Mahmood Reza is the owner / manager of Pro Active Resolutions, a company he formed in February 1995. Over the last thirty five years Mahmood has accumulated an extensive and wide range of financial, tax and business knowledge, skills and experiences within the creative, commercial and voluntary sector.
Mahmood began his full time working life as a business & law lecturer in 1989. He then managed a successful transfer into industry where he worked for more than 5 years as a divisional accountant reporting to board level. He left industry in 1995 to begin his own company, providing accounting, business and training services, initially his back bedroom served as his main (only) office – the business has now grown, acquiring offices, staff and infrastructure along the way.
Mahmood established Pro Active Resolutions with a strong ethical and social ethos, hoping to bring his knowledge and expertise to bear not just on the commercial sector but on the charitable and arts sector too.
This desire, still as strong now as the day Pro Active Resolutions was formed, stems from the fact Mahmood has been actively involved in the charitable & creative sectors for over 35 years, in both paid / professional and voluntary capacities. He is currently he is a volunteer director/trustee of four charitable and not for profit organisations and writes on financial & business matters for Arts Professional, the UK's leading Arts Management Magazine.
Mahmood's experience is not just UK based as has been involved with a number of International Consultancy & Training projects, including the delivery of professional training in Russia; tax workshops to Senior Cuban Tax officials as part of a European Union funded project for the development of the Cuban Financial & Administrative Systems; development review for professional accountancy training in Tanzania, Kenya & the Seychelles and development of workshop programme for 'accounting in education', Kenya.