Sushmit Bhattacharya

Principal

Mumbai

Sushmit Bhattacharya is a Principal in Control Risks’ South Asia practice, based in Mumbai. He is responsible for overseeing Control Risks’ fraud and forensics team in the South Asia region. He has 15 years’ experience advising clients on issues of risk from a compliance, ethics and integrity perspective.

  • Asia Pacific
  • Corruption, Fraud and Regulatory Investigations

Sushmit Bhattacharya is a Principal in Control Risks’ South Asia practice, based in Mumbai. He is responsible for overseeing Control Risks’ fraud and forensics team in the South Asia region. He has 15 years’ experience advising clients on issues of risk from a compliance, ethics and integrity perspective. 

Sushmit specializes in large, multinational, complex investigation assignments, and on matters including whistle blower investigations; anti-bribery and corruption reviews and investigations; forensic accounting investigations; and support for disputes and litigation. He has assisted major domestic and international clients in a variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, hospitality, infrastructure, banking and capital markets, oil & gas and manufacturing. 


Sushmit’s key assignments include:
  • Leading an anti-bribery and corruption investigation for a multinational pharmaceutical company. This included overseeing document review, data analytics, email reviews, and independent site visits to the hospitals/institutions and stockists. The engagement also involved supporting Counsel during employee interviews and reporting to US regulators. 
  • He has led a team conducting a procurement-related fraud at a donor-funded research institute. Key donors include, SIDA, UK Aid, and US Aid among others. Conducted interviews and reviewed procurement-related documents to accumulate evidence that was presented to the Board of Trustees. 
  • Leading multiple FCPA due diligence assignments for Indian subsidiaries of US-based companies. He has also developed and delivered several anti-bribery and corruption trainings focused on addressing the requirements of the FCPA and UK Bribery Act. 
  • Leading numerous whistle blower driven investigations relating to issues such as employee misconduct, conflict of interest and vendor collusion. 


His previous role was with a major consulting firm as a director in its India forensics practice. Sushmit has worked with a number of consulting firms, both major and boutique, in the US and India. 

Sushmit holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering (computer sciences) and has an MBA from Georgetown University. 

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