Dr. Girish Ahuja did his graduation and post-graduation from Shri Ram College of Commerce and was a position holder. He got his Ph.D from Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi. He has been teaching Direct Taxes to students at various levels for more than 35 years. He is a fellow of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and was placed in the merit list of both Intermediate and Final Examinations of the Institute. He is a senior Faculty member of Shri Ram College of Commerce (Delhi University) and visiting faculty member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). He had been nominated by the Government to the Central Council of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India for two terms. He is a member of Fiscal Law Committee of ICAI and Editorial Board of ICSI. He is also on the Board of Directors of many companies and has a vast and rich experience in the field of finance and taxation.
Navin leads Ernst & Young’s Valuation, Modelling & Economics team in India. He has been a valuer for the last twenty-five years, of which the last twenty years have been with EY’s valuation practice. He leads a team of 100+ valuation professionals, making it one of the largest such teams in India.
By education, Navin is an ICMA, a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM Bangalore, a CFA Charter holder from CFA Institute USA and a member of RICS (MRICs).Navin, along with his colleagues has authored various Thought Leadership and Research papers onvaluations subjects, which have been published in various publications. These include ‘India Cost of Capital Survey’, which is a one of its kind study for cost of capital in India, Control Premium in India, MNC Premium in India: A detailed Study (published in Enterprising Investor, a CFA Institute Blog), Private Equity Returns through IPOs: Growth or Alpha (published in Enterprising Investor), Annual Transaction Multiples etc.
Mr. Khera is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst with over 12 years of experience in the field of Business Valuation and Transaction structuring. Currently working with EY India as a Director in the Valuation and Business Modelling team. He has a very rich experience in Business Valuations for Transactions, Valuation of intangible assets, Valuations for Restructurings, Business Modelling Acquisition Structuring, Corporate Restructuring & Inbound Advisory.
Mr. Vikash is having more than 12 years of experience in the domain of Transaction Advisory, Corporate Finance, Valuations Modelling and Economic Advisory with top notch MNC's- EY Merchant Banking Services LLP, DLF Limited, GMR Airports Limited, Copal Partners and other EY entities. He has done MBA in Finance and International Business& B. Com (Hons.) Presently he is working with E&Y as Vice President - Transaction Advisory, Valuations Modelling and Economic Advisory since 2015.
Mr. Mihir Gada is a Chartered Accountant and has a Master’s in Business Administration. He has more than 17 years of Valuation work experience across firms like Ernst & Young and Price Waterhouse. He specializes in providing valuation services and has worked on many domestic and international Mergers & Acquisitions transactions involving leading domestic and multinational companies. He has expertise and experience in undertaking valuations for various purposes such as Income Tax, FEMA, SEBI requirements, Insolvency and Companies Act requirements, Accounting and Financial reporting, Bank lending and settlement purposes etc.CA Mihir is a regular speaker at various forums and contributes valuation articles actively for publications in newspapers and digital media.
CA Rajiv Singh is a recognised expert on business valuation, banking, corporate finance and strategy, M&A and restructuring etc. CA Rajiv Singh uniquely blends in-depth academic specialisation in valuation with his long years of practical exposure as consultant and trainer. Over the last twenty two years, he has carried out complex transactional valuation analyses, transfer pricing valuation, fair value measurement for IFRS/IndAS/NFRS/Singapore-FRS, valuation for FEMA and intangible asset valuation. He has been retained and testified as an expert witness in India and abroad including the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) and ITAT in leading valuation cases. He has been actively working with leading law firms in India and USA in relation to valuation matters. He consulted on a corporate restructuring plan that was a key facilitator in a complete turnaround of a leading PSU in construction industry which currently has "Navratna" status. He has served more than 200 valuation clients in India, USA, UK, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Mauritius, Nepal and Dubai and is frequently retained in complex valuation disputes. He contributed significantly in developing the first Business Valuation Standards in India issued by ICAI in 2010 and has designed and delivered the first valuation course of ICAI and ICSI. He was a member of the Accounting Standards Board of ICAI for development of IndAS 113 (Fair Value Measurement)
Dr. Naveen Bali, is presently working as a Consultant in the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance. My work at MoF is primarily focused on providing feedback
on various aspects of the Indian Economy. He hascontributed to the Economic Survey
2018-19 in two chapters namely “Ending Matsyanyaya: How to Ramp Up Capacity In the Lower Judiciary” and “Monetary Management and Financial Intermediation – (IBC section)”.
