Virginia, US

Rajeeva leads the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region advisory and compliance practice based out of Fragomen’s Singapore office. He assists clients with strategic immigration matters, including the implementation of robust compliance framework and global assurance programs as well as the design of policies and procedures. He partners with clients in the APAC region from various industries, including Fortune 100 corporations, to support their cross-border mobility programs.

He also works closely with local country leadership in the APAC region to drive the firm’s business development and market strategy. In addition, he is responsible for the development and implementation of consistent methodology and service delivery across the APAC region. He is also involved in the firm’s thought leadership initiatives as well as learning and development initiatives for senior level resources.  

Rajeeva has extensive experience with risk management, internal audits, compliance framework implementation, internal controls, design and implementation of policies and procedures, business process re-engineering and business transformation. He has assisted a range of companies in more than 20 countries, including Australia, Brazil, China, France, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand, the UK and the US, with strengthening their business processes and governance. He has worked closely with members of client leadership teams, including CEOs, General Counsels, Heads of Risk / Compliance, Board Members and Executive Teams, to help strengthen their corporate governance and compliance agendas.

Rajeeva has solid advisory and audit experience having worked with a Big Four consulting firm in a senior position. He led large teams and projects and advised companies across the globe on a wide of range of issues, including policies, risk management, business process reviews, internal auditing, cost reduction and business transformation.

Rajeeva speaks regularly at events concerning risk management, immigration compliance framework and assurance programs.

Rajeeva speaks English, Hindi and Telugu.  

Education


Institute of Chartered Accountants of India | Chartered Accountant
Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India | Cost & Management Accountant
Osmania University | Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Member, Australian Chamber of Commerce in Singapore

Member, Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce in Singapore

Member, Institute of Cost Accountants of India

Managed ongoing global immigration audit compliance program for Fragomen’s global clients spanning multiple jurisdictions across regions.

Served clients by designing robust processes, internal controls and policies, including roles and responsibilities in managing immigration-related risks.

Advised clients on strategic functional transformation programs.

Developed and implemented tailor-made immigration guides for business and mobility functions.

Advised clients on various strategic immigration matters, including comprehensive compliance framework implementation and risk management programs.

Advised clients on the design and implementation of worldwide assurance and compliance audit programs with a focus on immigration risks.

Publications and Lectures

Speaker, “Australia and Singapore: Recent Developments, New Reforms and Resulting Challenges.” Fragomen Symposium India, Bengaluru, India, May 2018.

Speaker, “Immigration Compliance in APAC: Optimizing Resources and Staying Ahead of the Curve.” Worldwide ERC Conference, Singapore, March 2018.

Author, “Immigration Compliance: From Fragile to Agile.” Fragomen Blog, 18 May 2017.

Speaker, “Immigration Challenges in APAC in the Context of Globalization and Isolation.” Forum for Expatriate Management APAC Summit, Hong Kong, September 2017.

Speaker, “Managing Short-term Travelers and Immigration Compliance Framework.” Fragomen APAC Conference, Singapore, June 2017.