Sandip leads the International Tax Practice of the firm as a Director and operates from the Pune Office. He is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years of experience in the areas of tax, regulatory & business advisory. During his career span, Sandip has led client assignments and held leadership positions, working with Big4 professional firms and MNCs, in India as well as overseas.
Sandip specializes in the areas of tax and regulatory laws, both domestic as well as international. His domain areas of practice have been corporate tax, employee tax, foreign exchange laws, tax litigation, international tax and mergers & acquisitions.
In an aggregate career span of 34+ years, Sandip has spent about 27+ years in the profession, primarily with Big4 professional firms such as PwC, Deloitte & Andersen, in India as well as overseas. Sandip has also spent 6+ years with MNCs such as Tata Group & ACL Group.
While Sandip has gained experience in catering to a vast spread of industry sectors, his primary focus has been the oil & gas, manufacturing and information technology sectors; particularly, issues facing the automotive, auto components, BPO & call centres. Sandip also has worked in the emerging markets and SME sectors, assisting sunrise industry units and start-ups.
An integral part of Sandip’s professional profile has been to effectively lead large teams, manage client expectations, network with key authorities & officials, contribute to knowledge & thought leadership initiatives and achieve success in exceeding practice development and market penetration goals. Sandip has, over the years, gained recognition as a ‘trusted business advisor’ for his clients, a ‘committed leader’ for his team, a ‘reliable resource’ for his business associates and most importantly, a ‘honest, hardworking & sincere individual’ to all those who have been associated with him.
Sandip is recognised as an active professional, a passionate writer, a speaker & a thought leader, with a committed following within the known circles of the business, profession & academia.
International Tax Training course, Arthur Andersen, Eindhoven
Executive Leadership Training Course – INSEAD, Singapore
Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Member of Bombay Chartered Accountants Society.
Member of International Fiscal Association
Pune Branch Committee Member of Indo American Chamber of Commerce
Attended – ‘Creating a Memorable Experience Program’ – Deloitte, April 2017
Attended – ‘Power Of Storytelling Program’- Deloitte, September 2018
Attended – International Tax Conferences – FIT
Attended – International Tax Conferences – BCA
Attended & Speaker – International Tax Conferences – IFA
Attended & Speaker – ASSCOCHAM ‘s Events on topics in domestic & international tax
Attended & Speaker – ICAI/WIRC Seminars on Domestic & International Tax
Speaker – Several Educational & Management Institutions in Pune
Nominated among Asia’s ‘Top Tax Advisors’ in Vietnam by ITR, Netherlands, in 1999
Manager-in-charge of TLS-Risk Management in PwC-Indochina.
Partner & Coach for ‘Professional Service Experience Program’ for Deputy Managers in Deloitte
Partner & Coach for ‘Ascend’ Program for new joinees in Deloitte
Mentor for SPRINT Program for Senior Managers in Deloitte
Dean for Technical Training Programs for staff in Andersen, RSM, PwC & Deloitte
Co-author of ‘India Master Tax Guide’ – a joint publication initiative of PwC India & CCH – Wolters Kluwer
Author & contributor of numerous articles in various tax and professional journals
Automotive Consumer Products & Retail Healthcare & Life sciences Infrastructure & Transportation Manufacturing Services Technology, Media & Telecom