Dr Sowmya Varadharajan is a Director at an international consultancy firm that specialises in transfer pricing and tax valuation. She is an economist with a PhD in Economics from Cornell University.
Sowmya started her career in transfer pricing at PwC. Having worked as part of the transfer pricing practices in both the US and Singapore, Sowmya has extensive experience in preparing transfer pricing documentation and defending such documentation before tax authorities either as part of the transfer pricing audit process, or through the Advance Pricing Agreement (APA) process.
Sowmya has advised on a wide variety of issues, ranging from simple transfer of goods between related enterprises, to more complicated arrangements of buy-in/cost share/cost contribution and intellectual property transfers. In terms of industry experience, Sowmya has extensive experience in the high-tech/semiconductor as well as pharmaceuticals/biomedical industries.
In addition to her transfer pricing expertise, Sowmya also has considerable experience on tax/intellectual property valuation projects.