Regional Head of Policy for Emerging Markets, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
1. MSc Naval Architecture, University College London
2. MSc International Business, Nottingham University Business School
3. BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering, University of Nottingham
Vikas Aggarwal joined the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in October 2017. As Regional Head of Policy for Emerging Markets, he is responsible for supporting regulatory development and economic growth across Central and South Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America. Before joining ACCA, Vikas was the Director for International Trade in the British Embassy in Tehran, establishing the office after the lifting of international sanctions. He helped British companies like GlaxoSmithKline, Airbus and Jaguar Land Rover to trade with Iran, and alongside the EU, supported the Iranian government to re-engage with the global economy. Prior to that, he worked for the UK Government’s Financial Services Organisation, supporting HM Treasury’s Financial Services Trade and Investment Board. Vikas has worked across the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Department for International Trade, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, and the Ministry of Defence to develop and commercialise government policy, and has extensive experience working with foreign governments, multilateral financial institutions, and international development organisations.