Ashok specializes in public finance and governance and works with governments in designing and implementing reform programs to solve present day governance challenges. He also helps governments implement process transformation initiatives in public financial management and service delivery. He has certifications in the areas of Public Finance Management, Climate Finance, and Public Policy.He serves as a short-term consultant to the World Bank Group in the area of Public Finance.
He is a special invitee of the Committee on Public and Government Financial Management of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and was instrumental in drafting seven Accounting standards for local bodies. Ashok is a regular trainer on various public finance topics. He regularly publishes articles in various journals and blogs on public finance topics. When not at work, Ashok enjoys reading, listening to music, and exploring spirituality.