Kamlesh Shivji Vikamsey

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Kamlesh Shivji Vikamsey
Born (1960-12-06)6 December 1960
Nationality India
Education University of Mumbai
Podar College, Mumbai
Fellow Chartered Accountant
Occupation Senior Partner, Khimji Kunverji & Co.
Notable credit(s) Former president of ICAI & of CAPA
Title Chartered Accountant
  • Shivji K. Vikamsey (father)
Website http://www.kkc.in

Kamlesh Shivji Vikamsey is an Indian Chartered Accountant and a past president of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) & also the Past President of The Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA).

Childhood and education[edit]

Kamlesh was born in Dec 1960 in Mumbai in a family of highly educated people. His father, Mr.Shivji K. Vikamsey is also a Chartered Accountant & a past member of the central council of ICAI.

He obtained B.Com degree from Mumbai University after studying in Podar College in 1981 and went on to become a Chartered Accountant in 1982.


After obtaining CA qualification, Kamlesh started his public practice in the same year. He is the senior partner of the accounting firm, Khimji Kunverji & Co., Mumbai.

Positions Held[edit]

In India[edit]

  • ICAI : Kamlesh Vikamsey was elected to the Central Council of ICAI in 1998 and he remained as a Central Council Member till 2007. He was elected as its Vice President in 2004 [1] and its President in 2005.[2][3] He has also chaired various committees of the Institute.
Kamlesh & HE Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, President of India in ICAI International Conference at New Delhi.
  • IRDA : He was member of The Standing Committee on Accounting Issues of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDA)
  • Appellate Authority : He was also the member of Appellate Authority constituted under section 22A of the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949
  • Directorships : Kamlesh is director in many prominent public sector & private sector companies. He is also Trustee and treasurer of Global Vipassana Foundation, an internationally renowned Trust, which has constructed Global Pagoda in Mumbai. The Global Pagoda is the World’s largest stone dome built without any supporting pillars. It is built combining ancient Indian and Modern Technology to enable it to last for at least 2000 years.[4]



  1. ^ "Kamlesh Vikamsey elected as Vice President of ICAI". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 19 February 2004. 
  2. ^ "Kamlesh Shivji Vikamsey and T.N. Manoharan elected New President and Vice-President of ICAI - (05-02-05)". ICAI. 5 February 2005. Retrieved 23 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Kamlesh Vikamsey new ICAI President". 
  4. ^ "Global Vipassana Pagoda". 
  5. ^ "Change of Chairmanship of Education, Examination, Training & CPE Committee - Page 2" (PDF). 
  7. ^ "CAPA Official Website- Past Presidents". 
  8. ^ "Kamlesh S Vikamsey, Former President ICAI Elected As President of CAPA and Sunil Talati President ICAI As A Board Member of CAPA - (08-10-07)". 
  9. ^ "Kamlesh S Vikamsey - President of CAPA" (PDF). 
  10. ^ "Kamlesh S Vikamsey, ICAI Past President Appointed To Board of IFAC - (28-11-05)". 
  11. ^ "Appointed to IFAC board". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 1 December 2005. 
  12. ^ "Comprehensive Review of Governance and Oversight". 
  13. ^ "ICAI Past-President CA. Kamlesh Vikamsey on UNDP Audit Committee". 
  14. ^ "UNDP AAC Annual Report 2010" (PDF). 
  15. ^ "UNDP AAC Annual Report 2011" (PDF). 
  16. ^ "UNDP AAC Annual Report 2012" (PDF). 
  17. ^ "UNDP AAC Annual Report 2013" (PDF). 
  18. ^ "UNDP AAC Annual Report 2014" (PDF). 
  19. ^ "Independent Management Advisory Committee". 
  20. ^ "Mr. Vikamsey has also been recently appointed a member of the Independent Management Advisory Committee (IMAC) of the United Nations’ International Telecommunication Union (ITU)". 
  21. ^ "The IMF’s External Audit Committee (EAC)". 
  22. ^ "Kamlesh Vikamsey from HLB in India appointed to IMF’s External Audit Committee". 
  23. ^ "Kamlesh Vikamsey, a partner at HLB International’s Indian member Khimji Kunverji & Co, has been appointed as a member of the External Audit Committee of the International Monetary Fund". 
  24. ^ "Kamlesh Vikamsey from HLB in India appointed to Audit Advisory Committee of United Nations Children's Fund". 

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