Highly acclaimed Chartered Accountant for 35 years, Mr. Amarjit Chopra was the President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India during 2010-11 and Vice-president the year before. He chaired several important committees that dealt with auditing and accounting standards, corporate governance and banking at the national level and IFAC, CAPA and SAFA at the international level. Banking, FINANCEand Insurance sector interested him immensely which could be evidenced by his nomination as independent director to “the Indian Bank”, member of the Securities & Exchange Board Committee on disclosures and accounting standards, Board Member of the Insurance Regulatory Authority of India and member Audit Committee of the Reserve Bank of India. Besides, he is also nominated as independent director to several other companies in private and public sector.
Mr. Chopra contributed significantly to the professional development of the auditing and accountancy discipline in India over the years. Additionally, he served the International Audit and Assurance Standards Board of IFAC as technical advisor during 2010-12. Corporate governance and due diligence attracted his attention and he found himself nominated to the SEBI committee to review the performance of corporates as regards governance.
He was appointed by the Government of India to investigate complex issues in relation to M/s Xerox India Ltd, served as Vice-Chairman of the High Powered Committee of ICAI that examined Satyam fraud in India and investigated several others during his career as professional auditor.
Mr. Chopra is our esteemed domain advisor in the areas of auditing, accountancy, and corporate governance in general and Banking, finance and Insurance sectors in particular.