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  • Prof. (Dr.) Paritosh Basu

    Senior Professor of the NMIMS University School of Business Management Group Controller - Essar Group Ex CFO of Reliance Communications Ltd.

    Dr. Paritosh Basu is presently a practicing academician. He has served the corporate world for about thirty-four years. He was the Group Controller of Essar Group till June, 2013, preceded by the CFO of Reliance Communications Ltd. till August, 2008. Now he is a full time Senior Professor of the NMIMS University School of Business Management, Mumbai and engaged in several research and consulting activities.

    He holds a Master degree in Commerce and was awarded Ph. D. on ‘Transfer Pricing’ by the Calcutta University in 1999. He is a fellow member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the Institute of Cost Accountants of India and a life member of the Computer Society of India.

    Dr. Basu’s experience in MNCs spans over a wide spectrum of functional areas, across continents and countries:

    • Corporate finance, treasury, strategic planning and controlling, accounting and reporting under IGAAP and IFRS, risk enabled performance management, due diligence, governance, management audit, etc. in MNC and conglomerate environment,
    • Mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, IPO and listing in overseas and domestic stock exchanges, FCCBs and other overseas loan market transactions;
    • Extensive IT enablement of operations, accounting and reporting with multiple systems development and integration, establishment of paper-less shared services centre, etc.; and
    • Teaching, corporate training, mentoring, knowledge management, MDPs, consulting and advisory services.