The VIXA Team


Anil Xavier

Photo - AnilOnboard the Directors’ panel, Anil Xavier is a Company Secretary and Cost Accountant by profession. Being a versatile genius in the realms of Finance & Accounts, Statutory Compliance, Secretarial functions, Risk Management, Auditing, Profit Centre Operations, Capital Market, Team Management and Training, he has more than 25 years of experience serving corporate clients in their successful performance.

Having proved his enviable professional skills, he is a famed Senior Faculty of ICAI (Institute of Cost Accountants of India) and ICSI (Institute of Company Secretaries of India), Cochin Chapters.

Managing Director of Cochin Stock Brokers Limited (Subsidiary of Cochin Stock Exchange), Chief Finance Officer with SBL (Infopark) and the Cluster Head, Standard Chartered Bank’s Wealth Management Division – the stints of his varied career are decorated with these high chairs.

Anil is an Associate Member of ICSI and ICAI with a Post Graduate degree in Commerce and a Diploma in Computer Applications to complement his high-flying career.

Vijayaraj T.

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Complementing the Directorial suite, Vijayaraj efficiently eases the operational challenges of a highly competitive venture. A sharp-witted attorney by profession, Vijay is a multifaceted prodigy with more than 25 years of profound experience in Corporate Legal Matters, Human Resource Management, Operations, Administration, Training and Development, Talent Acquisition and Tender Management.

Aligning legal systems, technology and people to the very body of corporate organizations is his forte.He has dedicated his talents and prudence, serving as the much-reputed and long-term Director-Operations, to an ITES company nestled in Infopark, Cochin.

Vijayaraj has elected freelance consulting to achieve functional excellence for diverse industry segments through solutions sharpened by his accumulated corporate experience.

Vijay is a Master in Business Administration, Master in Commerce and holds a bachelor degree in Law along with Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications and Post Graduate in Personnel Management. Needless to say, he is a master in all these areas of knowledge.

Our Empanelled Team of Consultants

Kuriakose L.

Kuriakose was recruited to the Indian Revenue Service in 1970, almost an unattainable feat to the common man at that time. He has proven his mettle dedicating his prowess in varied designations in the Income Tax Department and retired as the Chief Income Tax Commissioner of Kerala in 2006. The rich and resourceful experience in administering direct tax laws has made him a maestro of the same. He has also served as the Assistant Director of Enforcement for four years in the Enforcement directorate and utilized the tenure to become an expert in foreign exchange laws. He also had a stint in the Kerala Agricultural Income Tax & Sales tax Appellate Tribunal as a Member (Accounts) for about three years.

He has a Master’s degree in Science and a Bachelor’s Degree in Law. His long-winding experience has not exhausted his spirits which makes him still very active in the academic field. With his zest for knowledge, he acquired his Master’s Degree in Intellectual Property Laws from IGNOU. He enjoys rendering advices on serious direct tax issues and helping clients on tax management.

K.N. Sreekumar

Sreekumar has served the State Government sincerely for 33 years in multifarious designations. The treasure chest of his commendable experience displays him having served executive posts like Intelligence Inspector, Commercial Tax Officer, Intelligence Officer, Law officer, Agricultural Income Tax Asst. Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner (Assessment), Intelligence Asst Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner (Law) etc. for a period of 29 years. He is currently practicing in the High Court of Kerala mainly on Tax laws and Service rules. He has inexplicable command over Sales Tax and Income Tax laws, Service Tax Act, Service rules of Government employees and Agricultural Income Tax laws.

He is pursuing the career of an advocate in the High Court of Kerala, KVAT Tribunals, CESTAT, Bangalore and various appellate authorities under the KVAT Act, Central Excise Act (Service Tax Division), State Service Tribunal, Thiruvananthapuram for the last 9 years. He has also joined forces with corporate leaders like Havells India Ltd, Crompton Greaves Ltd, Kirloskar Bros Ltd, TTK Prestige Ltd, Super Gas Ltd, Kalyan Silks Ltd, Thrissur, Novelty Textiles, EKM, Kottaram Group of Companies, EKM and Colombo Group.

K.S. Sailendranatha Pillai, Chartered Accountant

K S Sailendranatha Pillai is a highly successful finance professional with 20 years of experience in various financial service sectors and has core competencies in Management Accounting, Budgeting and Financial Analysis. He is an expert covering all aspects of start up business having highly skilled in researching issued and finding solution in all Financial Management matters.

He is a Chartered Accountant by profession (FCA), Law Graduate and have Bachelors Degree in Science (Maths). His strong analytical and logical skills with excellent knowledge of business laws are remarkable.

Madhu T.K.

A seasoned HR specialist with more than 30 years of experience up his sleeve, Madhu TK has a proud list of significant designations in his account including Sr. HR Manager with Hindustan Engineering Products Limited, Asianet Satellite communication Ltd, CGH Earth and Hi-build Coatings.

Adept in people management and IR matters, he is a senior member and super moderator of Cite HR, a website for HR professionals. He holds a Master’s degree in Commerce and a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Development.

