Tarun Das – Chairman of the Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) and Founding Trustee of Ananta Center. Mr Das is also Chairmaon of the Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation (S-ILF), and of the Advisory Board of JCB India. He is on the Board of Trustees of various non- profit institutions such as Ananta Aspen Centre (AAC); Ananta Centre (AC); The Aspen Institute, USA; Council on Energy Environment and Water (CEEW); Singapore India Partnership Foundation (SIPF); Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER); CII-Triveni Water Institute; World Wildlife Fund (WWF). He has been working closely on deepening international ties. He is Co-Chair, US – India Strategic Dialogue, India- Japan Strategic Dialogue, US-India -Japan Strategic Dialogue and Member, India- Singapore Strategic Dialogue, India-China Strategic Dialogue, India-Israel Forum, US – India Climate Change Dialogue. He is India Chair of the Trilateral Commission.
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Chandrajit Banerjee – Director General of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). CII is India’s apex industry organisation, proactively enhancing the competitiveness of Indian Industry. Mr Bianerjee has been with the CII for over 33 years and has served as its Director General since 2008. In this post, he is responsible for the overall operations of CII. He has held and also holds Trusteeship and Board Member posts in many Indian and global institutions of repute. Mr Banerjee is a Member of a number of important Government Advisory Bodies at the National and State levels. As DG of CII, he is responsible for leading and contributing to many policy level dialogues and discussions to enhance the competitiveness of India Inc and towards the development of India.
Lord Karan Bilimoria – founder of Cobra Beer and Chairman of the Cobra Beer Partnership Limited, a Joint Venture with Molson Coors, and Chairman of Molson Coors Cobra India. In the Monde Selection, one of the most prestigious quality awards in the world for beer, the Cobra range have collectively been awarded a total of 121 Gold and Grand Gold medals since 2001, making it one of the most awarded beers in the world. Lord Bilimoria is the Founding Chairman of the UK India Business Council, a Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London, and a former Chancellor of Thames Valley University. His is a founding member of the Prime Minister of India’s Global Advisory Council. In 2006, Karan Bilimoria was appointed the Lord Bilimoria of Chelsea, making him the first ever Zoroastrian Parsi to sit in the House of Lords.
Shobana Kamineni – Executive Vice Chairperson of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited and a member of its founding family. Apollo Hospitals is the pioneer of private healthcare in India and is Asia’s foremost integrated healthcare conglomerate. Championing Special Initiatives for over seven years, Ms Kamineni now steers the organization’s emergence as a proponent of integrated digital first healthcare services in India through Apollo 24/7. She heads Apollo Pharmacy, India’s largest pharmacy chain with a pan-India network of over 4000+ stores, 30,000+ employees; it serves more than 5,00,000 customers a day. She was founder and chairperson of Apollo Munich Health Insurance, acknowledged as India’s best specialized Health Insurance company for 9 years, consecutively and now merged with HDFC ERGO. In addition, Ms Kamineni is the Vice-Chairperson of the KEI Group, a diversified logistics, leisure & infrastructure business, that she founded with her husband.
Nandita Sahgal Tully – Managing Director at ThomasLloyd Sustainable Infrastructure Asset management based in London. Nandita has been with ThomasLloyd since 2017 and heads ThomasLloyd Group’s investments in the Indian subcontinent. In 2018, she led ThomasLloyd’s first investment into renewable energy in India – investing into SolarArise India Projects, a Delhi-based developer and operator of grid-connected solar power projects in India. Nandita is also a Group Board Member and the Chair of the Audit Committee at the UK India Business Council (UKIBC).