Mr. Ghyanendra Nath Bajpai, a distinguished leader in Indian business was the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). Earlier Mr. Bajpai was Chairman of the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC). Mr. Bajpai is known for his visionary leadership and exemplary integrity. He has served/serves as non-Executive Chairman and a Director on corporate boards in India and overseas. He has also served as the Chairman of National Pension Trust Board for five years, also Corporate Governance Task Force of International Organization of Securities Commissions and Insurance Institute of India.
Besides being a visiting faculty at Premier institutes of Management and Training. He regularly addresses global institutes of repute, like London School of Economics (LSE), Harvard University, OECD & IMF. He has four publications to his credit. He has regular columns appearing in leading newspapers and Magazines.
He received number of awards, notable among being the "e; Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Finance"e; award from Prime Minister of India and W .G. Chirmule Puraskar, 2014
for commendable contribution in the fields of Insurance & Regulation of Stock Market.
Mr. Shailesh Haribhakti is the Founder & Chief Mentor of Baker Tilly DHC Pvt. Ltd. and of Haribhakti & Co. LLP (Chartered Accountants); Chairman, New Haribhakti Business Services LLP & Chairman, Mentorcap Management Pvt. Ltd.
Evolving from a background in Audit, Tax and Consulting, he now seeks to create enduring value for Companies and organizations he is involved by being a deeply engaged Independent Director. His strong belief is that good Governance creates a sustainable competitive advantage. He is a strong supporter of a clean and green environment and is pioneering the concept of ‘innovating to zero’ in the social context.
He is currently Chairman of the National Pension Scheme Trust and a Member of Pension Advisory Committee (PAC) of Pension Fund Regulatory & Development Authority (PFRDA). He serves on several large Boards of multinational and Indian Companies and ‘Not for Profit’ organizations. He is also a member of several Advisory Boards.
He has participated in creating Indian Multinationals in the services sector. His passion for teaching, writing and public speaking have made him an associate with IIMA, many management institutions and several industry & professional forums. He has led BMA, IIA (Mumbai), ICAI (WIRC), IMC, FPSB and Rotary Club of Bombay over the last several decades. For two years he served on the Standards Advisory Council of the IASB in London.
Jangoo Dalal, brings with him 24 years of Professional technology, industry experience and has been in the Management Consulting and start-up domain for the past 5 years. Among others, he held the position of President- India and SAARC at Cisco Systems. He was also the President – India & SAARC at Avaya India Pvt. Ltd. At both these organisations, he was involved from their early entry into India, to growing their business rapidly, to leadership positions in their respective industries.
He was the Managing Director of D-link India Limited, a diversified listed company, in the areas of Manufacturing and Distribution of Networking Products and computer systems.
He spent the first 9 years of his career at Wipro InfoTech, where he headed Branch Management and Product Management functions.
He has wide ranging experience throughout India, SAARC and Asia-Pacific, and through his career was based out of Mumbai, Bangalore and Singapore, at different times.
Besides serving as an Independent Director on multiple listed companies he also invests his time and resources in a couple of start-up enterprises.
Jangoo, enjoys sailing on the open seas, is passionate about Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance initiatives.
Dr Devi Singh
Dr. Devi Singh, is currently the Vice Chancellor of FLAME University, Pune.
Prior to this he was Director of the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow for more than ten years. Before joining IIML, he was Director of Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon for four and half years. He is a well -known Professor of International Finance and Management.
Dr Singh is recognized as one of the top Academic Leaders in the country who has created and transformed Institutions of higher learning. IIM, Lucknow and MDI took major strides and made all round progress under his dynamic leadership.
Before joining MDI, Dr. Singh was a Visiting Full Professor at the Faculty of Management, McGill University, Canada for five years. He has been a Ford Foundation and UNDP Fellow (International Management Education). He has been a Visiting Faculty at the International Centre for Public Enterprises, Slovenia. ESCP Europe, Paris, SKK Graduate School of Business, Seoul, and Kelly School of Business, Indiana. He is an alumnus Fellow of the Institute of World Affairs, Connecticut. He has taught at leading Business Schools in India.
