Mandar Desai


KPMG in India

Mandar is a Partner with the Digital practice and is responsible for diversifying and growing the Enterprise Solutions practice in India as well as select overseas markets. With consumer markets and industrial manufacturing sectors as key focus areas, he has successfully designed and delivered technology driven transformations across the business value chain.

With over 18 years of experience in technology enabled business transformation, Mandar has been working closely with industry leaders helping them translate their vision into a viable roadmap. With the help of new age technologies like cyber physical systems, cloud solutions and mobility supporting the ERP backbone, he has led numerous initiatives that have created value for his clients. He has worked with clients and KPMG firms across 20+ countries and has developed deep understanding of their business environment and culture.

Entrusted with leading several key innovations for the firm, Mandar has been part of multi-disciplinary core teams in developing solutions in the areas of tax automation and compliance. In addition to the ongoing tax reforms in India, Mandar had been appointed as an advisor for the VAT implementation initiatives for the firm’s client base in the Middle East. He has a keen sense of governance and compliance having delivered multi-country initiatives in the areas of SOX compliance as well as IT controls assessment.

Beyond the mere deployment of digital initiatives, he has expanded his domain to enable successful adoption across the organisation. With a strong experience in data governance, business process controls and change management, he has helped his clients sustain and continuously improve their business.

  • Masters in Computer Management

  • Bachelor of Science

  • Consumer markets and industrial manufacturing sectors