Asish K. Bhattacharyya, Ph.D., has been the Director of International Management Institute (IMI) Kolkata and Professor at IIM Calcutta. He has also been the Director of IMT Ghaziabad. Also, he Professor Bhattacharyya has extensive industry experience spanning 20 years. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and also a Fellow of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (U.K.). Professor Bhattacharyya has served as a member of the National Advisory Committee on Accounting Standards (NACAS) for two years. He is a member (special invitee) of the Accounting Standards Board of ICAI.