Adi Godrej is the Chairman of the Godrej Group and is Chairman Emeritus of Godrej Properties. Under his leadership, the Godrej Group has been one of the most successful and respected conglomerates in India for many decades. Adi is also the Chairman of the Board of the Indian School of Business and a Former President of the Confederation of Indian Industry. Adi is a recipient of the Padma Bhushan Award, one of India’s highest civilian awards, from the Government of India. In 2016, Adi received the Global Citizen Award from the Clinton Foundation. He received his Bachelors degree in Engineering and an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Pirojsha Godrej is the Executive Chairman of Godrej Properties. In the years that he has led the company, Godrej Properties has been one of the fastest growing real estate developers in India and for the first time in FY 2016 emerged as India’s largest publicly listed real estate developer by sales. He is the recipient of several recognitions in recent years including the Green Champion Award from the Indian Green Building Council in 2016, Best CEO of the Year at the Construction Times Awards in 2015, Best People CEO Award by the National Human Resource Development Network in 2014, and Person of the Year at the GIREM Leadership Awards in 2013. Pirojsha holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania, a Master’s degree in International Affairs from the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University, and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Mr. Mohit Malhotra is the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer at Godrej Properties. Mohit holds a Post Graduate Diploma from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He started his career in Unilever India, subsequently worked with AT Kearney. He has been working in real estate industry since 2006 and joined Godrej Properties in 2010. Mohit has been instrumental in driving the company’s growth. He joined GPL as head of business development and subsequently took additional role at NCR region where he led Godrej Properties to become No 1 player in the NCR market. He continued to take on key leadership responsibilities and became the CEO in 2017.
Jamshyd Godrej is the Chairman of Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Company Limited, a manufacturing company with a leading presence in India’s consumer durables, furniture, and security spaces. Jamshyd is a passionate supporter of environmental causes and is the President of the World Wide Fund for Nature India, the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, India Resources Trust and Council on Energy, Environment, and Water. He is also a Trustee of the Asia Society, USA and the former Chairman of Ananta Aspen Centre. He is a member of Toyota Motor's Global Advisory Board and Asia Pacific Regional Advisory Committee. He is a Past President of the Confederation of Indian Industry. Jamshyd is a recipient of the Padma Bhushan, one of India’s highest civilian honours, from the Government of India. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Nadir Godrej is the Managing Director of Godrej Industries and the Chairman of Godrej Agrovet. He is also a Director of numerous firms including The Indian Hotels Company, Mahindra & Mahindra, Godrej & Boyce, and Godrej Consumer Products. Nadir is the President of the Indo French Technical Association and the Alliance Francaise Mumbai. For his contribution to Indo-French relations, the French Government has honored Mr.Godrej with the awards of "Chevalier de L'Ordre National due Merite" and "The National Order of the Legion of Honour". Nadir holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University, and an MBA degree from Harvard Business School.
Keki Dadiseth served as the Chairman of Hindustan Lever Limited and as a Director and Member of the Executive Committee at Unilever PLC and Unilever NV. Keki serves as a Member of the Executive Board of the Indian School of Business. He serves as the Chairman of the Board at Sony India, the Chairman of the Convening Board of Marsh & McLennan Companies, and the Non-Executive Chairman of India Operations at Omnicom Group. Keki is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Siemens, The Indian Hotels Company, Britannia Industries, Piramal Healthcare, Piramal Enterprises and JM Financial. He served as an Independent Director of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company until 2016. He serves as a Trustee of Times Global Broadcasting Co. and as a Trustee of the Ratan Tata Trust. He serves on the India Advisory Boards of Accenture India and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales. He studied at the Sydenham College in Bombay.
Lalita Gupte served as the Chairperson of ICICI Venture Funds Management Company Limited. Lalita was the Joint Managing Director of ICICI Bank, India’s second largest commercial bank until 2006. Lalita was listed by Fortune as one of the fifty most powerful women in international business. Lalita serves on the Board of Directors of both Nokia and Alstom. An INSEAD alumnus, Lalita also holds a Master's Degree in Business Management and a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies.
Pranay Vakil serves as the Chairman of Praron Consultancy (India) Private Limited and the Co-Chairman of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Real Estate Committee. He also served as the Chairman of Knight Frank (India) Private Limited earlier. Pranay’s experience in the real estate sector spans three decades. He is a Chartered Accountant and a law graduate by qualification.
Amitava Mukherjee has over 20 years of experience in Investment Banking and has served as a Managing Director and Board member at Lazard India and Ambit Corporate Finance. He has a Master’s Degree in Management from the Asian Institute of Management, Manila and a degree in Business Economics from the Delhi School of Economics, New Delhi.
Ms. Sutapa Banerjee has spent 24 years in the financial services industry across 2 large multinational banks (ANZ Grindlays and ABN AMRO), and a boutique Indian Investment bank (Ambit) where she built and headed several businesses. A well recognized thought leader in the Wealth Management space having headed and successfully built from scratch the Private Wealth businesses in both ABN AMRO Bank and Ambit Capital, Ms. Sutapa was voted one of the ‘Top 20 Global Rising Stars of Wealth Management’ by the Institutional Investor Group in 2007 - the only Indian and one of only two winners from Asia. As CEO she led Ambit Private Wealth to ‘Best Private Bank in India in the 2013 AsiaMoney polls. In 2012 she was shortlisted in the ’50 Most Powerful Women’ by Fortune India.
Currently, she serves as an Independent Director on the boards of several companies in the JSW Group, Konecranes India, Women’s World Banking Group, Axis Capital, Mannapuram Finance, Oxfam, and Niyogin Fintech. She is a Visiting Faculty with IIM Ahmedabad co-creating and co-teaching an elective on cognitive biases in decision making and its impact on corporate practices with a focus on gender- a first for any business school anywhere. Ms. Sutapa is also an adjunct faculty with IICA – the Government think tank under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. In addition, she works as a Decision Coach for senior leadership talent and consults in the Wealth and Investments area for the Gerson Lehrman Group.
Ms. Sutapa is an Advanced Leadership Fellow (2015) at Harvard University. Her area of study in which she teaches, consults, trains, writes and speaks both internationally and in India is on Cognitive Errors and Biases in Decision-making and the use of data analytics and design interventions to mitigate its impact. Ms. Sutapa is a gold medalist in Economics from the XLRI school of Management in India, and an Economics honours graduate from Presidency College Kolkata. A member of the CII National Committee on Integrity and Transparency in Governance, CII National Committee on Women’s Empowerment and the Indian Women Network, she also serves on the Advisory Panel of the ‘India Responsible Business Forum’.