Our expert partners from Cugavadi and PwC Middle East share practical and relevant insights to help us learn from this crisis. While Cugavadi take us through various ways to optimize the cash conversion cycle through digitalization, PwC Middle East experts address the key challenges, areas of impact and opportunities around cash flow and liquidity management for organizations in the GCC, as the response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
General Manager, Tradeshift MEA Region
Nearly 20 years in and around supply chain, digitalization, project management and professional services. Dan is an MBA & has held senior roles in leading procurement and supply chain transformation companies, he is now the General Manager of Tradeshift MEA Region based in Dubai. Dan has managed, supervised and consulted on hundreds of procurement digitalization deployments across Europe and the Middle East – from major supermarkets to governments and oil and gas giants to the London Olympics.
Chris Van Dijl
Managing Director at Cugavadi
Over 20 years of experience in corporate treasury management, holding key positions in The Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States and the U.A.E. He started his career as a treasury analyst at Baan Company in the Netherlands and progressed to global cash manager at Rohm and Haas Company in Philadelphia (USA). Before relocating to Dubai he held the position of Head of Cash Management at Petro-Canada, London. He is the former Group Treasurer of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group and Al Tayer Group, both located in Dubai.
Senior Manager, Working Capital Management at PwC Middle East
Over 10 years of experience globally across multiple sectors on managing operational liquidity and releasing cash from working capital in both crisis and performance improvement scenarios.
Director at PwC Middle East
Experienced director specialising in financial and operational restructuring, business planning, cash management and short term liquidity.