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Rakesh Agarwal
Group Vice President at Reliance Industries Limited


At Reliance Industries Ltd., Rakesh is the lead accounting expert for all the entities within the RIL group covering various business including oil and gas, refining, treasury & NBFC, real estate & infrastructure, petrochemicals, telecom and retail.  He leads on corporate sustainability reporting and RIL's Integrated Annual Report (RIL window to the world).

Rakesh previously worked for PwC, leading various engagements involving Multi-GAAP reporting (Indian GAAP, IFRS and US GAAP) for clients such as Glaxo, HLL, VSNL, Vodafone, MRPL, JSW, SBI, Johnson & Johnson. Rakesh led several accounting opinions and has been an accomplished trainer for senior and middle management. Rakesh has delivered IFRS training as a lead instructor on behalf of PwC, to companies in India including Tatas, Birla’s & Reliance. 

Rakesh has worked as co-opted Board Member for the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board of ICAI and a special invitee to the Accounting Standards Board (ASB) of ICAI. He has participated in the development of auditing standards, accounting standards (Ind-AS) and guidance notes.

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  • Building momentum: The ongoing development of integrated reporting across the globe