Mayur Joshi – Founder of Indiaforensic

CA Mayur Joshi is the pioneer of forensic accounting in India. He has written multiple books, authored research papers on forensic accounting and trained hundreds of students on forensic accounting. In 2009, Satyam Accounting Fraud investigation was one of the biggest forensic audit work in India. Multi-Disciplinary Investigation Team was formed by CBI and the head of this team DIG Lakshminarayna made a public statement about his role in Satyam investigation.

Mayur Joshi, is a graduate in commerce and a Chartered Accountant (CPA equivalent). Mayur has completed the Certification in Forensic Accounting [CFAP], Certification in Anti Moneylaundering [CAME] and Certification in Bank Forensic Accounting [CBFA] in addition to US certification in fraud examination. Mayur is the forensic accounting evangelist in India.

Mayur won the International award in the year 2006 for Outstanding Achievement in Outreach/Community Service given by Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Mayur was the first Indian professional to win any award from the professional association from India.

He also serves on the board of the ACFE- Western India chapter as the Vice President of the ACFE chapter.

He has extensively lectured on the topic of the forensic accounting and fraud investigations. He lectured in ISACA, ICAI, BMCC, Vaikunth Mehta College of Co-operative management, MIT school of management, SNDT Womens college of commerce, St. Meera’s college and many other business colleges.

The presence of large sums of cash in current accounts could be further evidence money was being siphoned from the company, according to Mayur Joshi, an Indian forensic accountant.

Mayur is one of the most quoted authors in the country as an expert on forensic accounting. From Economic Times to Business Standard and from Outlook Money to BusinessToday he assists every newspaper and business magazine. He was also quoted as an expert in forensic accounting in Newyork Times.

CA Mayur Joshi is termed as the Forensic Accounting Evangelist. In 2003 he revised the term forensic accounting in Indian parlance. He started Indiaforensic in the year 2005. When there was no awareness about the term forensic accounting, he explained the term on Television along with the explanation of the computer forensic tools. This was his first appearance on the television.

Research on Frauds

Mayur has authored several research papers on the subject of forensic accounting and fraud investigations published by the Indiaforensic Center of Studies. Most of these research papers were widely quoted by the National Media in the country. These research papers made a lot of difference in the thinking style of Indian companies. 

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Books written by Mayur Joshi

Apurva Joshi
Apurva Joshi is independent director on the board of Quickheal Technologies and Minda Rinder P Limited. She is the author of Students Handbook on Forensic Accounting - one of the first textbooks on the subject of forensic accounting. She was featured as Outstanding Entrepreneur in the Book "Arise Awake".