


United Arab Emirates


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Rana Shashaa leads the Deloitte Forensic practice in the Middle East, the largest investigation and disputes practice in the region. She has over 18 years of experience across a range of forensic disciplines.

Rana has advised and led on a many large, complex, and high-profile regional and cross-border investigations/litigations/insolvencies involving fraud, anti-bribery & corruption (ABC) and accounting irregularities. She works closely with counsel and client management from various industries and often testified/presented results in local and international courts as well as to prosecutors and regulators.

Clients and counsel have highlighted that Rana's analytical thinking allows her "to digest and analyse a significant amount of information and come up with out-of-the-box solutions".

Rana is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and has an Islamic finance qualification (IFQ-SII) from the UK, an executive MBA from City, University of London (with distinction) and a BSc degree in finance and accounting.

Rana has been recognised as a global leader in investigations and forensic accounting by WWL. Based on the collected feedback from clients and counsel: “Rana does not lose sight of the big picture, no matter how much she dives into the detail". "She delivers high-quality work within very tight deadlines”. "She is approachable and highly responsive".

Rana Shashaa