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OUR TEAM

Our team at Dugain Advisors LLP comprises of a group of highly skilled and experienced professionals from various fields of law, finance, and social media. Our team includes Company Secretaries, Chartered Accountants, Advocates, Chartered Accountant, Fixed Income Fund Managers, and social media experts. Each member brings their unique set of skills and expertise to the table, allowing us to provide comprehensive and tailored solutions to our clients. We pride ourselves on our commitment to quality, responsiveness, and sensitivity towards our clients' needs. Our team is dedicated to working hard for the interest of our clients and delivering results that exceed expectations.

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Ankur Dugar

Head-Venture Capital & Debt Syndication

Ankur Dugar is the Co-Founder of Dugain Advisors LLP and a Partner at KDA & Associates, Chartered Accountants. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, holds a CFA Level 2 certification from the USA, and a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) from Delhi University. With over 10 years of experience in the profession, he has worked with EY for over 5 years in the Assurance practice and has provided modern and customized solutions to clients for overall business performance improvement. He has expertise in the preparation and audit of financial statements under IFRS, IND AS, and Indian GAAP, and has provided automation business solutions and accounting systems for small to medium-sized companies. He has experience in representing NCLT and NCLAT and has worked extensively in the Industrial Markets, Consumer Markets, Oil and gas, and Real Estate sectors. He specializes in connecting individuals, entrepreneurs, existing businesses, search funds, and private equity investors with investment opportunities. He helps businesses in debt restructuring and assisting large enterprises and SMEs in project financing, Capital Expenditure for Green-field/Brown-field Expansion, Acquisition Finance, and Cross-Border project funding.

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Reema Jain

Head - Legal, Compliance & Reorganization

Reema Jain is the founder of Dugain Legal, Advocates & Solicitors, and co-founder of Dugain Advisors LLP. She is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and holds a Master's degree in Commerce, a Bachelor's Degree in English Literature, and various diplomas and certificates in Forensics, Prevention of Sexual Harassment Law, CSR, and Internal Audit. She is also Trademark Facilitator with SIPP Scheme of the Government and stresses upon the relavance of IPR for Startups and MSMEs

Ms. Jain is a published author on corporate and economic laws and has served as an independent director on the boards of Public and Listed companies. She is currently a member of the INternal Complaints Committee at Prognosis Laboratories. She is also a visiting faculty at the ICAI, ICSI, ICMAI, and other management institutes, spreading knowledge on Corporate and Economic Laws. She is a mentor with the Startup India initiative and has been actively involved in advocating for MSMEs and steering them out of NPA and Insolvency issues. She was awarded 'The Young Women Entrepreneur Award 2020' at the Great Visioners Award 2020. She is a prolific speaker on various topics of interest for Startups and MSMEs at various platforms across India.

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Ritesh Daga

Partner - Private Equity, Equity Portfolio Management

Ritesh is a Chartered Accountant with 15+ years of experience in financial management and the growth of businesses. He has served as a strategic advisor and on the boards of directors for many major start-ups in India, helping them raise funding. He is passionate about share market advisory and has benefited many members through his pro-bono services. He has also worked as an Assistant Vice-President, Finance and Audit Manager and is an expert in process optimization, recruitment, and restructuring business models for market trends and compliance with international tax regulations. He is a driving force for productivity and value for the organizations he serves.

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Umesh Tulsyan

Partner - Fixed Income Fund Management

Umesh Tulsyan is a seasoned Fixed Income Fund Manager with 21+ years of experience in the finance industry. He has managed a portfolio of over Rs 1,000cr for institutional clients and has consistently delivered returns above expectations. He has grown the book size from Rs 25cr to Rs 700cr and has experience in trading volumes of Rs 30k to 40k cr per annum. He is the founder of Sovereign Global, currently leading the company.

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Arun Dhawan

Partner - Audit & Assurance

Arun Dhawan is an Audit Associate and Technical Consultant at Dugain Advisors LLP. He has over 17 years of experience in financial analysis and audit, including work as an audit head at R.K Dhawan and Co. Chartered Accountants. He is experienced in statutory, tax, internal, IT, and forensic audits, internal control structuring, risk assessments and management, financial analysis, project reports, DCF valuations, and budgetary analysis. He also has experience in performing financial due diligence for corporate clients on both the buy and sell side of transactions.

