About Raghavendra Guru Srinivasan

I have an innovation in Global health governance (health related food tax), and my work brings out the fundamental framework of overeating which causes obesity and other non-communicable diseases, and provides an efficient health financing option. The areas covered by my work include Yoga, food, human behavior, economics, global health law & finance, governance, corporate social responsibility, environment, education and human development. I have discussed my work in various forums including Civil20 conference of G20 Turkey.I have an innovation in Global health governance (health related food tax), and my work brings out the fundamental framework of overeating which causes obesity and other non-communicable diseases, and provides an efficient health financing option. Governments around the world have proposed to tax various food products to stop obesity, diabetes & other non-communicable diseases (NCDs), and they include soda tax, candy tax, sugar tax, high salt and high sugar tax, junk food tax, pastry tax, etc. Even after taxing food products there is still discussion on food supplied in large quantities, and promotions to children in the form of gifts and toys. There is a need for comprehensive global framework for health related food taxation and it is addressed by my work.

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Languages
Hindi
Full Professional Proficiency
Marathi
Native or Bilingual Proficiency
Tamil
Native or Bilingual Proficiency
English
Professional Working Proficiency
Interests

Interests are where experts would like to focus their attention on Collectivity and try new fields.

EDUCATION

Chartered Accountant
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
August 1998 to May 2002
Delhi, India

Bachelor of Commerce
Loyola College, University of Madras
June 1995 to March 1998
Chennai, India

WORKSHOPS & SHORT COURSES

Beginners Yoga
Iyengar Yoga Institute
December 2008 to December 2009
London, United Kingdom

EXPERIENCE

Team Leader
Rawlinson & Hunter, Chartered Accountants
July 2006 to December 2007
London, United Kingdom

Associate
Pricewaterhouse Coopers
February 2005 to December 2005
Chennai, India

Audit Manager
CNGSN & Associates, Chartered Accountants
November 2002 to January 2005
Chennai, India

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