About Us


AABS’s mission

Our mission is to help You find Your Success.

Most of us aspire to do better and achieve more.  We want to inspire and partner with You to help You on Your journey.

Our goal is to provide You with the best facilities, facilitators, business advisory services and work productivity solutions to help you get the Success You want and deserve.

AABS – Who are we?

Areef Ali

Areef Ali B.Sc, FCCA, CA, MBA, MCT is the founder of AABS.  He is a work productivity consultant, trainer and entrepreneur.

Areef is a Microsoft Certified Trainer with  Microsoft Specialist certification in Advanced MS Excel and also in  Analyzing and Visualising Data with both MS Excel & Power BI.

He has over twenty-seven years of work experience, including three and a half years at a Big 4 audit firm where he was a member of the Audit and Business Advisory Services Group.

Areef served as a finance professional at the Methanol complex.  In 2002 he was appointed the Chief Accountant and then Corporate Finance Head at a leading financial institution.

In June 2006 Areef found his passion (helping to develop others), he retired from his day job, and founded AABS.

Areef and his team of professionals offer training and consulting work in Microsoft Office and Power BI to help organisations enhance their work productivity.  AABS also operates a corporate training & retreat rental Centre.

Consulting Projects

Areef has partnered with many organisations to complete projects in core business systems development, data cleansing & consolidation, process automation, business modelling, management reporting automation, dashboard design, other business systems automation and business restructuring.

In-house training

  • MS Excel – basic, intermediate & advanced customised training
  • Management report design and dashboard automation training
  • Business intelligence,  big data analytics & dashboard development using Power BI & MS Excel
  • The Key Secrets & Techniques to achieving Success

External expertise

In addition to Areef’s own expertise, AABS draws on the expertise of a pool of associates to assist organisations. These are professionals with 15–20 years of experience in areas of competency ranging from MS office suite programs, Power BI, internal auditing, strategic planning, HR & compensation management, conflict/mediation management, staff recruitment and IT systems development.

Facilities Management

In April 2017, we completed and launched the AA Success Centre.  Our facilities are rented out to organisations for meetings, retreats and corporate training sessions.

In addition, our public classes and private online classes are run from the Centre.