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Executive management

Our Senior Leadership team is comprised of highly experienced executives from diverse backgrounds - including Corporate Governance, CSR, Sustainability & Boardroom Effectiveness. The Team’s common purpose is to deliver real and sustainable value to our members, clients & our institution.

  • Lt. Gen. Surinder Nath, PVSM AVSM (Retd.)

    Lt. Gen. Surinder Nath, PVSM AVSM (Retd.)

    President, Institute of Directors

     former Vice Chief of Army Staff, Chairman, UPSC & ID, L&T

  • Manoj K. Raut

    Manoj K. Raut

    CEO & Secretary-General
    Institute of Directors

     

  • Ashok Kapur, IAS (Retd)

    Ashok Kapur, IAS (Retd)

    Director General
    Institute of Directors

     former Principal Secretary, Govt. of West Bengal

  • Reji Mathew

    Reji Mathew

    Director Operations
    Institute of Directors

     

  • Dr. Vivek Agnihotri, IAS (Retd)

    Dr. Vivek Agnihotri, IAS (Retd)

    Director General - GPA Secretariat

    former Secy-General Rajya Sabha

  • Desh Deepak Verma, IAS (Retd)

    Desh Deepak Verma, IAS (Retd)

    Principal Advisor - Govt. Relations
    Institute of Directors

    former Secy-General Rajya Sabha

Regional Chairmen

  • D.V. Prasad, IAS (Retd)

    D.V. Prasad, IAS (Retd)

    Hony. Chairman
    Institute of Directors
    Bengaluru Region

    former Add. Chief Secretary of Karnataka & former Chairman and MD, Food Corporation of India

  • G. Srinivasan

    G. Srinivasan

    Hony. Chairman
    Institute of Directors
    Chennai Region

    former CMD, The New India Assurance

  • Dr. Sameer Sharma<br/> (PhD, D. Litt), IAS (Retd.)

    Dr. Sameer Sharma
    (PhD, D. Litt), IAS (Retd.)

    Hony. Chairman
    Institute of Directors
    Hyderabad Region

    former Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh, former DG & CEO, IICA

  • Sitaram Kunte, IAS (Retd.)

    Sitaram Kunte, IAS (Retd.)

    Hony. Chairman
    Institute of Directors
    Mumbai Region

    former Chief Secretary of Maharashtra

Executive Team

Our Senior Leadership team is comprised of highly experienced executives from diverse backgrounds - including Corporate Governance, CSR, Sustainability & Boardroom Effectiveness. The Team’s common purpose is to deliver real and sustainable value to our members, clients & our institution.

  • Lt. Gen. Surinder Nath, PVSM AVSM (Retd.)

    Lt. Gen. Surinder Nath, PVSM AVSM (Retd.)

    President, Institute of Directors

     former Vice Chief of Army Staff, Chairman, UPSC & ID, L&T

  • Manoj K. Raut

    Manoj K. Raut

    CEO & Secretary-General
    Institute of Directors

     

  • Ashok Kapur, IAS (Retd)

    Ashok Kapur, IAS (Retd)

    Director General
    Institute of Directors

     former Principal Secretary, Govt. of West Bengal

  • Reji Mathew

    Reji Mathew

    Director Operations
    Institute of Directors

     

  • Dr. Vivek Agnihotri, IAS (Retd)

    Dr. Vivek Agnihotri, IAS (Retd)

    Director General - GPA Secretariat

    former Secy-General Rajya Sabha

  • Desh Deepak Verma, IAS (Retd)

    Desh Deepak Verma, IAS (Retd)

    Principal Advisor - Govt. Relations
    Institute of Directors

    former Secy-General Rajya Sabha

Regional Chairmen

  • D.V. Prasad, IAS (Retd)

    D.V. Prasad, IAS (Retd)

    Hony. Chairman
    Institute of Directors
    Bengaluru Region

    former Add. Chief Secretary of Karnataka & former Chairman and MD, Food Corporation of India

  • G. Srinivasan

    G. Srinivasan

    Hony. Chairman
    Institute of Directors
    Chennai Region

    former CMD, The New India Assurance

  • Dr. Sameer Sharma<br/> (PhD, D. Litt), IAS (Retd.)

