Vice President of The ICSI

 CS Makarand Lele  

Vice President, The ICSI

CS Makarand Lele is a Fellow Company Secretary (FCS) and a member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India since 1992. He has completed his Commerce graduation (B.Com) from Garware College of Commerce Pune and Law graduation (L.L.B) from ILS Law College Pune.  He holds the Certificate of Practice of ICSI since 1993. 

His expertise is in providing total business solutions. He has been consulting to various Indian and International businesses on compliances, governance, risk management, joint ventures, policies, structuring and various critical matters in corporate laws over 2 decades. 

He is actively associated with Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) since 1994. He was a Chairman of the Pune Chapter for the year 2003, when chapter was conferred with the award of ‘Best National Chapter’ in India.  

He was a member of Western India Regional Council of ICSI for the terms from 2007-14. He was the Chairman of Western Regional Council in the year 2011. 

Currently, he is elected to the Central Council of ICSI for the term of 2015-2019 and is heading financial & capital market committee and is a part of professional development, information technology, CCGRT management, research, syllabus review. He is appointed as the first Chairman of ICSI Auditing Standards Board.  

He is a Core Group Member of Corporate Legislation sub-committee of Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture (MCCIA) and was invitee on the Business Law Syllabus Review Committee of University of Pune. 

He represented India in OECD 2015 Asian Round Table Conference on corporate governance at Thailand. 

He is a popular faculty for training programmes & seminars organized by ICSI & other professional bodies. He is a guest faculty for regulatory and judicial training programmes of government of India and private organizations. He has delivered more than 100 lectures and presentations on various aspects of the Companies Act, FEMA & on topics like governance and compliances. 

He regularly contributes to professional and business journals & in local leading newspapers & magazines. He writes blog on corporate laws & runs discussion forums for the benefit of members & students on social media.