Bhavna Doshi, a founding partner of Bhavna Doshi Associates LLP, a boutique tax, accounting and regulatory advisory firm, is 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 a Chartered Accountant 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 Advisory Panel 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 currently member of CII Corporate Governance Committee and Member of Managing Committee of ASSOCHAM.
She is a Board Member of ICAI Accounting Research Foundation and also of Atal Innovation Centre, NMIMS. She serves as member of Board of Studies of Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics (Autonomous).
She is a regular faculty at programs organized by professional institutes and business chambers, contributes articles and also delivers lectures abroad.
Woman and child empowerment are very close to her heart and she takes out time for social activities.
She has travelled extensively within and outside of India.