K. V. Karthik
Partner – Forensic, Financial Advisory
Karthik leads the Financial Services sector within Deloitte’s Forensic practice in India. He is also the India Financial Crime Leader in the APAC Financial Crime Network.
Karthik has extensive experience in financial crime management having spent more than 19 years advising large corporates in financial services across private and public sectors that includes banks, brokerages, private equity firms as well as insurance companies. With a deep understanding of the Indian and South Asian market, Karthik has led large scale remediation and investigation projects including regulatory driven investigations for both domestic and regional financial institutions. He has done extensive work in the areas of anti-money laundering, anti-fraud advisory, counter terrorist financing, economic and trade sanctions, anti-bribery and corruption and devising new target operating models for financial institutions to respond to regulatory shifts and demands.
Combining his expertise in FCC and Technology, he has also assisted a large financial institution in implementing FCC solutions across their global operations including transaction monitoring and sanction screening solutions. He joined Deloitte in 2011 and has held various senior roles within the firm and now leads a team of 140+ financial crime professionals in India focusing on providing FCC solutions to Indian and global clients and also leads the FCC solution implementation initiatives for the APAC region within APAC FCN.
Prior to joining Deloitte, Karthik has helped set up and lead the Financial crime practice for another Big 4. Notable work includes assisting a large global bank in implementing a KYC refresh and client on-boarding process offshore on a build operate transfer model and driving efficiencies in the process. He was also part of a team advising the government of India during the FATF review.
Karthik holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration in Finance.