Naresh Manchanda drives the international operations of MBG Corporate Services. He leads M&A, Risk, Technology and Business Advisory in the region as well as foreign enterprise groups in China, Japan and Europe. He has worked extensively in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia. He has deep experience in cross-border compliance, taxes, finance and techno-commercial domains, and has also led sales and operations. Naresh provides leadership to overall operations, delivering consistent growth over the years. He has led multiple verticals over 20 years including power and water, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, regional shared service organizations and corporate headquarters. He has worked with government agencies to win grants and resolve complex financial and compliance issues. He has served on executive committees and compliance boards of companies. He has extensive experience in various aspects of strategy, deal structuring, finance, commercial, accounting and others.
Mr. Sahni has undertaken important assignments in India and abroad as Vice Chairman of the Income Tax Settlement Commission, Director General of Income Tax - Investigation, Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Joint Secretary of the Foreign Tax Division, Member-Management Committee of the Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrators London (UK), in addition to holding a Tax Policy and Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement with different countries. Mr. Sahni has also held a senior position in the Revenue Department of the Government of India and the Directorate of Enforcement -Foreign Exchange Regulations.
Ms. Yamane has been associated with MBG Corporate Services for over 15 years and has in-depth knowledge and experience in international business practices in India and the UAE. She is a certified EPYP professional from IIM Kolkata and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies from the University of Japan. She has been providing advisory services and support to several MNCs including large Japanese corporates, on matters relating to Inbound and Outbound Investments. She has also addressed several seminars on diverse topics in India, the UAE and Japan. Besides having specialist expertise in Indo-Japan business relations, Ms. Yamane possesses strategic management skills, enabling her to offer support to Japanese companies seeking to enter Indian markets successfully.
Mr. Joardar has 27 years of experience in the Finance and Accounts domain, which includes Financial Control, Cash Management and Banking, Fundraising, Business Forecasting and Taxation. Besides advising many global corporates on their Indian ventures, he has been engaged with several Japanese companies operating in India. His expertise includes Strategy, Planning and Execution, Business Process Re-engineering, Financial/Business Restructuring, Commercial Operations, Legal matters, Statutory Compliances and Startups.
Mr. Pandey currently leads the tax practice of MBG Corporate Services in the UAE and the GCC. He specialises in the development of tax strategies, Transfer Pricing, BEPS, Cross-Border Taxation and M&A services. Mr. Pandey, who is a Chartered Accountant by profession, has over 18 years of professional experience in the field of regulatory and taxation. He has also worked with two of the Big 4 firms for a major part of his career. He has played a key role in Tax and Regulatory advisory in a Fund Structure, Entity Options on Inbound and Outbound Investments from the perspective of GCC countries, as well as from the Indian Tax & Regulatory perspective.
Ms. Wummel-Tyagi is the Director of the European Enterprise Group and the Digital Marketing team of MBG Corporate Services. She has more than 5 years of experience in customer-centric Business Development and Client Relationships across a wide range of industries. Ms. Wummel-Tyagi possesses excellent Communication and Project Management skills, gained through her international engagements across India and the Middle East. She has been providing various advisory assignments for inbound and outbound Investments to European MNCs and large and local family houses. Ms. Wummel-Tyagi has completed her Bachelor of Administration from the University of Bamberg, Germany and Welingkar Institute of Management in Mumbai, India and holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Wuerzburg, Germany. Prior to joining MBG Corporate Services, Ms. Wummel-Tyagi worked with Volkswagen and Bosch in Germany. She is fluent in German and English.
Mr. Pandey is a Law Graduate and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He has over 18 years of experience in dealing with matters pertaining to Corporate Law, Capital Markets, Financial Services, Due Diligence, Mergers/Amalgamations/Takeovers, Private Placements, Financial Restructuring, Debt/Loan Syndication, etc. He specialises in all aspects of investments into India and advises Joint Ventures from their inception, to occasions where ventures have to be restructured or liquidated. He bears the responsibility of undertaking the required compliances under the Companies Act, 2013 and FEMA, 1999. Mr. Pandey has an in-depth understanding of and experience in managing Capital/Commodity market operations, compliances, funds, Planning & Arrangement, Dispute Resolution, etc.
Mr. Sharma is the Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) for Risk, Assurance, Transaction Advisory Services & Business Development - Non Foreign Enterprise Group in MBG Corporate Services. Mr. Sharma has more than 14 years of experience involving Internal Audits, Compliance Reviews, Assurance Reviews, Forensic Due Diligence, setting up of Corporate Intelligence frameworks as well as Investigations and Forensic Audits. He is a Chartered Accountant, a Law Graduate and a Chartered Fellow of the Insurance Institute of India. Mr. Sharma has led diverse forensic assignments across geographies, including Fraud Risk Assessments, Dispute Advisory and Anti-Bribery & Corruption Evaluation. His professional experience includes working with the Risk Advisory practice of The Big Four and other leading international consulting firms across the BFSI domain in Risk and Compliance functions. He has also managed risk-based internal audits, developing Internal Control frameworks, Business Process Reviews, Organisational Risk Profiling, Control Mapping, measuring risk exposures, the development of Standard Operating Procedures as well as Risk Control frameworks. Mr. Sharma has handled different engagements across Manufacturing, Power, Automotive, Infrastructure, Pharma, Healthcare, Travel, Hospitality, Education and Financial Services sectors.
Mr. Singh has over 12 years of post-qualification experience in Tax Consulting and dealing with matters pertaining to Corporate Tax, International Tax and Expatriate Tax. He focuses on International Tax and Corporate Tax issues related to EPC Contracts and/or Project Office operations as his area of specialisation. He possesses in-depth insights on various Direct Tax issues faced by Multinational Enterprises operating in India. He has worked on issues related to Permanent Establishment, source-based taxation of income such as Royalty and Fee for Technical Services (FTS). Mr. Singh has significant experience in handling inbound Expatriates and Cross-Border Tax Advisory from a Tax and Regulatory perspective. He has done extensive representations at the assessment and appellate level.
Mr. Chawla is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). His extensive experience of over 21 years in understanding business environments coupled with his accounting and financial background has enabled him to specialise in the fields of Internal Control and Risk Management, Accounting, Audit matters, Business Process Outsourcing and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
Mahmood Badri has been involved in driving the Emiratization initiative at MBG Corporate Services as well as advising Clients and Partners on the same.
He has 30 years+ of rich experience in finance and accounting across the government, semi-government and private sectors. Mahmood served in the UAE National Army for 17 years.
Mahmood has worked for 14 years at Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZA). At Federal Tax Authority (FTA), he became the first Head of the Tax returns and Payment Department in UAE history.
Mahmood has collaborated with multinational corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies to develop and execute initiatives that promote social equity, diversity and inclusion, labor rights, community engagement, and stakeholder welfare. His background has equipped him with a deep understanding of the intersection between business, society, and the environment.
Mahmood has been awarded by the UAE government many times for his initiatives and contribution.