Name: Alok Chugh
Firm Name: EY
Country: Kuwait
Expertise: Tax Services

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Professional Biography:

Alok Chugh is our exclusively recommended Tax Services expert in Kuwait on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Alok directly using the contact details above.

Alok is a tax partner with EY’s Middle East practice and is based in Kuwait. He has been in the region for over 27 years and has detailed knowledge of business and taxes in the Middle East. Alok also leads the Government and Public Sector tax practice for EY in the Middle East and North Africa region. He has a considerable experience in advising entry-level strategies for foreign multinationals wishing to do business in Kuwait and in the Middle East. Alok has been involved in a number of consulting assignments (including cross-border planning, application of double tax treaties and the efficient handling of tax and commercial affairs for project due diligence, business paper preparation or review, and structuring operational activities). He is a member of the Institute of the Chartered Accountants of India and is an active member and frequent lecturer at the American Business Council, French Business Council, British Business Forum and Canadian Business Council in Kuwait. He is also on the Board of the American Business Council in Kuwait. Alok has been consulted by various governmental organisations in Kuwait on the practical implementation of various regulations in Kuwait, including the Ministry of Finance. He also works closely with the Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) and a number of other tax and regulatory authorities across the region. Alok is a regular speaker at various seminars and workshops organised by EY, International Fiscal Association, Middle East Chapter and also, at various Embassies. He has also received a number of awards for contribution to various business communities in Kuwait. Alok is married for 25 years and has two children, a daughter who has graduated from University of Michigan and is currently working with EY and a son who is studying at The University Park, Penn State. Alok is a keen cricketer, golfer and enjoys listening to Indian music.