With more focus on cloud technology in KSA, organizations are in a frenzy to incorporate SaaS based solutions and cloud platforms onto their tech architecture. During these unprecedented times, delivering fast and adept results is the key; for which transforming and optimizing your digital & finance processes has become a necessity. However, in the Middle East entrenched legacy infrastructure doesn't always match correctly with the modern analytics technologies.

Join this Roundtable Meeting to discover how you can easily abide by all the mandatory norms & compliance requirements through modern cloud based middlewares. Learn new ways to accelerate your time-to-value for your digital transformation efforts in finance.

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ClearTax is a leading global Technology and Financial services provider enabling businesses to deploy secure and compliant enterprise-grade solutions. Trusted by over 4,000 large global brands, we help businesses digitally transform, become more efficient and create bottom line value by embedding AI and technology across the finance and tax-compliance value chain.

We are Technology-First, Technology-Ready and Technology-Forward.

ClearTax’s prowess lies in offering curated cloud-based solutions to enterprises helping them automate their finance processes end-to-end. With intelligence-blended technology and robust infrastructure, we assure digitally transformed processes with uninterrupted performance.

With expertise in Global Tax and Compliance Laws.

With unparalleled experience in tax, compliance, technology, and supply chain financing, ClearTax eliminates the risk of non-compliance and helps you stay 100% compliant.

And close ties with Governments and Regulators.

We enable enterprises to work closely with local government bodies, regulators and financial institutions to deploy solutions that comply with all compliances. The 360° finance expertise we bring to the table helps us share custom-made advisory solutions tailored to your business architecture, processes and infra.

Our products are built on top of secured, AI powered, cloud-based technology platforms. Our teams use cutting edge technology and data sciences to build products empowering Indians to make better financial choices.


Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, June 14, 2023 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

● Challenges being faced by organizations to stay compliant
● Project plan & timelines for E-invoicing implementation
● Choosing the best strategy for compliance
● Case study
1) Safdar Ali - Head of Accounting, Corporate Affairs, Internal Audit & IT, Arla Foods
2) Arslan Idrees - Director of Enterprise enablement, Salam Telco Ltd
3) Gerard Nicholas Soverall -Partner, Indirect Tax Leader at MMJS Saudi Arabia
4) Anas Salhieh, ADIT Gulf Champion || Partner @MMJS Consulting

▪ How do you envision the future of compliance management within organizations, considering the rapid advancements in technology and changing regulatory landscape?
▪ What role do you see e-invoicing playing in streamlining compliance processes for organizations in the future?
▪ How can organizations leverage emerging technologies, such as AI and blockchain, to enhance compliance and e-invoicing practices?
▪ What challenges and opportunities do you foresee for organizations in adopting e-invoicing as a compliance strategy in the future?
▪ How can organizations effectively balance the need for compliance with the desire for digital transformation and innovation?

Who Should Attend

    Job Titles:



  • CFO/Group CFO


  • Chief Risk Officer

  • Chief Accountant/Chief Internal Audit

  • Head of Finance

  • Head of Integration & Architecture & SRE

  • Director of IT Planning And Governance

  • Head Of Enterprise Architecture

  • Director - Information Technology

  • IT Applications Director

  • Director, Development & Integrations, IT

    Industry Focus:

  • Retail

  • FMCG

  • BFSI

  • Government

  • Manufacturing

  • Oil & Gas

  • Logistics

  • Hospitality

  • Healthcare

  • Petrochemical


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Rohit Razdan
Founding member, Advisor
Board member

Rohit Razdan is an accomplished professional with a strong background in venture capital, strategic advisory, and business leadership. Currently serving as the Co-Founder of Tenacity Ventures, Rohit brings his expertise and passion for creating impactful ventures.

