Lakshmi Narain has served as a Non-Executive Member of the WRA Board since October 2017.
Lakshmi has a major interest in tax, as evident from his membership of the editorial board of the Tax Journal, varied experience in lecturing and engagement in a tax technical capacity with a number of professional services practices, as well as editor and contributor to a number of tax publications for professionals.
Lakshmi currently chairs the South Wales Branch and the Welsh Technical Committee for the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) and is an active member of the Wales Strategy Board for the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). Through this participation, Lakshmi has been involved in the development and reform of numerous taxes.
Lakshmi was the Special Adviser to the Finance Committee during its examination of the Tax Collection and Management (Wales) Act 2016 and the Land Transaction Tax and Anti-avoidance of Devolved Taxes (Wales) Act 2017.
Lakshmi Narain is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).