Read about all our team members

Each one of us at IIRIS is a Value Catalyst for whom furthering client business in the most effective manner is the solo aim. Backed by a team of global industry leaders, IIRIS comes armed both with technical know-how and multi jurisdiction expertise.


Lt Gen (Dr.) Niranjan Singh Malik
Chief Board Of Advisor

Lt. Gen Dr. Malik acts as the Chief Board of Advisor to IIRIS. Insurgency, Lt. Gen. Dr. Malik retired as Deputy Chief of the Army Staff in the year 1998, where he was responsible for all the key aspects of the Indian Army, including operational and logistics planning, budgetary management, research and development for all weapons and equipment. He was also responsible for the training and liaising with other armies.

He was deputed to work with the Defence Research & Development organization, and had undergone four years training at the Frunze Military Academy, Moscow. He also served as honorary ADC to the President of India. He has also trained the Iraqi Army Officers as an adviser for their Mechanized Forces at Baghdad. Lt. Gen. Malik has also been a presenter on Disaster Management for “Pacific Area Senior Officers Logistics Seminar” in Australia. In recognition of his thirty-eight year of meritorious service, HE WAS AWARDED THE PRESTIGIOUS PVSM, THE HIGHEST PEACETIME AWARD FOR “DISTINGUISHED SERVICE OF EXCEPTIONAL ORDER” IN INDIA.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

PhD (Defence Studies) | Education & Health | Senior Cambridge from RIMC | MSc (Defence Studies), National Defence College | National Strategy on Homeland Security | Training & Development | Consultant | Disaster Management | Counter Insurgency | Frunze Military Academy, Moscow

INDUSTRY/SOCIETY CONTRIBUTION

Lt Gen (Dr.) Niranjan Singh Malik has affiliations with esteemed National and International organizations. He is the Executive Vice President of RSLL(I), Rashtriya Life Saving Society (India) that is affiliated to Royal Life Saving Society Commonwealth in UK. He has been the President of RLSS (I) North Zone HQ at Delhi. He is a member with International Life Saving Society (ILS) located in Belgium. In the field of education and health, Lt. Gen. Malik has worked voluntarily with several NGOs. He is the Ex-President (India Chapter) of India Development Trust, headquartered in UK. He has been the President of Jan Jagrati Manch, a voluntary organization for education and awareness on National Security issues. He has been the President of Kargil Shaheed Smarak Samiti, Shukratal.

GEOGRAPHIC EXPOSURE

Lt. Gen. Malik has worked and travelled across USSR, Europe, UK, Iraq, Kuwait, UAE, Australia, Singapore, Maldives and Thailand.



LANGUAGE KNOWN

English, Hindi and Russian

Barry Wilkins
Board of Advisor - Advisory Leader, USA

Barry acts as the Advisory Leader of the Board of Advisors to IIRIS. Having an impeccable ability to develop and manage the implementation of effective human, resource, physical, supply chain and information security programs to minimize risk. Barry has assisted many large international companies in assessing and minimizing risk by re-engineering all aspects of their security programs.

His previous experience includes his association with companies like IBM and Pinkerton. As a senior manager and a director at IBM, Barry demonstrated his ability to develop effective programs for workplace violence, information security, physical security, and supply chain security. He is popularly known for having assisted US Customs in the development of their Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism(C-TPAT) post 9/11,and managing Operation Safe Commerce (OSC) for the Ports of Seattle and Tacoma (Operation Safe Commerce was a $40 Million Grant from the US Department of Homeland Security to study and test on nine actual supply chains the best practices and technology to prevent the introduction of weapons of mass destruction).

After a distinguished career at IBM, Barry started a supply chain management consultancy that assisted many large high-tech firms in re-engineering their human resource, physical and supply chain security. Pinkerton recognized his capabilities, and bought his consulting practice and promoted Barry to the position of Vice President. At Pinkerton he developed their supply chain security practice, expanded their employment screening practice and opened Pinkerton India which grew to be their largest international office with over 300 employees in 5 cities in India.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

MBA Pace University – Financial Management | Employee Screening | Project Management | BA Marist College- Business Administration | Workplace Violence | Personnel Security | Risk Assessments | Physical Security | Information Security

GEOGRAPHIC EXPOSURE

Barry has travelled and worked across North America, South America, Europe, Asia and India.



