President's Profile - CS (Dr.) Shyam Agrawal

President ICSI


CS (Dr.) Shyam Agrawal a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of  India (ICSI) has been elected as the President of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India  for the year 2017 w.e.f. 19th January, 2017.

CS (Dr.) Shyam Agrawal, President, The ICSI

A man of stupendous vision, professional vigour and colossal discipline having an unyielding belief in prosperity of revered profession of Company Secretaries, CS (Dr.) Shyam Agrawal of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) has taken over as the zenithal torch-bearer of Corporate Governance profession in India for the year 2017 on joining  the  Institute as ‘the President’ from 19th January 2017.

His association with the Institute eventuated on earning Associate Membership from the Institute in the year 2005. Being a Fellow Member of the Institute, his proactive and whole hearted approach towards matters concerning excellence of profession and his unique qualities made majority members to foster his candidature for elections of ‘Jaipur Chapter of NIRC-ICSI’ in the ensuing  year of 2006 for the term 2007-10. His caliber led him to emerge as a winner of these elections and he, thereby became a Member of Managing Committee and further the ‘Chairman of Jaipur Chapter’ in the years 2009 and 2010. His initiatives for ‘Jaipur Chapter’ further built up a budding support for contesting elections of NIRC of ICSI in the year 2010. His zest for upliftment of CS profession led him to earn ‘Highest First Preference Vote’ in NIRC elections and he was elected as a ‘Regional Council Member’ for the term 2011-14. Excellent approach towards his work led to his election as the ‘Vice Chairman of NIRC’ in the year 2013 and subsequently, the position of ‘the Chairman, NIRC’ in the year 2014.

Moving forward, his sprightliness led him to be elected as a ‘Central Council Member’ for the term 2015-18 and then the ‘Vice President of ICSI’ during the year 2016. During all these years, he has already proved his exceptional organizational, administrative and leadership qualities. To mention particularly, this is a distinct instance of any member of ICSI winning elections in the very first attempt at the Chapter, Regional as well as Central Council level and occupying supreme positions at these levels in the very first attempt at such a young age.

Besides being a learned Company Secretary, he is also a thoroughly academically accomplished person and a learned researcher. He not only holds Degree of Master of Law (LLM) and but is also holder of a Doctoral Degree (Ph.D) in Law on the topic ‘Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises: An Analytical Study of Law, Practice and Procedures’. Besides, he is also a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, United Kingdom.

CS (Dr.) Shyam Agrawal has proved his mettle and professional at national as well as international platforms. A feather to his cap, he has been associated with various Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Non-Governmental Organizations and won many accolades. Furthermore, he was Member of educational advisory and discussion panels of leading newspapers, a sought-after faculty at the diverse seminars, Study Circle Meetings and distinctive training programs of ICSI and other professional bodies. Therefore, he leaves no stone unturned to put interest of CS profession in a range of national print and electronic media.

Having social and ecological issues in his heart, he also initiated a Signature Campaign on a clamorous theme ‘Save Water, Respect Nature and Global Warming’. Taking Governance beyond Board Rooms, he has fervently been raising issues of improving the quality of Governance in the Indian Political Systems and initiated campaign on “Cast Your Vote” in the rural and remote parts of the country to create awareness among people about value of their Vote.

He is also a recipient of the Prestigious “Emerging Leader of the Year” Award in the year 2016. He holds positions of Director, Governance Research and Knowledge Foundation, ICSI and Director, ICSI Insolvency Professional Agency and vouches for taking the profession of Company Secretaries of India on a sky-scraping pedestal of Governance globally.

Office at New Delhi

Professional Address

CS (Dr.) Shyam Agrawal

President ICSI

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India

‘ICSI House’ 22, Institutional Area, Lodi Road,

New Delhi-110003

Phone : 011- 45341001,



Fax : 011-2462 6727


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CS (Dr.) Shyam Agrawal

President ICSI

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Company Secretaries

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