Amar Shah is a chartered accountant and a graduate of cost and works account. He is also a certified information system auditor (CISA), and an honored member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and The Information Systems Audit and Control Association.
Shah has over 15 years of experience in information auditing, information security, and ERM, and is currently heading the information security and risk management portfolios in Ashok Leyland. He has played a major role in Ashok Leyland getting the ‘Firm of the Year’ award instituted by CNBC TV18 and ICICI Prudential Insurance Company for best ERM practices in the automobile sector.
He has also spearheaded the implementation of the BS7799 standard in Ashok Leyland--which has become the first automobile company to get the certification in India, and its migration to ISO27001 standard.