About Chairman

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Mr. Kaushik is the founding co-director of Thought Arbitrage Research Institute(TARI) which is a not for profit organisation set up under Section 25 the Indian Companies Act. TARI is one of the few privately-funded, independent and non-partisan Indian think-tanks on Corporate Governance, Sustainability, Economics and Public Policy.
He has a graduate degree from St. Xavier's College, Calcutta and is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India with over 25 years experience. secondary and higher education, value education, vocational education, examination and evaluation.
He has recently retired from PricewaterhouseCoopers after spending over 22 years in the practice out of which 17 years have been as a partner. He has been a member of the India Leadership Team of PricewaterhouseCoopers, managed the India Advisory Board of PwC, national IFRS leader, Corporate Governance Practice leader, deputy assurance leader amongst other national and global roles. He was earlier a partner with the Global Capital Markets Group of PwC International.
He has participated in the Naresh Chandra Committee's deliberations for developing the norms of Corporate Governance in India. He has also worked with Conference Board of the U.S.A., Asian Development Bank, Institute of Directors UK, Aisan Institute of Corporate Governance, Genesis Park, USA, and the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, CII, ASSOCHAM, Department of Public Enterprises, and National Foundation for Corporate Governance etc. on governance matters. He has beenn a founding member of CII's National Council on Corporate Governance and has worked with some of the top Boards of Directors of Indian and multi-national companies on Corporate Governance initiatives and processes.