Our Team

GJA's client service team has a wide range of experience ranging from Assurance, Taxation, Transaction Services and Outsourcing. The leadership group together have over a 100 years of experience in client service.

George Joseph Managing Partner

A commerce graduate and a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, George is the founder of GJA with 30 years of experience in practice and industry ranging from manufacturing to financial consultancy. George specializes in internal and external audits, direct and indirect taxation, foreign investments, project management, feasibility studies and business modeling

Email: gj@gja.co.in

P. Rajagopal Partner

Rajagopal is a science graduate and a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India Having worked with Varma & Varma, Chartered Accountants and Kochi Refineries Ltd., Rajagopal was elevated as a partner in 1994. He brings with him over 21 years of experience in internal and external audits, direct and indirect taxation He heads the Assurance business line of GJA.

Email: pr@gja.co.in

Umesh L. Bhat Partner

Umesh is a commerce graduate and a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has also been awarded a diploma in information systems audit. Having trained in GJA, Umesh was elevated as a partner in 2002. He heads the Taxation business line of GJA and carries 13 years of experience. His expertise lies in internal and external audits, direct and indirect taxation.

Email: umeshbhat@gja.co.in

Reuben Joseph Partner

A commerce graduate and a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Reuben was elevated as a partner in 2006 after training with GJA and having worked with Ernst & Young in India. Reuben heads the outsourcing business line of GJA. His areas of expertise include internal and external audits, direct and indirect taxation and business process outsourcing. He has over 9 years of experience and has been awarded a diploma in information systems audit.

Email: reuben.joseph@gja.co.in

Jose Joseph Mekkalath Partner

Jose has spent the last 10 years with the international professional services firms such as Deloitte, Price Waterhouse Coopers, KPMG, and Ernst & Young, both in India and in the Middle East. He specializes in due diligence, feasibility studies, business modeling, preparation of business plans and designing MIS packages. He is a commerce graduate and a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Email: jose.mekkalath@gja.co.in

Sunil Kallamangalam Principal

Sunil is a commerce graduate, holds a post graduate diploma in business administration, a Chartered Financial Analyst, a Cost & Works Accountant from ICWAI, and Management Accountant from CIMA, London. He has 13 years of core transaction advisory experience. Sunil has spent last 12 years in various international consultancy firms such as Arthur Andersen, Grant Thornton, and Ernst & Young. Sunil has vast transaction experience in India, Africa, and the Middle East. He specializes in due diligence, valuation, business modeling, corporate strategy and mergers & acquisitions.

Email: sunil.kallamangalam@gja.co.in

Allen JosephPartner

Having trained in GJA, Allen was elevated as a partner in 2012. He has also worked with the taxation services department of Ernst & Young in India. During his stint with Ernst & Young, Allen worked with several MNCs like Buhler, TNT, etc. Allen is a commerce graduate and an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Email: allen.joseph@gja.co.in

Smita Leslie Partner

Smita is a commerce graduate and an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. With over 12 years of experience, Smita was elevated as a partner in 2013. Prior to joining GJA, Smita has worked with Deloitte, Haskins and Sells and also with the Reserve Bank of India. Smita specializes in internal and external audits and is presently involved in the valuation and business modeling assignments of the firm.

Email: smita.leslie@gja.co.in

Sandhya Jose Manager

Sandhya is a commerce graduate and a graduate of the Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India. She has over 10 years of experience in industries such as ship building, software, healthcare before joining GJA. She manages the business process outsourcing line of business of GJA including regulatory compliance.

Email: sandhya.jose@gja.co.in