MS. LATA DASWANI
MS. LATA DASWANI Chief Executive Officer, Everest Fleet Private Limited
Lata is a Chartered Accountant and an alumnus of Harvard Business School. Her career path has been a compelling ride. Currently, she works as a CEO at Everest Fleet Pvt Ltd., a role that she decided to take up after spending 20 years as a Tax Professional with leadership positions in MNCs in the financial services sector. Before joining Everest, Lata was working as a Director & Head of Tax for India and South East Asia at Bank of America group. She has also worked with Capgemini, Morgan Stanley, Barclays Bank and Citigroup in the past. Based on her experience and tax expertise she was invited to serve as a member of GST Core Committee for Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) from 2019 to 2021. She has also worked on variety of tax advocacy initiatives with various tax forums as well as Indian Finance Ministry as a representative from her respective organisations. Lata is passionate about working with purpose driven organisations and believes that an organisation’s culture and its people are the most important factors for its growth and success. Her current organisation, Everest fleet, is driven about creating entrepreneurial opportunities for unorganised sector with a deep focus on environmentally sustainable mobility solutions. Lata is an avid Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) contributor, a well-recognised mentor to youth as well as to some companies and plays an impactful role in the space of social entrepreneurship. Lata has recently won Indian Achievers Award for her above mentioned contributions and professional success in her field as well as for the social causes she has been supporting.
CA VISHNU GAVKARE
Forensic Auditor Corporate &Tax Advisor
He is a Qualified Chartered Accountant. He has also completed Company Secretary, LLB, M.com, MBA, BCAF, Forensic Accounting & Fraud Detection (ICAI), NET(UGC).
❖As a practicing Chartered Accountant, he has a work experience of over 8 years. Currently he is the Managing Partner at SVSG & Associates. He is also an Active Partner in V S Kankaria & Co. (IBA Empaneled firm for forensic audit above 50 Crore frauds).
❖Forensic Audit of various assignment of Economic Offence Wing (EOW) Mumbai division, in association with Shinde & Associates.
❖ He heads the Corporate & Tax advisory division at SVSG & Associates.
❖ He is passionate about sharing knowledge and is a visiting faculty at prestigious Institutions affiliated to Mumbai University.
❖ He is also a regular speaker at ICAI.
❖ He has been the Convenor of FAFP Study Group at ICAI-WIRC.
❖Invited as a Guest speaker at Forensic Accounting & Fraud Prevention Awareness Program for Government regulators at Jalgaon Branch of ICAI.
❖ Invited as a Guest speaker at Vidyaalankar Institute of Technology on “Era of Bug”.
❖ Invited as a Guest speaker at WICASA on Fraud prevention
❖ Invited as a Guest speaker at SRPF-Goregaon for the Financials and Tax Guidance.
❖ Invited as a Guest speaker at Cyber Station (Bandra) for the Financials and Tax Guidance.
❖ He is a speaker and writer on various management forums.
❖ 1st Rank holder at Tolani college of commerce with 93% at graduation level.