With a focus on value creation and problem-solving, Rohit is dedicated to driving customer impact and strategic choices to achieve significant business outcomes. As the Chief Business Officer in Clear, he plays a pivotal role in goal setting, capitalization, and capital allocation, working towards the company's vision of 20x value creation. Rohit's leadership ensures that the organization is equipped to tackle challenging problems, even in the face of delayed gratification.

Prior to his role at Tenacity Ventures, Rohit held key positions at prominent organizations in the finance industry. He served as a Director at Gaja Capital, where he was responsible for Consumer and Healthcare investments, leveraging his expertise to identify and support promising ventures in these sectors. As a Partner at Arth Capital, Rohit played a crucial role in driving strategic initiatives and contributing to the firm's success.

Rohit Razdan has a strong educational background that spans multiple disciplines. He holds an MBA in Finance and Healthcare Management from The Wharton School, earned between 2005 and 2007. This prestigious degree equips him with a solid foundation in finance and an understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities in the healthcare industry.

In addition to his MBA, Rohit also obtained a Master of Science (M.S.) in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from North Carolina State University. Rohit's educational journey began at the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, where he completed his Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Chemical Engineering from 1996 to 2000.

With his diverse experience and deep understanding of the venture capital landscape, Rohit Razdan brings valuable insights and expertise to the table. His strong track record in identifying investment opportunities, driving strategic growth, and delivering positive outcomes make him a sought-after speaker in the industry.

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Safdar Ali
Head of Accounting, Corporate Affairs, Internal Audit & IT,
Arla Foods

Safdar Ali is a dynamic and accomplished professional with a strong background in technology and leadership. With a profile available on LinkedIn at (https://www.linkedin.com/in/safdarali110/), Safdar has showcased a successful career trajectory marked by notable achievements and a passion for driving innovation.

Safdar Ali is a proven financial reporting and accounting professional with a strong focus on tax compliance, auditing, and internal controls. With a passion for excellence and a drive to succeed, Safdar is an aspiring leader in the field.

With a solid foundation in finance and accounting, Safdar possesses a comprehensive understanding of financial principles, reporting standards, and regulatory compliance. This expertise extends to tax regulations, enabling Safdar to navigate complex tax landscapes and ensure organizations remain compliant.

Currently serving as the Head of Accounting, Internal Audit, Corporate Affairs & IT at Arla Foods in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Safdar brings expertise in accounting and financial reporting. In this role, Safdar leads and manages a team of 36 professionals, ensuring accurate and timely month- and year-end reporting to the group consolidation team in Denmark in accordance with IFRS principles. Safdar also takes charge of the statutory financial statements process for Arla KSA legal entities, maintaining compliance with IFRS and SOCPA regulations. Safdar actively develops strong partnerships with the MENA Regional Finance and Global Accounting teams, ensuring effective communication and reporting to the Board. Additionally, Safdar oversees the relationship with external auditors to ensure an efficient and value-adding external audit process.

Safdar Ali holds a strong educational background in management accounting. Safdar obtained the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) qualification from the Top CIMA Institute in 2013. Additionally, Safdar is an Associate Cost and Management Accountant (ACMA) from the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMA Pakistan), specializing in management accounting, which was achieved in 2011. Safdar's educational foundation in management accounting provides a solid framework for financial analysis, reporting, and strategic decision-making in the professional realm.

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Arslan Idrees
Director of Enterprise enablement
Salam Telco

Arslan Idrees is a highly experienced professional with a strong background in enterprise enablement and business analysis. Currently serving as the Director of Enterprise Enablement at Salam, Arslan brings his expertise to drive organizational growth and efficiency.

With over seven years of experience at Integrated Telecom Company (ITC), Arslan held various managerial positions, including Senior Manager of Enterprise Applications and BSS Manager. During his tenure, he played a pivotal role in optimizing enterprise applications and ensuring smooth operations.

Prior to his role at ITC, Arslan contributed his skills and knowledge at Saudi Oger Ltd. as Lead for Supply Chain Applications, where he successfully implemented and managed the inventory and purchasing systems across multiple units.

