19 - 21 April, 2020 | Dubai, UAE

Gary Thompson

Consultant Rokaboat

Gary is a Shared Services, Outsourcing and OPEX Transformation Advisor, Consultant and Program Director; a hands-on specialist in developing and delivering the business support and operational service delivery strategy of the CEO, COO, CFO and CHRO.


He has over 20 years’ experience in business support and enablement in commerce and banking; consolidating back and middle office activities, implementing shared service delivery across multiple business lines and geographies and instilling customer centricity into Financial Services & Product delivery, Finance & Accounting, HR, Procurement, ICT and G&A activities in Banking, Commerce, Industry and Semi-Government entities across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.


Gary is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in the UK and a Prince2 Practitioner.  He is also a member of the Global Advisory Board for the Shared Services & Outsourcing Network (SSON), a regular speaker and workshop facilitator at Shared Service, Operational Excellence and Process Automation, RPA & AI conferences in the Middle East and an author of white papers and workshops on operational excellence and process automation.

Conference Day Two Tuesday, 18 June 2019


What does the finance automation drive mean to the traditional CFO? – Fear factor or assurance? Key question: Is the future of finance more dependent on technology or its people?
  • How does the finance function own up to machine learning and deep analytics?
  • What are the opportunities and challenges that a finance unit goes through with automation; the hiring process, driving robotics, and tackling the change?

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Gary.

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