Sidhartha Gautam

Principal

Delhi

Sidhartha Gautam is the head of business intelligence for South Asia, based in New Delhi. Sidhartha leads a team of experts who help support clients’ critical decision-making before deals, after frauds and during disputes.

  • Asia Pacific
  • 3rd Party / Partner Due Diligence
  • Compliance Due Diligence
  • Compliance Monitoring


Sidhartha Gautam is the head of business intelligence for South Asia, based in New Delhi. Sidhartha leads a team of experts who help support clients’ critical decision-making before deals, after frauds and during disputes.

Sidhartha has more than 17 years of experience in leading forensics and complex intelligence-driven investigations in South Asia on behalf of domestic and international clients in sectors, such as financial services, manufacturing, energy, real estate and technology.

Before joining Control Risks, Sidhartha worked for nine years as a director of risk consulting for a multinational professional services firm in India. He set up the firm’s business intelligence practice and played a significant role in developing its business intelligence and forensics business. An award-winning investigative journalist, Sidhartha has conducted several high-profile investigations that exposed corruption at the highest level of the Indian government.

Sidhartha has a master’s degree in human rights from the University of London and a bachelor's degree in mass communication. Sidhartha is a recipient of a British Chevening scholarship, which recognises Indians who are leaders in their field. He is a frequent speaker at industry events and has written thought leadership articles on risk management and political risk.


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