LANGUAGE KNOWN

English and Hindi

Stephen Peter Swain
Leading Advisor, EU

Stephen is currently associated with CBRNE Ltd as Associate Director (Security), where his role involves research into suicide terrorism, managing SME platform for EDEN and delivery of reports for SUBCOP, EDEN, and PRACTICE. He is also the Chief Executive of the Security Innovation and Technology Consortium, where his role includes business development for SMEs involved in security technology, design and delivery of Innovation Pavilions for security technologies, and overseas technology trade fairs. Apart from these, he is associated with 3rd Forensic Ltd. as its Chief Executive.

Previously, Stephen served the Control Risks Group as Senior Security Consultant and Metropolitan Police as the Chief Superintendent. He has been the Head of the Diplomatic Protection Group at Scotland Yard, with responsibility for some 650 firearms officers.

Stephen has commendable training and communication skills. He teaches 2 BTEC level 5 courses with Tavcom Training – Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity; and Security Management. He has several publications to his name. Swain S, Routledge: Handbook of Law and Terrorism (Transportation Security Chapter), Swain S, Routledge: Terrorism and the Olympics, and Swain S, The Home Front – Fight Against Fundamentalism, Intersec (The Journal of International Security)are a few among them.Stephen has also presented on protective security, counter terrorism and firearms tactics in over 30 countries.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

MBA, University of Surrey | Security Strategy | Firearms tactics | Business security | CBRNE PPE | Diploma in Management Studies, Kingston University | Counter Terrorism | Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal: | 1998 and Queens Golden Jubilee Medal: 2002 | Design & Delivery of Security technology | Umpire for many UK police national training courses | HNC Public Administration, Isleworth Polytechnic | Business Continuity | Disaster Management | Security Consultant | Business | Development and Management | Innovation | Financial Management and HR

INDUSTRY/SOCIETY CONTRIBUTION

With decades of experience, Stephen has an extensive network of industry and society affiliations to his profile. He is a member of the UK Police Senior Officers CBRNE Cadre. He is the Silver commander in a UK National CBRNE Exercise ‘Trump Card’ and umpire for many UK police national training courses. He has been connected with politicians up to and including the UK Prime Minister, the US President, the Indian Home Secretary and the Japanese Cabinet Office, and has had extensive dealings with the UK Royal family on security issues.

GEOGRAPHIC EXPOSURE

Stephen has travelled and worked across European Union area.



LANGUAGE KNOWN

English

Maroof Raza
Board of Advisor

Maroof Raza acts as the Board of Advisor – Strategic Risk and Global Geo Political Expert with IIRIS. He comes armed with more than 20 years of experience as a mentor, anchor, correspondent, lecturer, writer and a commentator on issues of National Security and Strategic Affairs. His in-depth knowledge, experience, and his association with leading TV channels including TIMES NOW, NDTV, BBC & more makes him one of the most sought after speakers internationally on the subjects of National and International Risk and Security Affairs.

Since 2007, Maroof has been associated with TIMES NOW as their Strategic Affairs Expert and Consulting Editor, and appears frequently on the channel. Apart from his appearances on news debates, he has anchored and presented a 20 part series on the Indian armed forces, titled ‘Line of Duty’, whose episode on the Siachen Glacier won an Award in the military documentary section at the Film Festival in Rome in 2005. This TV series has entered the Limca Book of Records as India’s first military reality show.

He is the Mentor of Security Watch India and is often invited to lecture on India’s foreign policy & security concerns in India and abroad at Indian missions as well as by international think-tanks. From NDA to NDC and LBSNAA , he is an esteemed lecturer at all the leading Indian government and military institutions.

Educated in India (at Mayo College, Ajmer and St. Stephen’s College, Delhi), and subsequently in England (at King’s College, London and at Cambridge University), Maroof has served in the Indian Army’s Grenadiers, Mechanized Infantry Regiments, and as an instructor at the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. He has been a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, Delhi, the Henry L. Stimson Centre, Washington and the War Studies Department of King’s College, London.

