S. Raman

Whole Time Member
Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)

Mr. S Raman joined Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) as Whole Time Member on December 28, 2012. He oversees the portfolios of Investment Management which includes Mutual Funds, Alternate Investment Funds, Collective Investment Schemes and Foreign Portfolio Investments into India. He also heads the areas of Enforcement, Enquiries and Adjudication, etc.

Mr. Raman has overseen the effort at creating a new investor class viz. Foreign Portfolio Investors by combining FIIs, Sub-accounts and Qualified Financial Investors (QFI). He has also spearheaded the SEBI effort to curb raising of funds by fraudulent Collective Investment Scheme Operators.

Before joining SEBI, Mr. Raman served as Chairman and Managing Director of Canara Bank during the period September 2010 to September 2012. During his tenure, the Bank raised almost Rs.2000 Crores of Equity Capital through a QIP issue in March 2011, resulting in the Bank becoming one of the better capitalized Public Sector Banks in India.

Ananta Barua

Executive Director

Mr. Barua has been with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) since 1992 till date. He is currently holding charge of the Investment Management Department - Division of Funds 1, 2 & 3, Debt Markets, Alternative Investment Funds (AIF), Portfolio Management Schemes (PMS), Investment Advisory Services, Mutual Funds, Foreign Institutional Investors and Custodians (FIIC), Collective Investment Schemes (CIS), Parliamentary Affairs and Regional Offices.

Mr. Barua has been associated with various responsibilities including the development of policy, framing of regulations on securities market. He is also associated with developing the regulatory framework governing the capital market in India (SEBI-1992-2011) and Bahrain Monetary Agency (BMA), Kingdom of Bahrain (BMA/CBB-2004-2006).

Prior to joining SEBI in 1992, Mr. Barua worked with the Industrial Finance Corporation of India from 1990. He was also the advisor at the Bahrain Monetary Agency (BMA)/ Central Bank of Bahrain between 2004 & 2006.

Mr. Barua holds Bachelor's degree in Commerce and a Bachelors degree in Law (LLB) both from the University of Delhi. He has also acquired a Diploma in Management from Delhi.

S. Bhaskar

Chief Internal Auditor
Tata Capital Limited

Mr. S. Bhaskar, Chief Internal Auditor of Tata Capital Limited, heads the Internal Audit function for the Tata Capital Group comprising of Corporate Finance, Consumer Finance, Housing Finance, Private Equity, Investment Banking, Broking, Wealth Management, Forex, Travels, Cards, BPO & International Business across multiple legal entities spanning India, Singapore & the UK. 

He has over 28 years of rich and varied experience. He has been with the Tata Group since 2008 preceded by stints with several reputed companies like Hindustan Unilever Ltd for 15 years, Sical Logistics Ltd. Shaw Wallace, Marico and New India Assurance.

He is widely experienced in the field of Internal Auditing, Business Excellence, Finance & Supply Chain. He is a regular speaker on the topics of Internal Audit, Ethics & Innovation, for IIA, ICAI, Marcus Evans, Goldman Communications etc & a regular participant in the IIA events both Internationally and in India.

Mr. S Bhaskar is a member of the IIA Inc's Global IRC Committee. He was the past President - IIA, Bombay Chapter and he is currently a member of the IIA India - Advocacy Committee apart from continuing to be a member of the Board of Governors –IIA, Bombay Chapter.

He is also in various committees both the National and Regional levels like
  • Member of the ASSOCHAM National Council on Internal Audit & Corporate Fraud.
  • Core Committee Member of the Bombay Chartered Accountants Society (BCAS)'s Membership & Public Relations Committee.
  • Member - CMII - WIRC of the ICAI
  • Member - Study Group of IASB - ICAI

Mr. Bhaskar has carried out TBEM (Business Excellence) assessments of the Tata Group of Companies as a Senior Business Lead Assessor.

Mr S.Bhaskar is an Associate member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Bombay. He is also an Alumni of the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, USA (Advanced Management Program).