Prior to this, he was working as Assistant Professor at the “Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA)”, Gurgaon. He has also worked as Research Associate -II (Research and Regulation Wing) at Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI)
where he was also a workshop-in-charge officer for IBBI and had conducted four workshops across India, training roughly over 250 Insolvency Professionals.
He has completed a Ph.D. degree in economics from the “Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur” (IITK) in June 2015. He recently had published a paper titled, “Sustainable performance-oriented production practices in the Indian iron and steel industry:
An empirical investigation” in the Journal of Cleaner Production (July 2019). He had an opportunity to attend the short stay fellowship program at Utrecht School of Economics, Utrecht University, The Netherlands in 2008. He has also presented at the international conference titled “16th International Sustainable Development Research Conference” held at Kadoorie University, Hong Kong in 2009.
Mr. Naresh is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is highly-qualified, Globally-Experienced, Super-Networked,
Senior "Finance" Professional having 21+ years of worldwide experience with Rating Agency,
Big-4 Consulting Firms, Government Enterprises and Leading Private Holding Companies,
spearheading successful result oriented Corporate Financial strategies. Motivated highly
galvanized teams globally to produce significant Value unlocked bottom-line results.
He is an adept at designing and executing effective business strategies to seize and optimize
global opportunities. He is an exemplary communicator with the passion and drive needed to
cultivate and foster professional and pro_table relationships.
Mr. Sumit Dhadda is a chartered accountant having rich experience of 15 years in the field of Statutory Audits, IFRS and IND-AS implementation. He is a member of ICAI since 2003. At present, he is the Managing Partner of DLS & Associates LLP. At DLS, he is responsible for expanding the firm base (vertical wise & geographical-wise) and ensuring quality assurance services to all clients.
Prior to joining DLS, he worked with PWC India (4 years) & KPMG Bahrain (4 years) in the Audit and Assurance vertical. After KPMG, he joined SICO Bahrain, one of the premier Investment Banks of the GCC region as Head of Compliance & MLRO.
He is also a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist from ACAMS institute USA. He is a certified trainer from ICAI Faculty development program for Ind AS conversion in India. He also obtained Diploma in Information System Audit & Diploma in Information & Risk Management from ICAI. He is also a Company Secretary and Commerce graduate from Rajasthan University.
He is the Founder Secretary of Rajasthan in Bahrain Association. He also served on the Management Committee of the Bahrain Chapter of ICAI for three years prior to moving to India. He is also associated with some NGOs and is inclined to serve society.
CA Tarun Mahajan is a commerce graduate & fellow member of ICAI. He is also a CFA charter holder from CFA Institute (USA). He was the first to acquire a CFA charter in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh at a time when there were less than 400 CFAs in the entire country.
His academic excellence was well displayed since his school days, he used to stand first in school and this came to light with his All India 10th Rank in CA Foundation.
Using his academic excellence and quest for sharing his knowledge he took up teaching since the date he became CA in the year 1999. He has been teaching CA, CS and CFA students.
He has also written articles in financial newspapers. For students he is not just a subject teacher but a great source of inspiration. He is a good orator and also a motivational speaker.
His thirst for accepting challenges made him run 42 kms in the Mumbai Marathon. He has also done lonlong-distancecling. His mantra for success is “follow the excellence and success will follow you”.
• Chartered Accountant (ICAI, Year 1999): Got All India Rank 10 in CA Foundation and marks equivalent to AIR 23 in CA Final.