A thoughtful and eloquent author, Maroof Raza writes a regular column in the popular Indian magazine, THE WEEK. The books authored by him include Low-Intensity Conflicts (1995) Wars, No Peace over Kashmir (1996), Generals and Governments in India and Pakistan ( 2001 ) and Confronting Terrorism (2009). He is also the General Editor of a Military Affairs series of Har Anand Publications (in India) since 2001. He is the editor-in-charge of a new monthly magazine, “Fauji India” and also publishes a magazine titled ‘Salute’.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

Strategic Affairs | Mayo College, Ajmer | Cambridge University | Consulting Editor- TIMES NOW | Strategic Affairs | National Security | St.Stephens College, Delhi | Visiting Fellow at Centre for Policy Research, Delhi | Mentor, Security Watch, India | Editor, Fauji India | Author/Columnist | Kings College, London | Foreign Policy | Instructor, IMA | Columnist, THE WEEK

GEOGRAPHIC EXPOSURE

Maroof Raza has travelled and worked across India and parts of England



LANGUAGE KNOWN

Hindi, English

Dr. Vikram Singh
Board of Advisor

Dr. Vikram Singh (born 22 May 1950) is an Indian educationist and retired Indian Police Service (IPS) officer.He joined the IPS in 1974, and held the post of Director General of Police in the state of Uttar Pradesh during the period June 2007 – September 2009. He retired from the IPS in May 2010.

Limca Book of Records-2014 mentions Dr. Vikram Singh as the `Most Highly Decorated IPS Officer’.

Dr. Vikram Singh is rated as a “Star Speaker” on vital issues related to security, man-management, crisis resolution and team building etc. He has been a guest speaker at over 50 renowned institutes; IIM Lucknow, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, National Institute of Criminology & Forensic Science, Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, National Crime Records Bureau, Sri Ramakrishna Mission, Judicial Training and Research Institute, State Planning Institute (U.P.) to name a few of them.’.

Mr. Vikram Singh has been awarded with President’s Police Medal for Gallantry 1986, Bar to President’s Police Medal for Gallantry 1987, President’s Police Medal for Gallantry 1988, Bar to President’s Police Medal for Gallantry 1989, President’s Police Medal for Long & Meritorious Service 1990, President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service 1996, Kathin Seva Medal 2001, Bar to Kathin Seva Medal 2002, NRI Award – 2015, Akhil Bharat Vidwat Parishad Award – 2015 at Varanasi bestowed upon by Hon’ble Shri Rajnath Singh, Home Minister, Govt. of India.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

Ex.DGP, U.P | Educationist | Social Activist | Retired IPS Officer | Additional Director General - Law & Order, Crime, Special Task Force | Additional Director General - Inter State Border Force | Pro Chancellor - Noida International University | M.Sc., 1972 Ph.D.(Ecology), 1990 | Director General of Police - Uttar Pradesh | Allahabad University | Kumaon University | Director General - Home Guards | ADC to Governor of Uttar Pradesh | President\u2019s Police Medal for Gallantry | Akhil Bharat Vidwat Parishad Award | NRI Award - 2015 | President\u2019s Police Medal for Long & Meritorious Service

INDUSTRY/SOCIETY CONTRIBUTION

Dr. Vikram Singh is rated as a “Star Speaker” on vital issues related to security, man-management, crisis resolution and team building etc. He has been a guest speaker at over 50 renowned institutes; IIM Lucknow, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, National Institute of Criminology & Forensic Science, Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, National Crime Records Bureau, Sri Ramakrishna Mission, Judicial Training and Research Institute, State Planning Institute (U.P.) to name a few of them.

Mr. Vikram Singh has been awarded with President’s Police Medal for Gallantry 1986, Bar to President’s Police Medal for Gallantry 1987, President’s Police Medal for Gallantry 1988, Bar to President’s Police Medal for Gallantry 1989, President’s Police Medal for Long & Meritorious Service 1990, President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service 1996, Kathin Seva Medal 2001, Bar to Kathin Seva Medal 2002, NRI Award – 2015, Akhil Bharat Vidwat Parishad Award – 2015 at Varanasi bestowed upon by Hon’ble Shri Rajnath Singh, Home Minister, Govt. of India.

GEOGRAPHIC EXPOSURE

Vikram has travelled across the country and abroad.



LANGUAGE KNOWN

Hindi and English

Garry Singh
President

Garry acts as the Managing Director to IIRIS. A Six Sigma Green Belt, he is a risk management professional par excellence. With vast experience in setting up and monitoring ERM, intelligence networks, governance, compliance and risk mitigation framework, he has earned unique understanding and aptitude to seamlessly stitch strategy and on ground implementation. Garry is also the Director to ICSS (www.icssindia.org) and board advisor to many other organizations.

During his tenures as a consultant and a corporate professional, Garry worked on numerous labyrinth assignments involving data crunching, assessments, forensics, fact presentation and interviews. While working on many sensitive extortion, kidnap, and high end corporate fraud cases; Garry, through intelligent and practical advice solved complex situations while ensuring economic sense for the client’s business. One of his achievements has been the successful execution of the responsibility of Taj Mahal’s security which was bestowed upon him during one of the high threat times in India.

