Partner, Tax, KPMG Global Services Private Limited (KGSPL)
KPMG Global Services
Ajay is a seasoned tax professional with over 17 years of experience spanning a range of geographies and industries. He is adept at multiple aspects of consulting and compliance, including tax structuring, international tax consulting, transfer pricing, transaction due diligence, tax litigation, process improvement, business transformation and business operations.
Ajay has been working with KPMG for more than 10 years. Currently, he is serving as the Tax Leader at KGS, leading a team of over 1,500 multi-disciplinary professionals in engaging with KPMG member firms globally and delivering cost-effective, innovative and value-added services to clients. In addition, he is involved in developing and sustaining relationships with KPMG member firm service lines/network leaders and providing active oversight to the team in delivering tax consulting solutions, tax compliance solutions and allied business services.
Previously, he served as an Engagement Lead at several global and Indian companies across a range of sectors. Ajay also worked as KPMG in India’s CoE Head in New York for a number of years to improve the firm’s cross-border collaboration initiative between India and the US. Ajay was associated with PwC for a brief period as a Director, jointly leading the Tax practice of PwC’s East India region. He also established PwC’s Tax practice in Bhutan.Prior to that, Ajay worked for over four years with EY and EIL.
Over the years, Ajay has worked with a number of renowned global players such as Starbucks, ITC, Swiss Re, Wipro, Mphasis, Tata Group and HP.
Ajay is actively involved in professional and industry associations. He has delivered presentations and participated in panel discussions at various conferences organized by CII, USIBC, IFA, BCCI and local trade bodies. He has also written various articles on Indian and international tax matters for leading newspapers and journals.
Ajay is based in India out of Bengaluru.
Chartered Accountant (CA)
Bachelor of Commerce (Honors)