Mrs. Sharmila Karve, a qualified Chartered Accountant was until recently, the Diversity & Inclusion Leader for the PwC Global network and was on the Global Leadership Team and the Global Human Capital Team of PWC.
She started her career with the CA firm of Lovelock & Lewes and was one of the youngest and one of the first woman to be admitted to the partnership, in 1997.
In 2007,she was appointed as the Ethics and Business Conduct Leader in Lovelock & Lewes and was also elected to the Partnership Oversight Committee (POC) which is responsible for governance and oversight. In 2009, post Satyam, she took over as the Head of Audit, representing the firm in various interactions with SEBI, SFIO, MCA, SEC, PCOAB etc. In 2012, she took over as the Head of Risk & Quality.
In her various roles, in Price Waterhouse she was the engagement partner for some of largest clients of the firm - both Indian and multinational in Insurance, Telecom, FMCG and Services Industries.