Kersi Porbunderwalla

Secretary General
Copenhagen Compliance

Kersi F. Porbunderwalla is a global consultant, teacher, instructor, researcher, commentator and practitioner on Governance, Risk Management, Compliance and IT security (GRC) issues. Kersi was associate professor, examiner and tutor at the Copenhagen Business School (CBS) from 1984-1993. Currently he lectures at The Govt. Law College (Thrissur, India) and at Fordham University (New York). Kersi has conducted several hundred workshops, seminars and international speaking assignments on GRC, Corporate Stakeholder Responsibility (CSR), Bribery, Fraud and Corruption (BFC) issues. Kersi is an executive business coach with extensive experience in implementing change projects and opmimising GRC/BFC/CSR processes. Kersi is a graduate in accounting and finance, member of the Danish Financial Analyst Association, Danish Lawyers and Economists Association, Confederation of Danish Industries, Danish Management Council, British Chamber of Commerce, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He is the founder and secretary general of Copenhagen Compliance® that provides global GRC solutions. His first managerial position was as Chief Accountant in 1973 after graduation. Until 2005, he held senior accounting and finance positions at ExxonMobil. His consultancy and speaking assignments focus on developing and implementing GRC, CSR and BFC applications & frameworks into operational environments on 4 continents.

Rohit Mahajan

Senior Director and Head,
Deloitte Forensic

Rohit is Senior Director and the National Head of the Forensic Services practice within Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Private Limited. Before joining Deloitte, Rohit was the co-Head of the Forensic practice of one of the other Big Four firms and instrumental in driving its growth over the past 3 years.

He has over 18 years of experience in handling projects in the areas of investigations; Anti-Bribery & Corruption diligence and compliance, Dispute Advisory services and Fraud Risk Assessment. His exposure spans across all major industries with specific focus on Financial Services, Infrastructure, Pharmaceutical, Private Equity and Consumer Markets. He has also worked across several jurisdictions including India, US, Europe, the Middle East and the Far East.

Adv. Prashant Mali

Cyber Law Expert & Cyber Security Expert

Advocate Prashant Mali is a Internationally renowned Cyber Law & Cyber Security Expert, Author & High Court Lawyer in the country. He has been awarded as "Cyber Security & Cyber Law Lawyer of The Year:2014" by Indian National Bar Association.

He is Masters in Computer Science, Masters in Law with certification in Computer Forensics Professional & prior working experience in the field of IT Security & Law for more than 20 Yrs. He has been interviewed by, BBC World,Doordarshan,Bloomberg,NDTV.Zee Business and Quoted by leading News papers of India & abroad like Times of India, Business Standard,Asian Age to name a few.He regularly writes for leading magazines and is a passionate speaker at National & International Seminars.He has authored 5 books on Cyber Crimes & Cyber Laws. He is a legal adviser to Govt Companies ,MNC's, Corporates and represents them in various courts.

He has successfully argued and got decisions in landmark cyber cases as a legal counsel.

Recently was invited by Oxford University to Present a paper on "Cyber Terrorism & International Law"


Gaurav Ajmani

Sr. Corporate Counsel

Profile will be updated soon.

Amit Pradhan

Chief Information Security Office (CISO)
Cipla Limited

Amit Pradhan is the Chief Information Security Office (CISO) for Cipla Limited, one of the largest pharmaceutical company in India . He manages information security, bcp, risk & compliance and prelitigation support at Cipla. He has more than 16 years of experience in information technology in various areas like IT Risk & Compliance, BCP and IT-IS Operations. He holds certifications like CISSP, CISA, ISO27001 Implementor, ISO2701 Lead Auditor,ITIL and DCT. He specializes in setting up IS organizations and trasformation programs to improve maturity and effectivess of security in an organization. He was recently recognized and awareded winner of 100 Top CISOs in India.

