CS Alka Kapoor
Chief Executive Officer- Designate
Ms. Alka Kapoor is the Chief Executive Officer-Designate of ICSI Insolvency Professionals Agency. Prior to this, she was holding the senior position of Joint Secretary in ICSI.
She has over 20 years of experience in the areas of Corporate Laws and Corporate Governance. She has contributed immensely in the drafting of the New Company Law and the Rules framed thereunder in India and has been advising the Ministry of Corporate Affairs on various matters of policies and regulatory framework.
She has contributed significantly in the pathbreaking initiatives of the ICSI in bringing out Secretarial Standards, inclusion of Secretarial Audit in Company Law, institution of ICSI Award on Excellence in Corporate Governance, PMQ Course on Corporate Governance, bringing out various publications of the Institute on Board of Directors, Independent Directors, Meetings, Board Committees, Corporate Governance, Ethics and Integrity, Board diversity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate restructuring etc., ICSI’s significant contribution in the functioning of National Foundation for Corporate Governance, setting up of Corporate Secretaries International Association, collaborating partnerships with international bodies like Global Corporate Governance Forum, ICGN, OECD, IOD London, IOD Singapore, GRI etc
Ms. Alka Kapoor has been a regular participant at the OECD Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance and was a moderator at OECD Roundtable on “Reform Priorities in Asia: Taking Corporate Governance to a Higher Level” held on October 3-4, 2011 at Bali, Indonesia. She was a lead discussant at the OECD Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance held on October 29-30, 2015 at Bangkok, Thailand. She also represented the Institute of Company Secretaries of India at the OECD Conference on “Improving women’s access to leadership: What works?” held at Paris in March, 2016.
Ms. Alka Kapoor has been a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and a Post Graduate in English Literature.
She has addressed various seminars and conferences on diverse subjects and has been a regular faculty in management and professional institutes. She has also regularly contributed articles in professional journals and magzines. Her areas of expertise include Companies Act, Board and Board Committees Duties, Roles, Responsibilities and Liabilities of Directors, Corporate Governance, Board Evaluation, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability.