Aakash brings over 17 years of experience across India, USA and the Middle East, assisting organisations across industries prevent, detect and respond to integrity breakdowns, as well as develop and enhance ethics and compliance programs.
Starting his career with a professional services firm in India, Aakash spent over 8 years as part of Forensic practice at a Big 4 firm, which included assisting organisations/law firms on fraud and misconduct matters, and related reporting to regulatory and law enforcement authorities. He has led and managed many cross-border matters, including having done investigations in over 10 countries.
Aakash has overseen the recovery and review of digital evidence with data privacy considerations and is an experienced fraud interviewer. Aakash regularly speaks on the topics of anti-fraud and compliance.
Aakash's dedication to his craft and his commitment to maintaining the highest ethical standards have earned him a reputation as a trusted anti-fraud and compliance professional. Prior to joining GT in UAE, Aakash was leading the forensic practice for another professional services firm in UAE and KSA, and was also Forensic Services Partner with Grant Thornton in India.
- Bachelor's of Commerce (Hons) - University of Delhi, India
- Chartered Accountant - The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
- Certified Fraud Examiner - ACFE, USA
- Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist - ACAMS, USA