Aziz Akbari has been working with the University of Alberta since 2015. He began at the International Office as a Budget and Finance Supervisor and currently works at the Research Services Office as a Finance Analyst. In addition to his growing experience in the finance field, he has previously worked in the property management, hospitality and automotive industries.
As a Bachelor of Commerce graduate from MacEwan University, Aziz is currently pursuing his
designation as a Chartered Professional Accountant. Along with his career ambitions, however, Aziz is also actively involved in his community; he serves as the member for Finance, MIS, Performance Management with the Shia Imami Ismaili Council for Edmonton.
Aziz demonstrates a high level of accountability, diligence and competence in any task he is approached with. His extensive experience in communicating and collaborating with key stakeholders of different organizations has helped him hone personal and professional skills necessary for a positions of high responsibility. Being a part of the NASA Executive Committee will allow Aziz to exercise these abilities while also having the opportunity to gain additional experience for his CPA designation.