Arslan's proficiency extends to ERP systems, particularly Oracle EBS SCM, as demonstrated during his tenure as an ERP Business Analyst at Symbia Pvt Ltd. and Team Co-ordinator at Ovex Technologies Pakistan (Pvt.) Ltd.

Throughout his career, Arslan has excelled in conducting comprehensive business analysis, driving system configurations and setups, conducting trainings, and providing post-implementation support. He is highly skilled in managing data migration, coordinating with cross-functional teams, and ensuring compliance with business requirements.

Arslan holds a rich blend of experience and expertise in enterprise enablement and business analysis. With his strong track record in optimizing systems and processes, he is a valuable asset in enhancing organizational efficiency and driving business success.

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Gerard Nicholas Soverall
Partner, Indirect Tax Leader
MMJS Saudi Arabia

Gerard Nicholas Soverall is a seasoned professional with extensive expertise in business development, tax strategy, and executive management. Currently serving as a Partner at MMJS Consulting KSA, Gerard brings his wealth of knowledge and skills to help organizations navigate complex tax environments and drive business growth.

With a successful career spanning several prestigious firms, Gerard has held key positions at renowned companies such as KPMG KSA, PwC, and Arthur Andersen. During his tenure at these organizations, he played pivotal roles in leading teams, developing tax strategies, and providing executive management guidance.

Gerard's proficiency in business development, tax policy, and data analysis has been instrumental in assisting clients in optimizing their tax structures and achieving their financial goals. His strategic insights and leadership development expertise have helped organizations navigate challenges and capitalize on opportunities.

Throughout his career, Gerard has demonstrated exceptional skills in executive coaching and mentoring, guiding professionals to unlock their potential and achieve their career aspirations. His deep understanding of indirect taxation and strong track record in delivering effective tax solutions make him a sought-after speaker and advisor in the industry.

Gerard's commitment to continuous learning is evident through his executive education achievements. He holds an Executive Coaching Certificate from INSEAD, completed the Leading Change Executive Program at London Business School, and attended the Advanced Management Programme at The Wharton School.

With his extensive knowledge, experience, and passion for helping businesses succeed, Gerard Nicholas Soverall is a valuable speaker who provides valuable insights and expertise to organizations seeking to navigate the complex landscape of tax strategy and business development.

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Anas Salhieh
ADIT Gulf Champion
Partner @MMJS Consulting

Anas Salhieh is a highly experienced professional in the field of international tax, with a focus on the Gulf region. Currently serving as a Gulf Champion at ADIT International Tax, Anas brings his expertise and passion for tax compliance and advisory to support organizations in navigating complex tax environments.

With a successful career spanning several renowned firms, Anas has held key positions at MMJS Consulting, Al Tamimi & Company, and PwC. During his tenure, he has provided strategic tax advice, conducted tax reviews, and assisted clients in optimizing their tax structures.

Anas's proficiency in tax compliance and his in-depth understanding of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) tax landscape have been instrumental in helping organizations meet their tax obligations and mitigate risks. He has prepared and reviewed annual tax returns for local and global corporations, partnerships, and has provided guidance on estimated tax and withholding calculations.

Anas is a qualified professional and holds the Association of Tax Technicians (ATT) qualification, as well as a VAT compliance Diploma ("GCC") in Taxation. His commitment to continuous learning and professional development is evident through his achievements and his dedication to staying up-to-date with the latest developments in international tax.

Anas's educational background includes a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Yarmouk University, where he actively participated in extracurricular activities such as the AIESEC organization and Bright Future.

With his extensive experience and expertise in international tax, Anas Salhieh is a sought-after speaker who provides valuable insights and guidance on navigating tax complexities in the Gulf region. His passion for tax compliance, coupled with his dedication to helping organizations achieve their tax objectives, makes him a trusted advisor and speaker in the field of international tax.

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