Experts


Mr. Ramesh Sharma is an Executive Director at Legasis Services Pvt. Ltd. As a former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer with 35 years of distinguished service, he worked in multiple challenging environments, including security, intelligence and law enforcement at grassroots, state, national and international levels. Mr. Sharma superannuated as Director General of Police, Madhya Pradesh, India.

As Director General of Economic Offenses Wing (EOW)/Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB), Mr. Sharma acquired expertise in the investigation of complex and high profile cases relating to Corruption, Bribery and Fraud.

Passionate about training, he is a well-established Speaker at various national and international conferences on subjects like Ethics, Compliance, Anti-Bribery, Corruption, Corporate Counter-Espionage and Safe Cities.

He has co-authored a book on Combating Corruption in India, which is due to be published shortly by the Oxford University Press. He is a recipient of the Prime Minister's Medal for Meritorious Service, President's Medal for Distinguished Service and the Police (Special Duty) Medal.

Mr. Sharma acquired a degree in Public Administration from the prestigious Ecole Nationale d'Administration (ENA), Paristhat which is responsible for the training of crème de la crème of French Bureaucracy.


Mr. Khade has over 35 years of experience in excise, custom and service tax matters. After working with excise department Mr. Khade has worked in corporate sector heading Indirect tax departments of Walchand Nagar Industries and Thermax. He also advises on projects and business structuring from indirect tax perspective.


Mr Pagar was Joint Labour Commissioner, Maharashtra prior to being an advisor to Legasis Partners. Using his experience over the years at the Labour Department, he has successfully advised clients on compliance and regulatory risks relating to Employment Laws. Mr Pagar stands out as a Subject matter Expert on all matters relating to labour and employment pan India.


Mr. Kumbhar recently retired from the Police Force as Deputy Inspector General of Police after a service of more than 30 years. During his time with the police force, he was recipient of numerous governmental felicitations such as President's medal for meritorious service, Deputy General's Insignia for excellent services and Internal Security medal amongst others. At Legasis, Mr. Kumbhar has successfully advised many clients on various matters including forensics and IPR rights protection.


Dr. Anita Shantaram founded Ethics Research and Consulting. She is the first woman to be certified as Grid Instructor in India after successfully completing the course in USA in 1994.

She has 2 decades of experience in training, teaching and socially responsible work. She has completed her PhD from BITS Pilani in the field of Business Ethics in 2015. 'Ethical Business Practices and Corporate Financial Performance': An Empirical Analysis, is the title of her thesis. She holds a post-graduation degree in Industrial Psychology from Bombay University. She is also certified as Leading Professional in Ethics and Compliance by ECI.

She has conducted workshops for organizations such as AMW, Infosys Technologies, Larsen and Toubro, Tata Consulting Engineers, Jindal Power, J M Baxi, Birla Sunlife, Lupin, Castrol, Indian oil, Intertec Systems (Dubai), Utmost group (Dubai) , Intergold, Motorola, Reliance Industries, Orchid Hotel, Owens Corning, Cap Gemini, Zenta, The Fern group Honda Siel, Penguin India, Tata Aig, CMC, JK Tyres, Patel Roadways, SEBI, Godfrey Phillips , Crompton Greaves, RBI, Hinduja Hospital, Bombay Hospital, Symantec to name a few.

Her articles have been published in BMA Review , the Times of India and the Self Development Magazine. Her first book 'Speak Well Do Well' on public speaking skills has been well received. It is now in its 3rd edition. She has also written in the book ‘Self Development for Sure Success’.