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Vijay Chawla

Vijay Chawla

Partner & Head – Life Sciences, Head – Risk Advisory

KPMG in India

Vijay has been with KPMG in India since 2001. Vijay heads the Life Sciences sector and is also the Risk Advisory lead for KPMG in India.

With over 22 years of experience in pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, IT/ITeS, food and beverage, Vijay has successfully led various advisory engagements on business risk assessments, ethics and compliance, corporate governance, etc. In his vast consulting experience, Vijay has led several complex Enterprise Risk Management framework assessments and implementation projects for large business houses, and also led several SoX implementation projects and COSO 2013 framework assessments. His extensive domain expertise also led him to prepare recommendations for the SEBI’s committee on topics relating to corporate governance.

Vijay’s experience also spans to include quality assurance reviews entailing executive and board interviews, IIA Standards gap analysis; peer benchmarking survey, 360° feedback forums, managing financial statements and operational risk assessment activities, including developing and executing questionnaires and analysing identified risks. Vijay is also the Global lead Partner for one of the large pharma company and one of the large IT/ ITES companies in India. 

Areas of expertise
Life Sciences Risk Consulting
Education and qualifications
  • Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Accreditation
  • Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)

Expertise
  • Enterprise Risk Management, US GAAS/IFRS, Corporate Governance, SOX Advisory, Internal Financial Controls – COSO, Process and Controls Transformation, Internal Audit, Regulatory Compliance