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Mukund Narayanamurti
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) 2002
Deakin Alumni of the Year Award 2011

Mukund is Director of KPMG Australia's Asia Business Group and specialises in market entry advisory services focused on corporate investment activity between Australia and Asia with a particular emphasis on India, China and Korea.

Prior to joining the Asia Business Group in 2008, Mukund worked in KPMG Australia's Tax Division providing domestic and international tax advisory services on various significant cross border mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings and corporate reorganizations in the infrastructure, energy and natural resources, consumer foods and financial services sectors. In recognition of his overall efforts within the Tax Division he was awarded the annual KPMG Tax Melbourne Business Development award in 2004 and an Extraordinary Performance award in 2005 by the partners of KPMG Tax Melbourne.

Mukund graduated from Deakin University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree, with various academic awards, including the prestigious John Scouller award in recognition of graduating as the top honours student in accounting and finance. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has also completed a Masters degree in International Tax at the Law School of the University of Melbourne, and an Executive Education Program in tax policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Mukund has been involved in various initiatives with Deakin since graduation including speaking at various career counseling seminars and workshops. Mukund has also served as member of academic staff at Deakin University's School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, lecturing in undergraduate finance and accounting in 2007 and 2008.

In 2007, Mukund helped found the Deakin Commerce Alumni Chapter, and served as the Chapter's first President. The Chapter is Deakin University's largest and most active Alumni chapter and has hosted many successful networking, professional development, community support and university profile enhancement events.

Mukund won a Deakin Alumni of the Year Award in 2011 for outstanding service to Deakin University.

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