Sharmila Karve

Independent Director, Mumbai, India

Ms. Karve spent most of her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in India and was admitted to the partnership in 1997. During her time at PwC, Ms. Karve was appointed as the Ethics and Business Conduct Leader for PwC India, Head of Audit and the Diversity and Inclusion Leader for PwC’s Global Network. In 2017, Ms. Karve became the first person from India to be appointed to the Global Leadership Team and the Global Human Capital Team. Ms. Karve serves on a number of public and private boards in India, including CSB Bank Limited (a portfolio company of Fairfax India) and Thomas Cook (India) Limited (a subsidiary of Fairfax India’s parent company, Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited). Ms. Karve received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from R.A. Podar College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai and holds a Chartered Accountant degree from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in India.