Our Senior Leadership Team

At Oxford we have provided thousands of emerging growth company valuations. We know that rapid growth and advanced technology as well as a variety of funding instruments can create complexity – you want an expert who has seen it all before and knows to deal with these matters in a way that can stand up to the toughest regulator and acquirer scrutiny. We bring a team of top tier professionals who are committed to delivering thoughtful, well supported and defensible valuations that meet your dead-lines.

 

Please contact us at info@oxfordvp.com

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Shu Ghosh, CFA

Shu has over a decade of experience in providing investment banking and valuation services to private equity/venture capital firms and middle market entrepreneurial firms across a range of industries. Prior to Oxford, Shu worked as an investment banker in the TMET group for Australian investment bank The Macquarie Group, in the Emerging Markets group for UBS and with the Valuation Research Corporation in New York. He received his Bachelors degree in Economics and Mathematics from Columbia University.

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Martin Skretkowicz CPA,CMA
Transfer Pricing

Martin is a globally recognized transfer pricing expert with over 28 years of experience derived from senior practice leadership roles with Deloitte and PWC as well as transfer pricing regulators. He has an in depth knowledge of transfer pricing technical analysis, as well as the knowledge of associated tax issues and a thorough understanding of the policies and procedures of regulators and tax treaties. Martin has always achieved client satisfaction through quick recognition of issues and the provision of pragmatic solutions to provide immediate benefits.

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Ashok  Abott, MBA, PhD

With  20 years of litigation consulting experience, 27 years in academia, and 16 years of industry experience Ashok is uniquely prepared to analyze complex economic issues and develop reasoned opinions required for dispute and valuation engagements. Having testified as an expert witness in State and Federal Court for depositions, hearings, and trials Ashok is regarded as a leading expert in quantitative research, statistical analysis and economic modeling. He provides litigation support on  Premiums and Discounts in business valuation assignments, Active and Passive appreciation in business value during marriage, Economic Impact, Discounts for lack of liquidity, lack of marketability, lack of control and Merger premia. He is a tenured Associate Professor of Finance at West Virginia University.

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Sanjay Gandhi, Esq., BCL Oxon
General Counsel

Sanjay brings a wealth of legal/regulatory expertise and advice to our global client base and also serves as Oxford’s General Counsel. He has supported recent engagements that include valuation of a VC-backed social media advertising network and portfolio valuation for an early stage investment fund. He is an attorney and member of the New York Bar, and has served on the Executive Committee of the Venture Capital & Technology group. He graduated with a Masters in Law from the University of Oxford.

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Sean King, Esq., LLM (Tax)
Transfer Pricing

Sean is an ex Baker Mckenzie and PwC Partner specializing in international tax. He is a globally recognized Transfer Pricing expert focusing on international corporate structuring for both the outbound operations of U.S. companies and the inbound operations of foreign companies. He has completed transactions in more than 60 countries and has been included in The International Who’s Who of Corporate Tax Lawyers. He has extensive experience with early stage, venture-backed biotech and VC-backed companies as well as international Fortune 500 and SMEs covering a vast variety of industries. Sean received his master of laws degree in taxation, magna cum laude, from the Chicago-Kent School of Law.

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Pete Lohrey
Director, Litigation

Dr. Lohrey has over 20 years of experience in litigation services, valuation, mergers and acquisitions, loan workouts and expert witness matters.  He has extensive experience in providing strategic financial analysis, valuation and re-financing advisory services to public corporations and middle market companies as well as business planning advice to start-up companies.  While at the Office of Economic Analysis at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Dr. Lohrey performed investigative studies examining no load fees charged to retail mutual fund customers, conducted studies analyzing the trading patterns of market making firms for the SEC Division of Enforcement and analyzed the performance of Nasdaq – operated electronic trading systems vs. non-Nasdaq systems. He performed dozens of ASC 805 and 350 (Formerly SFAS 141/142) valuations for several different clients as the Northeast regional director for a national valuation firm. He also performed several ASC 820 and 718 valuations.  Dr. Lohrey specializes in commercial damage calculations and business valuation for tax and litigation purposes. He is currently an Accounting Professor at Montclair State University.

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Rohit Sabhlok, B.Eng.(Computer Science)

COO/Chief Operating Officer

Prior to Oxford Rohit spent over twelve years working for PwC and Ernst & Young across valuation, compliance, risk management and regulatory issues. He is a leading expert on European and cross-border tax and regulatory issues, valuing derivatives and other asset classes,  as well as evaluating IT systems for regulatory change.  He began his career as a consultant with Accenture, managing large scale IT system integration for Fortune 500 companies.  He holds a bachelors degree in Computer Science from the University of Edinburgh.

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Aarthi Belani, Esq., B.A. (Stanford)NYU (LL.M., J.D.)
Board of Advisors

Aarthi serves on the Advisory Board of Oxford.  At Jones Day,  she focuses on M&A, joint ventures, and social enterprise and impact investment. Prior to joining Jones Day, Aarthi was on the in-house legal team covering strategy and corporate development at Credit Suisse in New York, where she worked on proprietary deals, M&A, strategic alliances (including revenue-sharing), spin-outs and divestitures, joint ventures governance, and asset management finance. In addition, Aarthi was a member of the Sustainability Network, a Credit Suisse initiative to develop impact investment products. She is also an advisor to Change Catalyst, an accelerator and investment platform for women entrepreneurs.

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Brigid McDermott, B.Eng (Princeton), MBA (MIT)
Board of Advisors

Brigid serves on the Advisory Board of Oxford. She is currently the senior strategy and sales executive at IBM focusing on future state strategic vision with a focus on Big Data and analytics. Brigid leads multiple teams exploring opportunities for IBM to leverage existing data and analytic capabilities as a foundation to innovative opportunities across multiple industries/domains. She has extensive experience in developing growth initiatives for start-ups and public companies and driving their execution.

 

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Harsh Kumar, B.Eng (UPenn), MBA (Northwestern)
Board of Advisors

Harsh serves on the Advisory Board of Oxford. He is the Global Chief Operating Officer of Citi’s Private Bank and is responsible for  driving many of they global initiatives and ensuring best practices are adopted in all regions. Before joining Citi, Harsh worked as a consultant for McKinsey in North America and for BCG in Europe. He started his career as an analyst in Fixed Income Trading at Goldman Sachs. He received his Master in Management from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management and holds dual bachelor degrees from the Wharton School of Business and the Engineering School at the University of Pennsylvania.