FROM THE CHAIRMAN'S DESK

CA. Ajay Kumar

CHAIRMAN,
UK (London) Chapter of ICAI

My Dear Professional Colleagues,

It is my honour to be elected as the Chairman of the newly elected managing committee that came into place from 1st April 2019.

I am happy to inform you that our Chapter members have elected the following officer bearers for 2019-22 at the AGM:
• CA Ajay Kumar - Chairman
• CA Ankur Agrawal - Vice Chairman
• CA Tabassum Nathani - Treasurer
• CA Krishna Prasad Dahal - Secretary
• CA. Chandrra Sekhaar, Membership Lead
• CA. Sandeep Goenka, Sponsorship Lead
• CA. Neha Bhimrajka, Event Lead
• CA. Vivek Saraogi, CPD Lead

Indian Chartered Accountant Institute is the largest accounting body in the world, and you would agree with me that it is one of the powerful one too in influencing the direction of accounting & taxes not only in India but overseas too. This year ICAI celebrates Platinum Jubilee for 70 years of its contribution to accounting backbone to India. existence. As a proud Chartered Accountant our members are contributing to many big companies across the world. The membership of our Alma Mater has given us the edge to stand up to the global community proudly with our solid foundation.

As of today ICAI has 34 foreign chapters and UK Chapter is one of the key chapters which is based in financial capital of the world with access to unlimited resources.

In the last year we have launched our website ICAIUK.org and I invite all Chartered Accountants living in UK to join and support our chapter to make it most prominent chapter. We need your feedback and support to plan activities and events for our members.

The newly elected managing committee has pledged to continue the mission of ICAI to spread the brand CA across the globe. Our Institute has entered into many MOUs with prominent Accounting bodies across the world.

We have also pledged to increase our member interaction with goal to increase the active members by atleast 300% by end of 2019. This will be done by doing more interesting member events and focusing on the quality of these events with guests speaker from not only the U.K. but from around the world.

I would like to invite you to please join the ICAI UK Chapter and help us take the Chapter to the next level. Please feel free to email me on icaiuk@gmail.com if you wish to discuss anything or have any ideas or suggestions.

Thank You

CA. Ajay Kumar

Chairperson,
UK Chapter, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India