Born on August 31, 1971 in Mumbai, Komal Chaubal (previously Komal Durve) grew up in an ever changing and challenging environment, with father having a transferable job. The constant change taught her to appreciate and respect the diverse aspects of life and of people. An alumni of Narsee Monjee College of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai, she completed her H.S.C. from the Bombay Board with 96.00% in Accountancy. She graduated from the University of Mumbai, with a throughout I'st Class and throughout Distinction in Accountancy. She is today a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. In her professional career spanning over more than 17 years, she has worked in different areas, functions and capacities. Starting her career with Praj Industries Ltd. as a Management Trainee, she later became the Company Secretary of Vishay Components India Pvt. Ltd. In 2003, she joined Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Ltd. (MKCL) as a Company Secretary. Today, she has acquired the prestigious position of Company Secretary & Head - Legal Affairs and Information Officer of MKCL. Her corporate experience covers wide areas viz. Corporate Secretarial Matters, Legal Matters, Insurance Matters and Administrative & Managerial Functions. She has facilitated incorporation of joint venture companies (JVs) of MKCL in India and JVs of MKCL's subsidiary, abroad. She believes in respecting and adhering to the law, not only in words, but in spirit as well and it's her constant endeavor to ensure the same.