Krishnan leads our taxation consulting team. He has an extensive experience of more than 25 years in providing specialist tax services, particularly to large, privately owned groups. Krishnan has a varied client base with particular strengths in the property, retail, manufacturing and hospitality industries. Krishnan is also a member of the Direct Taxes Advisory Committee having been co-opted by the Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Trivandrum. He is also the Joint Secretary of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal Bar, Cochin. Krishnan is a regular presenter in various seminars and conferences on tax-related matters. He contributes to discussion groups with the Income tax office, and often engages with other tax professionals on legislation and interpretation matters.
Sankar commenced his auditing career at Ferguson Associates (now a part of Deloitte) in 1988. Sankar is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He leads the IS audit team. During his long experience of over 25 years, he has handled many IS review assignments on management, planning and organization, technical infrastructure, operational practices, protection of information assets, disaster recovery, business process evaluation and risk management.
Balaji’s expertise, coupled with his accounting and legal qualification, helps provide guidance and advice to clients across all of our practice areas. Balaji’s experience includes a broad range of public practice accounting areas, including taxation planning, business services, financial advice, business structures and business valuations. Balaji is a regular faculty at professional colleges and also addresses conventions on tax-related matters. Balaji also provides support to other tax practitioners by taking on specific consulting assignments or providing a sounding board for the discussion of tax problems.
Ananth commenced his auditing and accounting career in Middle East Asia – Qatar in 1988, during which time he became a member of the Indian Institute of Chartered Accountants. In 1996, he returned to India and in recent years is oriented towards the charitable and not-for-profit service sector. Ananth’s main focus in recent years has been to provide audit and assurance services in the not-for-profit sector, with particular emphasis in the aged care and education sector. Ananth strives to ensure that clients meet regulatory compliance with regard to financial reporting obligations.
Ganesh is a partner in the Specialized Services group and handles India entry strategies and Business Process Outsourcing. He has more than 25 years of experience in acquisitions, restructurings, joint ventures and other corporate transactional work. Ganesh advises a substantial number of overseas investors in relation to their business in India. He has considerable experience in the infrastructure, construction, power and healthcare sectors and cross border M&A transactions.
Sivadass provides professional advice and services to clients across a broad range of industries including agribusiness, marine, property, finance, manufacturing and professional services. Sivadass also heads our firm’s specialist financial services sector team. This team works with a mix of banks, financiers and stakeholders - including public and private sector participants in the areas of working capital reviews and asset realization assignments.