Institute Of Risk Management, India Affiliate (IRM India Affiliate), has announced that Mr. Shailesh Haribhakti, Chairman, Shailesh Haribhakti and Associates, has joined their Governance Board as Senior External Advisor. IRM India Affiliate’s Governance Board is the highest governing authority of the Institute and works in conjunction with the global team, as well as the executives managing IRM’s qualifications and examinations, to promote accountability and integrity in ERM education. Other members of the Governance Board include Hersh Shah, CEO, IRM India Affiliate; Dr Rabi Mishra from RBI; Sanjay Himatsingani from IRM; Bheru Choudhary, Senior Partner, IC Universal Legal and Rahul Parekh, Agri-Tech and Real Estate Investor.
Mr Haribhakti is a qualified Chartered and Cost Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Financial Planner, and Fraud Examiner. He is also Board Chairman, Audit Committee Chairperson and Independent Director at some of the country’s most prestigious companies such as Torrent Pharmaceuticals, Bennett Coleman and Company Ltd. (Times Group), ACC and Ambuja Cements (subsidiaries of Holcim Group), and Bajaj Electricals Ltd, amongst others. He is also Non-Executive Chairman of leading companies like Blue Star Limited and L&T Mutual Fund Trustee Limited.
During his illustrious career spanning over three decades, Mr Haribhakti has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and contributed significantly towards nation building activities. He has authored two books – The Digital Professional and Audit Renaissance, and is a regular speaker at international forums and conferences. He has been awarded with the Global Competent Boards Designation (GCB.D) by Competent Boards Inc., and Vivekananda Sustainability Award – 2022 by Vivekananda Youth Connect Foundation.