Richard Rekhy

Richard Rekhy

Board Member - KPMG in Dubai
KPMG Lower Gulf Ltd
Former CEO -KPMG in India

Richard is presently a Board Member of KPMG Dubai. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of KPMG in India where he was a member of the Global Board and the Council of KPMG International. Richard has over 38 years’ plus experience in Consulting and Professional Services and has worked in Arthur Andersen, Ernst & Young and KPMG where he has spearheaded the firm in various capacities. He is a qualified chartered accountant in India. Besides serving on KPMG Dubai Board where he is helping the Dubai Firm in their transformation journey. Richard is a mentor and Angel Investor. He also mentors the Start-ups and young professional in Consulting.

Richard is also associated with a non-profit organization focused on education for the underprivileged and senior care. He has been contributing significantly in inspiring and mentoring the youths who need assistance and guidance. He is a member of All India Management Association (AIMA) Board of Governors of the Management and Entrepreneurship and Professional Skills Council (MEPSC). He is a member of Board of Governors - Asian School of Business Management (ASBM) and IIM Sambalpur. Further, he is also a member of Advisory Committee Board of Smile Train India's (STI), CFO Collective Advisory Council and one of the founder members of Will Forum in India. He is also an Advisor to SpeakIn (Asia's largest speaker bureau empaneling expert speakers for events in the region).

With more than 38 years of experience in professional services, he is admired for his clinical approach toward corporate governance and enterprise risk management. Richard is affiliated with leading business enterprises, domestic and worldwide, and is also an active member of diverse industry associations and trade bodies.

Richard has travelled extensively around the globe, and is a respected voice on a range of social and economic issues.