    Dr. Sameer Sharma
    (PhD, D. Litt), IAS (Retd.)

    Hony. Chairman
    Institute of Directors
    Hyderabad Region

    former Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh, former DG & CEO, IICA

  • Sitaram Kunte, IAS (Retd.)

    Sitaram Kunte, IAS (Retd.)

    Hony. Chairman
    Institute of Directors
    Mumbai Region

    former Chief Secretary of Maharashtra

Regional Directors

  • R. G. Rajan

    R. G. Rajan

    Hon. Zonal Director
    IOD South Region

  • Dr. George V. Antony

    Dr. George V. Antony

    Hon. Regional Director
    IOD Kerala Region

  • Pallavur Subramaniam Parameswaran

    Pallavur Subramaniam Parameswaran

    Regional Director
    IOD Bangalore Region

Executive Officers

Regional Executive Officers

IOD ADVISORY COUNCIL (YEAR 2024)

  • Hon’ble Justice M. N. Venkatachaliah

    Hon’ble Justice
    M. N. Venkatachaliah

    Chairman
    IOD Advisory Council


    former Chief Justice of India

  • Hon. Justice U. U. Lalit

    Hon’ble Justice
    U. U. Lalit

    Co-Chairman
    IOD Advisory Council


    former Chief Justice of India

  • Hon. Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi

    Hon’ble Justice
    Ritu Raj Awasthi

    Vice-Chairman
    IOD Advisory Council


    Judicial Member, Lokpal of India
    former Chairperson, Law Commission of India
    former Chief Justice, Karnataka High Court

COUNCIL MEMBERS (EX-OFFICIO GOVERNING COUNCIL MEMBERS)

  • Lt. Gen. Surinder Nath

    Lt. Gen. Surinder Nath, PVSM AVSM (Retd.)

    President
    Institute of Directors

    former Vice Chief of Army Staff, Chairman, UPSC & ID, L&T

  • Pradeep Chaturvedi

    Pradeep Chaturvedi

    Vice President
    Institute of Directors

    former Advisor, FAO

  • Ashok Kapur

    Ashok Kapur, IAS (Retd)

    Director General
    Institute of Directors

    former Principal Secretary of West Bengal

  • Manoj K. Raut

    Manoj K. Raut

    CEO & Secretary-General
    Institute of Directors

COUNCIL MEMBERS (EX-OFFICIO REGIONAL CHAIRMEN)

  • D.V. Prasad, IAS (Retd.)

    D.V. Prasad, IAS (Retd.)

    Hony. Chairman
    Institute of Directors
    Bengaluru Region

    former Additional Chief Secretary of Karnataka &
    former Chairman and MD, Food Corporation of India

  • G. Srinivasan

    G. Srinivasan

    Hony. Chairman
    Institute of Directors
    Chennai Region

    former CMD, The New India Assurance Co.

  • Dr. Sameer Sharma

    Dr. Sameer Sharma
    (PhD, D. Litt), IAS (Retd.)

    Hony. Chairman
    Institute of Directors
    Hyderabad Region

    former Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh
    former DG & CEO, IICA

  • Sitaram Kunte, IAS (Retd)

    Sitaram Kunte, IAS (Retd.)

    Hony. Chairman
    Institute of Directors
    Mumbai Region

    former Chief Secretary of Maharashtra

OTHER ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERS

(By last name in A to Z order)

  • Sushma Paul Berlia

    Sushma Paul Berlia

    Co-Promoter & President
    Apeejay Stya & Svran Group

  • Navin B. Chawla

    Navin B. Chawla, IAS (Retd.)