Apart from his technical expertise, Garry imbibes in himself the quest for innovation, training and communication. He has innovated new practices and written papers on subjects such as NPA Management, risk management, white collar crime etc.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

Exe Program from Tuck School at Dartmouth Training & Development Six Sigma Green Belt Export & Import Certified Anti-Terror Specialist Anti-Kidnap & Extortion AMBCI from The Business Continuity Institute Bachelor of Commerce Reid’s Investigative Interview Technique Marketing Management International Peacekeeping & Conflict Resolution Hotel Management Disaster Management OHSAS 18001 ISO 27001, ISO 31000,ISO 9000, ISO 14001 PMI – RMP

INDUSTRY/SOCIETY CONTRIBUTION

Garry is an active professional with several esteemed industry and society affiliations. He is a Member of Security & Investigations Committee of FICCI and of Indo-American Chamber of Commerce committee on Security. Garry has recently been appointed as the helm of National Chair of Security Committee of Fire & Security Association of India (FSAI). He has also been given the responsibility for managing the prestigious FSAI Journal. Garry earlier occupied the position of Secretary for FSAI (Delhi Chapter). He has been the State Councilor for The International Council of Security and Safety Management (IISSM). He is a Member of Forum of Integrated National Security (FINS), ASIS (American Society for Industrial Security), and Indian Society of Training & Development. He also acts as an advisor to multiple forums, conferences and event.

GEOGRAPHIC EXPOSURE

Garry has tremendous international exposure. He has travelled and worked across India, South Asia, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Middle East, North America, and several areas of Europe.



LANGUAGE KNOWN

English, Hindi, Punjabi, and basics of French and Dari (dialect of Persian)

Rodney D. Ryder
Advisory Leader - Cyber Law & Digital Forensic

Rodney D. Ryder is a Partner with Scriboard, a full service commercial law firm with cutting edge specialisation in technology, new media and intellectual property laws. He is the author of Guide to Cyber Laws: the Information Technology Act, 2000, E-Commerce, Data Protection and the Internet, the first section-wise analysis of the Indian Information Technology Act, 2000. He is presently Advisor to the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India on the implementation of the Information Technology Act, 2000. Mr. Ryder has been nominated as a ‘Leading Lawyer’ in intellectual property, technology, communications and media law by Asia Law, Who’s Who Legal, Asia Legal 500, amongst other International publications. Mr. Ryder has been listed as one of India’s leading lawyers in the ’40 under 45′ study conducted by Who’s Who Legal, United Kingdom.

His second book, Intellectual Property and the Internet [published by LexisNexis] has been acknowledged to be an authoritative work on domain name disputes by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India and has been quoted in the first and only judgement by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India on domain names [Satyam Infoway Ltd. v. Sifynet Solutions Pvt. Ltd.; (2004) 6 SCC 145]. He is advisor to the National Internet Exchange of India [NIXI] and a member of the panel of independent and neutral arbitrators with NIXI.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

Corporate Law Adviser | Intellectual Property Strategies | Patent & Trademark Reporter | Law Wire | Intellectual Property & the Internet | IT and Telecom | Cyber Laws/ Liability | Data Protection, Privacy & Outsourcing | The GNLU Journal of Law, Development & Politics | Legal Advisor | Net based trading | Data Protection, Privacy & Outsourcing

INDUSTRY/SOCIETY CONTRIBUTION

• Supreme Court Bar Association [SCBA] • Delhi High Court Bar Association [DHCBA] • International Bar Association [IBA] • Inter Pacific Bar Association [IPBA] • Adjucnt Professor/Visiting Faculty

LANGUAGE KNOWN

English, Hindi

Sanjay Dwivedi
Advisory Leader - Forensics

Sanjay acts as the Advisory Leader, Forensics at IIRIS. A Leading “Corporate Seismologist” and Forensic Accounting/Investigations expert, Sanjay has a vast corporate and industry experience in the areas of forensic accounting. His experience includes 71 types of businesses across UK/USA/UAE and India.

