Team

OUR TEAM

CA V Murali

Senior Partner

CA V MuraliB.com., F.C.A., A.C.M.A., CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT, CHAIRMAN CPE COMMITTEE AND RESEARCH COMMITTEE OF ICAI

CA.V.Murali is a Bachelor of Commerce, Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant. He is a practicing Chartered Accountant at Chennai and is the Senior Partner of the Firm M/s Victor Grace & Co.., He has to his credit more than 30 years of experience in the relevant field.

V.Murali is an elected Central Council Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for Four terms in succession for the periods 2004-2007, 2007-2010, 2010-2013 and 2013-2016 and secured sixth consecutive record win in ICAI elections from the Southern Region.

V.Murali has been nominated as Chairman of the Committee on Education, Training and CPD constituted by the South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA). Currently he is the Chairman of the Continuing Professional Education Committee and Chairman of Research Committee of ICAI. Before being elevated to the Central Council, he was elected to the Southern India Regional Council of ICAI for two terms in succession for the periods 1998-2001 and 2001-2004.

He was the Chairman of the Southern India Regional Council of ICAI for the year 2002-2003. V.Murali has held all the important positions in the Southern India Regional Council viz. SICASA Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary, Vice- Chairman and Chairman. He was the Chairman of Board of Studies & Career Counselling, Committee for Members in Industry, Public Relations Committee and Committee on Banking, Insurance and Pension besides being the member of Executive Committee, Disciplinary Committee and Examination Committee.


NOMINATION OF V.MURALI BY GOVERNMENT & OTHER BODIES :
The Ministry of Finance, Government of India had nominated V.Murali as a Director on the Board of State Bank of Hyderabad for a period of three years. With the approval of the President of India, the Ministry of Coal, Government of India has appointed V.Murali as a Director on the Board of Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited one of the select NAVRATNA Companies of the Government of India. With the approval of the President of India, the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India has appointed V. Murali as a Director on the Board of HINDUSTAN INSECTICIDES LIMITED (HIL).

The Ministry of Labour and Employment, Govt of India has nominated V.Murali as a member of the Innovation Council to prepare a roadmap for innovation 2010-2020. The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India has nominated V.Murali as a Censor Board Member on the Advisory Panel of Central Board of Film Certification. The Comptroller & Auditor General of India, New Delhi had nominated V.Murali to the Audit Board of Power Finance Corporation Limited and Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd as ‘Technical Expert’.

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has nominated V.Murali as a Public Representative Director on the Board of MSE Financial Services Limited a fully owned Subsidiary of Madras Stock Exchange Ltd. V.Murali has been nominated as a Member of the Regional Advisory Committee for Organised Sector, Small Scale Sector & Service Tax Sector of the Cochin Central Excise Commissionerate for the year 2014-2015. V.Murali has been nominated as a Member of the Regional Advisory Committee for Small Scale Sector of the Central Excise Commissionerate for the year 2012-2013.

V.Murali has been nominated as Member of the Regional Advisory Committee for Organised Sector of the Central Excise Commissionerate for the year 2010-2011. The Reserve Bank of India has nominated V.Murali as a Member of the Co-Ordination Committee for Non Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs) and Unincorporated bodies. Nominated to the Task Force constituted by South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) to combat corruption in the SAARC Region.

V.Murali has been nominated as Member of the Task Force of the Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA) in the Environmental Accounting and Corporate Social Responsibility Project. This is a prestigious project of CAPA which had its sittings at Manila, Philippines. Nominated to the Task Force constituted by South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) to perform Advisory Role to facilitate Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs) between its member bodies. V.Murali is an independent director on the Board of various listed and unlisted companies, associated with various trusts, NGOs, Voluntary Organisations and trade bodies.


POSITIONS HELD IN THE FIELD OF EDUCATION :
V.Murali has been nominated as the Chairman of the Board of Studies of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for the years 2006-07 and 2011-2012 and as its Vice-Chairman for the years 2008-09, 2010-2011 and 2013-14 and he has spearheaded various student friendly initiatives. During his tenure as Chairman, exclusive 15 minutes reading time was introduced for the CA Students to read the question paper in addition to the examination time of 3 hours which has acted as a stress buster for the students taking the CA examinations. Under his Chairmanship, Board of Studies of ICAI has entered into Memorandum of Understanding with various universities including Madras University and Bharathiar University.

V.Murali has been nominated to The Education, Education Services, Sectional Committee Msd9 of Bureau of Indian Standards, Government of India. Nominated to the UNCTAD IAESB Accountancy Education Forum at Palais Des Nations, Geneva and represented ICAI at the Forum. During his term as Chairman of Board of Studies & Career Counselling (2006-2007) the New CA Course Curriculum with the motto “SPOT THE TALENT - CATCH THEM YOUNG – EARN WHILE YOU LEARN” was introduced successfully by ICAI. V.Murali played a key role to ensure that ICAI takes the historical step for the welfare of CA Student fraternity by setting up the CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS STUDENTS BENEVOLENT FUND (CASBF) on 13th August, 2008 and is the founder trustee of the CASBF.

V.Murali has been appointed by the University of Madras as Member on the Board of Studies for a period of 6 years. Honorary Member, Curriculum Advisory Committee, School of Management Studies, University of Hyderabad (A Central University established by an Act of Parliament). Member of the Academic Council of Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda College, D.B. Jain College, Quaid – E – Millath Government College for Women and Queen Mary’s College, Chennai. Secretary PTA – Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan Schools.