    Former Chief Election
    Commissioner of India

  • Ajay Dua

    Dr. Ajay Dua, IAS (Retd.)

    Board Member on multiple Boards & former Secretary
    Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India

  • Peter Hassan

    Peter Hassan

    Advisor to the Chief Ministers, Andhra Pradesh &
    Meghalaya on Investment Promotion & External Affairs

  • Shallu Jindal

    Shallu Jindal

    Chairperson
    JSPL Foundation

  • Vijay Karia

    Vijay Karia

    Chairman & MD
    Ravin Group of Companies

  • P. K. Kheruka

    P. K. Kheruka

    Chairman
    Borosil Renewables Limited

  • Dhanendra Kumar

    Dhanendra Kumar, IAS (Retd.)

    Former Chairman, CCI, Secretary Govt. of India
    & Former ED, World Bank

  • Gopal K. Pillai

    Gopal K. Pillai, IAS (Retd.)

    Former Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs
    Govt. of India

  • Dr. Aruna Sharma

    Dr. Aruna Sharma, IAS (Retd.)

    Board Member, multiple Boards & former Secretary
    Ministry of Steel & IT, Govt. of India

  • Desh Deepak Verma

    Desh Deepak Verma, IAS (Retd)

    Principal Advisor - Govt. Relations, Institute of Directors
    former Secretary General, Rajya Sabha

Global Advisory Council

  • Global Chairperson

    The Baroness Sandip Verma

    The Baroness Sandip Verma

    Global Chairperson, IOD, India

    & Chair of EU External Affairs
    Sub-Committee, UK

  • UAE Chairman

    Dr. Tayeb Kamali

    Dr. Tayeb Kamali

    UAE Chairman, IOD, India

    & Director General, Education and Training Development, Ministry of Interior, UAE

  • Singapore Chairman

    Atul Temurnikar

    Atul Temurnikar

    Singapore Chairman, IOD, India

    & Co-Founder and Chairman, GIIS, Singapore

  • Prof. Colin Coulson-Thomas

    Prof. Colin Coulson-Thomas

    Director-General of IOD India for UK and Europe operations

    UK

  • Dr. Graham Wilson

    Dr. Graham Wilson

    Psychology & Counselling
    University of Oxford

    UK

  • CA. Nimish Makvana

    CA. Nimish Makvana

    Hon. Director-UAE Chapter, Institute of Directors, India

    UAE

  • Dr. Keijo Varis

    Dr. Keijo Varis

    Honorary Country Convenor
    Institute of Directors, India

    Finland

Executive Committee

  • Lt. Gen. Surinder Nath, PVSM AVSM (Retd.)

    Lt. Gen. Surinder Nath, PVSM AVSM (Retd.)

    President, Institute of Directors

    former Vice Chief of Army Staff, Chairman, UPSC & ID, L&T

  • Pradeep Chaturvedi

    Pradeep Chaturvedi

    Vice President, Institute of Directors

    former Advisor, FAO

  • Ashok Kapur, IAS (Retd.)

    Ashok Kapur, IAS (Retd.)

    Director General, Institute of Directors

    former Principal Secretary, Govt. of West Bengal

  • Manoj K. Raut

    Manoj K. Raut

    CEO & Secretary-General
    Institute of Directors

  • Reji Mathew

    Reji Mathew

    Treasurer
    Institute of Directors

Membership Committee

  • Lt. Gen. Surinder Nath, PVSM AVSM (Retd.)

    Lt. Gen. Surinder Nath, PVSM AVSM (Retd.)

    President, Institute of Directors

    former Vice Chief of Army Staff, Chairman, UPSC & ID, L&T

  • Pradeep Chaturvedi

    Pradeep Chaturvedi

    Vice President, Institute of Directors

    former Advisor, FAO

  • Manoj K. Raut

    Manoj K. Raut

    CEO & Secretary-General
    Institute of Directors

NRC Committee

  • Pradeep Chaturvedi

    Pradeep Chaturvedi

    Chairman

    former Advisor, FAO

  • Dr. Vivek Agnihotri, IAS (Retd.)

