Mr. K. RAVI, was the first practicing Chartered Accountant to become the President of FKCCI for the year 2017-18 in the 101 years history of the chamber which was founded by Bharat Ratna Sir M. Visvesvaraya in the year 1916. A worthy combination of dynamism, simplicity and humility, he is a man with creative ideas and is enthusiastic to embark on his new role.
Having gained deep insights into the profession as a fellow member of the ICAI with more than 30 years’ of impeccable professional standing, he was also the President of the Karnataka State Chartered Accountants Association (KSCAA) in the year 1999-2000. Apart from being a Chartered Accountant, he is a qualified lawyer and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Arts. He has been the Past President of the Rotary Bangalore Orchards – Rotary International District 3190, Past Governor of Institute of Internal Auditors, Florida, USA – Bangalore Chapter. Currently, he is the senior partner of K. Ravi & Associates, Bengaluru.
With a rich experience in domestic and international Taxation, Investment Planning, Bank Audits, Corporate Audits, India-Entry for Foreign Entities, consulting on matters relating to FEMA, FCRA , Liaison Offices and Trusts, Mr. Ravi is also actively associated with several professional and social organizations.
He has been the Convener of FKCCI Business Delegations to countries like Australia, New Zealand, Eastern Europe, Japan, Iran, Oman, Israel, Malaysia and Canada.
He has published excellent articles on matters related to Direct Taxes, tax planning and investment advisory. He has also presented papers in seminars & conferences on varied subjects.
K. Ravi is happily married to Vani Ravi and has two sons Rahul and Suraj. He is a voracious reader, a keen golfer, a table tennis player and a sketch artist who also enjoys Karaoke.