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Rupanjana De

  Practising Company Secretary
  Kolkata, India
  • ​​An Elected Central Council Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) for the term 2023-26

  • A Fellow Company Secretary (Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi, passed in 2001, Member since 2003)

  • A Practising Company Secretary since 2006 (with a short break in between)

  • A Master in Law (Hamburg University, Hamburg, Germany)

  • A Master in Applied Economics (Université Paul Cézanne, Aix-Mersaille III, France)

  • European Master in Law & Economics (Erasmus Universiteit, Rotterdam, The Netherlands)

  • A Gold Medalist University Topper and winner of National and State Merit Scholarships (1992, 1994, 1997, 2003)

  • Co-Author of ‘Company Law Ready Referencer’, a new age book simpliflying Companies Act, 2013 (8 editions since 2016)

  • Author of 'A Practical Guide to Corporate Social Responsibility - Law, Accounting & Taxation Aspects' (3 editions since 2017)

  • Author of 'Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace - Law, Practice & Procedures' [2021]

  • Author of 40+ articles in National & International journals and magazines since 2005

  • Featured in UK-based Strategic RISK magazine in 2011 for research work on Insurance market in India  

  • Trainer of Corporate Law, CSR, Sustainability and ESG in various forums including multiple PSUs since 2015

  • Regular Speaker on various topics of Corporate Law in various forums across India

  • Guest Faculty on various topics of Corporate Law in various Colleges & Universities since 2014

  • Editor of The ECOrporate Lex, an online Law & Economics magazine since 2015

  • Editor of TOURIOSITY, a Kolkata based international travel magazine since 2012

  • Former Chief Editor of Internal Audit Today, the bi-monthly newsletter of the Institute of Internal Auditors India [Mar 2023-Aug 2023]

  • Independent Director across the Boards of 10 listed and unlisted companies in the Public Sector as well as Joint and Private Sector since 2006

  • Former Elected Member of Eastern India Regional Council of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India [EIRC of ICSI], 2015-18

  • Former Secretary of Eastern India Regional Council of ICSI (2015)

  • Member of the Managing Committee and Board of Studies of multiple educational institutes ranging from schools to Management Institutes since 2016

  • Former Treasurer of the Institute of Internal Auditors India - Calcutta Chapter for FY 2022-23

  • Member of the CSR and Corporate Governance Committee of BCC&I

  • An active Social Worker involved especially in initiatives directed towards upliftment of the underprivileged children and downtrodden women.

  • Secretary & Treasurer of EnVERT Foundation, an NGO since 2016

  • Hobbies - Travel, Painting and Cooking apart from writing). Travelled to 40 countries, held a few exhibition of paintings and enjoy cooking at leisure.

Rupanjana De has worked in diverse fields of industry starting from beverages to renewable energy technology, plantations to real estate sector, and her focus areas have been Company Law and Management, Corporate Governance, Legal Compliance, Corporate Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility and Quality Control. She has an international exposure.

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