Chief Financial Officer
Akhil Sethi is the chief financial officer of Ropes & Gray, leading a global team of professionals who provide information, analysis and services that enable the firm to operate effectively. Teams under Akhil’s direction are responsible for developing budgets and pricing strategies, analyzing and reporting on firm performance, overseeing internal accounting and commercial relationships, and managing the firm’s business systems.
Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Akhil was a senior partner at Mercer, the global human resources consulting firm and subsidiary of the Marsh & McLennan Companies. He held a number of leadership roles during his tenure there, including global chief operating officer of the multinational client group, and head of Mercer’s retirement business in emerging markets and Japan. Akhil also held executive roles with Mercer in the areas of operations, strategy and finance.
Akhil has lived and worked around the world, including in India, Kuwait, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States. In his free time, he enjoys golf, tennis and music.