Abhishek Verma

Partner and Co-Lead- Digital Government Advisory and Aerospace & Defense, Government and Public Services

KPMG in India

A University of Manchester graduate, Abhishek has more than 21 years of experience with prominent global consulting firms and a decorated career with the armed forces. As a Partner with KPMG in India, Aerospace & Defence practice, Abhishek leads projects in defence strategy and production across the country. Some of his key assignments include supporting the development and promotion of the two defence corridors in the country and developing growth strategy for some of the prominent defence PSUs under Ministry of Defence. He has also advised India’s premier space organisation in leveraging private participation in the production of their launch vehicles. On the private sector side, Abhishek has advised several domestic and international defence manufacturers in setting up their operations in India and devising long term growth strategies. Abhishek has also executed significant maritime projects with defence shipyards, which include advisory services for successful collaboration with foreign shipyards for technology and design support and contracting with the navy.

In his role as the Co-Lead, Digital Government Advisory, Abhishek’s focuses on digital transformation projects with government clients across various sectors like education, smart cities, transport, social welfare, homeland security. He advises government clients in automating service delivery to citizens, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), data analytics and upgradation of IT infrastructure.

Areas of Expertise: Defence Advisory, Digital Government Advisory

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of Manchester, United Kingdom

  • Business Management, MDI Gurgaon

  • Diploma Computer Science and Applications, University of Indore

  • Defence Management, University of Indore

  • Bachelor of Science (BSC), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

  • Certified PMP Professional