Sanjay Dwivedi, F.C.C.A is a UK expat Chartered Certified Accountant and Chartered Quality Institute member. He is also a Certified Information Security Adviser, USA. Before returning back to India after 20 years in UK and 3 years in USA, he served with Deloitte & Touche. During his tenures as Lead Consultant and Corporate Security professional, his stints included partnership in a UK public practice, where he headed the IT enabled services department and acted as an Independent Financial Adviser. He has superior expertise in the setup and operation of diverse businesses across 4 continents and clients, including Go-To-Market Risk reduction for Start Ups, MNC’s, UK Healthcare Industry and USA Real Estate development.

After returning to India in 2000, he served as Executive Director Corporate/Risk with Indian MNC Punj Lloyd, and Chief Marketing Officer and Turnaround CEO at Spectranet. He has direct executive management experience with M & A and has handled several reverse Mergers, De-Mergers, IPO and accounting forensics cases for MNC’s. He has co-founded a diversified global corporate venture firm in association with international startups in the fields of BPO, Pilot Training, and Serviced Offices. Since 2009, he provides his consultancy to a lot of Startups and Turnarounds from overseas and India.

He has worked as Interim Manager CFO/COO/CEO and Lead Consultant with global ‘corporate risk management’ MNC’s and is their go-to Forensics Lead/Corporate trainer. As part of his advisory & mentoring services, he teaches Finance and Accounting Forensics related subjects to a global audience online. He is a top rated trainer at India’s largest Financial Training Institute for MNC clients – The Institute of Chartered Accountants India’s CPE. He is also an Adjunct Prof. at Christ University and has conducted workshop in Niche Consulting at IIM-B.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

PHD Research Fellow NSL,Pune | ISO 27001, ISO 9000, ISO 14001 Products and services F.C.C.A (UK) | ISB – EMP on Strategic Thinking & Implementation | Stanford’s – Business Model Canvas C.I.S.A (USA) | Disney Institute – Creating World Class | Subject Matter Expert/Consultant with IBM, India

INDUSTRY/SOCIETY CONTRIBUTION

Sanjay has an extensive network of industry and society affiiliations. He was the Ex – President of the Internet Services Providers Association of India. He was the Ex – CEO at NIXI, Department Of Information Technology, Govt. of India. He has been an Adviser for Greyhound Research and also for the Educational Trust Unnati.

He is also associated with ACCA and teaches subjects such as Global Entrepreneurship/DD, Corporate Risk & Ethics, Advanced Auditing and Business Analysis in the ICAI’s professional CPE courses at Bangalore.

GEOGRAPHIC EXPOSURE

Sanjay has worked and travelled across India and South Asia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Middle East, North America, UK and several areas of Europe.



LANGUAGE KNOWN

Hindi and English

Jagdeep S. Chopra
Advisory Leader - Accounting Forensics

Jagdeep acts as the Advisory Leader – Accounting Forensics at IIRIS providing professional services relating to Forensic Accounting & Investigation. He has extensive knowledge and expertise in the areas of various statutory, internal, tax, special & concurrent audits, financial fraud investigations and dispute claim services, project consultancy and financing, financial accounting, income tax, company law,system study & development and management consultancy services for organizations.

Jagdeep is a practicing Chartered Accountant and Senior Partner at J.S.CHOPRA & ASSOCIATES (JSCA), Chartered Accountants since 1988. He is also a Director at VANTAGE Consulting Pvt. Ltd., a consulting organization based out of Delhi. His previous experiences include his associations with esteemed organizations such as M/s. Lovelock & Lewes (PriceWaterHouseCoopers)- Chartered Accountants, M/s. S.B. Billimoria & Co (Deloitte)- Chartered Accountants, M/s. Grant Thornton India, International Accountants and Business Advisers, M/s. Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, and Mazars India. Jagdeep has conducted Forensic Accounting & Investigations for many foreign companies having joint ventures in India. Involved in litigation support services to assist law firms and clients, he helped evaluate and build up a credible financial claim, supported by legally admissible evidence. He has even facilitated the conducting of financial analysis of the claim and development of various damage scenarios.

Jagdeep has proved to be a professional and showed par excellence throughout his career. He is known to have effectively unearthed accounting & financial frauds in many cases he has dealt with. He was also involved in conducting Forensic Accounting investigation into the biggest corporate fraud in India. Jagdeep has contributed well researched articles on Forensic Accounting & Investigations to the Journal published by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India | Financial Fraud Investigations | System study and development | Certified Arbitrator from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India | Dispute Claim Services | Forensic Accounting | Bachelor of Science | Financial Audits | Management Consultancy

INDUSTRY/SOCIETY CONTRIBUTION

Jagdeep S. Chopra has numerous prestigious affiliations to his profile. He is an empanelled Arbitrator (ICAI), member of the Peer Review Board, and member of the Quality Review Board under The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is empanelled with Comptroller & Auditor General of India, Reserve Bank of India, Office of the Official Liquidator (Attached to Punjab & Haryana High Court) and is a Member of Rotary Club of Chandigarh Midtown. Previously, Jagdeep has been the Member of ICAI Central Council on WTO & International Trade Laws.

