Ms. Alka Kapoor is the Chief Operating Officer (Designate) of ICSI Institute of Insolvency Professionals and Senior Joint Secretary in the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.
She has over 30 years of experience in the areas of Corporate Laws and Corporate Governance. She has contributed immensely in the drafting of the Companies Act, 2013 as well as Insolvency Law and the Rules framed thereunder and has been advising Ministry of Corporate Affairs on various matters of policies and regulatory framework.
She has contributed significantly in the path breaking initiatives of the ICSI in bringing out Secretarial Standards, inclusion of Secretarial Audit in Company Law, institution of ICSI Award on Excellence in Corporate Governance, bringing out various publications of the Institute on Board of Directors, Independent Directors, Meetings, Board Committees, Corporate Governance, Ethics and Integrity, Board diversity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate restructuring etc.
Ms. Kapoor has been instrumented in bringing out various publications of ICSI Institute of Insolvency Professionals for the benefit of Insolvency Professionals including Insolvency Law Manual, Practical Aspects on IBC, Pronouncements under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016: Issue Analysis, IBC Judicial/ Regulatory Rulings for Stakeholders, 100 Landmark Judgments of NCLAT - An Insight into IBC, IBC Learning Curves, Final Word on IBC, Knowledge Reponere.
Ms. Alka Kapoor has been a regular participant, Moderator and Lead Discussant at the OECD Asian Roundtable on Corporate Governance held in Bali, Malaysia, Thailand, South Korea etc. She also represented the Institute of Company Secretaries of India at the OECD Conference on “Improving women’s access to leadership: What works?” held at Paris in March, 2016.
Ms. Kapoor has been a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and a Post Graduate in English Literature.
She has addressed various seminars and conferences on diverse subjects and has been a regular faculty in management and professional institutes. She has also regularly contributed articles in professional journals and magazines.
CS Poonam Shukla a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and Post Graduate in Law. She is presently serving as the Company Secretary & Deputy Director (Monitoring & Inspection) of ICSI IIP.
She has more than 13 years’ of diverse experience of working with the Corporate Sector, Official Liquidator, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India; she practiced law in her initial years of professional career.
She worked as Company Secretary in Weatherford Drilling and Production Services (India) Private Limited and Jama Corporation Private Limited and handled the company affairs as Compliance Manager.
She also holds Post-Graduation degree in Commerce and Bachelor of Education and Diploma in Taxation.
She has a vast exposure in the field of restructuring and insolvency while working with the regulators in past 7 years and handled liquidation, winding up, merger & amalgamation and insolvency matters.