Area of expertise
Mergers and Acquisitions
Rod Hawkins

Group General Counsel
  • Bachelor of Economics, University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Law, University of Sydney
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies, University of Technology Sydney
  • Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning), Member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Chartered Tax Adviser, The Tax Institute
  • Admitted to Roll of Solicitors of the Supreme Court of New South Wales

  • Rod Hawkins worked closely with Romy Hawatt, CEO as an Australian based professional advisor from 2005 until joining the Riana Group as Group General Counsel in Dubai in July 2015.

    With over 20 years as a specialist tax advisor and Chartered Accountant in Australia, experience in public legal practice and as in-house legal counsel, Rod has a long history of structuring complex corporate groups and business deals. With experience across a broad range of industries and having trusted management skills and business advisor status, Rod’s skill-set and commercial approach was considered essential to support the dynamic, diverse and complex dealings of the Riana Group.