GEOGRAPHIC EXPOSURE

Jagdeep has travelled and worked Pan India



LANGUAGE KNOWN

English, Hindi, Punjabi

Sid Kapoor
Advisory Leader - Australia

Sid Kapur acts as the Advisory Leader with IIRIS and he operates from Australia. A result oriented, people focused strategist with excellent analytical, problem solving and creative questioning skills, Sid has over 15 years of experience in various management roles in the Credit and Risk consulting space.

He has led several business intelligence, corporate investigation and brand protection (anti-counterfeiting) assignments for several of Fortune firms and International Donor Agencies such as the IFC and the World Bank in the APAC Region. During these assignments, his professional engagements spanned across numerous sectors such as Banking, Financial Services, Consumer Goods, Hospitality, Mining, Pharmaceuticals, Real Estate, Telecom, Infrastructure and Information Technology.

A commendable trainer and communicator, Sid lectures Corporate Governance and Accounting Information Systems to Master and Bachelor degree students at Kaplan Business School. He has been a guest lecturer for Master of Criminal Justice students at RMIT University, and has also tutored Financial Statement Analysis to students at La Trobe University.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

Master of Risk Management | Monash University, Melbourne, Australia (Distinction, Highest Achieving Graduate Award) | Master of Professional Accounting, Kaplan Business School, Melbourne, Australia (National Dux – Auditing & Assurance and Accounting Information Systems) | PGDBM, FORE School of Management, India | BA (Honours) Economics, Delhi University | Certificate III – Investigative Services, Australian Security Academy | Fraud Risk Management, ACFE

INDUSTRY/SOCIETY CONTRIBUTION

An active industry professional and networker, Sid is a Director of the Global Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), Melbourne Chapter and an active member of the Australia India Business Council, Victorian Chapter.

GEOGRAPHIC EXPOSURE

Sid has had a high international exposure and has operated in the regions of Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, UK, India and the wider APAC region.



LANGUAGE KNOWN

Hindi and English

Sagarika Chakraborty
CEO

Sagarika acts as the CEO to IIRIS having multi-dimensional experience in legal, risk mitigation and investigative strategies. She comes armed with expert skills in business development, business intelligence, operations and policy development, and leads both the operations and business development within IIRIS.

Sagarika has worked extensively on diverse engagements dealing with fraud investigations, financial analytical services, integrity due diligence, strategic business intelligence, commercial due diligence and brand protection. With her expertise in Insider Threat Mapping and NPA Management, she has formulated diverse models of investigative and risk advisory in association with national organizations and regulators. She has also trained over 500 bank officers in the last one year in areas of due diligence and NPA early warning tracking.

An eloquent and articulate writer, Sagarika is a published author having numerous research publications that have been accredited by World Bank, UNESCO, UK Government, and Australian Government among others. She also regularly pens down columns for leading national publications including The Hindu, The Times of India and Live Mint (Wall Street Journal).

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

Indian School of Business (ISB) Hyd. | Reid’s Interview Technique | FRSA, UK 2011 | Due Diligence | B.A.LL.B (Hons.) Corporate Law (Hons.) NLUJ | NPA Management | Fraud and Risk Management | Strategy Consulting and Policy Advisory | ISB Torch Bearer 2012 | Training and Development | Digital Forensics | Supply Chain Logistics

INDUSTRY/SOCIETY CONTRIBUTION

Sagarika has prestigious national and international industry and social affiliations. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, UK. She is the elected Chairman – Women in Security, ASIS Mumbai Chapter. She has been a part of the Advisory Committee of the Gujarat Forensic Science University for Masters in Anti-Terrorism and Homeland Security. She is also a nominated speaker for TEDx, a Panelist at UNESCO and a Referencee in World Bank

GEOGRAPHIC EXPOSURE

Sagarika has travelled and worked across India and South Asia, Singapore Middle East, North America, and various areas of Europe.



