Akshet Sachdev, Associate Director, Risk Advisory

Akshet Sachdev

Associate Director, Risk Advisory


+61 2 9240 9849


Akshet has over 10 years of experience in consulting, research and advisory services for senior IT executives at large, complex companies ranging from $1 billion to over $20 billion in revenue. He has authored research on a range of IT topics, tailored to the needs of CIOs and heads of applications and project management offices.

Prior to BDO, Akshet amassed a wealth of experience in traditional technology consulting, leading research efforts, writing research, advising and presenting to IT executives, and creating actionable tools and templates for Technology Advisory clients at a global accounting firm. and CEB (Gartner Inc).

Prior to BDO, Akshet was Director of a global accounting firm’s consulting practice.

Key assignments

  • Working with Directors, Management and IT teams to identify and assess strategic and operational risks to key projects
  • Providing ongoing program and project assurance services on key initiatives
  • Conducting post-implementation reviews of programs and projects to maximise business benefits realisation
  • Provide independent assessments of business cases and projected technology investment
  • Assessing the adequacy of PMO and project governance frameworks and supporting processes  
  • Conducting organisational and operating model review and design to improve efficiencies and customer-centricity
  • Works closely with clients to help them identify solutions to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their operations and business processes


  • IT Strategic Planning
  • Project and Program Risk management/assessment
  • Benefits Realisation
  • PMO Management
  • Project/ Program Governance and Assurance
  • Workshop Facilitation
  • IT Operating Model Design and Implementation


  • Higher Education
  • Healthcare
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Government & Public Sector
  • Not-For-Profit


  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • Certificate in Business Process Re-engingeering
  • Certificate in Contract Law – Harvardx (pursuing)
  • Certificate in ERP Implementation
  • Certificate in Enterprise Analytics


  • Member ISACA