CS (Dr.) Shyam Agrawal
A man of stupendous vision, professional vigour and colossal discipline having an unyielding belief in prosperity of revered profession of Company Secretaries, CS (Dr.) Shyam Agrawal, is the President of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and the zenithal torch-bearer of Indian Corporate Governance profession for the year 2017.
His association with the Institute eventuated on earning Associate Membership from the Institute in the year 2005. Being a Fellow Member of the Institute, his proactive and whole hearted approach towards matters concerning excellence of profession and his unique qualities made fostered him to occupy positions of Youngest Chairman at Chapter and then at regional level in a decade only. His sprightliness further led him to be elected as a ‘Central Council Member of ICSI’ for the term 2015-18 and then the ‘Vice President of ICSI’ during the year 2016.
During all these years, he has already proved his exceptional organizational, administrative and leadership qualities. To mention particularly, this is a distinct instance of any member of ICSI winning elections in the very first attempt at the Chapter, Regional as well as Central Council level and occupying supreme positions at these levels in the very first attempt at such a young age.
Besides being a learned Company Secretary, he is also a thoroughly academically accomplished person and a learned researcher. He not only holds Degree of Master of Law (LLM) but is also holder of a Doctoral Degree (Ph.D) in Law. Besides, he is also a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, United Kingdom.CS (Dr.) Shyam Agrawal has proved his mettle as a professional at national as well as international platforms. Recently, he has been elected as the Secretary of the prestigious Corporate Secretaries International Association (CSIA), Hong Kong. He is also a recipient of the Prestigious “Emerging Leader of the Year” and “Dynamic Face of the Year” Awards. He holds positions of Director, Governance Research and Knowledge Foundation, ICSI and Director, ICSI Insolvency Professional Agency and vouches for taking the profession of Company Secretaries of India on a sky-scraping pedestal of Governance globally.