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Shanker Iyer, FCA, OBE
Founder & Chairman

Shanker qualified as a Chartered Accountant in London and was a Partner of a leading accounting firm in the UK for over 10 years. He founded The Iyer Practice in 1993.

He is currently serving his sixth term as the Chairman of the International Fiscal Association, Singapore Branch and is also the Chairman of the Tax Committee of Singapore International Chamber of Commerce.

With extensive experience spanning four decades, Shanker has built an expertise in advising privately-held businesses and high net-worth individuals on a wide range of international tax and trust matters.

His perspectives on tax issues have been widely sought-after; he was a member of the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore Taxpayer Feedback Panel. He frequently contributes articles to business and financial magazines and is a regular speaker at tax conferences and courses held in different countries.

Sunil Iyer

Sunil is a Director at the firm's office in Singapore. He has 15 years of experience providing financial services solutions to clients.  His areas of focus include wealth management, regulatory compliance (for fund managers, financial advisers and family offices) and immigration.  He is also a Director of the firm’s licensed trust company, Singtrust. 

Prior to joining Iyer Practice Advisers, Sunil worked at PwC and Deutsche Bank in London.  He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP).  Sunil has a first class honours degree from Oxford University. 

Sanjay Iyer

Sanjay is a Director in the firm's office in Hong Kong, where he oversees the office. He leads the firm's Tax practice and focuses on advising clients on international tax matters.

He obtained a first class honours degree in Chemistry from Imperial College, London and then qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young in London. Sanjay has also obtained an LLM in International Tax at Leiden University in Netherlands.