MGC & KNAV Global Risk Advisory: Partners beyond Boundaries

CIO Vendor MGC & KNAV Global Risk Advisory Is A Joint Venture Between MGC (Monish Gaurav Chatrath) And The KNAV Group. What Started As A JV Between MGC & The KNAV Group, At Present Is An Integral Part Of The KNAV International Limited And Allinial Global. Monish Gaurav Chatrath Fondly Known As MGC With His 27 Years Of Robust Experience Has Worked With Some Of The Big Names In The Industry Like Arthur Andersen, KPMG Grant Thornton, & Mazars (Previously Known As - SN Dhawan & Co. And Kalyaniwala & Mistry), EXl And Schlumberger. He Has Served Multiple Roles That Include Head Of Risk Advisory Services, Office Lead Partner, Staff Partner, And Markets Leader & National Management Board. He Has Worked As The CFO At Barista Coffee And Played A Crucial Role In The Financial And Brand Development Of The Company And Has Structured A Historic Equity Infusion At A Landmark Valuation.

MGC’s diverse interest has encompassed writing books and articles on Corporate Governance. He has been featured on various media channels and forums, where he has moderated various discussions on television.

Throughout his professional career, MGC has been known for building brands for company's right from the scratch and has driven more than 300 enterprise wide risk management assignments. In 2015,an opportunity struck him when he met the founding partners of KNAV. This partnership paved a way to MGC& KNAV Global Risk Advisory, a risk advisory firm that provides a special focus on Indian owned, Multinational and entrepreneurial organizations.
The Beginning of a Successful Partnership
Monish throws light on their successful partnership. He mentions, "KNAV international is a very fast growing progressive organization that currently has operations in 9 countries. The partnership with KNAV has channelized MGC & KNAV the opportunity to do risk advisory services work in all these 9 countries. Right now,we are focusing only on India and the US. Frankly speaking, since we are having a predominant response from our clients in India as well as the US, we do not have the time to look beyond India & the US."

MGC & KNAV at present has replaced some of the largest firms as the internal auditors in India and the US

In a short span of two years, MGC & KNAV’s simple vision of providing Risk Advisory services has transformed into a revolutionary service, where they have integrated both Risk Advisory and Internal Audits. They have a credible client auditors of Max India Ltd., where they are the internal auditors of Max Financial Services Ltd., Max ventures & Industries Ltd., Antara, Al Maha Foods, Bharati Reality, Apus India, INCRED Capital amongst others. The company is also the global internal auditors for Indicom, a fastest growing IT, IBES organization focusing on mortgage and technology across the globe and works with organizations like Manipal Group, Mother Diary, Pepsico, VLCC, and DLF in the various aspects of risk advisory services.

Explicating about the client relationships, Monish says,"Our philosophy revolves around the element of trust, where we raise the invoice, if and only we find there is a valuable addition to our clients business. Money is important, but relationships always come first and this will help us build a credible organization."

Today, MGC & KNAV with over 90 member team spread across the country is in an expansion phase. The team comprises of eminent industry veterans and highly qualified professionals. Concluding on a positive note, Monish says, "PM Modi words resonate within the organization, where he wanted to see an Indian organization take the center stage across the globe and we believe we will get there."