Mr. Pokharna is a Principal and Controller in the Ares Finance, Accounting and Operations Department. Prior to joining Ares in 2019, Mr. Pokharna was a Vice President at Macquarie Group, where he focused on fund accounting and financial performance analysis for their private equity group. Previously, Mr. Pokharna was a Senior Auditor at Deloitte. In addition, he was a Senior Auditor at Ernst & Young in their public accounting division. Mr. Pokharna holds a B.Com. from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, India, in Accounting and Commerce. Mr. Pokharna holds a CA license from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Principal, Controller, Fund Accounting