Ajay ChaurasiaHead - Tax and Finance Team

Degree in Accounting for Chartered Accountants in 2010 at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has more than 11 years of experience in accounting, finance, direct and indirect taxes, goods and service Tax, foreign taxation, auditing, tax audits, internal audits and preparation and submission of tax returns. He previously worked for a major accounting firm in India and for an IT company.

Languages Spoken: Hindi (Mother Tongue), English

Prithvi Rohan KapurHead - Legal Team

Prithvi is a commercial dispute resolution lawyer. He graduated from the University of Oxford with a BCL degree (2015). He is an Oxford and Cambridge Society of India scholar (2014) and recipient of various academic prizes from the University of Oxford. Prithvi also holds
degrees in both Economics (2010) and Law (2013) from the University of Delhi. He is a member of the Bar Council of India.

He began his legal career in 2013 with the New Delhi offices of Economic Laws Practice (ELP) where he successfully acted in cases before arbitral and regulatory tribunals, High Courts, and the Supreme Court of India.

Languages Spoken: English (native); Hindi (native); Punjabi (basic).

Drishti SharmaPracticing Company Secretary

An Associate Member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India. She is a graduate in Commerce and also a graduate and post graduate in Law. She is having an overall experience of over four years. She has worked as a Senior Corporate Law Consultant with PCS firms in Punjab and New Delhi. She has exposure in due diligence, liaisoning with Government Authorities, Customs SVB, legal and compliance related matters.

Languages Spoken: Hindi (Mother Tongue), English and Punjabi (Native Speaker).

Vandana RawatAssistant Company Secretary

Graduated in Commerce from SOL, Delhi University. She is currently pursuing Company Secretary Course from Institute of Company Secretaries of India. She has completed her 15 months Internship with SMC Group at New Delhi and has assisted in various secretarial and legal compliances. She joined Octagaona India in March, 2019.

Languages Spoken: Hindi (Mother Tongue), and English

Anish TanwarHead - Sales and Business Development Team

He holds an MBA in International Marketing in 2008 at Deakin University in Melbourne (Australia). He has more than 8 years of experience in market research, business development, CRM, sales & marketing. He previously worked for companies such as NIIT, Simplilearn and QAI Global. He works at Octagona India since January 2015.

Languages Spoken: Hindi (Mother Tongue), English

Pavan JosephHead - Western India Business Development Team

A graduate from Mangalore University.

Pavan started his career in 2000 with the Indo-Italian Chamber of Commerce in Mumbai; he worked his way up from an Executive to Business Manager and continued to do so until 2010 when he shifted base to Pune to set up his own company. He continued servicing Italian and Indian clients from various sectors (in particular, through technology-transfer operations and Joint Venture operations).

Languages Spoken: Hindi (Mother Tongue), English (Mother Tongue), Italian, French.

Upender KumarAssistant Manager - Accounts

He Holds PGDM in Finance from IMT Ghaziabad, Degree in Commerce from Delhi University and CA – Inter from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has more than 8 years of experience in Accounting, Finance, Payrolls, Direct and Indirect Taxes, Auditing, Tax Audits, TDS Compliances, GST Compliances, MIS Reports, Finalization of Books of Accounts, Budgeting and Scrutiny & Tax Assessments. Previously worked for a major Chartered Accountant Firm, proving services in the field of Accounting, Auditing, Payroll and Taxation matters in India. He started working with Octagona India in June 2016.

Languages Spoken: Hindi (Mother Tongue), English (Native Speaker).

U.M. DeviprasadaSenior Executive - Accounts

Degree in Commerce from Mangalore University, India. More than 8 years of experience in Accounting, Finance, Auditing, Direct Tax and Indirect Taxes, Preparation and submission of tax returns and Sales Tax and Service.

Previously worked for a major Chartered Accountants Firm and for a Manufacturing Company, providing services in the field of Accounting and Tax matters in India.

Started working with Octagona India in September 2016.

Languages Spoken: Kannada (Mother Tongue), English, Hindi.

Pooja ChaurasiaExecutive - Accounts

Graduate in Commerce from Delhi University.

Currently pursuing Master of Commerce from IGNOU, New Delhi. Started her career with Octagona India in the capacity of Accounts Executive since October 2017.

Languages Spoken: Hindi (Mother Tongue), English.

Bansari JoshiAssociate Consultant

Bansari graduated from Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce, Pune in Western India with Banking and Finance specialization; simultaneously, obtained a degree of Company Secretaries from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and later continued her studies with a Bachelor in Faculty of Law from ILS Law College, Pune.

A practicing Company Secretary, her domain of expertise expands into facilitation of Start-ups, Corporate Advisory & Compliance and Corporate Restructuring.

Languages Spoken: Hindi (Mother Tongue) and English.

Nidhi BhallaSenior Office Administrator

A commerce graduate from Delhi University and a post-graduate in Public Relations and Advertising.  Has a work experience of over 12 years with various organisations across a range of industries. She has worked in roles such as Operations, Administration & Corporate Communications. Key organisations worked for in the past include Ozone Overseas, HCL BPO Technologies, and Exl Services.

Languages Spoken:  Hindi (Mother Tongue) and English.

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