Mrs. Bhavna Doshi
Mrs. Bhavna Doshi has a rich experience of over three decades as partner in some of the renowned firms of chartered accountants like, B. S. Mehta & Co., RSM & Co., and Bharat S. Raut & Co. (member firm of KPMG in India); and provides advisory services in the fields of taxation, accounting, corporate and regulatory matters. Mrs. Doshi has addressed many conferences and seminars organised by various trade and professional organisations on a variety of subjects. She is also involved in social sector projects.
Mrs. Doshi is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI); and she is an elected member of the Council of the ICAI for four terms. In addition to serving on various committees of ICAI: she has actively contributed to the formulation of accounting standards in India, research publications, taxation, vision exercise for ICAI and various other areas. Mrs. Doshi was elected to the Western India Regional Council of the ICAI and held positions of Secretary and Chairperson.
During her tenure as President of the Indian Merchants’ Chamber (a leading Chamber of Commerce headquartered at Mumbai); Mrs. Doshi was instrumental in establishing IMC Inclusive Innovation Awards; to recognise the work of grass root innovators; along with mentoring and supporting them in taking their innovative products and services to the market, and scaling up their ventures; in addition to various innovative projects.
Mrs. Doshi was also a member of the Compliance Advisory Panel of International Federation of Accountants, New York; as also of the Government Accounting Standards Advisory Board constituted by the Controller and Auditor General of India. During her tenure in the Compliance Advisory Panel; a programme for evaluation of compliance with the global standards was launched and very successfully implemented internationally.
Mrs. Doshi holds Masters Degree in Commerce from Mumbai University. She has an exemplary academic career and was ranked second at both, intermediate and final examinations conducted by the ICAI.