Director in the Financial Services team covering various
service lines across the banking, insurance and investment space – enabling
clients resolve challenges, improve performance and deliver growth. This spans
practice development, relationships, delivery and people. Service areas include
Risk, Governance, Compliance, Internal Audit and Business Advisory viz.
Performance Improvement, Strategy, Turnaround, Others. He has rich global
C-suite experience in Banking, Financial Services and Consulting.
He is CIA-Certified Internal
Auditor and CRMA-Certification in Risk Management Assurance, from Institute of
Internal Auditors, USA, SCR- Sustainability and Climate Risk Certificate from
GARP, USA, CFE-Certified Fraud Examiner from ACFE, USA, CAMS-Certified
Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and CGSS–Certified Global Sanctions Specialist
from ACAMS,USA, ACSI – Associate of The Chartered Institute for Securities and
David Cafferty is a business professional with over 30 years of experience in a variety of roles, including management and consulting in forensic accounting, financial crime, corporate governance, regulatory compliance and anti-money laundering for both private and public sector organisations locally, in the MENA Region and internationally.
His career has included working for a Big-4 Firm, an international law firm, and the third largest police economic crime unit in the UK while his industry experience includes financial services, logistics, local and central government, hospitality, healthcare, construction and oil & gas.”
Deepika Chandak is leading the Global Mobility & Consulting arm of Crowe UAE. With over 10 years of experience in Global Mobility, she has supported various MNCs with local compliance and advisory projects. This includes seamless coordination with multi-jurisdictional projects. Her role further extends to managing corporate and accounting advisory services alongside a team with decades of experience. Prior to joining Crowe, she worked at one of the Big-4 consulting firms in India. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and holds a degree in the field of Commerce.
Michel is an experienced tax advisor in the field of indirect taxation based in Dubai, UAE. He holds an LLM in Tax Law of the VU University Amsterdam and is a member of the Dutch association of Tax Advisors. Before working in the UAE, Michel has worked as tax advisor for one of the big-4 firms in the Netherlands, for a large FMCG company and for the Crowe Member firm in the Netherlands. Michel has gained experience on due diligence projects, implementation projects, compliance projects and a wide range of advisory projects with regards to taxes.
Mridula is leading the Finance &
Accounting practice of Crowe UAE. She boasts a distinguished career spanning
over 16 years, punctuated with roles in top-tier industrial settings and a
significant tenure managing her own private practice. A maestro in finance, her
competencies encompass areas such as financial forecasting, capital budgeting,
risk management, and financial data analysis. Adept in the nuances of Cost,
management and financial accounting, she has consistently showcased prowess in
areas like cost modelling, product costing, cash flow management, financial
modelling, asset management, and advanced financial reporting as per the
Standard. With an intrinsic understanding of corporate finance & tax
strategies, she brings a holistic approach to financial decision-making.
Pairing these with her expertise in Team Management, R2R processes, and
Corporate Compliances, she stands poised to navigate the finance and accounts
team towards unparalleled horizons of success and innovation.
She is a qualified Chartered Accountant
and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and holds a
degree in the field of Commerce
Rahul is a technology professional with an extensive 22-year tenure in
the Technology industry, showcasing a robust track record of driving
large-scale projects that transform businesses and business processes through
Digital Transformation. Over the past 15 years, Rahul has been instrumental in
leading and executing numerous transformative initiatives.
In his capacity as the Director of Digital Transformation at Crowe UAE,
Rahul assumes a pivotal role in the Technology arm of the firm. His
comprehensive service offerings encompass guiding clients through their Digital
Transformation journey aligned with business objectives. Rahul provides
consultancy on technology evaluation and adoption, with a focus on elevating
efficiency and productivity. Additionally, his expertise extends to delivering
audits and services concentrated on Cyber Security, involving the review and
formulation of policies and procedures.
Rahul excels in
managing large-scale projects related to Core Business Application selection
and implementation. He conducts gap analyses on IT Infrastructure,
Applications, Policies and Procedures, Resources, Risks, and Budgets, aiming to
strengthen compliance, enhancing workflow productivity, and cost optimization.
Collaborating closely with clients, Rahul customizes strategies to meet their
distinctive needs, fostering operational efficiency and ensuring sustained
success. Rahul carries a degree in Commerce and a Higher Diploma in Software
Engineering. His role as the digital architect involves navigating the
intricacies of the transformative journey, strategically positioning businesses
for a dynamic, digitally driven future. His wealth of experience and commitment
to excellence make him an invaluable asset in the realm of Digital