Prof. Shetty was the Chief Administrative Officer of BCCI until recently. He is one of the longest-serving BCCI administrators. He has been active with the Mumbai Cricket Association for several decades. He started in 1990 served as a managing committee member until 1994 and worked as tournament secretary during that period. He was elected joint honorary secretary four times and was elected unopposed honorary treasurer in 2005. Later he took over as chief administrative officer of the BCCI and became Indian cricket’s first paid official at the highest level.