Rakesh, an Indian national, is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, (ICAI) having qualified in November 2000. Later he has also qualified as “Information Systems Auditor” from the ICAI in June 2002. Rakesh has accumulated a diversified experience of over 15 years in the fields of accounting, auditing and management consultancy as well as in Tax laws and Corporate Laws earlier for 7 years with Hiranandani & Co., in India and later with RSM UAE. Since 2005, Rakesh has been with RSM UAE, handling a large portfolio of Internal and External Audit clients. He is an expert on the RSM Audit Methodology and is responsible for in-house training for the audit methodology and IFRS.