Corporate-Color

Ravi Gopal Avadhanam

Adjunct Faculty

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Education

  • CMA- Institute of Management Accountants, USA
  • CPA Certificate - American Institute of Public Accountants, USA
  • ACA – (Chartered accountant) – Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
  • Bachelor of Science, (Mathematics and Physical Sciences), Osmania University, India
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
  • Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Analysis
  • Management Accounting and Control
  • Corporate Governance and Ethics
Subject Taught / Student Project Mentor
  • Accounting and Audit
  • Finance
  • Taxation
  • Management Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Business Strategy and Decision Making
EXPERIENCE

Academic experience

  • Founder Member of the Dubai Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants. Faculty at CMA review courses conducted by the Chapter and Dubai University College
  • Associated with professional training institutes as a trainer for professional certification programs: CMA / CPA/ACCA/CFA
  • Structured and developed course delivery and curriculum content for professional courses and training sessions on Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Finance, and Taxation
  • Active participant in professional study groups organised by the Dubai Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
  • Conducted in-house training programs during my career on - Finance for non-finance executives; IFRS and other subjects for accountants

CONSULTING EXPERIENCE

  • Advise on business acquisition
  • Business valuation
  • Tax planning and tax advisory
  • Advise on funding structure and strategy

CORPORATE EXPERIENCE

  • Extensive experience in multiple sectors working with large businesses, listed companies, MNCs, and start-ups
  • Held leadership roles in businesses in multiple sectors
  • Acted as change agent, as strategic CFO
  • Multifunctional experience gained by taking in additional roles
  • A strong strategic advisor partner to the top management and board of directors
  • Aligned financial strategies and business growth with analytical reporting and control

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member Elect - International Statistics Institute, The Netherlands, Statistics, The Netherlands21 Oct 1994 - present
  • Member of Australian Economic Society, Econometrics society
  • Life member of the Islamic Economist Association since 1984
  • International Statistical Institute (ISI), elected since 1996
  • Australasian Econometrics Society, Australia, 1993
  • Institute of Statisticians, UK, and hold MIS status since 1986
  • Statistical Society of Australia, 1991

MEDIA APPEARANCES & COVERAGE

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Business strategy and policy in brick-and-mortar in times of increasing digitalization and growth of technology-based businesses
  • Emerging trends in international taxation and tax planning strategies

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • BEPS action number 4 and working with thin capitalization rules

EDITORIAL AND REVIEWER ACTIVITIES

  • Editorial work of review of professional journals of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.