FCA, ACMA, Diploma in IFRS | 30 Years of Experience
Results-driven international business CFO with 15+ years of experience in diverse industries across Middle East from Manufacturing to Service to Royal Family Office. A successful track-record in producing target-based business plans and working with CEOs as a Business Partner.
Experienced at complex project management and proven business turnaround capability. Expertise in GCC Regulations and Legislation. An effective presenter with natural knack of simplifying complex matters.
My career focus has been on improving profit and/or savings in cost, resulting in grossed up saving and increase in Profitability of approx. USD 47.5m so far.
Relationship Skills to understand the needs, objectives, and agenda of all the stakeholders. Business and Environment Acumen to deduce conclusions for influencing business performance.
Functional expertise: Business Strategy development, Project Management, Communication & MIS skills, Cash Flow Management, Financial Reporting & Compliance. Leadership strengths are Communication, Learner, Relator, and Influencer.
My Natural Strengths are those of Achiever, Responsibility and Shared Goals.
Dubai and Abu Dhabi: Chief Solutions Officer and CFO Partner since Feb 2019 with 800Profit.com and TheTotalCFO.com. Previously worked with Kreston Menon Consulting, Al Tayer Group, Saif Al Ghurair Group, Dhabi Group (A large group of companies owned by a Ruling Family member in Abu Dhabi), Belselah Group. India: Aditya Vikram Birla Group
Strategy Partner to CEO. Restructuring of Debts. Headed Finance, IT, Administration and Legal functions to drive deeper understanding of profitability and operational efficiency
- Chartered Accountant
- Financial Consultant
- Tax Consultant
Awards and Recognitions
- Economic Substance Regulations compliance and other business & commercial laws advisory ( 2022 )
- VAT Implementation, Training and Compliance in varied industry segments of 50+Corporates
- Full financial restructuring of debts and investments of the order of USD 10b ( 2024 )
- Arrangement of fund of USD 200 M for vehicle purchase financing in UAE and term loan of USD 800m under Project Finance in India with FIs like IDBI, ICICI, IFCI, and IFC World Bank
- ICAI 55583