Gautam Mehra is a Partner with PwC India and leads its Tax and Regulatory practice. He is also a member of the PwC India leadership team.
Gautam joined PwC as a Partner in September 2003, and since then has held various roles in the firm. Prior to taking over as the India Tax and Regulatory Leader in July 2015, he was leading PwC’s Tax and Regulatory practice in Western India and the Financial Services’ Tax and Regulatory group. He was also the Asset Management Sector leader for PwC in India.
Over the years, Gautam has been working with multinational and domestic clients across a wide spectrum of tax and regulatory services, and has varied experience of nearly 30 years. Prior to joining PwC, he had stints with two leading accounting and tax consultancy firms, which was followed by a long association with an independent practice founded by him.
Gautam is currently a member of SEBI’s Alternative Investment Policy Advisory Committee (AIPAC) as well as of the National Direct Tax Committee of the Confederation of Indian Industry. He frequently speaks at seminars in India and abroad, and regularly contributes to media publications. He has been a member of the American Chamber of Commerce as well as of the Expert Advisory Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Gautam holds a postgraduate degree in law and financial management and is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.