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IVSC Webinars Series 2023 – Bios

12 June 2023

Learn more about our expert panellists:

Carla Nunes

Managing Director, Kroll

Carla Nunes is a managing director in the Office of Professional Practice (OPP) of Kroll, based in the Philadelphia office, and a Kroll Institute Fellow. She has over 25 years of experience. In her OPP role, she provides firm-wide technical guidance on a variety of valuation, financial reporting and tax issues. She is also the global leader of Kroll' Valuation Digital Solutions group, which produces the cost of capital thought leadership content and data housed in the Cost of Capital Navigator.

In 2011, Carla completed a one-year rotation in Kroll's London office, where she promoted the firm's IFRS education efforts and marketing initiatives, and dealt with IFRS implementation issues. Previously, she was a part of the Valuation Advisory Services practice, where she focused on the valuation needs of consumer and industrial product clients of Kroll and its predecessor firms, PricewaterhourseCoopers and Standard & Poor's.

Carla has conducted numerous business and asset valuations for a variety of purposes, including purchase price allocations, goodwill impairment testing, M&A, corporate tax restructuring and debt analysis. She has been involved in multiple valuation assignments for a wide range of industries, including pharma, biotech, healthcare, vitamin retail, specialty chemicals, industrial manufacturing, and gaming and hospitality. Carla has substantial experience with cross-border valuations, working with multinational corporations to address complex tax, international cost of capital and foreign exchange issues.

Carla is also one of Kroll' experts in addressing valuation issues related to cost of capital. She has authored a chapter titled, "Cost of Capital for Divisions and Reporting Units," which is included in the fourth and fifth editions of the textbook: Cost of Capital: Applications and Examples, by Shannon Pratt and Roger Grabowski. She was also a contributing author to the chapter "Risk-Free Rate" in the fifth edition. She is a co-author of the Kroll Valuation Handbook series, now available exclusively online in the Cost of Capital Navigator. Carla is a frequent speaker in webinars and conferences on the topics of cost of capital, goodwill impairment and valuation in general. She is also a frequent guest speaker in top business schools' MBA courses. Carla is a member of the Education Committee of the International Institute of Business Valuers (IIBV).

Srividya Gopal

Managing Director and Southeast Asia Valuation Leader, Kroll

Srividya is Managing Director & Southeast Asia Leader, Valuation Advisory Services at Kroll.

She set up American Appraisal Singapore operations in 2012, which later got acquired by Duff & Phelps which has now been rebranded as Kroll.

She is the Chair for Kroll’s Asia Pacific Management Committee and a member of the firm’s Global Leadership Team.

She has 26 years of experience in valuations, transactions and management consulting. She has advised numerous companies on valuations for the purposes of financial reporting, transaction, restructuring, taxation, dispute resolution and financing.

She is a member of the Business Valuation Board of the International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC), the global standard setter for valuation. She is a former member of the Institute of Valuers & Appraisers of Singapore (IVAS) Council and chaired their Professional Development Working Group. She is a former member of the global Regulatory Board of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

She is a member of the Intangible Asset Disclosure Industry Working Group set up by Singapore Government agencies.

Srividya has advised several global and Asian alternative investment funds including sovereign wealth funds, private equity, private credit and venture capital investors as well as clients across a variety of sectors such as technology, life sciences, manufacturing, consumer products, energy & resources etc.

Srividya has published various articles on valuation, PE/VC and M&A, and has been interviewed by several television channels, newspapers and magazines. She is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars.

Srividya is a registered Chartered Valuer & Appraiser (CVA) with IVAS and Member of the RICS (MRICS). She also has a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (equivalent to MBA), is a Graduate of the Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India and a Bachelor of Commerce.

Alexander Aronsohn

Technical Standards Director, IVSC

Alexander Aronsohn FRICS is a chartered surveyor with long and wide ranging experience encompassing residential asset management, commercial and residential development, rating, national and international valuation and investment. He has worked as a property professional for over twenty years in a number of different specialisms, including at DTZ where he became an associate director in both their international valuation and international investment teams, focussing on cross border portfolio valuation and investment. He has also run his own consultancy firm which provided international valuation and investment advice to a number of high profile clients and surveying firms.

Alexander joined the IVSC as Director of Technical Standards (Tangible Assets) in 2019. Prior to this he was Director of Technical Standards at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), where he also sat on various valuation boards and working groups.

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