Rajeev Chopra, an exceptional legal professional with over two decades of experience. After a successful private practice, he ventured into in-house roles in 2003, representing multinational corporations in various legal matters. Rajeev’s impressive journey includes leadership positions at LG Electronics, Bharti Airtel, Dell, and his current role as Managing Director – Legal at Accenture. In his capacity, Rajeev oversees legal affairs across India, Philippines, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka, building high-visibility legal teams that play a crucial role in the company’s development. Additionally, he sits on the company’s leadership team and serves on the board of directors for Accenture’s entities in India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh.
L To R: Gursharan Dhanjal Vice Chairman SKOCH Group; Sameer Kochhar, Chairman, SKOCH Group; Mr Rajeev Chopra, Managing Director – Legal, Accenture
Rajeev’s achievements have earned him the prestigious Chevening Scholarship and recognition from Forbes, Legal 500, Legal Era, Indian Corporate Counsel Association, and Business World. The Accenture team, under his guidance, has received multiple awards, including “Best In-House Legal Team” and “Legal Team of the Year for Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility.” A visionary leader, Rajeev embraces technology, earning praise for the team’s internally developed compliance tool. His dedication to sustainability and corporate responsibility sets him apart as a top general counsel in India, leaving a remarkable impact on the legal landscape.
SKOCH Award, independently instituted in 2003, is India’s honest civilian honour conferred by an independent organisation as a third party assessment. It is the only award in the country that is based on feltneeds assessment and outcome evaluation based on evidence. It therefore, recognises people, projects and institutions that go the extra mile to make India a better nation.
SKOCH Award covers the best of efforts in the area of digital, financial and social inclusion. It encompasses the best of governance, inclusive growth, excellence in technology and applications, change management, corporate leadership, corporate governance, citizen service delivery, capacity building, empowerment and other such softer issues that get normally lost in the glamour and glitz of industry sponsored or advertising focused jamborees.
The SKOCH Award not only acknowledges exceptional achievers – organisations and individuals – but also spurs institutional guidance and best practices in the industry.