Somnath Adak qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2008, where he was placed in the merit list securing All India Rank-16. He was elected to the Management Committee in 2021 and has served as Secretary and Vice-Chairman in the last two years.
Somnath has an exceptional career record of close to two decades, working for large and listed companies across India, Australia & Singapore. He is currently the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of SGX-Listed Asian Pay Television Trust or APTT. He is a strategic advisor to the CEO and Board, and has delivered multi-billion $ value through innovative strategies encompassing fundraising, M&A, investor relations and sustainability. Prior to this, he has held finance leadership roles with Macquarie, ITC Limited & Grant Thornton.
He holds an Executive MBA from INSEAD, where he was placed in the Dean’s List, and has completed a Fintech Program from National University of Singapore. He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University, a Diploma in International Financial Reporting from ACCA, UK and a Master in Business Finance Certificate from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.