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Akshita Jain

Designated Partner

Akshita Jain is a Designated Partner at Dugain Advisors LLP and a graduate of Delhi University with a B.A. in Economics. She is a social media expert and community builder who has experience in brand development and promotion across various sectors, including politics. She runs her own social media agency, "Cookie Digital," and has worked as a consultant for politicians in brand management and social media management. She believes in the concept of "Live Life, Love Life!"

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Anshuman Gargesh

Criminal Law Partner

Anshuman Gargesh is an experienced lawyer with 14 years of experience. He is known for his innovative and effective strategies in developing case documentation, arguments, and negotiations. He is detail-oriented, conscientious, and organized in achieving favorable outcomes in court cases. He is well-versed in court proceedings, research, drafting legal documents, and has a tenacious and analytical mindset. He specializes in criminal, civil, corporate, and family matters, bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the team of Dugain Advisors LLP.

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Vineet Singhal

Partner - Direct Tax

Vineet Singhal is a Direct Tax Associate at Dugain Advisors LLP. He is a Chartered Accountant with a B.Com degree, also runs a socially conscious business and is the Chief Financial Officer of 405 gyp aggregate. He has experience in providing consultation to clients on various issues involving tax planning, constitution planning and financial planning. He has experience in bank audits, statutory audits, direct and indirect taxes, accounting framework consultancy and IFRS from KPMG. He is associated with different CPE study circles, a core team member of GSTIndAS group researching on Impact Analysis of GST and IndAS on Businesses in India, and an active contributor to various professional forums.

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Neha Jain

Partner - Process Training

Ms. Neha Jain is a highly skilled professional with a Masters in Business Administration. She has 9 years of experience in Sales & Operations, Customer Servicing and Team Management in the Education Industry. She is known for her excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills and her ability to manage teams, handle crisis, and maintain customer relationships. She is experienced in process training, SWOT Analysis, Market Analysis and Research, and MIS development and Management. She is a valuable addition to the team of Dugain Advisors LLP, bringing her expertise to support the company's clients.

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Megha Gupta

Designated Partner

Megha Gupta is a Designated Partner at Dugain Advisors LLP and holds an M.Com from Delhi University. She has experience in heading the finance vertical of her family business in real estate and is knowledgeable in the latest tax laws and accounting systems. She is also a fashion and beauty blogger and has provided consultation to SMEs in accounting and taxation structures. She has experience in GST implementation and regular returns.

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Ankit Kaushik

Partner - Financial Planning & Analysis

Ankit Kaushik, a Chartered Accountant with over 13 years of experience, excels in financial roles such as Controller responsibilities, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), and Corporate Governance activities. 

 

His expertise spans strategic financial management, investor relations, and financial process development. 

Ankit has effectively managed multiple portfolio companies, directed corporate governance initiatives, and overseen entity restructuring and dissolution processes tailored to specific investment entities' requirements. 

He has a strong background in quality management reporting, financial reporting, internal controls, parent consolidation reporting, and FP&A. 

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Rahul Singla

Partner– Financial Reporting

Rahul Singla is an Associate- Financial Reporting at Dugain Advisors LLP. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) from Delhi University. He is also a certified valuer. He has expertise in statutory audits, valuations, and country-wide hub audits. He has also consulted clients on international transactions, foreign direct investment, international financial reporting standards, Ind AS, and cross-border deals.

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Aditya Vikram Shorewala

Partner- Secretarial

Aditya is a professional with over 7 years of experience in audit, due diligence, and financial reporting with multinational companies while working with Ernst & Young (EY). He also has over 5 years of experience in in secretarial compliance, fund management, compliance management, labor law advisory, and transaction advisory in the Real Estate sector. He is an advisor to startups in the areas of company incorporation, fund management, corporate governance and fundraising. He brings knowledge and experience to the team of Dugain Advisors LLP.

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Aaquib Hussain

Partner - Startup Funding & Venture Building

Aaquib Hussain is the Co-Founder and Chief Integrator of FreeFlow Venture. He has 7+ years of experience in business and software development with a specialization in CAMSS integration, developing web applications, mobile experiences, and business road-mapping for projects, initiatives, startups, and events. He has experience in leading teams, mentoring startups, and working with IBM India and other clients. He has also played a key role in the design and development of various platforms for integrated masterclasses, Entrepreneurial Acumen Assessment Test (E.A.A.T), and AI-based validation metrics for submitted proposals/ideas/pitches. He is also a member of the board of directors for technology-based startups such as Camions Logistics, and ARM Digital Media Pvt. Ltd, and Beekman Helix India among others.

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