Praveen has over four decades of experience in general management, financial management, management consulting and audit and tax services.
He has served as Managing Director (Country Head) for a number of years for a large Belgian (formerly British) multinational which had a specialty product manufacturing joint venture with the Tata Group in India. During that period, he was the Chairman of industry body comprising all companies in that product segment which acted as the interface between the industry and Government at the State and Centre on policy and regulatory matters.
Prior to that, he worked with A.F. Ferguson and Company (Former Correspondents of KPMG in India), both as Consultant in the Management Consultancy Division, and then as Senior Principal in the Audit and Tax division.
His clients included some of the largest Indian and Foreign multinationals operating in India, including banks and insurance companies.
Praveen was also a member of the core group that promoted and set up ventures in the leasing and hire purchase business as well as capital market intermediaries.
He is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, as well as a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.