Kreston Menon supports businesses to identify new opportunities, overcome obstacles to expand in the region and beyond, and foster collaborations. With a history spanning three decades, Kreston Menon undoubtedly has the experience and expertise to handhold private and public sector clients to navigate the dynamic and ever evolving markets.
We help our clients in addressing both granular operational needs and global expansion ambitions by fusing the best of Kreston’s worldwide expertise with our local experience. Our macro and micro level analytics help businesses choose the best path.
With our robust, resilient and responsive approach we are keen to make the coming years even more rewarding and profitable for our clients.
The People Purpose of Kreston Menon is to draw in, nurture, and excite the next generation of leaders. On a steep trajectory made possible by an unmatched array of options and developmental support, our employees grow into leaders who are equipped to provide the best advice to businesses.
We are committed to meeting our long-term commitments, which include reaching net zero carbon emissions, ensuring equity, diversity and inclusiveness in the workforce, and contributing to the well-being of the communities where we operate.
As the Chairman, I reiterate that Kreston Menon’s commitment to make a positive impact on our clients, our people and society is engrained in everything we do.
Raju Menon is the Founder, Chairman and Managing Partner of Kreston Menon. It is his vision of the new possibilities, opportunities and growth prospects in a booming UAE that inspired him to found an auditing and consulting firm 29 years ago in a compact office in Deira, Dubai and which has been nurtured into one of the leading players in the UAE.
A Chartered Accountant by profession, Raju has more than three decades of post qualification experience in the field of auditing, consultancy, taxation, incorporation, commercial and company law. Raju is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), fellow member of the Association of International Accountants (FAIA), UK and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from USA. He also holds a M. Com degree and a law qualification, LLB, from the University of Calicut, Kerala, India.
He has served as the Chairman of the Dubai Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, the largest overseas chapter of ICAI with more than 3000 members. Kreston Menon is closely associated with many Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives in Dubai and the UAE. We consider it a privilege and honour to have partnered with “My Community… A City for Everyone,” an initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council, transforming Dubai into a disability-friendly city by the year 2020. It was a great success.
Raju has received many prestigious awards for his contributions to the profession, economy and society:
- BRICS Business Forum Leadership Award by the BRICS Alliance in New Delhi, India
- Lifetime Achievement Award at the prestigious CFO Middle East Awards
- Listed in the coveted Top 100 Leaders in the Arab World in 2018 by Forbes Middle East for 6 consecutive years
- Greatest Leader Award by Asia One
- NRI Divas Bharat Samman Award
- Bharat Gaurav Award
- NRI Visionary Award
- International Business Reliability Award
- VK Krishna Menon Memorial Award
A dyed-in-the-wool philanthropist who fervently believes that every human being has a constructive role to play in the community in which he functions, both on a corporate level and also in an individual capacity, Raju and Kreston Menon have made creative interventions through corporate, familial and personal CSR. Both have a long track record of altruistic service to the society in multiple ways.
Kreston Menon’s journey under the leadership of Raju Menon has been a remarkable one. Starting as a 3-member practice 29 years back he now leads one of the leading auditing and consulting firms currently ranked No. 6 in the UAE, second after the Big Four.