Madhav Bhandari

Managing Partner, CPA· +(254) 738 600 209

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Madhav is the Managing Partner for Baker Tilly Merali’s with over 20 years’ experience. He has overseen the company’s activities and overseeing over 100 employees for the last 15 years. He has been involved in Public Sector and Larger Statutory Audits, Government Contract Claims Verification, and Due Diligence, various forms of External and internal Audit, Capacity Building and Staff Supervision. He has been a team leader and involved in various assessments funded by Government agencies, Development Partners such as World Bank, SIDA, DANIDA, EU and UN agencies.

He has been a team leader and involved in various assessments funded by government agencies, development partners such as World Bank, SIDA, DANIDA, EU, and UN agencies.

He is a qualified accountant with excellent skills in audit methodology and techniques that maintain the highest audit quality standards. Madhav is an accredited trainer for the ICPAK CPA Kenya office and donors and performs various trainings for its members. He is an expert and advisor to numerous donors in Kenya and Somalia.

At the current time he is handling multiple large-scale assignments and is current framework lead partner to UN Agencies (UNDP Kenya; UNICEF Kenya, UNFPA Kenya; UNICEF Somalia, UNICEF GF; UN Habitat; UNFPA Somalia; UNOCHA Somalia), Audit Framework Contractor (European Commission Kenya & Somalia; Embassy of Denmark; Embassy of Sweden; Japanese International (JICA); FMA fund managers (Adam Smith International; DAI; Trademark East Africa). Over 750 assessments (project based; partner based, special audits, micro assessments, full assessments, partial assessments, spot checks etc.) done in the last 5 years.


Manchester Business School
Degree Name: MBA Field Of Study Finance


  • Auditing
  • Management & Compliance
  • Financial Risk
  • IFRS
  • Financial Reporting
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Due Diligence
  • Risk Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Internal Controls
  • International NGOs
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Anti-corruption
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Modeling