D Litt from University of South America, Dr Apurva Joshi is most popular and successful Certified Forensic Accounting Professionals (CFAP) in the country. She is a Certified Management Consultant from IIM Banglore. She is a Certified Anti Money Laundering Expert, Certified Bank Forensic Accountant and Certified Vigilance and Investigation Expert. She heads the Technology & Due Diligence practice of Riskpro Management Consulting P Ltd. Due to her efforts, today Riskpro is considered to be one of the top 10 forensic accounting firms in the country.
Before joining Riskpro, Apurva owned a startup called Fraudexpress which was started in Solapur and was later merged in Riskpro. Her success story as a woman entrepreneur and her startup journey was covered in the book titled “Arise Awake” written by Rashmi Bansal. This book was Amazon Best Seller for the year 2015.
Apurva is a notable woman figure in the corporate world and occupies the position of an independent director at Quickheal Technologies which is Biggest Information Security Company of India and at Rinder India which is a leading Multinational Automobile Company.
Apurva is the youngest Certified Fraud Examiner in India. She is an expert and authority on Forensic accounting, Anti Money Laundering, Fraud, Internal Audit, Corporate governance, Due Diligence, Risk Management, Auditing, Financial analysis, Private Investigations and Litigation Support. She authored a book title “Students Handbook on Forensic Accounting” which was one of the best sellers of the year 2012 on Flipkart in accounting category. Courses offered by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India endorse this book as the only reference book on forensic accounting
Apurva has worked on various research projects with latest trends in forensic accounting and in addition to the topical research reports like early warning signals of corporate frauds, Insurance frauds and Banking Frauds. In the career as a forensic accountants she investigated the frauds worth atleast Rs.30,000 crores.
As the part of Riskpro, she works not only in India but she worked in Dubai and Thailand on the independent due diligence investigations.
Apurva is regularly cited as the expert in the local news papers such as Sakal, Loksatta, Divya Marathi and Lokmat. She is involved with various activities of Confederation of Indian Industries, Institute of Directors, Indiaforensic Center of Studies and now PIC (Pune International Centre- PIC- a pune based think tank)