After pursuing her undergraduate degree in Economics and Physics at the University of Pennsylvania, Shikha completed her LLB and LLM from the Jindal Global Law School, specializing in Tax Law.
After a 3-year stint in corporate law practice and policy work at the IICA (Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs), she now holds a faculty position at Jindal Global Law School, designing and delivering courses on Tax and Property Law. She has also been actively speaking and writing on topics such as taxation in the digital economy and application of OECD (BEPS) guidelines to the Indian context.
She is an active speaker and trainer with recent engagements including tax training on GST to State Civil Service Officers in India & at the CII (Confederation of Indian Industries). She's on the panel of DABFI (Digital Asset and Blockchain Foundation of India) and is actively involved in the crypto-ecosystem as a writer and speaker, engaging with businesses, consumers and revenue officials on the conceptual, technological and regulatory evolution of Crypto Currencies and the underlying Distributed Ledger Technology. As a subject expert, she recently spoke at the IFA conference in Mauritius, Digital Symposium in Singapore organised by Prof Jeff Owens (Ex-director of Centre for Tax Policy, OECD) and is invited by the UK Department of International Development (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) to speak at the Wilton Park dialogue: Tax capacity building for tomorrow, Inside Fintech at Seoul, South Korea & by Prof Roy Rohatgi at the Foundation of International Tax in Mumbai. She is also part of a global multi-stakeholder committee; a joint collaboration between Vienna University, Austria and NET (new economy taxation) which explores how businesses and tax administrations around the world are reacting to and managing the disruptive effect of new and emerging business models and Blockchain technology in Asia. Shikha advises investors and businesses on how to leverage Crypto assets and Blockchain technology.