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Rupanjana De

  Practising Company Secretary
  Kolkata, India
  • 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 (7 editions so far) [since 2016]

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

  • Independent Director across the Boards of 11 listed and unlisted companies in the Public Sector as well as Joint and Private Sector since 2006

  • An Elected Member of the Eastern India Regional Council of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India [EIRC of ICSI], 2015-2018

  • Secretary of Eastern India Regional Council of ICSI in 2015

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

  • Member of the Board of Governors of the Institute of Internal Auditors India - Calcutta Chapter, since 2022

  • 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

  • Travel, Painting and Cooking are my hobbies (apart from writing). Travelled to 40 countries so far, 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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