Mr. Rajan Tandon is based in London for last 23 years and is Vice President of Finance at Mittal Investments UK and has over 34 years of industrial experience. Prior to his current role, he was Director-Finance at Mittal Steel. He has been a leading member of the Corporate Finance Team. He has also served as Treasurer for LNM Holdings NV until its merger with Ispat International (now known as ArcelorMittal) in December 2004. With a 30-year career within the Group, he has held various positions in Finance and Accounting.
Mr. Tandon is an Honours Graduate in Commerce from St. Xavier's College, Kolkata and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He also serves on the Board of various Group Companies including HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited, India, HPCL-Mittal Pipelines Limited, India and is also a member of the Governing Council of LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur.
Mr. Rajneesh Narang is the Executive Director – Corporate Finance of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd., a Maharatna Oil Company. Prior to this, he has held various key portfolios including that of Executive Director – Finance (Marketing), Executive Assistant to Chairman & Managing Director – HPCL among other assignments. He is on Board of several HPCL Joint Venture Companies.
A member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and having Masters in Financial Management, Mr. Narang brings with him rich and varied professional exposure of more than three decades across various spectrum of Downstream Oil Company. He has held various challenging assignments in HPCL in the field of Corporate Finance, Treasury, Risk Management, Margin Management, Marketing Finance, Budgeting, SBU Commercial, C&MD’s Office and Refinery Project.
Mr. Rajneesh Narang is known for his commercial acumen, innovative ideas and people-centric leadership. In his various roles, he has been focused on investment in Human capital for building successful teams able to perform and deliver exceptional results through positive engagement and a shared vision. He has various academic distinctions to his credit and is a key technical speaker in In-house capability building seminars and workshops.
Dr. Asha Kaul is Professor in the Communication Area at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA). She joined IIMA in 2002 and has occupied some key administrative positions as Chairperson, Communication Area; Warden and Placement Chairperson.
She has been the recipient of many awards. She was felicitated with the “Best Professor – Communications” award by the Golden AIM Awards in June, 2020. She was awarded the citation for “100 Most Dedicated Professors”, 2019; “Prof. Indira Parikh 50 Women in Education Leaders” by World Education Congress, 2018. She has been recognized as one of the 50 Indian management thinkers who had made an impact on the theory of management and practice in the year 2015
(http://www.markethungama.com/uncategorized/50-indian-management-thinkers-who-had-an- impact-on-the-theory-and-practice-of-management-in-2015/). She has won the A. P. Chowdappa Memorial Award for Excellence in Communication in the Academic Sector for the year 2014-15. She was awarded the prize for being one of the best-selling authors of Prentice Hall of India for the book: Kaul, A (2009). Business Communication (2nd edition), New Delhi: Prentice Hall of India.
She has served as an Independent Director on the Board of OIL India Ltd. and was the Chairperson of their CSR and N & R Committees. She is a Member of the High Level Committee for Centre of Excellence for recommendation of Institutions/University to the status of Centre of Excellence by the Education Department, Government of Gujarat and the Honourable President of India’s nominee to the Executive Council of Central University of Gujarat. She is also on the Academic Council of various Institutes.
She obtained her doctorate in stylistics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 1990. She is the author of many books, papers and cases published in peer- reviewed national and international journals.
Mr. Prabh Das has been involved with HMEL since its inception including in the formation of the joint venture. He formally joined HMEL in 2008 and has been instrumental in setting up of the Guru Gobind Singh Refinery project and its operations thereafter. He possesses vast and wide-ranging experience in administration and management, having served in the Indian Administrative Services for over 25 years. He is responsible for leading and managing HMEL and its subsidiaries as Managing Director and CEO.
Prior to joining HMEL, Mr. Das served as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas from 2003 to March 2008 where he was in charge of the Refineries Division and was instrumental in implementing the auto fuel policy, strategic storage and new initiatives in oil diplomacy. He led the transformation of the domestic refining sector which included strengthening refining capacities, improving refining operations, safety aspects and introduction of new technologies.
During his tenure in the ministry, he was on the Board of Fortune 500 companies such as Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., HPCL, Mangalore Refineries and Petrochemicals Ltd., Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd. and Engineers India Ltd.
Mr. Das is a B. Tech (Hons.) from IIT, Kharagpur and completed his Master of Business Administration from Southern Cross University, Australia.