    Dr. Vivek Agnihotri, IAS (Retd.)

    Member

    former Secy-General Rajya Sabha

  • Shekhar Dutt, IAS (Retd.)

    Shekhar Dutt, IAS (Retd.)

    Member

    former Governor, State of Chhattisgarh & former Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India

Internal Audit & Finance Committee

  • Dr. Vivek Agnihotri, IAS (Retd.)

    Dr. Vivek Agnihotri, IAS (Retd.)

    Chairman

    former Secy-General Rajya Sabha

  • A. K. Tiwari

    A. K. Tiwari

    Member

    Member, Petroleum & Natural Gas Regulatory Board & former Director (finance) GAIL

  • Satish Kochhar

    Satish Kochhar

    Member

    former Managing Director- ALNI & ID on Multiple Boards

Golden Peacock Awards Committee

  • Hon. Justice<br/>M. N. Venkatachaliah

    Hon. Justice
    M. N. Venkatachaliah

    Chairman, Golden Peacock Awards

    Former Chief Justice of India

  • Hon. Justice U. U. Lalit

    Hon. Justice U. U. Lalit

    GPA Committee

    Former Chief Justice of India

  • Hon. Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi

    Hon. Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi

    Chairperson, Law Commission of India

    former Chief Justice, Karnataka High Court

  • Shekhar Dutt, IAS (Retd.)

    Shekhar Dutt, IAS (Retd.)

    Former Governor State of Chhattisgarh &

    Former Secretary Ministry of Defence, GOI

  • Anil Baijal

    Anil Baijal

    former Lieutenant Governor of Delhi

    former Union Home Secy., Govt. of India

  • Lt. Gen. Surinder Nath (Retd.)

    Lt. Gen. Surinder Nath (Retd.)

    Vice-Chairman, Golden Peacock Awards

    former Chairman, UPSC | Vice Chief of Indian Army

  • Dr. Vivek Agnihotri, IAS (Retd.)

    Dr. Vivek Agnihotri, IAS (Retd.)

    Director General, Golden Peacock Awards Secretariat

    former Secy-General Rajya Sabha

  • Desh Deepak Verma, IAS (Rets.)

    Desh Deepak Verma, IAS (Rets.)

    Independent Director JSW Energy Ltd. & Jakson Group

    former Secy-General Rajya Sabha

  • C. K. Mishra, IAS (Retd.)

    C. K. Mishra, IAS (Retd.)

    former Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Govt. of India

  • Dr. Aruna Sharma, IAS (Retd.)

    Dr. Aruna Sharma, IAS (Retd.)

    Board Member on multiple Boards & former Secy., Ministry of Steel & IT, Govt. of India

  • Ruchi Ghanashyam, IFS (Retd.)

    Ruchi Ghanashyam, IFS (Retd.)

    former, High Commissioner of India to UK

  • Dr. Anup Wadhawan, IAS (Retd.)

    Dr. Anup Wadhawan, IAS (Retd.)

    former Secretary, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India

  • Dhanendra Kumar, IAS (Retd.)

    Dhanendra Kumar, IAS (Retd.)

    former Chairman, CCI & CNCPI, former ED, World Bank

  • Dr. Uddesh Kohli

    Dr. Uddesh Kohli

    SG, IFTDO, Sr. Advisor, Global Compact Office, UN & former Chairman & MD, PFC

  • Hem Pande, IAS (Retd.)

    Hem Pande, IAS (Retd.)

    Secy. Ministry of CAF & Public Distribution, & former Secy. Ministry of Envt, Forests & CC

  • Anurag Goel, IAS Retd

    Anurag Goel, IAS Retd

    former Secretary Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Govt. of India