Born in 1951, S.B. Pillay is a retired Indian Audit and Accounts Service officer. He was educated at St Xavier’s High School (Delhi), Loyola College (Kolkata), and received his master’s degree from Loyola College in Chennai. He went on to study Law at St Xavier’s College, Mumbai.
During an illustrious career in the IA&AS, he worked all over India and abroad, as well, and has a deep insight of Indian life. He was director general of the NAAA in Shimla and retired as additional deputy CAG in 2011. He has always been an avid reader and is the author of several comic and satirical pieces.