Has about 25 years of experience in Strategic Management. Internal Audit, Risk Management, Finance and Controllership, Compliance, Operational and Financial processes and controls. A Chartered Accountant who passed the CISA examination conducted by ISACA, USA and passed the CFE examination conducted by the Institute of Certified Fraud Examiners, USA, Shankar passed the Final Examination of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in May 1992 after completion of 3 year Article training with M/s Lovelock & Lewes, Chartered Accountants – a member firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers (erstwhile Coopers & Lybrand).
He has over 14 years of Industry experience in different positions – 1. Country lead-Internal Audit – Amazon India (All Amazon businesses in India), 2. India Head-Internal Audit – Metro Cash and Carry India Pvt. Ltd, a Fortune 500 Company and subsidiary of German Conglomerate METRO GMBH and 3. Asst. Manager- Finance and Treasury – IL&FS Venture Corporation Ltd (IVC), an Asset Management Company.
He has over 10 years of Consulting experience in Business Advisory, Risk Management and Assurance - 1. Director, Enterprise Risk Services, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Pvt. Ltd. and 2. Manager – Business Advisory and Assurance services of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC); was engaged with the firm after completion of Article Training firm for a period of 8 years in various capacities with a focus primarily on Risk Management, Internal Audit, Business Advisory, and Assurance Services.
He has proficiency and deep understanding of Financial and Operating Systems and Processes, Treasury and Finance, Risks and Controls, Controllership, Governance, Compliance and Management.