Founder of Bobby Parikh Associates, a boutique firm focused on providing strategic tax and regulatory advisory services. His particular area of focus is providing tax and regulatory advice in relation to transactions and other forms of business reorganizations, whether inbound, outbound or wholly domestic. Works extensively with private equity funds, other institutional investors and owners and managers of businesses to develop bespoke solutions that optimally address the commercial objectives underpinning a particular transaction or a business reorganization. Works closely with regulators and policy formulators, in providing inputs to aid in the development of new regulations and policies, and in assessing the implications and efficacy of these and providing feedback for action. Co-founder of BMR Advisors, a highly regarded tax and transactions firm which he helped establish and run for over 12 years. Formerly Chief Executive Officer of Ernst & Young in India and Country Managing Partner of Arthur Andersen. Member of a number of trade and business associations, as well as a member of the advisory or executive boards of non-governmental, not-for-profit organizations and private as well as listed Indian companies. Graduate in Commerce from the University of Mumbai and qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in 1987.