Vicky leverages more than 15 years of forensic experience in advising clients across the globe on corporate governance, investigations, digital forensics, anti-bribery, crisis management, anti-trust and regulatory matters. He has advised clients across a range of industries, including financial services, life sciences, media and entertainment, consumer products, energy and industrial manufacturing in India, the United Arab Emirates, the UK, Africa and South Asia.
Prior to joining Kroll, Vicky served at Alvarez and Marsal, PwC, KPMG, National Stock Exchange in a similar forensic and inspection profile.
Vicky brings deep expertise in conducting proactive and reactive engagements for the board, audit committees and senior management of multinational and domestic companies. He has also led certain highly sensitive engagements that have been extensively covered in the press. These engagements include more than 80 complex and sensitive investigations involving fraudulent financial reporting and misappropriation of business assets. Further, he has also led a marquee corporate governance advisory project for the board of a fintech client that involved investigation and subsequently remediation through instituting controls and fraud governance framework. Vicky has also led investigations covering securities laws violations for one of the leading top five investment funds of India.
Additionally, Vicky has led digital-enabled fraud risk management projects providing actionable insights, risk monitoring and early warning signals. Vicky was also in charge of due diligence assignments during investment transactions for clients advising them on high-priority areas such as anti-bribery, corporate governance and anti-fraud framework.
Previously, Vicky has also managed dispute advisory engagements involving quantum of damages, claim rebuttal and assisted in cross-examination. He has led multiple initiatives for strengthening corporate governance, including policy enhancements, work and ethical environment surveys for clients.
Vicky holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Mumbai. He is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Company Secretary from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. Additionally, he holds Valuation –Securities or Financial Assets Certification from the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India.