J. Yasaswy (1950-2011)
had a brilliant academic career throughout: B.Com (Andhra University 1969
— First Rank), C.A. Inter (May 1971 — First Rank), C.A.
Final (May 1973 — First Rank), ICWA Inter (July 1970 — First
Rank) and ICWA Final (July 1972 — First Rank). He was the recipient of
Basu Foundation Award for the Best Student of the Year from both —
The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (in 1972) and The
Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (in 1973).
1980, Mr. Yasaswy was associated as a Faculty Member with Administrative Staff
College of India. In 1981, he started his consultancy firm, Yasaswy Management
Associates (P) Limited.
Yasaswy served on the Board of Studies of Nagarjuna University (1978-80). He was
appointed by the Government of Andhra Pradesh as Chairman, Andhra Pradesh State
Trading Corporation (1985-88) and Vice-Chairman, Public Enterprises Management
Board (1986-88). He was a visiting faculty at Indian Institute of Management,
Ahmedabad (1986-88). and was nominated as a Member on SEBI
Committee on Accounting Standards.
Mr. Yasaswy was
Founder-Member and Governor of the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of
India (ICFAI) and
. He authored several books on finance and investments.