_. The life peerage recently bestowed on Prem Nath Sikka, has been gazetted in the name, style and title of Baron Sikka, of Kingswood in Basildon in the County of Essex, 11 September, 2020.
Prem Nath Sikka, Baron Sikka is a British accountant and academic. He holds the position of Professor of Accounting at the University of Sheffield, and is Emeritus Professor of Accounting at the University of Essex.Sikka qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in 1977. In 1982, he earned a master's degree in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics. In 1991, he earned a PhD in Accounting from the University of Sheffield. In 1995 he earned a bachelor's degree in Social Sciences from the Open University. In 1996, Sikka joined the faculty of the University of Essex, where he now holds the position of Emeritus Professor. In 2017, he joined the University of Sheffield as Professor of Accounting.