Mr. Srivastava was an officer of the prestigious Indian Revenue Service from which he retired as Director General (International Taxation), New Delhi in September 2007. He has served in various capacities in different parts of the country, handling issues of large corporate/high income individuals. As Commissioner of Income Tax, he was assigned the judicial functions of adjudicating complex legal issues arising in cases of large corporates. Mr. Srivastava completed a course on Tax Analysis and Revenue Forecasting from Harvard (USA) in the year 1999. After his retirement, he is working as an Advocate and Tax Consultant and has been actively providing consultancy in tax matters more particularly in cross border transactions and in the cases of Financial Sector and Real Estate.