Sunil is the CEO of NYKA Advisory Services. He works with high growth entrepreneurs advising them on their growth strategy and helping them design and implement initiatives in the areas of corporate strategy, governance, capital management, technology and operational effectiveness. He is also an active Angel investor and has a vibrant portfolio covering technology, retail, consumer products and food companies.
Prior to his current venture he spent 25 years with Ernst & Young LLP, India’s leading professional services firm. In his last role he was responsible for leading the Advisory Practice and also led the development of the Global Innovation Strategy and Blueprint for EY Global.
He is regarded as an energetic leader known for his ability to envision, build teams and deliver market leading business results. He has 24 years of diverse industry and functional expertise in providing strategic, financial and operational leadership in uniquely challenging situations. Proven ability to quickly analyse key business drivers and develop strategies to grow top and bottom line. Experience of working across geographies – USA, Europe, Africa and South East Asia.
Over 15 years he has built the largest Advisory Practice in the country and the 2nd Largest Advisory team within EY delivering sustained profitable revenue growth. He is credited with building an Advisory team of over 3000 professionals serving India largest clients and recognised as the Best Advisory Brand amongst peers. He has led business units in the areas of Financial Services, Government and also been the Client Service & Markets leader across all service lines for the firm in India. For the global firm Sunil has lead the Innovation Agenda and also served on the leadership team of the Global Talent Hub.
Sunil has served large clients in industries such as Financial Services, Government, Technology & IT Enabled Services, Telecom, Retail and Consumer Products and Hospitality. His areas of expertise include Business Transformation & Change Management, Performance Management, Cost Reduction, Finance Transformation, IT Strategy and Program Management and Solution Enablement, Business Process Redesign, Corporate Governance, Risk Management, IT Security, Business Continuity Planning.
Widely regarded as a thought leader, Sunil has been invited to speak at conferences both in India and overseas and at prestigious forums like CII, NASSCOM, American Chamber of Commerce, leading Management institutions and The Institute of Internal Auditors. He has been a member of committees constituted by Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and CII. He is on the Advisory panel for Universal Business School (UBS) and the Information Security Management Group.