Gautam joined PwC as a Partner in September 2003, and since then has held various roles in the firm. He was the India Tax and Regulatory Leader between July 2015 and December 2020, prior to which 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 over 30 years spanning multiple sectors.
Prior to joining PwC, he had stints with two leading accounting and tax consultancy firms, which was followed by a long association over 12 years with an independent practice founded by him.
Gautam is presently a member of the India Chapter of the Asia Pacific Real Estate Association. He has been 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 was 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.