Sanjeev Krishan

Sanjeev Krishan, Chairperson, PwC in India

Sanjeev Krishan is the Chairperson of PwC in India. Having been with the firm for over 31 years, Sanjeev has served in diverse leadership and client service roles. He has extensive experience working across sectors, both in India and overseas.

Prior to his current role, Sanjeev served as the Deals Leader for PwC India. He has successfully led the firm’s Transactions, Private Equity and Deals businesses over the years - spearheading relationships with most global investors and getting the firm to a pre-eminent position amongst its private equity clients and their investee companies. Sanjeev also did a brief stint with PwC Sweden as part of an International Exchange programme, where he worked with several private equity funds and corporate clients, mostly on cross-border deals.

Sanjeev is a part of FICCI’s National Committee on Stressed Assets and is also a member of select CII sub-groups – deliberating new ideas and providing insights on important areas including board governance and related party transactions. Sanjeev is also a member of the SEBI Primary Market Advisory Committee, sharing his inputs on regulatory issues and legal frameworks to enable ease of doing business and drive investor interest in India. Additionally, he is a member of the Rotary Club of Delhi, South. 

He frequently interacts with the media on various issues ranging from geopolitics, economic outlook for India, sectoral trends and other topics that are top-of-mind for Indian and global CEOs. Additionally, he regularly participates in seminars, panel discussions and events held globally including across India. 

Sanjeev is passionate about playing a part in building a sustainable future for the society we live in, and actively advocates the causes of conservation, socio-economic inclusion, and diversity. He is a certified Chartered Accountant, and an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). Sanjeev graduated with First Class in Economics from the University of Delhi and remains an active and proud alum.

A nature lover, Sanjeev enjoys his morning walks and exercise regimen. He is also a cricket enthusiast and enjoys playing squash. As someone who strongly believes in continuous learning, Sanjeev is an avid reader and enjoys listening to podcasts covering a host of topics.

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