Gaurav Bapat qualified from the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India (ICAI) in 2008. He has also completed the Diploma in IFRS from the ICAI during 2010. Gaurav has been associated with PKF Abu Dhabi since September 2010. Initially, he worked with the Risk Advisory division and was later promoted to Assistant Manager and given charge of the Back Office Support Services division during November 2014. Gaurav handles a diverse client portfolio providing accounting and payroll processing services to companies in contracting, hospitality, and media, service, and also to business groups in Abu Dhabi.
Gaurav also handles assurance engagements on Anti-Money Laundering for exchange houses in the UAE. In addition, since June 2016, he has been seconded to a leading private sector service organization, as a Chief Accountant.
Gaurav is married to Jayshree who holds a Master’s Degree in foreign trade and is currently working as a Procurement Coordinator with a local Group in Abu Dhabi. Gaurav’s hobbies include photography, swimming, playing chess and carrom.