Meet Our Management Team

Khawar Mann OBE
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Khawar is a seasoned professional with 20+ years of experience in investment and leadership. He holds an MBA from Wharton and two masters from Cambridge. Khawar is committed to delivering exceptional results and has a strong track record of success in strategic planning, business development, and team leadership, particularly in developing markets.

Mark McGeever
Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer

Mark has worked in the GCC staffing and EOR vertical for 20 years and was a founding member of a number of successful entities in both the UAE and Qatar before launching Auxilium. His experience in human capital outsourcing has driven the growth, stability and success of the entities he has managed and his commitment to delivering recognisable results to clients due to the implementation of practical and commercially viable solutions to the market, brings cornerstone importance to Auxilium.

Mark Stephens
Head of Residency Services (co-founding team)

Mark Stephens is an expert in the UAE freelance landscape with over 20 years of hands-on experience. Specializing in business strategy, he understands the unique challenges and opportunities freelancers face in the region. Mark's insight into local employment regulations and market dynamics make him an invaluable resource. His leadership in navigating the complexities of the UAE freelance sector positions him as a go-to consultant for aspiring and established freelancers alike.

Fairouz Mokaddem, Customer Success Manager

Fairouz Mokaddem is a renowned onboarding expert with specialized knowledge in the UAE's visa processes for freelancers. With years of experience in human resources and immigration matters, Fairouz has developed streamlined onboarding techniques that ensure a smooth transition for freelancers moving into the UAE market. Her expertise is particularly valuable for navigating the complex visa and work permit landscape, making her an essential resource for freelancers looking to establish themselves in the region. Fairouz's deep understanding of local regulations and commitment to client success make her a pivotal asset in the freelance community.

Conor Harlowe, Head of Sales

Conor Harlowe brings a wealth of experience and expertise to Easy Freelance as our Head of Sales. With a wealth of experience living and working in the UAE, Conor has an in-depth understanding of the local market and the unique needs of freelancers and self-employed professionals in the region.

Throughout his career, Conor has established himself as a leading authority on providing compliant solutions for individuals seeking residency in the UAE. His extensive knowledge of the legal and regulatory landscape ensures that our clients receive accurate, reliable guidance every step of the way.

At Easy Freelance, Conor is dedicated to helping freelancers navigate the complexities of obtaining a freelance visa and establishing a successful career in the UAE.

His commitment to excellence and customer-centric approach make him an invaluable asset to our team and our clients.

Arun Vijayapalan, HR Coordinator

Arun Vijayapalan is the Head of People Services, specializing in optimizing the freelancing experience from a service standpoint. Responsible for appointments, scheduling, and VIP service management, Arun is the go-to person for ensuring freelancers receive the highest level of service. His meticulous attention to detail and commitment to timely, efficient processes have made him instrumental in streamlining the service delivery model for freelancers. Whether it's securing priority appointments or managing the schedules of high-profile freelancers, Arun's expertise ensures that every freelancer feels valued and well-serviced.

Helping improve people’s independent working lives.

When you decide to make the leap and become financially independent, you need the best and most reliable partner by your side!

We are leaders in freelancer services in human resource management. Our founding team has over 70 years of experience in the UAE, supporting government entities and private sector companies and individuals with independent and professional freelancing Solutions.