Ritesh Bharadava appointed as Senior Governance Risk and Compliance Advisor at Equiom Corporate Services (Middle East) Limited.
Equiom Corporate Services (Middle East) Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Ritesh Bharadava, who joins as Senior Governance Risk and Compliance Advisor based in the UAE.
Ritesh brings more than 16 years’ experience in the insurance industry. He boasts a wealth of governance, risk, compliance and data privacy experience having worked at several insurance firms across India, Qatar and the UAE, including Birla Sun Life Insurance and Takaful International.
Most recently, Ritesh worked at AXA Insurance Gulf as the Regional Data Protection Officer (DPO) and Senior Compliance Manager looking after the UAE, Bahrain, Oman and Qatar. He also supported AXA GCIC and AXA across Saudi Arabia.
Angela Knight, Managing Director of Equiom Corporate Services (Middle East) Limited said of his appointment:
‘We are excited to welcome Ritesh to the team, his experience will add great value to both the local team and Equiom. Ritesh has extensive experience and his practical knowledge of applying the laws, regulations and industry’s best practice across the GCC strengthens our existing capacity.’
Ritesh Bharadava added:
‘I’m joining Equiom at an exciting time and look forward to the opportunities that lie ahead. With several regulatory changes having recently taken place in the GCC, there’s real demand for local expertise covering services such as AML, governance, risk and compliance, as well as data privacy. My real focus will be on delivering excellent client service and ensuring businesses are fit for purpose.’