Deputy CEO at KPMG in India
Akhil is responsible for oversight of operations of the firm and ensuring its smooth functioning. Managing the organization’s Business support functions – shared services, and Compliance, also work towards constantly refining and implementing the strategic growth plan of the organization. While focusing on Operational / Business efficiency in day to day activities, help establish an environment of accountability, excellence, collaboration, and innovation.
He has over 24 years of experience in financial reporting across Indian and International GAAP and audit practice across all sectors with more focus on infrastructure.
A fellow member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and an accredited IFRS Partner.
He occupies prestigious posts in eminent institutions, like PHD Chamber of Commerce- member of the management committee, co-chairman of the Economic Affairs Sub Committee; member of CSR committee of ASSOCHAM, member in the Board of trustees- Sunderlal Jain hospital; member of board of Advisors to Literacy India, an NGO that help under priviledged children get access to education.
He holds an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Mangalore University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Michigan State University. He has also attended UTC’s leadership program at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.
He shares experiences and expertise through active speaking at both internal events as well as various external events organised by FICCI, PHD ASSOCHAM, AIMA.