He is the youngest person to have been appointed to GTIL's BoG, said the assurance, tax and advisory firm.
The BoG consists of the Global CEO, representatives from 12 countries and three independent Board members.
"We hope to leverage some of his experience as we think about our growth plans in other high growth markets," said Scott Barnes Non-Executive Chair of the BoG, GTIL.
BoG is the principal decision making authority within GTIL. Its responsibilities include approving strategic direction and policies of the firm.
"Grant Thornton in India remains a significant member firm of Grant Thornton's global network and Vishesh's appointment only reaffirms our confidence in India and its potential to be one of our largest markets," Ed Nusbaum Global CEO Grant Thornton said.