Rahul Mathew Kurian is a Manager in the Forensic Accounting team at FRA's Dubai office. He joined FRA in January 2023 with over nine years of experience in Risk, Compliance, Consulting and Project Management. Rahul has worked on matters spanning various industries, including Financial Services, Retail, and Technology. His international experience is particularly focused on jurisdictions across Europe, MENA, and India.

Since joining FRA, Rahul has been supporting an investigation/remediation project at one of the largest private banks in Dubai, following requirements of the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA). Rahul also assisted another UAE national bank in testing the effectiveness of its ABAC compliance program by conducting interviews with multiple departments.

Before joining FRA, Rahul worked as a Team Lead at Accenture for a payments and compliance project in Bangalore, India. He initially joined Accenture Consulting in Dublin, where he served as a data analyst for a remediation project at an Irish Bank. Prior to that, he worked at L’Oreal UK and Ireland as a Commercial Executive, supporting pricing and promotions in the Consumer Products team. Rahul began his career with Ernst and Young, in their Tax and Regulatory Services practice.

Rahul holds a master’s in strategic management and planning from University College, Dublin, and a BA degree from St. Xavier’s College, University of Mumbai.

Authority experience

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM)
Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE)
Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA)
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
European Commission (EC)

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