• Diploma in Information Systems Audit (ICAI, 2005)
• Chartered Financial Analyst (CFAI, USA, 2008): First CFA charter holder of Central India
• Registered Valuer (IBBI, 2019): Passed in first attempt with 80% score.
• Has been part of research committees of "Ministry of Finance" on valuation as a subject expert.
Work Profile as a Valuer:
• Valuation of Start-ups
• Valuation for the purpose of preferential allotment of shares.
• Valuation for the purpose of Merger
• Valuation of ESOPS
• Valuation of Sweat Equity shares
• Valuation of complex instruments like, Optionally Convertible Debentures and Preference Shares, Bonds with call and put options, Compulsorily Convertible Debentures & Preference Shares
• Valuation of Intangible assets
• Valuation for impairment testing under IFRS/IND AS etc.
Mr. S Pratap Giri is an Adjunct Faculty with the Indian Institute of Management in several campuses. He is a Corporate Trainer and visiting faculty with many other prestigious institutions. He has completed 31 years of post-qualification career in Transactions, Corporate Advisory and Independent Directorship. He has done specialisations in Investment Banking, Project and Infrastructure Finance, Private Equity, M&A, Restructuring and Strategic Finance.
He is a Professional Bass Guitarist and composer, Co-founder of Symphony Music Group, Bangalore which provides complete music solutions in Bollywood and regional film music for all live events.
Mr. Rakesh is a first generation lawyer coming from the Coal belt of eastern India. Rakesh has combined his education and knowledge in economics with law to develop his legal skills relevant to the commercial aspects of the clients and the business situations. Mr. Rakesh is an experienced corporate commercial lawyer who is capable of rendering advice on the broad spectrum of legal problems confronting business in the contemporary Indian environment. Rakesh’s career has spanned a range of legal areas over two decades. Rakesh specializes in M&A, corporate finance, infrastructure especially real estate, power, and telecommunications, I.T enabled businesses including Outsourcing and human resource law.
Mr. Nitesh is an Executive Director in Union Bank of India. He is at present Chief Strategy Officer and was Head of Treasury prior to this role. He has an accomplished career of about 2 decades across government sector and banking, having served in important roles such as Chief Economist, Chief Investor Relations Officer, Head of Balance-sheet Management Group, and as Regional Head of bank’s operations across Union Territory of
Chandigarh, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh. He is director on board of Fixed Income, Money Market and Derivatives Association of India (FIMMDA) and SBI Global Factors Ltd. He is also a member of India Forex Committee (IFXC). He was earlier associated with CII as working group member of its National Committee on Banking, RBI’s committee for review of priority sector norms, and Economics Affairs & Policy Committee of Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
Mr. Prasad is the Chief Executive Office since April 2014. He joined FIMMDA as a Dy. Chief Executive Officer in April 2012.
Earlier, He superannuated as a Managing Director of PNB Gilts Ltd (A General Manager in PNB)
after serving for two years. PNB Gilts Ltd is a subsidiary of Punjab national bank and is the
only listed Primary Dealer in India. He was a director in the board of PDAI
(Primary dealers association of India). Presently, he is a member of the advisory council of
PFRDA. Prior to PNB Gilts assignment, he was in charge of International Division at PNB and
specially entrusted with overseas expansion. During 2007-2010, he had a pivotal role in
establishing PNB’ s subsidiary in U.K, two branches in Hong Kong, a new joint venture bank
in Bhutan, a branch in DIFC, Dubai, a representative office in Oslo, Norway and to near
finalisation of a joint venture bank in Kazakhstan. He was a director in the Board of PNB
Druk Bank Ltd.Prior to this he was the Forex Treasury head at Mumbai segment and had more
than two decades of experience in Forex treasury and related departments. He brings with him a
vast and varied experience of domestic and forex treasuries and bank administration. He is a
Post graduate in Chemistry and a certified associate of IIB.
