Tapan Goel

Partner, Legal & Risk Management Leader

KPMG Global Services

Tapan is a seasoned professional with about 24 years of experience across a range of geographies and industries. His areas of expertise include risk consulting & advisory, process improvement, operational risk management, business continuity, information security and internal audit.

Tapan currently serves as Partner, Legal & Risk Management, at KGS India and Risk Management Partner at KPMG Delivery Network (KDN). His responsibilities include operational risk management, business continuity management and information security for both the firms, and legal matters for KGS India). He was also responsible for setting up the Legal & Risk Management function for KGS Hungary.

Prior to joining KPMG in 2016, Tapan was the Head of HR at Barclays Shared Services. During his 11-year stint at Barclays in the U.K. and India, he was responsible for multiple leadership roles in Risk Management (including operational risk, SOX 404, information security and business continuity management) and HR.

Before Barclays, Tapan worked with KPMG for four years (three years with KPMG in India and one with KPMG in the U.K.) providing risk advisory, SOX 404 and internal audit services to multiple clients in the manufacturing and mining industries.

Tapan is a strong proponent of Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (ID&E). He has led various ID&E initiatives and forums at his previous organisations and is currently the lead sponsor for ID&E at KGS India.

Tapan is a sports enthusiast and follows a good fitness regime. He enjoys playing badminton and watching superhero and animation movies with his daughter.

He is married to Amita and they, along with their daughter, Vanshika, are based in Gurugram.

  • Chartered Accountant

  • Bachelor of Commerce, Mithibai College, University of Mumbai

  • Enterprise & Operational Risk Management

  • Compliance & Internal Audit

  • Information Security

  • Business Continuity management

  • Human Resources