Executive Director, Bahrain, & VAT Expert
Gaurav is heading Dhruva's Bahrain office and helping clients in GCC VAT implementation projects, diagnostic review, compliance and advisory support, trainings.
Gaurav is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and has more than 16 years of experience in the field of Indirect tax (IDT) matters for varied industries including Energy, Transportation, Oil & Gas, Financial services, Telecommunication, IT services.
Prior to joining WTS Dhruva Consultants, Gaurav was the Tax leader of the Energy Connection businesses at General Electric (GE). He started his career with Ernst & Young and worked for about 10 years with their IDT practice in India.
Gaurav has extensively worked with corporates on VAT advisory, bid structuring (for tax efficient as well as compliant structure), compliance (in multi jurisdiction set up), ERP set, litigation / disputes in tax courts, VAT & GST transition support, advocacy with government bodies.