Director of Centre For Economics and Finance, Chairperson & Professor of Finance Area, and Resource Person for PGDM & PGDHM (AICTE Approved), at Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI). He provides the strategic direction to the Centre and leads it advisory, consulting, research, capacity development programmes, and new higher education initiatives. He is an alumnus of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India New Delhi, GLS University (Gujarat Law Society) Ahmedabad, and Gujarat University Ahmedabad.
He has been an Industry Professional, Corporate Trainer, Consulting Chartered Accountant, an Accomplished Academician, and an Edupreneur with total work experience of about 30 years in Industry, Academia, Advisory, Consulting, Executive Training, Management Education, Branding, Education Marketing, Business Development / Admissions, Revenue Generation, and Institution Building.He has presented & published many research papers, and has co-authored a book.At present in ASCI, he is engaged in designing and delivering MDPs on innovative and contemporary topics.He has designed and submitted proposals for Consulting Assignments / Projects on “Global Transfer Pricing Documentation and Compliances”, “Setting-up of Policies for Accounting, Taxation, and Finance”, “CSR – 43 Foreign Countries, and Universities & Academic Institutions.
Before joining ASCI, in academia he has served at Symbiosis University as Director & Professor-Faculty of Management .Before joining academia, in industry he has served at reputed private sector companies namely Anagram Finance Ltd (Arvind Mills Group), R.C. Laser Tech India Ltd (TVS Group), Jay Bharat Fabrics Mills Ltd etc, at various senior positions. While serving these companies, he has handled assignments in the areas of Income Tax / Direct Taxes, GST / Indirect Taxes, Finance, Accounting, Audit, Company Law, Equity Research, Import-Exports, and Public Issue matters.
As a Consulting Chartered Accountant, he has served in the capacity of Management Consultant, Consultant Director, and Adviser to few reputed private universities, private sector companies, and other organizations. He has handled consulting assignments relating to Goods and Services Tax (GST), Income Tax, Recruitment & Placement, Business Development & Revenue Generation, Launching New Degree Programs & Certificate Courses, and establishing & successfully operating “Centre of Excellence For GST”.