Varun Mowar
Senior Director
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15 years of experience in providing forensic related servics to client across India and U.S.
Spearheaded technological innovations to deliver exceptional value to clients like IBM and Microsoft
Operating experience of 3 years with a world leader in digital technology
Founded his own retail-tech startup
Charteted Accountant and MBA from London Business School
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Varun Mowar is a Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal Disputes and Investigations practice in Mumbai. He is also responsible for growing the firm's Advanced Analytics business in India.

Mr. Mowar has more than 15 years of experience in management consulting and digital technology solutions. Specifically, he has deep expertise in advising clients on white collar crimes, financial statement and accounting fraud, internal controls matters with primary specialization in fraud investigation and related services across multiple industry segments. Mr. Mowar also has expertise in leveraging digital technology to deliver exceptional value to clients by applying advanced data analytics to identify and pinpoint business risks and the resultant business process improvement.

Mr. Mowar has conducted several large investigations for clients in manufacturing, industrial, metals and mining, communication, software services, infrastructure, banks and ITES sectors amongst others. Mr. Mowar was one of the lead investigators in the Delhi CWG 2010 investigation which was conducted on the directions of the Shunglu committee. He has advised clients in India, North America and the Middle East.

Mr. Mowar has also worked extensively on pre-acquisition due diligence. He has conducted several major investigations on behalf of private equity and law firm clients and has conducted FCPA investigation for clients in real estate, pharmaceutical and media sectors.

Prior to A&M, Mr. Mowar worked in Adobe Software System and Forensic Advisory practice of KPMG India and U.S.  At Adobe Software System, he served as the Country Head for the Digital Media Licensing business and was part of the executive leadership team in India. Under his leadership, his BU revenue grew more than 2.5 times over a period of three years.

Mr. Mowar was a director in the Forensic practice in India where he worked on numerous forensic engagements across various sectors and started the software licensing advisory business. He was later transferred to the Forensic Advisory practice of KPMG New York in 2008 for two years where he was responsible for several large forensic engagements for developing and nurturing relationship with key law firms and corporates.

Mr. Mowar earned a bachelor’s of commerce degree in accounting and economics from the University of Delhi and an MBA from London Business School. He is a Chartered Accountant (CA) and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).