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12th Annual MENA CFO: The Strategic, Agile Finance Influencer [Marcus Evans Live+ is Available]

“Recession-proofing” your financial agenda and heeding the call to become a transformational value creation partner for your enterprise

29-31 Mar 2021
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Conference Workshop


Whether your organisation missed, met or exceeded financial expectations, CFOs must continually make smart decisions to propel the organisation forward in today’s competitive and uncertain landscape. Thus, having an agile finance function that’s able to course-correct quickly in any condition is key.

Workshop Moderator: Gary Nuttall

Company: Managing Director; Distlytics Ltd, UK

Why You Should Attend

12th Annual MENA CFO: The Strategic, Agile Finance Influencer [Marcus Evans Live+ is Available]

The 12th Annual MENA CFO conference has been curated to equip you with the skills to gain insight on how best to manage uncertainty on your financial transformation journey and what CFOs need to do to truly become the visionaries of their business in 2020. This event will help you capitalise on growth opportunities while reinforcing confidence to become a strategic, tech-savvy leader within your organisation.

This flagship event extracts more value from accounting and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems while adopting digital technologies to improve finance processes. 12th Annual MENA CFO will not only ensure you meet like-minded finance professionals, but will enable you to come together to address the role revolution for finance and create a vision for the future CFO.

[Introducing Marcus Evans Live+ to you]

Feeling skeptical of attending the event in person? ME Live+ is the solution for you. Take advantage of our online live stream of the event, enabling you to attend all event presentations. Be part of the event by still participating in event polling and Q&A with speakers, all from the comfort and convenience of your desktop or mobile device. In addition to the live stream, all presentations and additional event content will be available on demand post event through our digital platform for you to revisit over the next 6 months.

If you want to explore this option and get details on registration and fees, email Anna Foo directly at


This Event is produced in Collaboration with the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Middle East.

This event has been awarded with a total of 12 CPE credits by the Institute of Management Accountants for all members who attend all 2 days of this event.

The first 25 delegates who book and pay for this conference will receive a complimentary new or renewal of membership to the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA.

Key Topics

  • The CFO’s Response when Catastrophe Strikes and Impacts the Economy – Aftermath of Covid-19
  • Growth Tactics to “Recession Proof” Your Organisation: Implementing Successful Responses to Marketplace Disruption
  • Accurate Forecasting to Provide a Solid Basis for Enterprise-Wide Decision-Making
  • Taking Charge of Finance Transformation through Innovation, Upskilling and Leveraging Blockchain
  • The Digital DNA: Driving Efficiencies in the Finance Function via Cutting Edge Technologies

  • Why Choose marcus evans Conferences?

    marcus evans specialises in the research and development of strategic events for senior business executives. From our international network of 63 offices, marcus evans produces over 1000 event days a year on strategic issues in corporate finance, telecommunications, technology, health, transportation, capital markets, human resources and business improvement.

    Above all, marcus evans provides clients with business information and knowledge which enables them to sustain a valuable competitive advantage and makes a positive contribution to their success.

    Practical Insights From

    Paolo Lomonaco
    Group CFO
    Chalhoub Group, UAE

    Mark Nicolas Curtis
    Chief Advisor, Finance & Investment
    ADNOC Group, UAE

    Iyad Abdalrahim
    Group Chief Financial
    Emaar The Economic City, UAE

    Dr. Peter Thurlow
    Macroeconomic, Advisor & Fiscal Policy Advisor
    Department of Finance Abu Dhabi, UAE

    Ram Ramanathan
    Group Chief Financial Officer
    Landmark Hospitality Group, UAE

    Reem Al Anbari
    ADNOC Gas Processing, UAE

    Joachim Muller
    Abu Dhabi Financial Group, UAE

    Nabil Al Ouf
    Group CFO
    Al-Ghurair Investment Group, UAE

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • "The networking opportunities and panel discussions were excellent." - Al-Fozan Holding Company
    • "Experienced and high profile speakers." - Abunayyan Group, Saudi Arabia
    • "Venue and topics covered are good with great level of speakers." - Petrofac Emirates
    • "The venue is well arranged and the topics and presentations are informative and added value." - Yazeed Alrajhi & Brothers, KSA
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    Event Contact

    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Aarathi Manokaran

    Suite A-20-1, Level 20, Hampshire Place Office, 157 Hampshire City,
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,

    +603 2603 2594