KPMG promotes Nagaraj Uchil and Rajiv Maloo to partner

07 April 2023 1 min. read
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Global professional services firm KPMG has appointed two new Advisory partners in the United Arab Emirates.

Fresh partners Nagaraj Uchil and Rajiv Maloo both serve KPMG Lower Gulf (KPMG’s organisation for the UAE and Oman markets) and have also both been promoted from within the firm’s ranks.

“We congratulate Nagaraj and Rajiv on this key milestone in their careers, and we wish them continued success as they join the leadership of our firm,” said Emilio Pera, CEO and Senior Partner at KPMG Lower Gulf.

Nagaraj Uchil and Rajiv Maloo - KPMG

Nagaraj Uchil has over 18-year of experience. He joined KPMG in 2015 in India, after which he relocated to the UAE business in 2016. A member of the Governance, Risk and Compliance practice, he specialises in enterprise risk management, business continuity planning and management, and internal controls.

Uchil also has experience with initial public offering (IPO) work, where he focuses on IPO readiness assessments and governance & risk preparedness for successful flotations.

Rajiv Maloo meanwhile has been with KPMG his entire career, first joining as an associate in 2009. A member of the Corporate Finance practice, he specialises in mergers & acquisitions and transaction services.

During his tenure at the Big Four firm, Maloo has worked on corporate finance advisory engagements and buy/sell side transactions across sectors, as well as supported leveraged buy outs and exits for private equity clients. Building his international profile, Maloo spent two years working from KPMG’s London office between 2014 and 2016.

Privately-held KPMG has a team of nearly 2,000 employees in the Lower Gulf region, led by a group of circa 200 partners and directors.