Governing Board

Dr. Ashok Haldia

Independent Director & Chairman at IIIPI

Dr. Haldia is a CS, CMA and PhD. He is the former MD & CEO of PTC India Financial Services Ltd (PFS). He was a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and former Secretary of the ICAI for more than 10 years from 1997 to 2008. He was also a member of Appellate Tribunal for ICAI, ICSI, ICWAI set up by Government of India. He was/has been a member/advisor on a number of committees appointed by Government of India, State Government, ICAI, International Federation of Accountants, South Asia Federation of Accountants, Confederation of Asian Pacific Accountants, CII and ASSOCHAM, ICSI, AASB, ASB. He was a member of committee of ICSI on its Vision -2022 and restructuring ICSI curriculum. He was recognized by South Asian Federation of Accountants for his contribution in its growth and development.

Ms. Rashmi Verma

Independent Director

Ms. Verma (IAS), of 1982 batch from Bihar Cadre, retired from service as the Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India. She had joined as the Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, in May 2017. She contributed greatly in getting India Tourism to 3rd rank in the WTTC report 2018. Before getting appointed as the Tourism Secretary, Ms. Verma was serving as the Secretary in Ministry of Textiles. She had previously served as the Chairman & Managing Director of Bihar Tourism Department as well as Additional Director in Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.

Shri Ajay Mittal

Independent Director

Shri. Mittal joined Indian Administrative Service in 1982 and superannuated in February 2018. Prior to his retirement he was secretary to Government of India in the department of personnel & training (DOPT). During his tenure he successfully implemented the Hydro Power Policy of Himachal Pradesh. Further he also implemented ‘Atal Bijlee Bachat Yojana’ as chairman of the HP State Electricity Board. He has also founded an NGO in health sector.

Shri Satish Kashinath Marathe

Independent Director

Shri Marathe is Director at Central Board of Reserve Bank of India and Director of the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC). He is also an Independent Director of IIIPI. Mr. Marathe holds Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce and Law (Gen.) from the University of Bombay. He also holds Diploma in Journalism (Gold Medalist) from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.       Previously he was the Chairman and CEO of The United Western Bank Ltd. and CEO of Janakalyan Sahakari Bank Ltd.

CA. Nihar N Jambusaria


CA. Jambusaria is the President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) for the year 2021-22. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1984 and was in practice for nearly 27 years. He has also been Chairman of WIRC of ICAI in 2004-05.

He is member of very important committees constituted by the Indian government and regulators relating to policy formation that include Government Accounting Standards Advisory Board (GASAB) and Audit Advisory Board- both constituted by the C&AG of India. He is also Board Member of Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority (IRDA), Insurance Advisory Committee and Apex Committee of IRDA, and Member of SEBI’s Primary Market Advisory Committee. He has also been nominated for the Services Sector Division Council (SSDC) of Bureau of Indian Standards and Chairman of Accounting and Finance Services Sectional Committee of BIS. He was a Member of the e – Commerce Committee formed by the Ministry of Finance and Peer Review Committee of the Central Board of Direct Taxes.

CA. (Dr.) Debashis Mitra


CA. Mitra is President of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for the term 2022-2023. HE is also a Cost Accountant, Company Secretary, holds a master’s degree in commerce, Law graduate and a qualified Information Systems Auditor and has been conferred the Degree of Ph.D for Thesis ‘A Critical Study of Select Indian GAAP, US GAAP & IAS/IFRS.’

He has acumen in areas like IFRS, Corporate Laws and Audit& Assurance and has experience of over 30 years in Audit and Assurance being involved in Internal Audit of Large Corporates/Entities like BSNL, ITC Ltd., United Breweries Ltd., Tata Global Beverages Ltd., ICICI Bank, Federal Bank & Reserve Bank of India. He has been an Engagement Partner for Statutory Audit of organizations like LIC, NSIC, NIAC, Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd., Assam Industrial Development Corporation Ltd., SBI, Allahabad Bank, United Bank of India, UCO Bank, PNB, Indian Bank, etc. He was Former National President of Institute of Internal Auditors (India).

CA. Durgesh Kumar Kabra


CA. Durgesh Kabra is a practicing Chartered Accountant having vast experience of more than 25 years in the field of corporate audits, direct & indirect taxation, management consultancy, corporate governance, business restructuring and project financing etc. He is a Central Council Member of ICAI and an active member of ICAI and various social platforms. Presently he is senior partner of DMKH & Co., a Chartered Accountancy firm at Mumbai. He is also Director in IIIPI.

CA. Hans Raj Chugh


CA. Hans Raj Chugh is a fellow Chartered Accountant, Fellow Company Secretary, Law Graduate and Insolvency Professional. He has more than 28 Years of experience in the professional practice relating to Indirect Tax, Foreign Trade Laws, including Foreign Trade Policy, Customs, FEMA & Banking related laws. He is founder partner in M/s. ASHM & Associates, Chartered Accountants, New Delhi. He is a Central Council Member of ICAI for the Council Term 2019-22 and has been nominated as a Vice-Chairman of the Committee for Members in Industry and Business (CMI&B) and Capital Markets and Investors Protection.

CA. Rahul Madan

Managing Director

CA. Madan is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Cost and Management Accountant and an Insolvency Professional. He has an overall professional experience of over 25 years across corporate banking, relationship management, credit and risk management, investment banking, debt advisory, structured finance and institutional wealth management, having worked at State Bank of India, Kotak Mahindra Bank and ICICI Bank.