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Mary

The first name in Team Building

Mary Arokia is a Director for Corporate Services based in our Singapore office. An astute and technically proficient professional, Mary has over 10 years’ experience in corporate services. She has a strong background in company secretarial and legal matters, with a particular expertise with the formation and administration of companies incorporated in India, Singapore, Hong Kong, BVI and Luxembourg.

You are the author of your own life

During her career to date, Mary has gained extensive experience with diverse portfolios of international corporate and private clients, as well as leading on a number of corporate transformation projects for a global financial services organisation. Prior to joining First Names Group, Mary was Director of Operations for an international trust and company management services company in Singapore. Mary holds a Bachelor of Law degree from Karnataka Law University, as well as a BA in Economics from St Joseph’s College in Bangalore, India. She is fluent in English, Hindi, Tamil and Kannada.

Mary expects a lot from herself and her team but believes that the best results are achieved in a supportive environment. She particularly enjoys working with Karen O’Hanlon who she appreciates for her experience and in-depth knowledge of the private client sector.

First trip outside India: Singapore, which she now calls home.

Mary’s first trip outside of India was to Singapore for her work, which triggered an ongoing interest in travel. She has fond memories of visiting South Africa and has definite plans to add ever more countries to her list. Mary has to ability to feel at home wherever she lives – all she needs is her family around her, a home cooked Indian meal and happy music in the background.