Anay is the insurance advisory lead director at KPMG Lower Gulf. He heads the implementation of the IFRS 17 insurance contract in the GCC and has established a Center of Excellence (CoE) in the UAE. He joined KPMG in 2006 where he has supported insurance clients in business consultancy and implementing various IFRS 17 solutions. With over 20 years of professional experience, primarily in the GCC insurance sector, Anay has worked as both advisor and auditor for various companies. His expertise lies in leading the audit of local and foreign insurance, reinsurance, TPAs and brokers. He was also a member of the IFRS 17 working committee of the CBUAE/UAE Insurance Authority and chaired one of the subcommittees dealing with reinsurance. Additionally, he has contributed to due diligence, M&A activities and digital transformation initiatives in the insurance industry and has significant experience in other financial services sectors including banks and investment management. Anay holds a Bachelor’s Degree in commerce from BHU University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).