Gokul Chaudhri is based in Taxand India where he is a partner at BMR Advisors, and leader of the firm's tax practice. Gokul has more than 16 years of work experience – 12 of those at Arthur Andersen, and thereafter at one of the Big 4 firms as tax partner, leading its energy, chemicals and mining industry practice.
Gokul has considerable experience advising domestic and international energy clients, vertically integrated energy giants and aviation groups. He is an acknowledged expert in the areas of upstream, mid-stream and oilfield services taxation in general, and more specifically in the taxation of farm-out transactions, engineering, procurement and construction arrangements, renewables and natural gas/LNG contracting.
Gokul has a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from Mumbai University and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1994. He is a member of The Energy Institute, London (formerly the Institute of Petroleum) and the Federation of Indian Mineral Industries. He is a key contributor to fiscal reform initiatives of the Government of India, specifically for the energy and mining industry, and was a member of the task force on tax reforms for the mining industry. Gokul is currently on the executive council of the North India chapter of International Fiscal Association and the Delhi council for Young Indians in the Confederation of Indian Industry.