Monish Gaurav Chatrath

Monish Gaurav Chatrath

Monish Gaurav Chatrath

… a well known business leader and expert on risk management & corporate governance -

Monish has over 29 years of international work experience - both in the profession (where he has worked with Arthur Andersen, KPMG, Grant Thornton and Mazars);and also the industry (where he has worked with Schlumberger, Barista Coffee & Exl Services and was nominated for the prestigious CFO of the Year Award in 2001, while he was working with Barista Coffee in India).


Monish is currently the Managing Partner of MGC Global, which is a member firm of Allinial Global. In this role, he is spearheading the growth and delivery of all assignments for governance and risk advisory services. His role envisages imparting technical expertise and overseeing the delivery of management assurance reviews, assessment of governance frameworks, control assessments, risk assessments and fraud investigations.
Before starting the Firm in September 2015, he was associated with Mazars, where Monish was responsible for starting and developing their consulting practice (which included governance and risk advisory services) in India. Prior to the same, he was on the national management board and the national leader of their business risk services at Grant Thornton in India (where he worked for over seven years), KPMG and Arthur Andersen (where he was amongst the first few to qualify as a chartered accountant from their office in New Delhi).


Monish has worked in the industry in various senior management positions (including several leadership roles in the Finance department) in India, Far East Asia and Middle East Asia. He has significant experience in setting up controls, processes, financial dashboards and governance frameworks and in these roles, he was also a key player while structuring a strategic investment at Barista Coffee (where Monish was the CFO) at a landmark valuation. In the profession, Monish has served clients across several industries and these include companies in the areas of life sciences and pharma sector, Telecom, ITES, hospitality, oilfield services, real estate, construction, biotechnology& life sciences, financial services, manufacturing, retail and the United Nations (UNOPS & UNDP).


Recognitions:
• Amongst ‘India’s 50 fastest growing CEOs’ in 2017;
• Amongst ‘India’s 30 Most Trusted CEOs’ in 2018; &
• Nominated for CFO for the year while he was in the industry.


In addition, Monish has been an office bearer on the Board of Governors of the Institute of Internal Auditors of India (Delhi Chapter) in 2005 and he was also on the Board of Governors of the Doha Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in 1998. He is a past member of the Delhi Premier Rotary Club as well as of the Delhi Mid Town Rotary Club, where he has served as the co-chairperson of their committee overseeing CSR initiatives.  Monish is also the Chairman of the Corporate Governance Council of the CMAI. Under Monish’s leadership, our Firm has been rated amongst the'10 most promising risk advisory services firms in 2017’, the 'Company of the Month' in January of 2018 & the ‘Risk advisory services firm of the year’ in December of 2018.

Monish Gaurav Chatrath