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Meet our Customs and Global Trade team

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Deloitte's Customs and Global Trade specialists around the world and in the Middle East can help businesses establish an international and local business strategy designed to manage costs and global trade regulatory requirements while leveraging innovative technology solutions.

Companies engaged in importing and exporting face the daily challenges involved in managing export controls, customs, and supply chain security programmes. Deloitte’s Middle East Customs and Global Trade team take a practical and efficient approach to trade compliance, helping businesses to develop programmes that drive efficiency, cost reduction and improved risk management.

Mark Junkin

Partner | ME Indirect Tax Leader

Mark is an Indirect Tax Partner who leads the Middle East indirect tax practice. He has many years VAT experience, particularly in working with clients to help them develop and implement indirect tax governance frameworks, structures and related policy protocols....more

Fernand Rutten

Global Leader for Customs & Global Trade

Fernand Rutten is Partner in Global Trade Advisory and leads the Industrial Products and Services sector in Belgium. He has more than 25 years of experience in assisting MNE clients with various global trade issues such as enterprise transformation, business process reengineering ... more

Michael Towler 

Senior Executive Consultant, Indirect Tax, UAE

Michael is based in Deloitte’s UAE offices supporting the indirect tax team on VAT implementations, Post VAT implementation reviews and VAT advisory projects. Before this, Michael was an Indirect Tax Partner with Deloitte Australia  ... more

Mourad Chatar 

Director | Global Trade Advisory

Mourad is a member of the Deloitte EMEA Customs & Global Trade Centre of Excellence. As a Director within Deloitte, he serves various clients in the customs, trade compliance and excise domain across Europe and the Middle East region ...more

Adrienne D’Rose

Director | VAT & Customs & Excise Tax

Adrienne has specialized in customs and global trade advisory for over 15 years and has provided VAT, customs, and excise advisory services to a wide range of clients, particularly in the oil and gas, infrastructure, utilities, manufacturing, consumer goods, and automotive sectors in the Middle East... more



Fernando Costa 

Senior Manager, International Tax

Fernando is a Senior Manager based within the UAE Tax team. With over 10 years of professional work experience, Fernando has significant experience across international tax advisory and global trade & customs advisory, covering different markets ...more

Reshma C Sharma   

Senior Manager | Indirect Tax

Reshma is a Senior Manager with over 13 years of indirect tax and global trade advisory experience and is currently based in Deloitte UAE.  Her clients include global organisations in the oil and gas, commodity trading sector and also major banking institutions ... more

Melvin Koster

Senior Associate, Global Trade Advisory

Melvin is a Senior Associate with Deloitte Middle East (Dubai office) and specializes primarily in Global Trade matters, as well as on the overlap between customs duties and import VAT and export control in the wider MENA region ... more

Zeinab Allaoui

Chief of Staff, Global Trade Advisory

Zeinab Allaoui is Chief of Staff within the Global Trade Advisory Practice; she joined Deloitte in October 2011 and has over 8 year of experience in the area of management operations. She is the main point of contact for the EMEA’s Global Trade Advisory Center of Excellence. ... more

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