Mumbai Chapter

Mumbai Chapter #160

Office Bearers



Mr. Arpinder Singh


Founder & President, ACFE Mumbai Chapter


Mr. Singh has an extensive experience of 19 years. In the course of his financial and investigative experience, he has worked with a number of corporates and other stakeholders to address issues pertaining to fraud, bribery and corruption. He has worked with regulators in India on a number of high profile investigations. He has also worked with development agencies in the area of development effectiveness, procurement reviews, FCPA compliance, due diligence, trainings and investigations.

Mr. Singh is the leader of EY's Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services (FIDS) practice in India. Prior to joining EY, Mr. Singh has worked with KPMG as an Executive Director, Forensic Services. Earlier he has served as the Finance Controller for Cisco Systems Inc. based in San Jose-USA.

He holds degrees such as Chartered Accountant, Masters in Business Administration, Bachelors of Law, Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner.



Mr. Mukul Shrivastava


Founder & Vice President, ACFE Mumbai Chapter


Mr. Shrivastava has an extensive experience of 18 years. He works with corporates to provide risk advisory services and to investigate allegations of fraud and corruption. He specializes in the Media and Entertainment sector and has led many engagements in the area of FCPA investigations, stock frauds, misreporting/falsification of financial statements, management and employee frauds. He is experienced in compliance audits, due diligent reviews, and investigation of advertising and marketing irregularities.

Mr. Shrivastava is a Partner with EY's Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services (FIDS) and heads the Forensic Technology Discovery Services practice within FIDS India. Before joining Ernst & Young, Mukul has served as a Country Finance Director for PWW for their India operations, where his role envisaged identifying strategy to maximize growth and revenue, managing the Mergers and Acquisition process and supporting business heads with pitches, negotiations, efficient executions and collections. Earlier he has worked with KPMG, in their forensic practice as an Associate Director.

He is a Chartered Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner.



Mr. Nandkumar Saravade


Convener, Advisory Council, ACFE Mumbai Chapter


Mr. Nandkumar Saravade is an independent security professional and cyber crime expert, currently advising Ernst & Young and ICICI Bank. Till September 2013, he worked as Director, Citibank India, heading Security, Investigation and Vigilance. During 2008-2011, he worked as General Manager, Financial Crime Prevention Group, ICICI Bank, where he looked after fraud risk assessment and controls reviews, application screening and vendor due diligence, transaction monitoring, investigations and regulatory reporting and compliance.


Till 2008, Mr. Saravade served with the Indian Police Service (IPS). His last assignment in the IPS was Director, Cyber Security and Compliance, NASSCOM, which involved policy formulation on cyber security and privacy, capacity building for law enforcement, advising NASSCOM members on incident response management and organising mass awareness campaigns on cyber security. He also set up NASSCOM’s initiative on cyber security, Data Security Council of India.

Mr Saravade served in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for seven years. His work involved enforcement of the Prevention of Corruption Act, investigation of bank frauds and economic offences. Earlier, he worked in the states of West Bengal and Jammu and Kashmir in the areas of rural and urban policing, traffic management and anti-terrorism.

Mr Saravade was awarded the Prime Minister’s Baton and Revolver for being the Best All-round Probationer of the 1987 batch of the IPS and also the Indian Police Medal for Distinguished Services.


He was a member of the High Level Group on Electronic Banking Controls Governance and Technology Risk Management Standards set up by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). He was the Chairman, India Payment Risk Council (IPRC), a body of fraud risk professionals in Indian banks during 2008-2011.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Government College of Engineering, Aurangabad as well as a Masters’ degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.