Our Team

We form trusted long-term partnerships with our clients and constantly endeavour to provide them with leading insights through our collaborative approach and our understanding of their business requirements.

Discover The Faces Behind Rivalizar’s Inception

Dee Nigam

  • Master of Business Administration, [Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK]
  • Chartered Accountant (CA ANZ)
Dee has more than 20 years of experience in Finance Controllership, Business Strategy and Strategic Planning, Global Tax Consulting, Business Operations including Human Resources.  She is based in Sydney and has worked with leading consulting organizations such as Arthur Andersen and Protiviti.  She has a blend of consulting and industry experiences having worked in Australia, UAE and India and has led and delivered engagements for SME businesses and Fortune 500 companies.

Vish Sachdeva

  • Master of Science in Global Finance (MS), Leonard N Stern School of Business, New York University, USA and HKUST Business School, Hong Kong
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK.
  • Chartered Accountant (CA ANZ)
  • Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA), UK
Vish has more than 20 years of experience in Finance and Commercial Management, Business Consulting, Risk Management and Financial Assurance.  He has worked in blue chip Technology, Financial Services and Management Consulting entities (Arthur Andersen and KPMG) in Australia, UK, Europe and Asia.  He has managed engagements in finance strategy, business planning and analysis, finance transformation, commercial advisory, business process consulting and financial due diligence.

Meet Our Key People

Irfan Bhojani

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK
  • Chartered Accountant (CA ANZ)
  • Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA), UK
  • Bachelor of Arts – Accounting and Finance, University of Manchester, UK
Irfan has more than 13 years of experience working across consulting and the industry with specialisation in Oil and Gas, Real Estate and Education.  He is based in Sydney and has worked with leading organizations such as PwC and Aldar Properties.  He has expertise in financial planning and reporting, cost management, corporate governance and controls, IFRS and group consolidation.

Muhammad Usman

  • Master in Project Management
  • Bachelors of Science (B.Sc.) – Engineering
Usman has more than 10 years of experience in Construction, Telecommunication and Real Estate.  He is based in Dubai and having worked in UAE and other middle-east countries, he has delivered engagements in the project management space, project planning, budgeting and cost management and human resources management.

Arslan Mushtaq

  • Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA), UK
Arslan has over 15 years of experience in VAT, audit and assurance and internal audit while being associated with PwC, KPMG and FRHI in the UK and UAE. He has served a large range of companies and groups of all sizes, ranging from multinational companies to owner managed businesses. He has served clients in financial services, media, F&B, hospitality, manufacturing, real estate and construction industries and has experience in financial planning, budgeting, contract reviews, financial reporting, development of policies and procedures.

Usman Alam

  • Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA), ICAEW, UK
  • Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA),UK
Usman has more than 13 years of international experience with PwC, KPMG and FMCG industries in assurance and tax, financial planning, business advisory, financial reporting and compliance. He has led engagements of listed and unlisted companies in diversified industries with turnover ranging from US$ 50 million to US$ 10 billion. He has a combination of technical understanding of Finance and Accounts and also an understanding of client requirements in various business segments.

Bryan Kuhn

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado, USA
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of Denver Daniels School of Business, Denver, Colorado, USA
  • Master of Science in Global Finance (MS), Leonard N Stern School of Business, New York University, USA and HKUST Business School, Hong Kong
Bryan is a licensed attorney in the state of Colorado (USA), specializing in business and employment law. He is also the co-founder of Strategic Global Capital, Inc, a private US investment corporation that seeks to purchase or originate microfinance loans while promoting socioeconomic development for individuals and small businesses in Latin America. Strategic Global Capital partners with Microfinance Institutions to provide financing for future growth. He has considerable professional experience with international business deals and is fluent in both written and spoken Spanish.

Ajay Gupta

  • Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA), ICAI, India
  • Bachelor of Law (LL.B), University of Delhi, India

Ajay has 28 years of experience in Business Consulting, Joint Ventures, Foreign Exchange Laws, Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs), Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), Assurance, Tax and Compliances. He has expertise in Real Estate, Manufacturing and Services Industry and leads advisory engagements of multinational clients and large corporate houses. He has worked on strategic advisory assignments supporting M&A and Private Equity (PE) transactions.  In his previous roles, he has worked with PwC and also as head of consulting practice of a leading corporate law firm in India.

Shabnam Khan

  • Master of Business Administration (Marketing), India

Shabnam has more than 10 years of experience in sales and marketing in softwares, consultative sales, relationship management, marketing research and data analysis. She is based in Sydney and is experienced in Lead Generation, New Business Development, Business Planning and Product Demos. She has also worked across UAE for nearly a decade.