Team

Dr. Debadutta Das

Senior Advisor
Debadutta Das is Indian born, from Bhubaneswar, Orissa. He is a member of The Global Peace Judiciary Committee, is Director-General of the International Lawyers for World Peace and Executive Ombudsman, International Organization for Migration, he is a member Panel Executive for The International Peace Prize Committee in Oslo, Norway. He is an executive Human Rights Lawyer and Chair Person of The International Human Rights Council, NewYork USA.

Dr Debadutta Das received his education from Utkal University, India, Lund University, Sweden, and gained further education in the USA. He entered the legal profession as an Attorney at Law in the United States, as a member of the Bar of New York State and the Supreme Court of India. His practice as an attorney and counsellor of law in International asylum and civil rights has given him a broad and varied field of experience.

With 32 years of life experience after his university education, he has respectfully modelled a life of personal integrity and dignity working in International NGOs in Europe and other parts of the western world. He is a world traveller, crossing the Globe five times throughout Asia, Africa, Europe, Northern, Central and South America, rendering justice within social services, as a guest professor and conducting work-camps on special assignments of civil discipline. He has worked for and promoted the protection of Human Rights matters and environmental issues in various parts of the world.

Debadutta Das is multi-lingual and is passionately dedicated to Indian Gandhian Philosophy and Sarvodaya Global Development, promoting respect for all living beings, irrespective of caste, color, cultural and gender groups. He loves music, is vegetarian and chooses an ascetic lifestyle. He has actively participated in many major world events, including Whole Life Expos, participated in the Olympic Games in 1984, was a team leader of a group of volunteers with the United Nations Peace Workers, serving Eastern Europe and South America. As a Sarvodaya peace worker, Dr Debadutta Das is dedicated to peace and human rights-based on Gandhian ideologies. He has authored a “Touch of Life” Video, which highlights simple living, higher thinking and better health. Born into an ethnic, common, Oriya family, he is a dynamic human being with a rare mind, the heart of an Indian and an international perspective. His father, Lingaraj Das, was also a dedicated Gandhian peace worker, highly motivated by the life ideologies and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi.

Dr. Debadutta Das has worked in the state of California in various corporate management positions in both the private and Government sectors, in international administration and The Department of Correction. He has served as a counsellor in the Department of Rehabilitation in the State of California and for the United Nations Peace Keeping Forces and International Security Administration. He has served in the post Gulf War efforts of 1990 and 2003. The love of his own country, India, has been the prime reason for Debadutta Das to return home where he serves as a peace worker and Law Counselor. He continues to travel frequently on the quest for support to promote peace, democracy and international goodwill.

Congress and Conference participation:

1979 Civil Rights Congress, Vienna, Austria
1981 Civil Rights Congress, Berlin, Germany
1982 Greenpeace & Human Rights Congress, Oslo, Norway
1984 World Olympics, Los Angeles, California USA
1989 Whole Life World Expo, San Diego, California, USA
1991 Whole Life World Expo, Mexico City, Mexico
1992 Human Rights & Peace Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1994 Walk America (Life on Earth Congress) Miami, Florida USA.
2000 International Culture Health Expo, Oulu, Finland
2000 Member of IDEA (International/Drama Theatre Educational Association) Chairman Ethics committee
2001 Bergen, IDEA International Congress
2004 Global Peace Judiciary Committee
2005 Member of panel Nobel Peace Prize Committee,

Executive Judge, Global Peace Judiciary Committee and Director in War and Peace Research Institute, Oslo, Norway.

Jean-Michel Floc’h

Advisor

Jean-Michel Floc’h is a French & Australian businessman merchant banker based in Beijing and Sydney with 46 years of experience in banking, Investment Banking, VC/Private Equity, real estate and business ownership. A career investment and corporate banker with experience that includes M&A, privatisations, private equity, venture capital, equity research and fund management, as well as a wide variety of advisory and consulting work related to corporate finance, capital raising and financing strategy.

Prior to establishing Floc’h International Group in 2000, he was attached to Indosuez Bank (1974-87), purchased by Credit Agricole Bank, where he was posted in France, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Malaysia, and Nepal as VP. Then with State Bank of NSW and BNP Paribas Australia, Sydney, BNP Singapore as Senior Banker in charge of SEA and BNP Bangkok.

His international career spans Asia, Europe, Middle-East, Africa and Australia, but his core focus over the past 17 years has been based in Beijing China, and he currently represents a number of Chinese clients as either principal or business partner. China market entry strategy, M&A, and Joint Ventures; China Inbound and Outbound investment. I have a deep understanding, commercially and culturally, of the greater China region as well as Asia Pacific and Middle East Africa.

Floc’h International Group facilitates partnerships, mergers & acquisitions in Australia, alliances and corporate finance actions and works in conjunction with a network of syndicate partners, infrastructure EPC contractors, real estate agents, development companies, “HNW” investors, hedge funds, private equity funds, banks and merchant banks, Information Technology in order to make deals happen.

With its deep relationships with the private equity world, both General Partners and Limited Partners, as well as global corporate, global Sovereign Wealth Funds and Family Offices, endowments and foundations, he has a unique reliable platform for investors seeking investment penetration and fundraising partnerships.

