Prof. Asish K Bhattacharyya
Prof. Asish K Bhattacharyya has spent 20 years of his career in industry (1973-1993) and 25 years in academia. He has research interest in the area of corporate financial reporting, management accounting and corporate governance.
Prof Bhattacharyya’s last job in industry was as Financial Controller (Transformer Division) of GEC Alstom Limited. He worked as Professor in Indian Institute of Corporate affairs (Ministry of Corporate Affairs) (2012-2016), Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (1999 – 2010), and, S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research Mumbai (1993-96). He has also worked as the Director of the International Management Institute (IMI), Kolkata (2010-12) and as the Technical Director in the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (1998-99).
Prof. Bhattacharyya earned doctorate degree from the University of Allahabad. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, and a Fellow of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. He is a Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA, UK). He served as a member of several national bodies including National Advisory Committee on Accounting Standards (NACAS), SEBI Committee on Disclosures and Accounting Standards (SCODA), Standing Committee on Accounting Issues of IRDAI and Cost Accounting Standards Board. Currently, he is a Member of Technical Committee- R & D Division, Ministry of Corporate Affairs and Accounting Standards Board of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Having a decade of Board level experience as an Independent Director, Prof. Bhattacharyya is a regular columnist with the Business Standard for eleven years. He writes in the areas of accounting, management accounting, auditing and corporate governance. He has authored six books and published articles in peer-reviewed journals.