The following speakers will be joined by other contributors, particularly in the guest panels and please refer to www.uaevatforum.ae for updates.

Janette Mckinnon, Director of VAT and Tax Advisory Services, RE/THINK

UAE VAT Forum   Jay is Head of Indirect Tax and is responsible for advising clients on the most VAT and Duty ways to structure their business, liaising with the tax authorities on behalf of clients and advising on complex international transactions. Jay has over 10+ years in Indirect Tax advisory, compliance and consultancy in the UK gained across all businesses with particular experience in Construction, Land & Property and the Oil & Gas Sector. Jay trained as a VAT officer with HMRC in the UK, before pursuing her career with other mid-tier and "Big 4" firms and as Head of Tax, Treasury & Financial Reporting with University of St Andrews.

Yann Mrazek, Managing Partner, M/HQ

UAE VAT Forum   Yann is the Managing Partner of M/HQ. He chiefly focuses on private wealth, tax and immigration practice. He has vast experience advising successful individuals and entrepreneurial families with Middle Eastern exposure on implementing inter-generational wealth transfer strategies and structuring their operational assets and global wealth. Yann is the Chair of STEP Arabia and the sole Attorney in the Middle East referenced on the Who's Who's legal Private clients list.

Patrick Sulzer, Partner and Group Operations Director, RE/THINK

UAE VAT Forum   Patrick is a Partner and the Group Operations Director of Re/think. He has over fifteen years of broad international experience in various sectors (industrial, consulting, legal and financial services) with a deep and comprehensive knowledge of the Middle East. Patrick started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers before embracing a more entrepreneurial career. He has extensive practice in operations management, strategic implementation and business development.