Samuel Widdowson and Zaheer Minhas partner at Accuracy

02 August 2021 2 min. read
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Accuracy has promoted two of its directors in Asia to partner: Samuel Widdowson and Zaheer Minhas.

Both newly appointed partners are based in the Singapore office of the global financial advisory firm. “Their considerable combined expertise will help Accuracy’s Singapore office go from strength to strength,” said the Frenchman Frédéric Duponchel, Managing Partner of Accuracy. 

“The firm has undergone considerable growth in Southeast Asia since opening our Singapore office in 2016. Samuel and Zaheer will be instrumental in continuing this growth.”

Samuel Widdowson and Zaheer Minhas partner at Accuracy

Samuel Widdowson has over 20 years of professional experience. He specialises in forensic construction planning, advising clients on construction disputes, which includes assessments into time-related delays, construction logistics, methodology and risk management. His track record spans cases in the planning and construction of hotels, residential buildings, commercial office buildings, airports, leisure and healthcare facilities. 

Prior to joining Accuracy as a director in 2018, Widdowson worked at a number of major international consultancy and construction firms, including Navigant and HKA. He spent a decade gaining project experience in the UK before relocating to the Middle East in 2010 and Asia in 2014. 

Zaheer Minhas heads Accuracy’s Infrastructure and Government advisory practices in Asia. He has 22 years of experience advising both public and private sector clients in the infrastructure space across Europe and Asia. 

Prior to joining Accuracy, Minhas worked at PwC for twelve years in the UK and Singapore, and prior to that, he worked as an engineer with the Land Transport Authority of Singapore, where he was involved in the planning, design, testing and commissioning of metro rail lines in Singapore.

He specialises in providing insights to clients on their infrastructure projects around feasibility/business planning, procurement options,  construction project audits/reviews and asset operations, with a focus on projects in the transport, healthcare, energy and utilities sectors.