Board Of Directors
Tata Housing is managed by Board of Directors led by Mr. Santhanankrishnan and Mr. Sanjay Dutt, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. The following are the brief profiles of our Board of Directors:
Non Executive Director
Mr. Santhanakrishnan is the founder and Managing Partner of the Firm – M/s PKF Sridhar & Santhanam, Chartered Accountants. He is a science graduate with degree in law and the Fellow member of ICAI. He has more than 30 years of experience in Global Assurance and Consulting. He has been awarded with Professional Excellence Award by Chennai HR Forum.
He is a member of the Central Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and is the Chairman of Accounting Standard Board and Committee of Small & Medium Practitioners. He is the Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Corporate Laws of ICAI. He is also the member of Audit & Assurance Standard Board and other 6 Committees of the ICAI including Corporate Governance Committee. He was also the Chairman of Information Technology Committee of ICAI.
Mr. Santhanakrishnan is actively involved in numerous industry oriented initiatives of the Reserve Bank of India, the Ministry of Company Affairs and SEBI. He is the member of National Advisory Committee on Accounting Standards and Committee of Central Government for IFRS implementation. He is the Chairman of the Committee of the Central Government for course on Business Valuation. He is also the member of the FICCI Task Force on Corporate Governance.
Mrs. Sucheta N Shah
Mrs. Sucheta N Shah is the Promoter Director of Atlas Integrated Finance Ltd. incorporated in 1996. She is the founder director of a Section 8 Non Profit making company Grameen Initiative for women. The main objective is upliftment of women in our society.
She is associated with FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) since 2003 and is now on its National Governing body. She was the Chairperson of the Mumbai Chapter for the year 2011-12 and a part of FLO delegation in 2010 to meet the US delegation led by Mr. Obama.
She has been awarded Masters in Management from S P Jain Institute of Management, Mumbai in the year 1988 with specialization in Finance and graduated from Sydenham College of Commerce in 1986.
Mr. Dileep Choksi
Mr. Dileep C. Choksi is a qualified chartered accountant, lawyer and cost accountant and has over 40 years of experience.
His areas of specialization include business succession, accounting, tax and corporate advisory services. He advises some of India’s largest business houses and multinational clients on these matters.
Mr. Choksi began his career with C.C. Chokshi & Co., and was the Firm’s Managing Partner and Joint Managing Partner of Deloitte in India, before his setting up of C.C. Chokshi Advisors Pvt. Ltd. as the Chief Mentor.
Mr. Choksi has contributed various papers on business control and succession, mergers and acquisitions, valuation of business enterprises, company law, and taxation. He has been a speaker at various seminars and conferences of professional interests organized by the Reserve Bank of India, the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Bombay Chartered Accountants’ Society,etc.
Mr. Choksi is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). He is also a member of the Managing Committee of the Indian Merchants’ Chamber. He is also a trustee of the A.D. Shroff Memorial Trust and member of Council of Forum of Free Enterprise. He is also a director on well-known Companies including as a member of their committees.
Mr. Choksi contributed in the preparation of Kanga and Palkhivala’s The Law and Practice of Income Tax (Eighth Edition) by late Mr. N.A. Palkhivala and Mr. B.A. Palkhivala.
Mr. Banmali Agrawala
Tata Sons Ltd.
Banmali Agrawala is the President, Infrastructure and Defence & Aerospace, Tata Sons Limited.
In his earlier role, he was President and CEO of GE, South Asia, where he was responsible for all of GE’s operations in the South Asia region.
Prior to GE, he was Executive Director (BD & Strategy) and a member of the Board of Tata Power.
A veteran in the Energy domain, Banmali has over 30 years of global experience. He started his career with the Wartsila Group where he spent over 20 years, both in India and in Finland. At the time of leaving the Wartsila Group, he was the Managing Director of Wartsila India Ltd, the Global head of the Bio Power Industries and a member of the Global Power Plant Management Board.
An active member of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), Banmali has held several official positions within CII such as Chairman of the Western Regional Council, and currently is also a Member of CII’s National Council.
Banmali is a Mechanical Engineering graduate from Mangalore University and an alumnus of the Advanced Management Programme of Harvard Business School.
Mr. Sanjay Dutt
Managing Director & CEO, Tata Housing Ltd.
Sanjay has over 24 years of experience in the real estate sector.
Sanjay was previously the CEO of Ascendas-Singbridge’s India Operations and Private Funds and was responsible for strategic planning, executing growth of existing and new businesses in India. He successfully lead the growth of real estate development and the asset management business spread across 5 cities in India with over 13 million SFT of predominantly IT SEZ/ Parks, added 3 million SFT through redevelopment & leasing strategies and 6 million SFT potential through new acquisitions. He also managed an 1100 acre Industrial Township and assisted the Group with the acquisition of 1700 acres start up area of the new capital city of Amravati, Andhra Pradesh.
He was previously the Managing Director of India at Cushman & Wakefield. Prior to that, he was the CEO Business with JLL (2008 – 2012). Earlier in his career, Sanjay also worked for Cushman & Wakefield (2001 – 2008) and CBRE (1996 - 2001).
He holds a Post-Graduate in Marketing & HR from the International Management Institute. He is a Governing Council member of RICS, Advisory Council of GRI & GBCI, and member of CoreNet Global.
Mr. Nipun Agarwal
Sr. Vice President, Strategy & M&A at Tata Sons Ltd.
He has completed his PGDM from Indian Institute of Management – Kolkata after his Bachelor of Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering.
Prior to joining the Group, he has had extensive experience in the Banking Sector, with SCB and Merrill Lynch, and Corporate Sector with L&T and BP plc. in India & abroad.
He brings with him extensive experience in the areas of Mergers and Acquisition, Capital Raising, Strategy and Business Development.
He holds an Electrical Engineering degree from Delhi College of Engineering and his post graduation in management from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.
Mr. K. Venkataramanan
Non Executive Director
Mr. K. Venkataramanan is working as Vice President/Head of Finance with Tata Global Beverages Limited.
Venkat is a Commerce Graduate, a Chartered Accountant and a Cost Accountant.
Post his qualification, he worked for a period of four years with The Tata Oils Mills Co (TOMCO) and thereafter moved to Tata Tea. He was also deputed to Barista Coffee as its CFO for a period of two years. Venkat has over 20 years working experience.
Mr. Sanjay Ubale
Non Executive Director
Mr. Sanjay G. Ubale a distinguished IAS Officer with over twenty years of experience is the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Tata Realty and Infrastructure Limited. He has a B. Sc (Physics, Mathematics & Statistics) from Mumbai University and Masters in marketing management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management, Bombay University and Development Studies from the University of Bath, UK.
He was the Managing Director of a public sector undertaking called Maharashtra State Seeds Corporation, where he was responsible for a dramatic turnaround. Mr. Ubale was also the Collector and District Magistrate in Sangli district of Maharashtra. He was also the Project Director of the World Bank and Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation Projects.
His last assignment before joining TRIL as MD & CEO was as Secretary, Special Projects, Government of Maharashtra which involved creating a vision for the city of Mumbai and suggesting measures for its transformation into a world class city.
The Terms and Conditions of appointment of the Independent Directors