Atul Varma Director - Business Process Outsourcing United Arab Emirates +971 (0)4 388 9925

Atul is the Business Process Outsourcing Director at Grant Thornton, he has over 14 years of professional experience in the field of outsourcing, transition & operation management and shared service centre management for multinational companies.

He has gained his experience with work spells in India, the United States of America and more recently the United Arab Emirates where he works with international clients to further promote business efficiency.

During his career, he has been involved in multi country payroll for clients based in the GCC region of UAE, KSA, Kuwait, Oman and the US. At Grant Thornton, Atul manages the Corporate and Outsourcing department, developing the practice and managing a diverse team of professionals from around the world.

Atul believes in two fundamental aspects which are client satisfaction and employee motivation. He understands the needs of the client and ensures that along with his team, they work to promote business efficiency by stimulating long term measures that aid our clients to focus on the strategic growth elements of their business.

Atul has extensive experience in the field of outsourcing various functions which include accounting, payroll, human resources and taxation amongst others. He has in-depth knowledge of outsourcing process from international locations to centralized shared service locations.

He has been commended by a number of clients, who have found Atul to be intrinsic in supporting them to achieve their growth ambitions.

Atul has been quoted in various publications on international outsourcing trends giving his perspective on the UAE. Alongside this, he has written various articles on outsourcing as featured in Accountancy Middle East Magazine.


  • Bachelor of Commerce from Bangalore University of India.