A person of professional vigour, high integrity and technical expertise, CA. Nilesh Shivji Vikamsey has been elected as new President of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) by its 23rd Council for the term 2017-18 on 12th February 2017. While serving the ICAI Council as a member since 2010 and then as Vice-President of the Institute in 2016-17, he has proven his strength as a formidable professional. Having gained deep insights into the profession as a fellow member of the ICAI with more than 30 years of impeccable professional standing, he is widely commended and credited for his key role in student uplift activities and conceptualization and devising of a new futuristic CA Curriculum.
A selfless hard-worker and down-to-earth personality bestowed with exceptional professional prudence, organisational, administrative and leadership skills, he has been elected to the Central Council for three consecutive terms (i.e. 2010-13, 2013-16 and 2016-19). As a Council Member, he has exceptionally served the ICAI and the accountancy profession as Chairman of Board of Studies, Financial Reporting Review Board, Research Committee and Expert Advisory committee. He has also been noted for his distinguished contribution in the capacity of Vice Chairman of Corporate Laws and Corporate Governance Committee, Committee on Accounting Standards for Local Bodies, Committee on Banking Insurance and pension, Committee on Information Technology and Board of Studiesin the past.
Besides, CA. Vikamsey has also effectively served the cause of accountancy profession as a member of 27 ICAI committees during his tenure as Council Member so far.