Arif has recently taken on the role as Chair of the PwC UK India Business Group. He is an experienced Partner based in Leeds and has a close affinity to India where he was born, though he has lived in the UK from the age of 1. He joined PwC in 1996 and became a Partner in 2009. He was Leeds Office Senior Partner from 2013 to 2016, and head of one of PwC’s London Audit business units from 2016 to 2019. In addition to his India role, he is the Risk line of service market leader for private business and private equity nationally, and he also leads our private business practice across the North of England.
Arif is married to Meena, a GP, and they have 2 children aged 9 and 8. Cricket is a big passion and he still plays, captaining his local 2nd team, and he coaches the U11s and U9s where his son plays.