Prince Asirvatham

Mr Prince Asirvatham, fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, is a former Group Treasurer and Head (Mergers & Acquisitions and Investor Relations) of Hindustan Unilever Limited (formerly Hindustan Lever Limited). In a distinguished career spanning three decades with the Unilever Group in Asia, London and South America, he partnered Unilever in the design and implementation of its global risk assurance process, in restructuring treasury operations in India and in leading the merger of the largest F&B operation in India. He was actively involved in over 25 acquisitions and disposals which include India's first commercial privatization, a benchmark for future divestments by the Government.

Mr Prince Asirvatham founded his current practice "Checks and Balances" in India in 2003 to promote good governance through mentoring independent directors and aspiring senior corporate managers. He has been a director of diverse companies from detergents to Foods. He was actively involved in the start-up of a personal investment and a digital news platform.