Ajay Upadhyay

Forensic Services, Partner

KPMG in India

Ajay Upadhyay is a Chartered Accountant with over 17 years of professional experience in the domain of Forensic Investigations, Financial Crime Investigations, Anti-trust Investigation, Regulatory Investigations, Dispute Services, Risk Advisory Services and Internal Audits across sectors,

Ajay is a partner with the forensic practice of KPMG focusing on various aspects of financial crime and regulatory investigations. He has been involved in more than 600 investigations in his career, leading cases with reference to regulatory non-compliances, litigation/ arbitration matters, financial statement frauds, anti-bribery matters, anti-trust proactive reviews, senior management frauds, funds siphoning, asset tracking and background checks. In his past experience, he was associated with a leading Indian law firm where he was head of compliance & investigations practice and had led more than 100 investigations for clients spread across sectors such as Oil & Gas, Shipping, Manufacturing, Chemicals, Metal & Mining, Real estate, etc. Ajay has also led several Arbitration and Litigation matters providing expert witness services, forensic examinations of claims, oral testimonies and claim quantifications. His other areas of expertise include advising clients on forensic technology aspects, setting up an ethics framework including code of conduct, whistleblower mechanism, anti-fraud policy and incidence response mechanism and conducting training on ethics related matters.

Areas of Expertise: Forensic Investigations, Dispute Advisory Services, Expert Witness Services, Litigation Support Services, Asset Tracing Services

Education and qualifications
  • Bachelor of Commerce

  • Member of Institute of Chartered Accounts of India

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)