Yarman Vachha has 39 years of experience in finance, accounting, management and consulting throughout Asia, Australia and the Middle East, culminating in being appointed as Regional Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer – Asia Pacific for Baker McKenzie, based in Singapore, overseeing the operations of 17 offices in the APAC region and managing a business of USD750m with 3,500 staff.
Yarman Vachha is a Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants UK (FCCA) and a FCPA in both HK and Australian. He has worked in Hong Kong and Singapore for the entirety of his career; 13 years in the accounting profession for international accounting firms, including two years as a Partner at Moore Stephens, a top 10 international accounting firm, and 24 years at Regional CFO and COO level in the commercial sector, at Sotheby’s, Allen & Overy and Baker McKenzie.
Upon leaving the corporate world in June 2017, Yarman now focuses in consulting and advising in all aspects of financial and operational efficiencies Globally.
Yarman is a seasoned subject matter expert in finance, business strategy, operations and governance. He has a proven combination of; commercial acumen (business management, planning, budgeting, analysis and negotiation), technical skills (reporting, control and taxation, IT, Administration, HR, Marketing, PR and change management), and team leadership across multiple cultures throughout Asia, Australia, India and the Middle East.
Yarman is a keen sportsman and has represented and captained the Hong Kong national cricket team for many years and has played against many of the test nations. He now is a very avid golfer.