In his new role as the National Enterprise Leader, Raman is responsible for building the enterprise business across key locations of KPMG in India, as well as expanding the firm’s presence in Tier II and Tier III cities, working closely with the Office Managing Partner (OMP) teams. He is also responsible for ensuring that Firm’s global offerings like the Family Office, Matchmaker and Cyber for Enterprise are developed and launched under the programme. Given his prior experience of working closely with promoters, Raman is adept at working with family businesses and promoter driven set-ups, mentoring them throughout their growth cycle.
Most recently, Raman served as a Chief Operating Officer (COO), KPMG in India for a period of three years, as part of which he led the infrastructure functions including finance. As the COO of KPMG in India and a member of the KPMG Global COO Steering Group, he managed key business areas and led multiple Infrastructure teams in India, including Finance, Administration, Procurement and Technology.
Raman plays an active role in business federations such as FICCI and CII particularly in the Northern Region. He is a seasoned professional with more than 30 years of experience in consulting and audit in many sectors including consumer markets, auto and IT-enabled services. His business, leadership and people skills are in-depth and prolific and backed by strong project management skills. Raman has particular expertise in leading large projects and working with multi-disciplinary teams within very stringent deadlines.
Prior to joining KPMG in India, Raman was a Partner in Assurance in EY, in addition to being an Assurance Talent Leader.