Santhosh V., Master Trainer (Life Skills)/Associate Leadership & Life Coach, HR & OD Consultant

Santhosh .V, is a Master Trainer (life skills), Certified Associate Leadership and Life Coach, Neuro Linguistic Programming Practitioner. Santhosh has developed a cutting edge training repertoire with specialties in Leadership identification and development, Life coaching and performance coaching skills. He has trained and inducted more than 1000 executives and managers of blue chip companies like Birlasunlife, RelianceADA, Bharti Axa, MRHFL and Bajaj Allianz and facilitated workshops and basic leadership camps in MNCs and organizations throughout India. His passion to inspire, develop (life maximization) and transform people has made him a proficient coach. Further, with more than two decade of experience in Operations, HR, Sales and Training, he is skilled in identifying performance gaps and is well suited at recommending solutions to boost the performance of Organizations and Individuals.

Santhosh uses well researched content, different experiential learning methodologies, NLP techniques ,Out bound training and has more than thousands of hours of high energy delivery experience .

Santhosh holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Post Graduate in Human Resources and Masters in Psychology.

K.M. Cherian

He is a practicing advocate in the High Court of Kerala. He is an expert of present day Sales Tax and Service Tax issues as his long-winding experience of 20 years in legal matters has made him a tough professional with a rare insight. The confusing and intricate Tax laws including KVAT, CST, Luxury Tax, Work Contract Tax etc. are handled dexterously by him. Enabling him to delve deep into the legal and financial matters, he is qualified with a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Bachelor’s degree in Commerce.

S. Mahalingam

He is a retired Regional PF Commissioner. This humble statement displays his deep-seated experience in handling the delicate processes related to EPF. A veteran officer with more than 40 years of experience in EPF and ESI issues, he has unequalled exposure in implementing EPF Act and related schemes in various cadres spanning offices of the EPF Organization in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra.

R. Krishnakumar

Krishnakumar is a much sought after technology specialist. Having an experience of more than 16 years to his credit, he specializes in IT infrastructure and Application Support. He has hands-on experience in multiple industry domains and has worked with pioneers in the field – Accel Frontline, Wipro, Thomson Reuters – Asia, Ceptest, SBL. He is a Graduate in Computer Science and is also a certified professional in ITIL and ISO 27001(ISMS).

Kuriachan K.O.

Kuriachan pursues the profession of a Company Secretary with an astonishingly long track record of 45 years in Corporate Company and Secretarial issues. His prior designations include being the Head of Company Secretarial Department and theGeneral Manager (Corporate – Affairs) with a Public Sector Undertaking. He has adorned the much coveted position the previous Chairman of ICSI, Cochin Chapter.

Kuriachan has an unrivalled assortment of degrees to showcase – he has a Master’s degree in Arts, Bachelor’s degree in Law, Diploma in Business Management, Diploma in Law of Corporate Mergers and Acquisition and a Diploma in Securities and Investment Law. He is also a member of All India Management Association &Kerala Management Association.

Gopikrishnan G – Senior Consultant – Software

Mr. Gopikrishnan G, is a Senior Solution Architect with more than 26 years of all- round IT experience in Strategizing and setting up development and testing processes, Designing complex solutions with distributed process intensive flexible architecture, Executing and managing projects. He had held various senior positions in SE Technologies, IBM, UST Global, SBL Knowledge Services Limited, DRD Communications and Software Private limited before taking up freelance software consulting.

Gopikrishnan holds a B. Tech in Computer Science from University of Calicut and
MS in Software Engineering from BITS, Pilani.

S.P. Rajendran

Rajendran is a retired Assistant Development Commissioner, SEZ with more than 30 years of experience in EPZ/SEZ matters. His expertise includes handling of proposals to set up industrial units in EPZs/SEZ, rendering guidance to entrepreneurs in locating projects in SEZ/EPZs, evaluation of projects for setting up of units in SEZs and monitoring of performance of the units set up in SEZ/EPZ. He is adept in all matters relating to export incentives under the Foreign Trade Regulations. Needless to say that he is a connoisseur in his field who handled all activities related to Special Economic Zones.

Bhagyesh K.P.

With extensive experience of more than 12 years in Corporate & Intellectual Property Laws at Chennai and Kochi, Adv. BHAGYESH K.P focuses largely on issues concerning Domestic and International Trademarks.

He has been associated with a number of Trade mark law infringement and passing off cases. His legal acumen has enabled the practice to earn the trust of Indian as well as International clientele.

Adv.Bhagyesh K.P. has completed his graduation from prestigious SN College, Kannur and LL.B from Kerala Law Academy. He also completed Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Law from University of Kerala and an Advanced Training Programme in the field of Intellectual Property Law and Management from National Institute for Intellectual Property Management, Nagpur under the Government of India.

Adv. Bhagyesh K.P. attended number of training in the field of Intellectual Property Law, Corporate Law, Arbitration and personality development at various places in India and Middle East. He is a guest faulty in Kozhikode chapter of ICSI.

Tony P. Koshy, Chartered Accountant

Tony P. Koshy is a senior Chartered Accountant practicing in Cochin.

Jacob Varghese, Sr. Advocate

Jacob Varghese  is  a Senior Advocate practicing  at High Court of Kerala.

Joseph. V. Varghese, Chartered Accountant

Joseph. V. Varghese is a well experienced practicing Chartered Accountant at Ernakulam.