Krishna Sastry Pendyala

Head-Fraud Management and Forensics
Tata Consultancy Services Limited

Mr Krishna Sastry Pendyala is the Head, Fraud Management & Digital Forensics, Enterprise Security & Risk Management group of Tata Consultancy Services. Mr. Sastry has over 23 years of experience with Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India as Digital Forensic investigator, and handled a large number of Cyber Security attacks & Crime Investigations of national and international importance. Sastry examined more than 1400 cases involving digital evidence referred by various state & central Law-enforcement agencies and deposed evidence in various Courts of Law. His core area of expertise includes Cyber attack investigation, Insider threat Management, Incident response Management, and off-line & online Cyber Forensic investigations. Sastry was Project Leader and Steering Group member for several Ministry of Home Affairs & Ministry of Communication & Information Technology, Govt. of India, funded projects and instrumental in setting up of Incident response POC, Digital Forensic Laboratories in various Central and State Law enforcement units, Banks etc., Sastry is a guest/visiting faculty at various Universities, Management Academies and professional bodies on "Computer security Incident response Management, Cyber Crime & Fraud investigation, Search, Seizure and Analysis of digital evidence, Legal aspects of digital evidence". Through INTERPOL General Secretariat, Lyons & INTERPOL, India Unit, Sastry trained Law Enforcement officials from more than 80 countries in Asia, Africa and Pacific regions in Cyber Security, Electronic investigations, Cyber Forensics etc.,

Sastry received a large number of Awards, commendations, appreciation letters. A few are, "Union Home Minister Award For Meritorious Service" in the year 2004 (youngest to receive this award), Directorate of Forensic Science, Ministry of Home affairs award for "promoting New technologies in the Field of Forensic Science", Director General, Bureau of Police Research & Development commendation for contribution to Forensic Science. Sastry co-authored the first Indian book on Cyber Forensics titled "Computer Crimes and Forensics". He was the chief reviewer of "Electronic storage of records" manual of Indian Banks Association. He also Published / submitted papers in the field of Cyber Frauds, Network Security, Incident Response Team and Cyber Forensics in various journals/ magazines and at Conferences.

Sastry is an M.Tech from Banaras Hindu University, did his Post Graduate Program (PGP) in Public Policy Management from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and "Computer Forensics Incident Response Team" Professional Development Programme at Wright State University, USA. Sastry is a certified ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA), and a DNV Certified Vulnerability Assessor. He is the INTERPOL certified "Train the Trainer" in India in the field of Computer Forensics for Asia-Pacific region and member of Indo-USA (FBI) forensic exchange team.

Venkatesh Subramaniam

Head - Information Security & Privacy
Idea Cellular Ltd

Venkatesh has over twenty years of experience in IT and has worked in diverse areas of security in critical sectors like finance and telecom, and in Fortune 50 companies globally. He combines a strong technical and business management background in evaluating, developing and managing strategic solutions and securing critical infrastructure on a global scale. He has recently relocated back to India from the US.

In his current role of CISO of Idea & its subsidiaries, he is responsible and accountable for all aspects of Information Security that includes Security Strategy, Policy & Risk Governance, Security Engineering and Operations - right from evaluation of solutions to deployment and operations.. He is also responsible for Business Continuity Management and Privacy.

Venkatesh has been a speaker/panelist in many events and won several awards for information security - recent ones include winner of Top 100 CISOs in India and security award at the V&D Telecom Leadership Forum 2015. He holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science from Boston University and an MBA from FMS Delhi.

Rahul Magan

Group Corporate Treasurer
EXL Service Holdings, Inc.