Mr. Vijay is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), Fellow Member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and an Associate Member of The Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICWA). He has completed his B. Com. (Hons.) from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University in 1977. He has over 40 years of post-qualification experience. He specializes in advisory services under Foreign Exchange Management Regulations including Foreign Direct Investment – both inbound & outbound, Direct Taxation, International taxation, Corporate Law/ Secretarial Practice matters, Corporate/Business Structuring, M&A, Due Diligence Exercise, Legal Compliance, Auditing, Valuation services.
CA Matta is a Certified Valuer by ICAI and over three decades of hands-on professional involvement, he has worked through myriad engagements and have multidisciplinary experience in Financial Audit, Special purpose audit, Performance and Management Audits, Inventory audit, Fixed Assets’ audit, Business Valuations, Taxation including International Taxation, Foreign Exchange, Corporate laws and issues related to non-profit institutions.He has rendered his expertise to several programs and courses of ICAI. He served as Technical Reviewer with Financial Reporting Review Board (ICAI), Reviewer with Peer Review Board (ICAI), Course Technical Director, Certificate Course on Valuation (ICAI), Convener of Corporate Affairs Standards Study Group on Valuation Standards (ICAI) and Convener (2007-08) of Accounting Standards Study Group (NIRC of ICAI). He has also been member of Company Law Study Group, Arbitration Panel Study Group and Study Group on Course on Business Valuation (ICAI).
Mr. Asheesh is a Chief Manager, Union Bank of India (Forex & Derivative Segment).He Has Completed his M. Tech (Computer Science) Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata & M. Sc (Mathematics), DR. R. M. L. (Avadh University, Faizabad. He has NCFM Certifications in Technical Analysis, Equity Derivative & Financial Markets from NSE & he is pursuing CFA Certification, CFA Level 3 candidate. His area of interests isMachine Learning & Data Mining, Financial & Data Analysis & Financial and Risk Modeling.
Mr. Ajay is having teaching experience of more than nine years, presently working as an Assistant Professor in School of Law, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun Utrakhand. He has served as a Civil Judge (Junior Division)/Judicial Magistrate First Class in the State of Haryana. He has worked as an Assistant Professor in Faculty of Law, University of Delhi and has been associated with various committee like Legal Aid Committee, Moot Court Committee, Seminar Committee and has organizational and administrative experience of more than nine years.
Mr. Siddharth is an Associate Vice President in the Valuations,Modelling and Economics team of the SaT practice of Ernst& Young Merchant Banking (EY). He has completed his Masters in Finance and Investmentfrom University of Exeter, UK and Bachelors in BusinessAdministration from Symbiosis University, Pune, India.He has passed CFA level II. He has been involved in many Valuation and valuationreview engagements across various sectors such as realestate and hospitality, auto ancillary, pharma, renewableenergy, power, packaging etc.
Mr. Sanjeev has extensive experience in handling commercial, corporate and commercial litigation, including prosecution related to economic offences, winding-up matters, matters under Negotiable Instruments Act, Sick Industrial Companies Act, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code and appears before various courts and tribunals, including the Hon’ble Delhi High Court, Debt Recovery Tribunal (previously also before the BIFR and AAIFR). He has acquired niche knowledge in handling commercial arbitrations in India and overseas and also provides strategic guidance in handling disputes, statutory claims. He Regularly advises clients on diverse issues / claims arising under various indirect Tax Legislations.
Mr Atul is a CA and MBA with more than 15 years of experience in transaction advisory or corporate finance. He is currently working with EY Valuation team and advises clients on business valuations, intangible valuation and financial instrument valuation. He has performed more than 500 valuations (business, instruments and intangible valuations). He has advised client on various transactions, mergers & de-mergers, PPA, internal restructuring and various compliance related valuations (including exchange control, taxation and accounting). Besides, the regular business and intangible valuation, he focuses on valuation under complex capital structures and has advised various unicorns on the same.
