K. Shanmukha Sundaram, senior partner of Srivatsan & Gita, Chartered Accountancy firm, based in Coimbatore has been a pillar of strength for Last Forest. His experience and maturity in helping us navigate the world of taxes and audit, brings a calmness over the accounts team. His accomplishments include being the past Chairperson of the South India Regional Chapter of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Sripriya Sreeram heads her own accounting firm, Aconter, based out of Bangalore – a professional with over 16 years of experience in consulting and statutory audit for various Indian and Global companies. Past experience includes working for the Big Four accounting and consulting firms in India as well as partner in an LLP heading their Financial Advisory Services. Clients include medium and large organizations across various business sectors including Real Estate, Retail, Manufacturing and Engineering Services, FMCG, Trusts (Indian and Global) and IT.
Her firm is taking over the internal audit from 2019-20. Though based in India, many of her clients are based in the US and the Caribbean.
Soy Joseph from SAS Partners has been an asset – he brought order where we were just finding our feet. He’s a Senior Partner and Director of the firm. He has over 20 years of experience and as a founder member he spearheads the regulatory operations and client relations. He was associated with emerging corporates, heading the corporate legal domain for over 8 years, prior to commencing practice in 2003. His areas of expertise include Company Law, Securities Law, Foreign Exchange Law, NBFC Regulations, M&A Advisory and IPR Laws.
He has closely associated with several multinational companies to set up their India operations and also has the privilege to be a member of their Board. He has been continuously advising and guiding Indian and foreign companies in business advisory, corporate structuring, regulatory audits and diligence and corporate governance. He is closely associated with the South Indian chapters of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). He is an associate member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, UK and holds Bachelor degree in Law.