Our Board of Governance
Prof. J. P. Sharma
Jai Prakash Sharma is a Professor of Corporate Governance & Law, currently Director (Academics & Research) at IMS (Noida), and the immediate past Head and Dean, Faculty of Commerce & Business at the Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. In the last over four decades of his academic career, he has taught at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level and has held several academic and administrative positions. He has supervised 29 PhDs, 33 M.Phil dissertations. He has authored 21 books and over 100 research papers/articles published in several national and international journals of repute. His book titled ‘Corporate Governance, Business Ethics & CSR’ has on its review written by Sir Adrian Cadbury who in 1992 gave the world its first code on corporate governance. He is/has been Visitor's (President of India)/Central Government Nominee on number of Central Universities including University of Allahabad, BHU, NEHU, Sikkim, Tripura, HNB Garhwal, University of Jammu, and Central University of South Bihar. He is a Fellow Member of the ICSI and Member of several other professional bodies including ILI, ISTD, IMA, ICPS, PCI and ICA. He is an elected Member of the Delhi University Court (a highest body of Delhi University). He has been the Member of the Governing Body of Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) and St. Stephens College, and the Chairman of IP College for Women, PGDAV College, and Guru Nanak Dev College under Delhi University, respectively. He is Member of the Editorial Advisory Boards of around a dozen internationally reputed journals. He has participated as an expert in over 200 national and international conferences/seminars/invited lectures/panel discussions, delivered keynote and chaired various technical and valedictory sessions. He has been invited for lectures by the University of Sussex (Sussex Law School), Department of Finance at Waikato Management School, the University of Waikato, New Zealand, Department of Management at the King's College, London. In 2011, he was invited by the London based World Council for Corporate Governance & IOD to address the delegates in a 3 day Global Convention-cum-GOLDEN PEACOCK awarding ceremony held in London. He presented research papers at the ICGS conf 2017 organised at LUIS Business School (Italy); ICGS Conf 2016 at Bentley University, Boston; the 3rd International Conf organized by the Cologne Business School (Germany) in 2016; IIBA 2015 at the University of South Florida USA; AABL Sydney Conf 2015 organized at the University of Western Sydney and received the Best Paper Award with Cash Prize; at the 2012 WCLTA Conf organised in Brussels; 2012 World Finance Conference held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; CEA's International conf organized at the UCD Dublin in July, 2011; CGIR International Conf at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2010; CEA Conf at University of Oxford, UK in July 2010 and Conf at the Birmingham Business School, UK in June 2009. He was selected from the country to attend the three days Corporate Governance Board Leadership Training Programme organised by the IFC (a World Bank Group) acting through the Global Corporate Governance Forum, USA. He has widely travelled to countries like USA, UK, Russia, Australia, New Zealand, China, Brazil, Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Holland, Belgium, Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Greece, Malta, Haiti, Jamaica, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Nepal.