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Abode Options is a part of the internationally active CRESCO Group, which is present in the UAE, Seychelles, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, USA, United Kingdom, Costa Rica and India. CRESCO brings in its expertise in Estate Planning and Compliance to further strengthen the service offering for Abode Options.

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Garima Dua

Strategy and Operations Lead, Dubai

With over a decade of experience in Banking & Finance, Business Transformation, and Project Management, Garima has worked with leading international brands. She has a master’s degree in commerce and a Diploma in International Business. She is a certified PIC Level 3 by HABC (Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance), Dubai. Her technical abilities include SAP, Oracle Hyperion, Cognos, CAP and Salesforce.

She has served in one of the biggest financial institutions as an Assistant Vice President for 10 years in DIFC and India.  Known for her action-oriented approach and conceptualisation skills, Garima possesses an engaging style of working. She has been recognised by AccorHotels Dubai for supporting colleagues to take up leading roles and has led the D&I agenda rigorously throughout her career.

Garima is a strategic thinker and has remarkable expertise in handling high net worth client applications thereby ensuring sustainable client and stakeholder relationships.

Aamir Wani

Manager - Service Delivery, Dubai

With nearly 10 years in the immigration industry, Aamir is an experienced professional with an extensive network in the Middle East, Caribbean, and India. He specialises in identifying cryptic connections among players from various environments using multi-dimensional and cross-disciplinary approaches to deliver innovative solutions. A graduate in Information Technology, he has delivered successful IT Projects.

He is well connected with the government of various jurisdictions and leads end to end processing of citizenship and residency applications for the group. Aamir has in-depth experience of handling applications and has encountered numerous scenarios in clients’ application which makes him the Go-to advisor for any issues arising in any particular case. He is a proven business advisor and helps HNIs and UHNIs to expand their businesses internationally and specialises in handling applications for citizenship and residency by investment in over 14 countries.

Hesham El-Swaify

Consultant, Dubai

Hesham EL-Swaify is a vastly experienced sales and client relations professional and is a great negotiator. With extensive experience in Egypt and Dubai, Hesham has a Diploma in Business Studies and specialises in catering to the Arabic market serving the needs of High Net Worth and Ultra High Net Worth Individuals in the MENA region. He is a Team-player and never hesitates in building new working relationship every day in his life.

Kushal Kaicker

Manager - Operations, India

With a key eye for detail in his business dealings, Kushal is an entrepreneur with over 10 years of enriching experience. He is a director and owner of one of Delhi’s renowned emporiums and holds a bachelor’s degree from Delhi university. Kushal is a marketing expert and believes in excellent customer experience and a trustworthy and transparent process of communication between the client and the company. Kushal attends to HNW and UHNW clients and their queries in the Delhi (India) office and ensures smooth functioning of day-to-day operations. 

His love for sports is immense, he enjoys playing cricket and tennis in his free time.

Shashank Gupta


With a Master’s in Commerce, Shashank is an experienced Professional with a career spanning 14 years in Business Development, Supply Chain Management and Transitions. He has travelled across various countries to offshore project opportunities from New York, Texas, Ireland, and Mexico. Shashank is Lean certified and possesses a Diploma in International Business. He has significant expertise in handling high net worth clients globally and aims to make global citizenship a widely used terminology.

Shashank is a travel enthusiast and believes in building a foundation with clients firmly planted on Service and Trust.

Shivin Ahuja

Manager-Sales, India

An innovative professional with a passion for continuous learning and development, Shivin holds a law degree and is a practicing lawyer. With a strong hold of various legal aspects of the industry, he guides clients through the entire process from consultation to acquiring the desired opportunity and investment. His limitless thinking and exceptional client relations skill makes him a reliable team member with the capability to execute a variety of tasks simultaneously.

Ardent about traveling and gaining experiences, Shivin is also passionate about event management of various kinds in different countries.

Jagdish Kapoor FCA

Group Advisory

With over 30 years of experience in consulting and advisory, Jagdish has a wide range of expertise working across different countries in senior expatriate positions including India, Southern African & MENA regions. He is a chartered accountant and serves as a Board member of several foreign subsidiaries in India. His expertise includes tax advisory, cross border tax planning, legal and group entity’s structure, family business matters, estate and inheritance planning, risk and control frameworks and overall strategic guidance from a financial perspective. His ex-employers include one of the biggest consulting firms – KPMG, and BAT Group. He is also associated with Institutions of higher leanings in India as a Guest Faculty.

Jagdish believes in laying a firm foundation for any strategic initiative/change by keeping the risk and governance framework intact. Out of the 5 values at Abode Options. his favorite is integrity as he stresses upon doing the right thing even when no one is watching. Jagdish loves to read as he likes to keep himself updated with the latest trends in his industry and has authored books on International Taxation and Financial Controls. Travelling and knowing different cultures across the world are also one of his passions.

Sonal Mahajan

Director, India

Sonal Mahajan, an alumni of prestigious Kings college, London as well as a graduate from the Faculty of Law, Delhi University, is an individual with an international outlook. She is enrolled with the Delhi Bar Council and holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology along with a master’s degree in HRM & Organisational analysis.

Sonal manages the Delhi (India) office and leverages her diverse knowledge and experience in managing the operations smoothly whilst advising on strategic direction and implementations. She has significant experience in top Law firms.

Sonal believes in making immigration seamless and help clients to focus on individual growth opportunities globally. She is a travel enthusiast and likes to know the demographics and different cultures as she believes it to be an important element of immigration industry. She has travelled across Europe, USA, Thailand, and Middle East for different Projects and has transitioned vast knowledge and experience for the India teams.

Shalini Saigal

Managing Director

Entrepreneurial business professional and a deal maker with 25 years of experience in creating strategic alliances with organizations, client-vendor relations, business start-ups and development; her expertise includes implementing commercially successful ventures with extensive network in GCC, India and the UK. Shalini is a director in 9 well-known companies – Members of the leading Stock Exchanges in India, Real estate and Property Management, Hospitality, and Immigration. Her extensive experience in managing High Net worth investment portfolios along with being a trusted advisor in diverse ventures, Shalini brings to the table proven expertise in structuring and planning,

She believes that behind every burgeoning brand, there is a team of colleagues who share the enthusiasm to make it big. Out of the 5 values of Abode Options, empowerment resonates the most with her as she is firm believer of a collaborative approach irrespective of levels and empowers colleagues to voice out their views freely through the right channels- an attitude laid on an ethically strong foundation for creating a lasting impact. She embraces the agenda of diversity and inclusion (D&I) well within the organisation and promotes an environment which is free of prejudice and discrimination.

Michael Waechter

CRESCO Holding Chairman

Michael is an experienced entrepreneur that successfully started several ventures and turned them into successful companies. His ventures cover different industries and locations, including apart from the UAE countries like Singapore, Philippines, Seychelles, Myanmar and Switzerland.

He is the chairman of the UAE based CRESCO Holding, a conglomerate engaging in various types of businesses, including, among others, a chartered accounting firm, a law firm, a corporate service firm, a procurement firm and a firm specialised in expansion consulting.

Naveen Indrakanti

CRESCO Legal Director

Naveen Kumar Indrakanti is a certified lawyer and one of Asiajuris Board Members with 20 years of experience in advising corporate companies and private clients in varied sectors. Presently, he is the Managing Director of CRESCO Legal, his area of expertise involves drafting of Wills at DIFC Wills, establishing Trusts & Foundations and Corporate structures in various jurisdictions. 

He is also an active member and practices laws at DIFC Courts and is a STEP member, advising families across generations.