LANGUAGE KNOWN

English, Hindi, Bengali and Spanish

Col. Raj Kumar Yadav
VP IPR

Col. Raj Kumar Yadav acts as the Leading Advisor – Protection and Events for IIRIS. His proficiencies include Armament and Munitions, risk assessment, risk management, crisis trouble-shooting, security audit, and security operations among others.

He has over 28 years of experience in Corporate and Indian Army where he held important appointments and responsibilities dealing with security operations of large, multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural organizations at Pan India level with people from diverse backgrounds.

An Ex-army commando and an expert in Armament and Munitions, Col. Raj Kumar Yadav is a dynamic leader with proven abilities. He has formulated extensive risk assessment and management strategies for corporations, government and non-government organizations in difficult geographic situations in India & neighboring countries, with the primary focus to de-risk businesses and augment operational efficiency in high risk environments. One of his major strengths is his strong network with local as well as multinational security and intelligence gathering agencies.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

Risk Assessment and Mitigation | PGDM – Materials Management | Security for Expats | Intelligence Network and Investigations | Commando Course | Disaster Management, Emergency Rescue Response, Risk Mapping and Fire Safety | Business Administration-MDI | Improvised Explosive Device | Security Training | Behavioural Safety | Armament and Munitions Course | Security Contract Strategy | Security Audit | Security Strategy | Business continuity | Mass Media Communication

INDUSTRY/SOCIETY CONTRIBUTION

Col. Raj Kumar Yadav has prestigious affiliations and contributions to his profile. He headed the Security FA of Commonwealth Games Organizing Committee as the Director Command Centre during conduct of the mega event in Delhi in 2010. He was also a member of Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010 Knowledge bank for Security FA. He has spearheaded the Oil Exploration project in Manipur, India. He has been an Advisor to Ministry of Youth and Sports on adventure tourism. He is on the consulting panel of Alphageo (India), Asian Oilfield services; and a member of Indian Mountaineering Foundation on Security Clearances.

GEOGRAPHIC EXPOSURE

Col. Raj Kumar Yadav has travelled and worked across India.



LANGUAGE KNOWN

English and Hindi

Kunal Bhogal
VP Security Risk and Design

Kunal Bhogal acts as the Director of Design and manages the Security & Safety Design Practice. He has been in the building systems industry for over 14 years, and specializes in building security and safety aspects through environmental design as well as operational processes.

Having worked with systems integrators, product companies and consulting firms, Kunal’s expertise helps small, medium as well as large corporations in implementing their corporate security and safety policies through infrastructure management, operational planning and project execution. His expertise in risk assessment and risk mitigation through carefully tailored auditing procedures caters to the needs across business functions and across industry verticals. Kunal is proficient in bringing about value engineering and derive economic efficiencies in the design elements as well as project implementation. He has overseen business continuity & integration aspects of large companies while consolidating their security & safety assets on ground.

In his last assignment in the Middle East, Kunal served as a security design consultant with FIFA and worked on stadiums and large infrastructure projects in the State of Qatar. He has managed large security implementation projects such as one for a major international airport – both in India and Middle East.

A commendable trainer, Kunal serves as an instructor of Industrial Security Management at the World Institute of Security Enhancement (USA) and has been involved in delivering training programs to large oil and energy corporations in the Middle East.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

Exec. PG from IIM Calcutta | Master of Business Administration in Operations | Master of Science in Information Systems | Video analytics and big data for incident management & investigative applications | Geo-spatial mapping for real-time situation awareness and tracking Physical Security Information & Identity Management | Green technologies – Energy efficiency, alternate energy resources and solar energy | Certified Trainer in Industrial Security Management | CPED and Threat & Risk Assessment | B. Tech. with specialisation in Software design | Physical Security Information Management | Command Centre planning as per BS EN ISO 11064 | IT Integration & Critical Infra planning | High Availability & Disaster Recovery | Security Procedures Implementation | Project Management Professional

INDUSTRY/SOCIETY CONTRIBUTION

Kunal is an active and networked professional having reputed international affiliations. He is a member with ASIS (American Society for Industrial Security). He is also a Member as well as a Trainer at World Institute of Security Enhancement in Virginia, USA.

GEOGRAPHIC EXPOSURE

Kunal has travelled and worked across India and South Asia, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Middle East, North America, Europe and Australia.