Mr. Gagan is a commerce graduate from Delhi University, a member of Bar Council of Delhi and a fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Before setting up Krishnomics Legal, Gagan was Principal Associate with Amarchand&Mangaldas (now known as ShardulAmarchandMangaldas). He also worked with KPMG. He brings with him over two decades of experience. Gagan has specialises in tax and commercial litigation and advisory. He has successfully represented various corporates before Supreme Court, High Court, Tax Tribunals, District Courts, National Company Law Tribunal, and various Consumer Forums. He has also appeared before the Permanent Court of Arbitration, Hague as an expert witness.
Mr. Manjeet is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, having multifaced work experience in the area of Accounting and taxation, Internal and External Trainings, Internal Audits Sox Audit, financial audit, Cost reduction and cost control, Direct Tax, Indirect Tax, Working Capital Management, Treasury Accounting, Fund management, Financial Accounting, Payable management and Payroll management.
He has worked with organization such as Sistema Shyam (MTS), Unitech Wireless East Pvt Ltd, British Telecom (BT) and Vodafone India. His last assignment was with Vodafone Rajasthan Circle -Head of Financial Operations. He has been imparting training to management trainees specially on finance related areas in government as well as non-government sectors.
CA Shweta Singh is a Chartered Accountant and Registered Valuer with IBBI, commerce graduate from SRCC. Shweta is Course research Associate of IICA Valuation Certificate Programme (IVCP) under the aegis of Ministry of Corporate Affairs. She is Associate Course Director of IBVA.
She has 8 years of extensive experience in valuation of companies in India and outside India (Singapore, Nepal, Dubai, Germany) industries namely construction, automobile, transportation & logistics, chemicals & fertilizer,Sugar, retail, hotel & tourism, restaurant, education and pharma. She has performed valuation engagements for accounting purposes including intangibles, Purchase Price Allocation and impairment testing, FEMA, Mergers & Acquisitions, and ESOPs, cross holding, dissenting shareholder actions, economic damages, family settlement, Income Tax and many other business valuation purposes.
Mrs. Dipali is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. She has done Bachelors of Law from Mumbai University, Post-Graduate Diploma in Securities Laws from BSE, Diploma in in Insurance from ICFAI University. She is a Certified as Registered Valuer for the Assets class of Securities or Financial Securities. She has more than 23 years of experience in the field of Corporate Laws and Legal Compliance in Secretarial Department of Listed Companies and Multinational Company.
Mr. Kamdar is a fellow member of ICAI and Insolvency Professional. He is a founder &managing trustee of Insolvency professional foundation "IP Foundation". He is a senior partner in M/s Jain JagawatKamdar& Co. which is empanelled with SBI and EOW for Forensic Audits. His firm is also empanelled with BSE for valuation of shares. He is in the IMC Economic policy committee, ICSI IPA Advisory committee, ICAI IPA research committee and past Convenor of Andheri West CPE Study Circle of WIRC.
Mr. Santosh is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
He has secured All India Merit Rank in CA Inter and Final Examinations. He is Certified Information
Systems Auditor (CISA), ISACA and completed his B. Com from Mumbai University.He has more than 17
years of experience in IFRS/Ind AS/US GAAP audit and conversion engagements for several large clients
across diverse industries including manufacturing, retail, real estate, infrastructure and telecommunications.
He has extensive experience of dealing with complex technical accounting issues across various large clients
that his firm has served. He has worked with large client groups in India and abroad enabling StatutoryAudits,
Ind AS conversion engagements, IFRS and US GAAP engagements.
Mr. Shridhar is a Chief Manager - Faculty (Forex) with Union Bank Of India, Bengaluru. He has done M.Com, MCA, CAIIB and Certificate course in Forex. He has joined Union Bank of India in early 80’s. He has served as Officer-in-Forex, Forex In charge, Dy. Branch Head, Forex Audit as chief Manager for 15 months, presently Faculty Forex for 2 years.