Dr. Sanjiv Agarwal, is a Fellow Member of the ICAI and a Fellow Member of ICSI, besides being an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administration, London (UK). He is also a post-graduate in Accountancy and Business Statistics and has been awarded Doctorate of Philosophy on the title "A Conceptual Approach to Corporate Governance: Preparation for Global Interface" and holds specialised qualifications of in Corporate Governance from ICSI, New Delhi and as Insolvency professional from IBBI, New Delhi. With over three decades of professional experience as a Practicing Chartered Accountant with vast exposure in Indirect Taxes including Service Tax, Goods & Service Tax advisory, Corporate Laws & Corporate Governance and Financial Services, he is an expert on Service Tax, Corporate Governance issues, and Companies Act. He is author of books titled Guide to GST, 'A Complete Guide to GST: Ready Reckoner in Q & A Format, GST: Laws, Concepts & Impact Analysis of Select Industries and Goods and Services Tax – Law and Practice, Goods & Service Tax – For Traders and Service Providers, Goods & Service Tax – For Industrial and Manufacturing Sector, Judicial Pronouncements Relevant under GST Regime, and GST Cases with summary.
He has been a SEBI nominated director on the Board of Jaipur Stock Exchange Ltd. and JSEL Securities Ltd. and independent director on the Board of State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur (a SBI Group Bank) and other companies. He is presently an independent director on the board of few public sector / Government / private sector companies including Jammu and Kashmir Bank Ltd. As a qualified and independent director, he also acts as Chairman of Audit Committee of Boards. He is one of the founders of Corporate Knowledge Foundation (CKF), a corporate training organisation. He carries his academic pursuits by the name Knowledge Bay.