Management
Team

germi
Shri Mukesh Ambani
Chairman and Managing
Trustee, GERMI
Chairman & Managing Director Reliance Industries Ltd
Shri D. Rajagopalan
Vice Chairman and Managing
Trustee, GERMI
IAS(Retd), Retired Chief Secretary Government of Gujarat
Dr. Anirbid
Sircar
Director General (Acting),
GERMI
Professor, School of Petroleum Technology, PDPU

He is the Chairman of the Board of Governors, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University in Gujarat. He is a Board Member of the Interpol Foundation, and a member of The Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum. Mr. Mukesh Ambani is an elected Foreign Member of the prestigious United States National Academy of Engineering. Only nine other Indians have received this honour. He is the Chairman of Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited and Reliance Retail Ventures Limited, and a Director of Reliance Foundation and Reliance Europe Limited. At Reliance Industries, he is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Finance Committee.

Mr. Ambani is also a member of the following forums:

  • Indo - U.S. CEOs’ Forum
  • India Advisory Council of The British Asian Trust (as Chairman)
  • International Advisory Council of The Brookings
  • McKinsey & Company International Advisory Council
  • Global Advisory Council of Bank of America
  • The Business Council
  • India Advisory Group of the London School of Economics

Shri D. Rajagopalan IAS (retired) served as Principal Secretary of Industry and Mines Department, Government of Gujarat. Mr. Rajagopalan has vide administrative and corporate experience. He served as Managing Director of Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation, Gandhinagar as well as of State Transport Corporation of Gujarat.

He served as Vice President of Legal, Company Secretary and Legal Advisor at Celstream. During his tenure with the Central Government, he served as the Import and Export Secretary with the Commerce and Industry-Ministry, Govt of India. He served as an Additional Director of Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd from July 25, 2008 to February 19, 2010. He served as Additional Director of Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers Co. Ltd. from June 17, 2008 to January 21, 2009. He served as a Director of Gujarat State Petronet Ltd. from March 19, 2007 to March 12, 2010 and Gujarat State Petroleum Corp. Ltd. from March 13, 2007 to March 8, 2010. He served as a Director of Gujarat Themis Biosyn Ltd. until June 2008. He served as Director of Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation Limited from July 31, 2002 to May 19, 2008.

Mr. Rajagopalan served as a Director of GHCL Limited (formerly, Gujarat Heavy Chemicals Limited). He served as a Director of Gujarat Lease Financing Ltd. until May 29, 2008. He served as a Director of Gujarat Gas Co. Ltd. until March 16, 2007. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. Mr. Rajagopalan holds a Bachelor's degree in Law. He also holds a Bachelor's degree in Science and a Post Graduate diploma in Economics from Madras University.

Dr. Anirbid Sircar is a geophysicist by training with an M. Tech in petroleum exploration and a PhD in Reservoir Tomography from the Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad. He also hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu. He is the recipient of several awards such as indira Gandhi Shiromani Award from the India International Friendship Society, New Delhi.

Dr. Sircar's interests lie in the field of petroleum exploration, especially in India. He is passionate on the topic securing India's oil and gas supplies through the application of science and technology in the field of exploration.

Dr. J. N. Singh, IAS
Managing Director, Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation
Shri Raj Gopal, IAS
Principal Secretary, Energy and Petrochemicals Department
Dr. R. A. Mashelkar
FRS, President, Global Research Alliance & CSIR Bhatnagar, Fellow, National Chemical
Shri Parimal Nathwani
Group President - Corporate Affairs, Reliance Industries Limited, Ahmedabad
Shri Ravindra Agrawal
G. M. Commercial, GSPL
Shri Nitin Shukla
CEO, Shell, Hazira
Shri Samir Biswal
Director (Exploration) GSPC
Shri Sachidanand Sondhi
Deputy General Manager, (Finance and Accounts) GSPC