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Savita Nair

Associate Director

Savita Nair is an associate director in BRG’s Global Investigations + Strategic Intelligence practice in South Asia and is based in Mumbai.

She has considerable experience in fraud and corporate investigations, matters involving the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), due diligence, market research and analysis, business intelligence and asset-tracing engagements across various sectors.

Before joining BRG, Ms. Nair played an instrumental role in establishing the India operations of a global consulting firm, where she headed teams undertaking business intelligence and fraud risk advisory exercises and forensic accounting investigations. She also was associated previously with a Big Four consulting firm in San Francisco and Mumbai, where her primary foci were financial statement frauds, FCPA, improper revenue recognition, stock-options backdating, trademark infringement, forensic audits, intellectual property (IP) settlement violation and breach-of-contract allegations.

Ms. Nair also worked as a strategy and market development analyst with a global medical devices firm in its Mumbai office. She specialised in understanding business requirements and devising short- and long-term strategies for growth. She also has led market research efforts for various healthcare therapies across India and performed financial analysis and modeling to assess the viability of proposed growth strategies.

Ms. Nair is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist. She is proficient in English and native in Indian languages, Hindi and Malayalam.

Employment History

FTI Consulting, Inc.
Director, Global Risk & Investigations practice, 2016 – 2017
Senior Consultant, Global Risk & Investigations practice, 2013 – 2016

Medtronic
Associate, Strategy and Market Development, 2012 – 2013
Marketing communications specialist, 2011 – 2012

EY
Senior consultant, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, 2008 – 2010
Associate, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, 2006 – 2008

Credentials

Certified Public Accountant

Certified Fraud Examiner

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist

Areas of Expertise

Education

University of Virginia
BS, Commerce, 2006

University of Cambridge
MBA, 2011

Recognition

Joyce Coutu Scholarship and Judge MBA Bursary
Recipient, 2010