Rishi is a partner in the M&A Transaction Services Group at Deloitte. He also leads the Cannabis Practice in Canada. Rishi has over a decade of experience advising both strategic and financial sponsor clients in a variety of capacities. Rishi specializes in delivering strategic advice, comprehensive due diligence, buy and sell-side advisory services and deal structuring advice. Rishi has advised on transactions across a wide range of industries, and has significant depth and experience in the cannabis sector, insurance (manufacturing and distribution), non-bank lending and structured finance. Rishi regularly advises clients through the entire investment and M&A life cycle, providing innovative transaction solutions and deal insight. Rishi works with a variety of clients in the Cannabis industry, including Licensed Producers, Retailers, Governments and Consumer Packaged Goods companies, including alcohol and tobacco companies. Rishi is a CPA and holds both the Chartered Financial Analyst and Financial Risk Manager qualifications, as well as a Masters of Accounting degree.