Bhavna Doshi, founding partner of Bhavna Doshi & Associates LLP, an advisory firm, is former Senior Advisor to KPMG and former partner of KPMG member firm in India. With specialization in the fields of taxation and corporate restructuring, she has been providing advisory services to national and multi-national entities for over 30 years. She is Chartered Accountant from India and holds Master’s degree in Commerce from University of Mumbai.
She serves as independent director on Boards of several listed companies.
She was elected to the Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) for four terms of three years each. ICAI is body established for development and regulation of profession of accountancy in India. She has chaired Accounting Standards Board ( which sets accounting standards), Research, Vision 2021 and other Committees of ICAI. She was also member of a group supporting Tax Administration Reform Commission chaired by Dr Parthsarathy Shome.
She has served as a member of the Government Accounting Standards Advisory Board set up by the Controller and Auditor General of India. She was a Member of Compliance Committee of International Federation of Accountants, headquartered in New York.
Bhavna was President of the Indian Merchants’ Chamber and is actively associated with its activities. She, during her Presidentship, established “IMC Inclusive Innovation Awards” to recognize work of the grass root innovators which meet the criteria of “affordable excellence”.
She is member of the Managing Committee of Assocham and of CII Corporate Governance Council.
She is a regular faculty at programs organized by professional institutes and business chambers and also delivers lectures abroad.
Woman and child empowerment are very close to her heart and she takes out time for social activities. She is also on the Board of Greatship(India) Limited, company’s wholly owned subsidiary.