Shuja Akram

Shuja Akram

Tax Partner

BDO Austin Office



Executive Summary

Shuja has more than 15 years of public accounting experience serving both public and privately held companies. Shuja has extensive experience in servicing large to mid-size companies in the oil and gas industry. He has substantial experience with tax compliance, tax consulting and tax issues related to oil and gas exploration and production activities. He also has significant experience with tax planning for initial public offerings (IPO).

Prior to joining BDO, Shuja served as a tax senior manager of the energy consulting group at a regional firm and as a tax manager at a big four firm. His experience also includes serving as a tax partner at a regional firm.

Shuja has been a frequent speaker on tax-related issues for organizations such as the Petroleum Accountant’s Society of Houston, the University of Houston’s Bauer College of Business and local oil & gas forums.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants


LL.M. in Taxation, University of Houston
Certificate in Financial Planning, Rice University