CA. Rajiv Hira, a high caliber finance professional with an experience of leading roles in private and multinational financial institutions for over 20+ years in the area of risk management, compliance, investment analysis, investment management, Taxation advisory, VAT advisory and management consulting. Expertise in connecting with people and processes to arrive at the effective value preposition for business, derived from hands-on experience of working in multicultural and multinational organisations. Experience of working in Asia, Africa & Middle East. Actively working in UAE, with large corporates, SME & Individuals on indirect tax advisory, compliance & transactional advisory. Contributed in development of resources (with professional bodies, training institutes & corporates) through structured training, seminars and articles. Hands-on experience in engaging with regulators and governing bodies in the space of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF). This work involves understanding the strategic intent and implementation objectives for compliance.