He is a Chartered Accountant and a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) with over 35 years of professional experience in Assurance and Financial Accounting Advisory services in ‘Big 4’ accounting and auditing firms. Sunil joined S. R. Batliboi, a member firm of EY (the firm) in 1990, became a Partner in 1995 and been Senior Audit Partner with the firm for 20+ years.
During his tenure there, he worked in various leadership positions such as Office Managing Partner of Bangalore Office, Member of the Assurance and firm’s leadership team for 15+years, Head of Assurance services for South India and TMT (Technology, Media & Telecom) Sector. He has vast experience in working with clients and has participated and led audits of clients in various industry sectors such as IT Products and services, Pharma & Biotech, Infrastructure including Power, Roads, Airports, Airlines, Real estate, Auto components and other Manufacturing, Retail and Consumer products, Banking and Financial Services including PE / VCs.
Sunil has significant experience in financial reporting under Indian GAAP / IND AS / IFRS framework, various aspects of corporate governance, Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Financial Controls reporting framework. He also has significant experience in Company Law, SEBI requirements and IPOs in India.
Sunil was a Co-opted member of the Auditing & Assurance Standards Board of the ICAI for the year 2014-15 and has been a Member of the Financial Reporting Standards Review Group constituted by the ICAI in Bangalore for 7 years and has been a Speaker at number of events organised by the ICAI and industry forums.
Subsequent to his retirement, Sunil is working as a mentor and strategic Adviser for a number of start-ups and strategic growth companies.