I am Rahul Magan working as Group Corporate Treasurer in EXL Service.com(I) Pvt Ltd which is an Indian counterpart of US Nasdaq listed firm EXL Service Holdings, Inc. ( Nasdaq RIC :- EXLS ). EXL Service Holdings, Inc. is a Nasdaq listed firm engaged in Outsourcing and Transformation business in many countries across the world with top line of ~ $500 Million and market capitalization of $ 1 Billion on Nasdaq. EXL Service Holdings, Inc. is doing business in multiple countries across the world wide spanning Asia Pacific, Europe, United States, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines and Rest of the world (ROW)

As a Corporate Treasurer holds ~ 8 Years and 6 months of work experience in Corporate Treasury function of top tier Information Technology companies of India like HCL Technologies Limited (3rd largest Information Technology exporter in India) and presently with EXL Service.com (I) Pvt. Ltd ( amongst top 10 Outsourcing & Transformation companies in India)

Well as a Group Corporate Treasurer covering Front, Middle and CFO Office at Group level. Well both Front & Middle Office includes Foreign Exchange Risk Management, Treasury Risk Management, Onshore & Offshore Fixed Income Markets ( Debt, Money & Capital Markets), Onshore & Offshore Treasury Markets, Global Compliances (Dodd Frank, EMIR), Corporate Finance, Trade Finance, Cash Management & Cash Flow forecasting, Board & Management Reporting ( CFO, CEO , Board Reporting's ), Treasury Management Systems (Oracle/SAP), Treasury Hedge Accounting (IFRS, US GaaP, Indian GaaP), Treasury Accounting and last but not the least assistance in M&A, Strategic acquisition and partnerships.

Besides acting as Corporate Treasurer acting as Proprietary Trader at Asia Pacific level covering Currencies, Equities, Interest Rate Futures and G sec Futures. Also acting as a author covering ~ Foreign Exchange, Fixed Income, Corporate Finance and Financial Markets. Rahul Magan also running its own brand" Foreign Exchange Maverick Thinkers" on LinkedIn (66 Million Global LinkedIn Networking), You Tube Channel , What's Up Group - "Maverick Traders", Facebook Trading Group and Twitter....

Raghu Boddu

Director - SAP Services & Innovation
Clematis Technology Solutions

Over the past few years since he started working with Clematis Technology Solutions, Raghu Boddu has almost become a household name within the business IT software community. This is in part due to his tech background, forensic solutions expertise, and deep experience in SAP and Governance & Compliance Applications Security, and in part due to his very accessible and friendly personality. He is a master of his craft, and is yet willing to learn the up-to-the-minute developments in SAP technology innovations and products. A unique feature of his approach to business and marketing technology is that he thinks outside the box 24/7, a thinking that is of inestimable value to his staff, clients, and the society at large. With offices in the US and clients overseas, global thinking and astute data analysis come naturally to him.

Zubin Dalal

Director - Product Management

Zubin heads the Product Management function at Seclore and is responsibile for product strategy and market fit. In addition to managing the roadmap, customer experience, and product team communication, he is primarily focused on ensuring that the technology delivers meaningful business benefits.

Having spent over 15 years in the software field, Zubin has extensive experience with all aspects of the software delivery cycle including technology consulting, business analysis, product design and development, quality assurance, training, and end user adoption.

Zubin enjoys analyzing complex business problems and trying to find elegant solutions using technology and innovative thinking. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science from Mumbai University, India. For fun he loves watching movies, going to the movies, and exploring new places.

Anil Nama

CtrlS Datacenters Ltd

Anil Nama brings over 20 years of experience of IT experience in the defense and private sector.

Early in his career, he was associated with armed forces and was later a part of computer network defense and setting up of CERT team at the Indian Air Force. In his post defense avatar, Anil was instrumental in the client series part of Airtel datacenter, post which a stint with AKS IT Services as an information security consultant followed, where he served as the Principal consultant and managed the techno-commercials.

At AKS, Anil delivered strong results as an Information Security Consultant for NIC security audit and security training for The Delhi Police.

At CtrlS, Anil is responsible for product Innovation and business strategy and has been closely involved in evolving innovative solutions for specific requirements across verticals.

Call for Papers are open, If you wish to speak at this conference please send a request to info-mumbai@copenhagencompliance.com