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Mathew, Sibichen K

Sibichen K Mathew Commissioner of Income Tax in the Indian Revenue Service (IRS)

Sibichen K. Mathew is a Commissioner of Income Tax in the Indian Revenue Service (IRS). He is a passionate researcher, blogger, TEDx Speaker and author of bestselling books. His academic qualifications include postgraduation in sociology from the Loyola College in University of Kerala (university topper), postgraduation in public policy and management from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore, with corporate governance as an elective course, PhD in fiscal sociology from Bharathiar University, MPhil in social systems from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, and LLB from Karnataka State Law University (college topper and university rank holder). He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) from Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Texas. He is also the recipient of the UGC Research Fellowship and has been awarded gold medals from the University of Kerala, National Police Academy and National Academy of Direct Taxes. He has received training in international public policy from Syracuse University and in corporate taxation and advocacy skills from Duke University. Dr Mathew is also a Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM). He has been a visiting associate in IIM Bangalore. His earlier books are When the Boss is Wrong: Making and Unmaking of the Leader within You and Making People Pay: The Economic Sociology of Taxation. This book is a culmination of his research and analysis in the area of white-collar crimes for more than six years. His website is and email is