Vice President - Financial Reporting & Control STC – Saudi Telecom Company, Saudi Arabia
Mr. Abdulaziz Alqatie has more than 20 years’ of vast operational and financial experience in the field of corporate financial management, planning and analysis, leading corporate strategy, investor relations, corporate governance and business plan development.
CFODubai Cares, UAE
Mustafa Mehrim holds a senior strategic role as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) within Dubai Cares since 2009. In his current position, Mehrim oversees all aspects of the organization’s finances, including the development and management of a multimillion dollar budget and ensuring the financial viability of its global operations.
In his 10 years at Dubai Cares, Mehrim has generated 75 percent higher investment returns for the organization and reduced operating and overhead costs by 35 percent year-on-year. As CFO, Mehrim also introduced procedures to improve accountability and expedite business procedures within his team, ensuring that Dubai Cares can continue to bring quality education to millions of children around the world.
Head of Financial Planning and AnalysisBarclays, UAE
Ram is a finance thought leader specializing in FP&A and Business Management. He is analytical, adept at 'Telling the Story' and inspiring a data-driven decision-making culture.
Ram has 19 years of experience working at leading multinational banks with leaders and teams across businesses supporting strategy development and executing plans, analyzing performance and providing insights to manage risk and grow revenues, increase efficiencies and manage cost, evaluate capital allocation and improve returns.
Ram is a member at Dubai FP&A Board, Pro bono consultant, AFP FP&A Exam development member, and speaker at Finance events. Currently, Ram is the Head of Financial planning and Analysis and Management Information at Barclays Bank, UAE.
Group CFO and DirectorApparel Group, UAE
Neeraj Teckchandani is the Group CFO and Director of Apparel Group.
With over 19 years of experience directing and improving corporate financial operations at the Apparel Group.
Neeraj holds MBA degree from the Cass Business School, City University of London and
is also an alumni of Harvard Business School and member of the Beta Gamma Sigma
Having been associated with the Group since its inception, Neeraj has been involved
with Strategic Planning, M & A, Business Expansion and financial operations of the
Group Chief Operating OfficerAl Habtoor Group, UAE
He is a member of the Group Executive Committee and board member of AHG’s Hospitality, Real Estate, Education, Car leasing and Audit divisions.
Managing a multibillion-dollar real estate portfolio comprising 2,000 luxury lifestyle residential units in the UAE — and over 700,000 sq ft of commercial and retail space in the emirates and abroad — Mr Agarwala is responsible for structuring Al Habtoor Real Estate and all its operational aspects including sales, leasing and facility management. He also oversees AHG’s investment and acquisitions in real estate and hospitality.
Global Head of Digital FinanceNovartis, SPAIN
Byron is heading the digital transformation agenda for finance in the Technical Operations Unit of one of the biggest Pharma Companies in the World, coming from an extensive experience in Finance as a CFO in the Netherlands and several positions in America in business planning, accounting, auditing and operations. He has a doctorate in Business Administration and a master degree in Finance.
Chief Financial OfficerSHUAA Capital, UAE
Joachim is the Chief Financial Officer of ADFG responsible for driving operational excellence across ADFG’s Finance, Treasury, Tax and Investor Relations functions as well as for providing budgeting, decision-making and reporting support to ADFG’s portfolio companies. Joachim is also leading the Digital Transformation program at ADFG.
Joachim has more than 20 years of international experience across Investment Banking and Finance. Prior to working at ADFG, Joachim held several senior positions at Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt and London, including CFO for EMEA and Group Head of Investor Relations. Earlier, Joachim was a top ranked sell-side equity research analyst at JP Morgan, HSBC and Credit Agricole Cheuvreux in London and Frankfurt.
Finance Director – Healthcare Al-Futtaim, UAE
He is a hands-on executive with over 21 years of experience in healthcare finance, spent the initial ~5 years of work life in India and ~17 years in Dubai.
He is currently working as Finance Director for Al Futtaim Healthcare based out of UAE. Prior to Al Futtaim Healthcare, he was the CFO for the GCC operations of Aster DM Healthcare Limited, a listed company on Indian Stock Exchanges.