Gautam is Sector leader, Asset Management for PwC in India and leads the PwC Financial Services Tax and Regulatory team.
He has a varied experience of over 28 years. Prior to joining PwC in September 2003, he had stints with two leading accounting and tax consultancy firms, which was followed by a long association with an independent practice founded by him.
In the past few years, he has been focussed on working with players in the financial services space with a particular emphasis on the asset management sector, and also in providing strategic tax inputs to large multinational as well as domestic Indian players.
Gautam is a regular speaker at seminars, both in India and overseas and a contributor to the media. He has been a member of the National Direct Tax Committee of The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the American Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Expert Advisory Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Gautam is a Chartered Accountant, has post-graduated in law and holds a degree in financial management.