Mr Cyrus P Mistry (Chairman)
Mr Mistry is a graduate of Civil Engineering from Imperial College, UK (1990) and has a M.Sc. in Management from London Business School (1997). He joined the Board of Shapoorji Pallonji & Co. Ltd as Director in 1991 and was appointed the Managing Director, Shapoorji Pallonji Group in 1994. Mr Mistry was associated with the Company as Director from 1996 to 2006 He joined the Board of Tata Sons Limited in 2006 and was appointed Deputy Chairman in November 2011. He is also on the Board of Afcons Infrastructure Ltd., Construction Federation of India, Imperial College Advisory Board, on the Board of Governors of NICMAR, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Civil Engineers.
Mr Ramabadran Gopalakrishnan
Mr Gopalakrishnan is a graduate in Physics from Calcutta University and an Engineer from IIT, Kharagpur. He is the Executive Director of Tata Sons Ltd., Chairman of Rallis India Ltd., Vice Chairman of Tata Chemicals Ltd. and a Director of several other companies like Tata Motors Ltd., ICI India Ltd., Castrol India Ltd. etc. Prior to joining the Tata Group in 1998, he was with Hindustan Lever for 31 years, where he rose from being a Management Trainee to being Vice Chairman of Hindustan Lever Limited.
Dr Homiar S Vachha
Dr Vachha has a post-graduate degree and a doctorate in Economics from the University of Bombay (Gold medalist in Industrial Economics). He was the General Manager of ICICI Limited in a career spanning over 25 years. He was in charge of Market Research and Industry Studies Department as also in charge of the Economics Department. He was the ICICI nominee director on the Board of several large companies. He was appointed as Nominee Director on the Board of the erstwhile The Andhra Valley Power Supply Company Limited in 1993. On ceasing to be such nominee director, he was re-appointed on the Board of that Company and continued as Director till its amalgamation with the Company in 2000. He has been subsequently appointed on the Board of the Company in 2001. He is also on the board of other companies.
Mr Nawshir H Mirza
Mr Mirza is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and was a Senior Partner of Ernst & Young. He is an Advisor to Jardine Matheson & Co. Ltd., Hong Kong. He is an independent Director on the Boards of several companies.
Mr Deepak M Satwalekar
Mr Satwalekar was the Managing Director and CEO of HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited since November 2000 and prior to this, he was the Managing Director of HDFC Limited from 1993 - 2000. Mr Satwalekar obtained a Bachelors Degree in Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from The American University, Washington DC. He has considerable experience in the fields of finance, infrastructure and corporate governance.
Mr Piyush G Mankad (IAS Retired)
Mr Mankad is a retired civil servant with a distinguished career of over 40 years in the prestigious Indian Administration Service, which he joined in 1964, topping his batch. He was educated at Delhi University and later at Cambridge, UK, where he obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Development Studies, with distinction. Some of the important positions that he has held include Counsellor (Economic) in the Indian Embassy, Tokyo; Controller of Capital Issues, Ministry of Finance; Finance Secretary, Government of India and Executive Director for India and four other countries and Board Member, Asian Development Bank, Manila, which was his last assignment till July 2004. He is a member of the Board of several companies including Tata International Limited, Tata Elxsi Limited, Kingfisher Airlines Limited and Max India Limited.
Mr Ashok K Basu (IAS Retd.)
Mr Basu is the former Secretary - Steel, Secretary - Power and Chairman of Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC). Mr Basu was a key member in the formulation and clearance of the Electricity Act, 2003, both as Secretary (Power) and later as Chairman (CERC), and has a very deep knowledge of the power business in India. Mr Basu is also on the Boards of other Tata companies viz. Tata Metaliks Limited and The Tinplate Company of India Limited and was also Member (Industry and Infrastructure) of the West Bengal Planning Commission.
Mr Thomas Mathew T (LIC Nominee)
Mr Thomas Mathew T. is a post graduate in Economics and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Law. He also holds a post graduate diploma in Management from the International Institute of Advanced Marketing. He is the Nominee Director of Life Insurance Corporation of India on our Board.
Ms Vishakha Mulye
Ms Mulye holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce and is a Chartered Accountant. She joined the ICICI Group in 1993 and has vast experience in the areas of strategy, treasury and markets, proprietary equity investing and management of long-term equity investments, structured finance and corporate and project finance. In 2009, she assumed leadership of ICICI Venture Funds Management Company Limited as its Managing Director and CEO, where she heads the different business verticals and chairs the Investment Committee of all funds. In addition to her responsibility as MD and CEO of ICICI Venture, she serves on the Board of Directors of leading Indian companies in the media, IT and financial services sectors. Ms Mulye is also a member of the Aspen Institute for ‘India Leadership Initiative’. She was selected as ‘Young Global Leader’ for the year 2007 by World Economic Forum.
Mr Anil Sardana (Managing Director)
Mr Sardana was the Managing Director of Tata Teleservices Limited for over 3 years and additionally on Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Limited for the last 7 months. An Electrical Engineer from Delhi College of Engineering, a Cost Accountant (ICWAI) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Delhi, Mr Sardana brings with him over three decades of proven expertise in the power sector and has worked with companies like NDPL (a subsidiary of Tata Power), NTPC and BSES. Earlier, Mr Sardana served as the Executive Director (Business Development & Strategy) for Tata Power from 1st March 2007 to 3rd August 2007 and continued to be on its Board till 1st July 2008.
Mr Sankaranarayanan Padmanabhan (Executive Director)
Mr Padmanabhan is a gold medallist in Electronics and Communication Engineering from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu as well as a Glaxo gold medallist for the Marketing Stream from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. Prior to joining the Company, he was the Executive Director and Head Global Human Resources of Tata Consultancy Services Limited. He has rich experience in large-scale project build-up and delivery, and is highly acclaimed for global sourcing and value creation in operational efficiencies.