Deepankar Sanwalka is the Advisory Leader for PwC India and is also a member of the PwC India Leadership Team. He is part of the Global and Asia Pacific Americas (APA) Advisory leadership team, and drives select key initiatives around Digital Transformation that factor in organisational strategy, structure, processes and technology to enable organisations to be Fit for Future.
A Chartered Accountant by profession with over 30 years of experience as a business leader, Deepankar – as India Advisory leader of a 7500-strong Advisory practice - is responsible for markets, people, clients , operations and innovation.
Deepankar pioneered the Forensic profession in India in 1995 and is one of the senior most Expert witnesses in the country. He is the most highly rated expert in India, for his expertise as an Expert Witness in Disputes & Arbitrations and also as an Investigations Expert and Forensic Accountant.
He has been cross examined so far in several International and Indian Arbitrations in complex dispute matters of varying nature. As an Expert Witness, his experience in disputes and litigations includes, but is not limited to, computation of high value damages and claims in complex matters, performing complex litigation valuations in joint venture and shareholder disputes, evaluation of share purchase methodologies, subsequent determination of valuation of shares, and critical examination of underlying business plans and projections.
He is the past Chairman on ASSOCHAM’s (a leading industry body in India) committee on Corporate Fraud and Internal Audit and a former member of International Arbitration Council of ICC (International Chamber of Commerce). He was a former President of the Board of the India chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Texas, USA.