LANGUAGE KNOWN

English, Hindi, Punjabi and basic French

Sukhdeep Singh
VP BFSI

Sukhdeep has Prolific 20 years’ experience in BFSI Industry and is a SEBI certified Investment Adviser. Alumnus IIM Kozhikode. Function-wide enriching experience in the domains of General Management, Retail Banking, Micro marketing Strategy, Customer Value Proposition, Products Development and refinement. His experience includes +16 years of banking experience working with premium banks-- HDFC Bank Ltd and Standard Chartered Bank. His immediate past assignment was as a CEO with IFM, one the leading IFAs across India with Average AUM exceeding $300 million established in 2004 and three times winner of CNBC TV18 - ICRA Best Financial Advisers Award. Published Author of Financial Literacy Books, translated in eight languages. Key-note speaker and trainer. Through his start-up venture CFIL (Centre for Financial Informatics and Literacy) he has Conducted more than 200 workshops of which more than 150 are SEBI – AMFI approved IAPs and Financial Literacy Workshops, across +100 leading Organizations, Blue-chip Companies, Indian Army, Government, Institutes, Embassies and RBI. MBA from IIM Kozhikode (AMBA accredited, Two years executive PGDM ePGP-03). Completed PG Advanced Certification in Strategic management from IIM Kozhikode. Student editor for IIMK Quarterly magazine. INSEAD’s Blue Ocean Strategy expert, Certified Change Agent and Black belt Six Sigma. GEORGIAN from Bangalore Military School (Batch of 93), Member IPSC.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

MBA, IIM Kozhikode | INSEAD’s Blue Ocean Strategy expert | Certified Change Agent and Black belt Six Sigma | ISB – EMP on Strategic Thinking & Implementation | PG Advanced Certification in Strategic management, IIM Kozhikode | GEORGIAN from Bangalore Military School (Batch of 93) | Member IPSC

LANGUAGE KNOWN

Hindi, English and Punjabi

Asitav Sinha
VP Strategy

Asitav Sinha acts as VP Strategy & Infrastructure at IIRIS. In addition to an illustrious career in Strategic Consulting including including business planning & sales strategy development, he has expertise in cross border M&A in various domains. He also been Advising new businesses on formation of corporations and business structures, drafting privacy policies and structuring commercial transactions. A Telecom professional, his last stint was with Easylink Services Corporation ( Formerly AT&T. Nasdaq EASY, currently its Opentext.). Asitav has helped forge strategic business relations between companies and successfully effected Joint Ventures of Indian Companies with international companies and secured big infrastructure projects. He has also been consulting on Mergers and Joint Ventures, helping International companies to set up shop here and Indian cos abroad.

Asitav has played major role in setting up Indian operations for Easylink Services Corporation and he was also responsible for Overall operation as a profit center. In his almost 4 years with Easylink he played a key role in fulfilling the responsibilities for new business and post-merger operations. In very little time the India operation became the maximum revenue earner. He headed a manpower of 35 people from sales, engineering, accounts and customer services. Equally large is his passion for sports. A voracious reader, you will always find him breathing life into many more new things.

INDUSTRY/SOCIETY CONTRIBUTION

Asitav is an active and well connected professional.

GEOGRAPHIC EXPOSURE

Asitav is well travelled across India and abroad.



LANGUAGE KNOWN

Hindi & English

Naveen Raju
VP South

Naveen has had more than 17 years of experience in various Security management domains such as screening, physical security and background verification .He has exposure to domains in Business Development, Operations and Client Relations across industries. Prior to joining IIRIS, Naveen has held various portfolios with background Verification Company named Crederity as Head Business Development and Operations. Prior to Joining Crederity, Naveen worked with ONICRA as Regional Manager South India and was instrumental in setting up the entire operations in South India. Prior to ONICRA, Naveen worked with AuthBridge as Regional Lead South India. Been a part of leading Media Company Times Group.

Since 2009 he has been associated with the screening, physical security management and background verification industry working with leading verification companies. He has exposure and sound knowledge of Physical Security Management from planning to execution. He has vast experience in Business Development and Operations across Industries, he successfully set up the entire field operations team in South India and was instrumental in acquiring the biggest client names in the IT/ ITES industry.

Operating across Security Management domains, he has vast network of people across different organizations who constantly guide & discuss various aspects of background verifications. He is well received in the HR fraternity and known for the focus on customer service & integrity.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

MBA from Osmania University | Certified Effective Manager by Franklin Covey | Bachelor in International Trade | Sales and Marketing | Due Diligence | Fraud and Risk Management

LANGUAGE KNOWN

English, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada