Regulatory environment is getting a lot stringent: Deloitte SA chairperson

'Deloitte will focus on building its advisory business in India'

Ruchika Chitravanshi
Shefali Goradia, Chairperson, Deloitte South Asia.

Shefali Goradia, Chairperson, Deloitte South Asia.

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SHEFALI GORADIA, chairperson, Deloitte South Asia, became the first woman to be elected as Chair of a Big Four firm in India when she took office on April 1. She joined Deloitte as partner six years ago after the firm acquired BMR Advisors. In the midst of an industry narrative on the pros and cons of splitting audit and consulting services, Goradia talks to Ruchika Chitravanshi about other things that’s on her priority list. Edited excerpts from the interview:
You have shattered the proverbial glass ceiling in rising to your current position.
I think this will open the floodgates to seeing more women in leadership roles. Normally at the entry-level, there are a lot of women, especially in accounting. When you reach the level of manager, many women start a family, many move to industry rather than being employed in a professional service firm. Early on in my career, I had the support of mento

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First Published: Apr 27 2023 | 9:34 PM IST

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