With over 17 years of industry experience across the APA and EMEA regions, today, Jignesh is responsible for financial strategy at DMCC, with a core objective to cement DMCC’s position as the global hub for commodities trade and enterprise.
His passion for strategic planning, strong financial leadership combined with maintaining the highest level of corporate governance are key drivers to Jignesh’s career advancement which also led to his CFO of the Year 2015 and 2016 – Government Sector Award.
Jignesh is a firm believer in continuous reinvention to stay ahead of the curve, and has been instrumental in DMCC’s growth and innovation story – from successfully navigating through choppy waters during the global recession – to more recently digitalising the business to ensure DMCC’s employees and customers can operate as efficiently as possible.
Graduating with a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Gujarat University, Jignesh is a registered chartered accountant in India, United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates. He also received his postgraduate diploma in business administration with a specialisation in finance from Symbiosis, India.
He is a board member of the Dubai Gold & Commodity Exchange (DGCX), region fastest growing derivatives exchange and Concordia DMCC, integrated Facilities management company.
Jignesh also serves as a member on the ACCA Member Advisory Committee and MECA CFO Steering Committee.