V.Murali was unanimously nominated as the Chairman of the Southern India Chartered Accountants Students’ Association (SICASA) for the year 2000-2001 and during this period the SICASA was adjudged as the Best in the entire country and bagged the Best Students’ Association Shield.


POSITIONS HELD IN CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE SOCIAL ORGANISATIONS, PROFESSIONAL BODIES AND ASSOCIATIONS :
CA.V.Murali is the elected President of Hindustan Chamber of Commerce besides being the Elected Executive Committee member The Madras Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Andhra Chamber of Commerce and The Tamil Chamber of Commerce. CA.V.Murali the President of All India Tax Payers’ Association (AITPA), President of Suguna Vilasa Sabha, President of Citizen Awareness Forum of India (CAFI), President of Film Fans’ Association (FFA), President of Southern India Investors Association (SIIA). V.Murali has been elected as Vice President of The Young Men’s Indian Association (YMIA) established by Dr.Annie Besant in 1914. Vice-President, Triplicane Cultural Academy (established March, 1953).

Vice-President Kasturi Srinivasan Public Library, Chennai. Vice-President, Mylapore Arts Academy which promotes drama, dance and music depicting Indian Art and culture. Honorary Secretary, Indian Heritage Cultural Society. Honorary Secretary, Rural Economy Developmental Studies. President of SVS Club. Honorary Treasurer, Madras Gymkhana Club, Executive Committee Member of Cosmopolitan Club. Honorary Treasurer, Bharathiar Sangam (established 1948). Honorary Treasurer Ulaga Thamizh Panpattu Iyakkam. Vice-President, Spencer Plaza Owners Association. Management Committee Member of Tamilnadu Investors’ Association (TIA) for the term 2010-2012. Life Member All India Management Association (AIMA) and Madras Management Association (MMA).

Executive Committee Member, Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. (SPCA). Committee Member of the Association for Hospitality. Prominent Rotarian, Paul Harris Fellow, Treasurer Rotary Club of Madras Charitable Trust and Board Member, Rotary Club of Madras. An active Free Mason and member of Tamilnadu Discharged Prisoners’ Aid Society. Member of various Social Clubs – Madras Gymkhana Club, Cosmopolitan Club, Madras Cricket Club, Madras Race Club, Presidency Club, SVS Club, Mylapore Club and other associated clubs.

CA.V.Murali hails from a family of freedom fighters. He is a prolific motivational speaker, authored may books and published many Articles of Professional Interest. Recipient of many Awards, led various Professional Delegation to various countries.

CA M Abhishek M.Com, ACA, CISA, Adv Dipl in Mgmt Accounting from CIMA, London

CA Abhishek Murali is from Chennai, India and did his schooling at the reputed PSBB group of schools. Immediately after his schooling, he entered the Chartered Accountancy (CA) Course and worked with PriceWaterhouse Coopers in the Audit and Assurance division for 4 years.

Abhishek cleared his CA and joined KPMG as a Senior Consultant in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) division for 2 years. In 2014, Abhishek took over as a partner at Victor Grace & Co, Chennai at the age of 24 and is the youngest partner in the history of the organisation.

CA Abhishek is also a Master of Commerce (M.Com and B.Com) graduate from the University of Madras and has completed CISA, with ISACA and has finished his Strategic Level with CIMA. He also holds a Advance Diploma in Management Accounting from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, London.

CA Abhishek is a consistent academic topper and secured the All India First Rank in his CIMA examinations. He is a prolific debater, moot court speaker and oratorical speaker. He has won many prizes in inter-school and intra-school competitions. He enjoys writing and has authored many articles for newspapers and magazines. He has authored a book on The Companies Act, 2013 and Co-authored a book on The Role of Independent Directors in Corporates.

Abhishek enjoys teaching and has made various presentations across India on topics like Tax, Company Law, Role of Directors, Accounting, Indirect Taxes and other related topics to both Professionals and Students.

CA Abhishek is a co-opted member of Corporate Laws & Corporate Governance Committee for Members by the ICAI for the year 2013-14, 2014-15. He is a member of the Research Committee of ICAI for the year 2014-15.

CA M Abhishek is a big advocate of Social Responsibility and has spear-headed initiatives to involve more youth in all organisations. He was the youngest member of Rotary Club of Madras Next Gen at the time of his joining and is a member of the Board for the year 2013-14 and 2014-15.

He is an active Free Mason and a member of the Hindustan Chamber of Commerce. He is also part of the Core Team of Deepam, an NGO that helps under-privileged children and actively involves himself in teaching Spoken English and use of computers to the children. He is an Active Volunteer for Blood Donation Camps.

In his free time Abhishek enjoys playing golf, football, reading and writing.

CA M Abhishek

Partner

Priyadarshini Murali

Senior Consultant

Priyadarshini Murali B.A., L.L.B

Priyadarshini Murali is an experienced Bombay High Court and Chennai High Court Advocate. She has to her credit over 25 years of experience in the field of Corporate and Income Tax Law and is a veteran at drafting and conveyancing of deeds and documents for both Corporate and Personal requirements.

She is a Senior Consulant to the Firm and plays a pivotal role in delivering comprehensive services to the clients.

CA Radhakrishnan

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CA Radhakrishnan

Partner

P Ramaswami

Executive Consultant

P Ramaswami

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