Ajay Doshi - Partner
He is in the profession since 1977 and is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He was associated with S.R. Batliboi & Co. / Ernst & Young in different capacities for nearly 25 years including as Partner / head of taxation department at Kolkata for a period of nearly 15 years. He has immense exposure both in direct and indirect taxes. He specialises in Corporate Tax, Tax Planning, Cross-border Taxation, Transfer Pricing, Foreign collaboration etc. He has been advising a number of multinationals (includes MNCs engaged in construction of infrastructure, civil & mechanical construction related to massive projects and giant manufacturing Companies) and renowned Indian industry groups on tax matters and has to his credit a number of favourable settlements by the tax department at assessment and appeal stages. He was in the Board of Directors of a Public Sector Bank and during his terms as director was also chairman of the audit committee. He was also a permanent member of management committee while being a director of the public sector bank. He is actively involved in various Chambers of Commerce and was in the Tax sub-committee of ASSOCHAM, Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Indian Chamber of Commerce. His articles and comments on critical issues have been published in newspapers a number of times. He has travelled abroad for professional assignments on many occasions. He is also a member of Rotary Club of Calcutta. He has been appointed the Chairman of BKR International’s Asia Pacific Region and was a member of BKR International’s Worldwide Board.
Mridula Jhunjhunwala – Partner
She has more than 20 years of experience in assurance and audit related assignments spanning across a wide range of industries. She was associated with Ernst & Young. She has extensive experience in assurance and advisory services with exposure of various industries including Petrochemicals, Tea, Engineering, NBFCs, Ceramic, Government Bodies, Stock Broking, Textiles, Cement and other Industries. She has experience in design and review of SOP. She has also handled various corporate direct tax planning assignments.
Chandi Bagchi - Partner
He is a national and internationally accredited professional with more than three decades of post qualification experience and exposure in inland and cross border assignments. He started his career with Price Waterhouse in the year 1985 and thereafter spent more than 15 years in Indian Oil Corporation Limited, having a turnover of US$ 30 Billion at that time, at various positions and was actively engaged in finalization of financials at unit level as wells as divisional level. He has also spent more than 7 years in Canada as a practicing professional as well as in doing corporate audit and risk management services in Avenue Road Roofing, largest commercial roof-construction company in Canada. His post qualification experience encompasses statutory audits of corporate, risk based internal audits of multinational companies, due diligence exercises, transfer pricing assignments in cross border entities, statutory and internal audits for banks and internal and statutory audits of Non Banking Financial Companies. Beside, being a Chartered Accountant and a Master in Commerce from University of Calcutta, he is also an associate member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant from Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and a CMA from Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, London, UK. He is also a diploma holder in system audit from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors. He was the President for the institute's Calcutta Chapter for 2014-15 and has been one of the members of its Governing Board.
Biswa Ranjan Datta - Partner
He graduated with honours in Physics from Kalyani University in 1970. Became Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India w.e.f. July 1982 and got the fellowship w.e.f. 1987. Joined S. R. Batliboi & Co., Chartered Accountants (E&Y) as Senior Audit Assistant on and from August 1981 and continued till March 1987. Joined Jardine Henderson Limited in March 1987 and became Chief Executive – Accounts and Taxation. Handled the Accounts, Audit and Taxation of the company along with all the Management Consultancy services during his service period with S. R. Batliboi & Co., Jardine Henderson Limited and M. Datta & Co. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Kalyani University Physical Alumni Association and also a Joint Secretary of the East Calcutta District Sports Council and represented University in the All India Inter-Varsity Cricket Tournament for successive years from 1968 - 70.
Somnath Chaudhuri -Partner
He has of more than 25 years of experience in assurance services with S.R. Batliboi & Co. (SRB). He was responsible for establishing the Abu Dhabi assurance practice of SRB. He has extensive experience in Automobile, Paper, Textile, Sugar, Jute, Cement, Mining, Chemical, Pharma, Petrochemicals, Dairy and various other industries. Apart from the experience of Statutory Audit, he has also handled Internal and Management Audits of large FMCGs, agro based industries and has also handled Concurrent audit of Banks. He has extensive experience in setting up and reviewing of systems, controls and procedures.
Subir Dutta - Director
An Alumnus of University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA, he completed both his graduation and post graduation studies with Summa Cum Laude (With Highest praise) being in the top 1% of his Graduating Classes. Subir is a CPA, MBA and Masters in Human Resources and Industrial Relations and a BS Majoring in Finance, Marketing and Accounting from the University of Oregon, USA.
He has about 24 years of experience in assurance, management consulting and human resource consulting assignments spanning across USA, Europe, India, Australia, South-East Asia and the Middle East. The extent of his work-experience is varied and includes Finance, Marketing, HR, Information Technology and Administration. He is currently a Director of Doshi Chatterjee Bagri & Co.LLP and BKR Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
Subir started his training and subsequently his work experience with Ernst & Young in the USA followed by India and South East Asian markets. He has served in the capacity of CFO & CIO for Proline India Limited - a leading retail brand in India. He has also served as the Vice-President – Strategic Planning for a leading Commercial Bank in the Middle East where he also designed and implemented the Bank’s Human Resource processes.
He has been a member of CII Eastern Region and BNCCI’s various committees over the years. He has been elected as one of eight Worldwide Board members of BKR International. He is also serving on the Asia Pacific Board of BKR International from 1st July 2017.
He has served as the Chapter President of The Institute of Internal Auditors – India, Calcutta Chapter in 2009-10 and has also served as the National President of The Institute of Internal Auditors – India in 2013-14. He has been a member of the Executive Committee of Eastern Chamber of Commerce between 2013-15 and has served as its Hony. Secretary of for 2015-16 & 2016-17. He is currently serving as the President of Eastern Chamber of Commerce.
He is an active speaker on various Industry and Professional forums nationally and internationally.
Biswadip Ray - Director
He has more than 23 years of experience in assurance and management consulting assignments. He is a CMA, and has passed Certified Internal Auditors' Examination conducted by ISACA, USA. The extent of his work experience is varied and includes Finance, Internal Audit, Management Audit, Risk Analysis and Management, Information Technology, Information System Audit. He also has experience in working with big industrial houses viz. Tatas, Ispat group and has experience in various industry sectors viz. Aviation (Engineering), Paper, Textile, Cement, Mining, Chemical, Iron & Steel, Construction.