A Chartered & a Cost Accountant with over 20 years of post qualification experience in Internal Audit and Assurance Services, Risk Consulting, Control designing and testing (based on COSO/COBIT framework), Business Process Mapping and Re-engineering, SOX, Fraud & Forensic advisory, Business & Financial Planning & Analysis. Industry exposure spans across Telecom, Retail, Real Estate, Engineering, Sugar, Power, Automotives, Healthcare, Farming, and ITES. He has undertaken & supervised Audits/Consulting Assignments/Investigations across the Globe - Asia, Africa, Europe, US & South America. Xestion’s foundation is laid by him with a viewpoint of offering a wide array of consulting services to Indian as well as International corporate. His entrepreneurial and leadership skills and excellence for work is shaping Xestion into a preferred choice of corporate enterprises seeking consulting and advisory services. Under his leadership Xestion is well on its way to catapult the Governance Risk & Compliance (GRC) Practice to the next level using sustainable, pro-active and technology based approach. Xestion seeks to inculcate good governance in business operations thereby enabling the stakeholders to view and appreciate the "Value Add" brought in by Governance Practices to Business Models.
- Headed the Internal Audit and Risk Management for TPG Wholesale (Funded by TPG Capital, world’s largest private equity fund). He was majorly involved in developing audit strategies and framework , handling fraud investigations, team building, presenting to the board as well as audit committee, Undertaking joint reviews/projects with management (operational efficiencies, operational aspects of legal compliance), Planning & strategizing new store launch readiness reviews, Specific focus on system controls and improvements including information security audits, Managing outsourced Audit Partners. Was responsible for Internal Audit/Due diligence/Fraud investigations across 160 countries as Global Audit Controller at Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN). He planned, managed & executed Internal Audits and Special Projects at a Global level, aligned with the business needs, addressing key risks and Controls with an objective to feed the business with most appropriate recommendations and action plans.
- Co-headed Indian Operations for Control Solutions International, a Risk Advisory & Consulting Firm, with presence in more than 30 countries. Engaged as a Practice Director leading the Internal Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting Practice of Control Solutions India, Parented by Control Solutions International (USA). Control Solutions International (CSI) is a Leading International Firm in the risk consulting domain focusing on Internal Audit & Assurance Services, SOX, Process Reviews, Quality Assurance Reviews, Enterprise Risk Management etc. CSI has a presence in 35 countries. He is a visiting faculty with ICWAI and has delivered training sessions for more than 7 years with ICWAI for Indian as well as Foreign Companies. His industry exposure spans across Telecom, Retail, Real Estate, BPO, Engineering, Sugar, Power, Automotives, Healthcare, Farming, and ITES.