Fellow (IIM Ahmedabad), BE (Chemical)
Current Affiliation: IIM Ahmedabad
He has more than 28 years of experience in consultancy, industry and academics. The consulting experience includes working with several organizations in both private and public sectors and also on the assignments funded by international agencies like the World Bank, OECF, ICA, the Royal Netherlands Embassy, etc. The consulting areas include: financial restructuring, business systems development, accounting & costing systems and corporate performance measurement. The industry experience is in the areas of corporate finance, accounting and MIS in chemical companies. The academic experience includes teaching and research in the Finance and Accounting Area.
He has designed and conducted several management development programmes in China, Egypt, India, Kuwait, Nairobi, South Africa and Thailand. The major clients for consulting and management development programmes cover various sectors like banking and insurance, engineering, infrastructure, energy, chemicals & pharmaceuticals and IT.
Currently, he is the Chairperson of two-year Post-Graduate Programme. He is a member of the Cost Accounting Standards Board of the ICWAI since 2008-09. He was a Chairperson of the one year Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX) during 2009 to 2011. He has served as an expert member in the Pension Reforms Committee and Financial Resources Committee set up by the Finance Department of the Government of Gujarat.
He specializes in accounting, management control, and performance measurement and management systems. His research interests and publications are in developing financial and non-financial performance measurement tools, Balanced Score Card, accounting issues and impact.