He has served on many corporate Boards and is currently on the Board of Governors of some of the leading Public and Private Sector companies.
He has received several awards including ISTE National Fellow (2007), UP Ratan (2008), Best Director of a Business School (1999), Ravi J Mathai Fellow ( 2013), and Bharat Ashmita Award (2013).
Dr. Singh holds Ph.D. in International Finance from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmadabad (1984).
Mr Kamalji Sahay is a thought leader in Life Insurance Industry. His views are taken seriously by the insurers as well as the policymakers. He is an expert on managing turn-around and start-ups in the Life Insurance sector. He has been the Founder MD&CEO of Star Union Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company Limited. Under his leadership the company emerged as India’s most cost- efficient and fastest growing life insurance company in first three years itself. Currently, he is an advisor to GICRe for its life reinsurance business. He has served as Executive Director of Life Insurance Corporation of India, served as Head of profit and growth centers at various locations in India during his tenure of 31 years with LIC.
He is a Non-Executive Independent Director on the Board of IndiaFirst Life Insurance Company Limited and CAMS insurance Repository Services Limited. Currently he is the Programme Director for Executive Education Programme, IIM Bangalore. Mr. Sahay is a leading columnist of The Financial Express. An anthology of his articles has been published in book form in 2014.
G N Agarwal
Mr. G N Agarwal is an Actuary of National repute. He has presided over the Institute of Actuaries of India for four years between 2007-2010. Some of the notable positions held by him include Executive Director in LIC of India, Chief Actuary & Chief Risk Officer and Chief Executive Officer & Whole Time Director of Future Generali India Life Insurance Co. Ltd. He has expertise in all actuarial realms, in particular Asset - liability valuation, Financial Condition Reporting, Embedded & Appraisal Valuation, Business Planning & Financial Forecasting & Reporting, Underwriting, Reinsurance, product development and pricing and valuation of different employee benefit schemes. He has been regularly participating in National and International Conferences on Life Insurance and Pensions and has presented/papers/chaired sessions in Insurance seminars nationally and internationally.
P R Ramesh
Ramesh is Member of the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa and is also an Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and the Institute of Cost Accountants of India.
Ramesh practices in the area of Corporate Laws, Securities and Commodities Markets laws and litigation related thereto and has an experience of over two decades in the Indian Markets.
Ramesh is a domain export in the Indian markets by virtue of having been associated as a Senior Regulator with the Securities and Exchange of India (SEBI) for over 12 years.
At SEBI, Ramesh has participated in over a thousand quasi -judicial proceedings and adjudication proceedings before the Board, besides acting as quasi -judicial officer in many cases. He has also investigated leading cases in the securities markets.
Later, at SBI Capital Markets (SBI Caps), Ramesh was part of the senior management and was involved in all investment banking and M&A deals, dealing with domestic and international legal counsels involved in the transactions.
Ramesh has also acted as legal advisor to leading investment banks and broking houses in India and has been also an exclusive advisor to leading venture capital funds. He offered legal assistance in setting up a Multi asset exchange in the Middle East.
He appears in leading securities and commodity market cases before the Securities Appellate Tribunal and the Bombay High Court.
Chetan Gandhi is a qualified Company Secretary and a Corporate Lawyer. He has served as a practising Company Secretary in large companies like Edelweiss Capital, Barclays Wealth, Bahrain Financial Exchange, Future Capital Holdings etc.
He is passionate about teaching and is a visiting faculty at Jitendra Chauhan College of Law.
Ankita Trivedi is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a Company Secretary. She is associated with Intuit Consulting Pvt Ltd since 2 years. She has assisted and coordinated in valuation of life insurance companies on behalf of Private Equity Firms and has also conducted various researches.
Former Chairman, Finance Commission, Former Finance Secretary Union of India, Executive Director, International Monetary Fund and Advisor to the Govt. of India, currently Non-Executive Chairman of National Stock Exchange.
Mr Piyush Mankad
Former Finance Secretary, Govt. of India and Executive Director, Asian Development Bank.
Mr M G Bhide
Former Chairman, Bank of India.
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