Transparency, trust, integrity and discretion are key to our approach and Mr Floc’h is personally involved in all projects we take on.

Madhu Avalur

Senior Advisor – Strategy & Investments
A serial entrepreneur, Madhu Avalur began his entrepreneurial journey at the age of 23.

Starting in 1995 fresh out of college, he has over 21 years of entrepreneurial experience with a stellar track record of assembling core global teams, leading people and implementing and overseeing technology programs. He has been consistently successful in analyzing marketing trends and capitalizing on global market opportunities to create successful brands and companies.

Culturally sensitive and internationally travelled leader, Madhu is an alumnus of the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. He acts as in one of the multiple roles – investors, advisor, mentor, board member – to some of the exciting companies from across the globe. An avid reader, he sees himself as a student of life.

Kiran Kumar Sirikonda

Founder & Director

Mr. SIRIKONDA (Sanskrit meaning SIRIKONDA – Mountain of Wealth), Specialist – Capital Projects, Investments & Technology. Mr. Sirikonda expertise in dealing with investors of wide range from Private Investors, High Net worth Investors and Family offices in UK, Switzerland, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong and Asia Pacific regions.

Mr. Sirikonda worked in Technology for more than 15+ years in various roles and very much connected to next generation technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Machine Learning, AR, VR and Cyber Security! As an Investor and entrepreneur, he holds key roles as Founder & Director – VALUE Capital Pty Ltd, Sydney Australia., Director-Asia Pacific @Angaros Group, Singapore experts in Capital, Advisory and Ventures! Director – LORGAN Global, also a Board member at SUMO Group of Companies, wealth management company based out of Australia, who invested capital into various Funds including Innovation and new ventures which are of client’s interest and background, such as: SUMO Significant Investor Visa (SIV), Property Fund for land developments, Innovation Fund for start-ups, etc. Some of the successful companies funded by SUMO of companies are Civic Ledger, AlphaVista, StudyLane, Linqto and other Unicorns!

IAN ABRAHAMS

Senior Advisor – Risk, Governance & Compliance

Ian has unique expertise in aligning a range of different Risk and Governance programs including Risk Management, Audit, Project Risks, Compliance, Risk Assurance, IT Security and Business Continuity Planning as well as Safety Management. This pays for itself over and over in your bottom-line performance, social standing and competitive advantage.

Ian Competency is the design of Frameworks that result in an effective, seamless Implementation of Risk Management and Governance. 

Professional Affiliations:

  • Committee Member of the RMIA Professional Development Committee which develops the accreditation standards for Certified Chief Risk Officer® – (CCRO®), Certified Practising Risk Manager or CPRM® and Certified Practising Risk Associate® – (CPRA®) and manages the examination questions and protocols.
  • Qualified civil and structural engineer, progressing this to post graduate level with a Masters in construction & Project Management from the University of New South Wales.
  • Awarded a Patent for his work on how a Risk Database “learns over time”.
  • Visiting Fellow for the University of NSW’s School of Civil Engineering, Department of Construction & Project Management, lecturing to graduates and postgraduate students for 2 years.
  • Invited by the Electronics Department at Macquarie University, to establish a post-graduate course in Project Management with 30% Risk Management content, which he ran for 3 years.

NAT IYER

Senior Advisor – Banking/ Finance Services & Insurance (BFSI) and Telecommunications.

Nat has over 20 years of ‘Data Analytics’ experience working with major enterprises across Asia Pacific region.  He has consulted to customer segments including Banking/Financial Services, Retail, Telecommunications, Manufacturing, Airlines and Government in Australia/New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Korea, Hong Kong, Pakistan and India.

In the Financial Services sector, he has worked with industry majors like Development Bank of Singapore, Hong Leong Financial Services Group, Charles Schwab of USA, ICICI Bank, ICICI Prudential, Centurion Bank, ABN Amro (India and Pakistan), Life Insurance Corporation of India, Overseas Chinese Banking Corporation of Singapore, National Australia Bank, Siam Commercial Bank of Thailand, and Allied Bank of Philippines.

In the Telecommunications sector Nat has consulted to Vodafone Australia, Bharti and Hutchison in India, Optus in Australia, Celcom and Digi in Malaysia and more recently with Advance Info Services (Thailand) in setting up infrastructure strategies for their Business Transformation, Business Intelligence Systems (BIS) using Virtual Data Warehouses, and emerging segments like AI/ML Concepts. He has extensive understanding and practical knowledge of the implementation strategies for Cloud environment.

In the Government Sector he has consulted to leading hospitals in Thailand and Philippines, Australian Tax Office and Department of Social Security for Philippines.

In the Airlines sector, Nat has led the BI Journey for Philippine Airlines and consulted to Qantas Airways, Thai Airways, Jet Airways and EVA Airlines.

In his previous roles he was the Director-APJ for HP Autonomy & Vertica DB responsible for Structured and Unstructured Data Analytics, Managing Partner for Teradata, South Asia spearheading the Data warehouse professional services practice and General Manager for Teradata South East Asia region.

Nat based in Sydney and travels widely across the Asia Pacific regions for his consulting work.   He holds a Master’s in Business Administration from a leading Australian University and is a member of Australian Computer Society and Australian Institute of Management.