Shri Kamlesh Shivji Vikamsey
Shri Kamlesh Shivji Vikamsey has a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Mumbai and is a qualified chartered accountant. He is a Senior Partner of Khimji Kunverji & Co, Chartered Accountants since 1982. He has more than thirty five years of experience in Accounting and Finance, Taxation, Corporate and Advisory services. Presently: He is Chairperson of the External Audit Committee (EAC) of International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington D.C., United States of America; Deputy Chairperson of the Audit Advisory Committee of United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), New York, United States of America; and Member of the Independent Management Advisory Committee (IMAC) of International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Geneva, Switzerland. He is also a member of the Appellate Authority constituted under section 22A of the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949 & Member at MAT - Ind AS Committee of CBDT; he is also on the Board of several Listed Public & Private Limited Companies as Independent Director and Chairman of Audit Committee and Trustee and Treasurer of Global Vipassana Foundation, an internationally renowned Trust which has constructed Global Pagoda in Mumbai.
He was the Chairperson of the Audit Advisory Committee of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and a member of the Indian Advisory Board at Intuit. He was the President of the Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA) 2007-2009 and was the Deputy President of CAPA during 2005-2007. He was a Board Member of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) from 2005 until 2008. He was the President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) during 2005-06. He has served as a member of various advisory and expert committees at national and international levels including as a Member of the Steering Committee for comprehensive review of Governance and Oversight within the United Nations.