Prabhakar Kalavacherla ('PK')
Appointed: January 2009
Term expires: 30 June 2013
Prabhakar Kalavacherla ('PK') was an audit partner at KPMG LLP in the San Francisco office. In addition to working in the US, he has worked extensively in India, where he led KPMG's US GAAP practice, and in Europe.
At KPMG LLP he served as both reviewing partner for clients preparing financial statements for filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and more recently according to International Financial Reporting Standards.
PK has specialised in the technology and biotechnology fields. He holds a masters degree in accountancy with distinction from California State University-Chico and is a member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also on the board of a not-for-profit organisation, Food for Life, which serves over 800,000 children each day.