Management
Team

germi
Shri Mukesh Ambani
Chairman and Managing
Trustee, GERMI
Chairman & Managing Directors Reliance Industries Ltd
Shri D. Rajagopalan
Vice Chairman and Managing
Trustee, GERMI
IAS(Retd), Retired Chief Secretary Government of Gujarat
Shri Vinay Kumar
Secretary & Trustee,
GERMI
Group Senior Executive Director (HR, Admin., Legal & Operations)
GSPC Group
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.

Shri Vinay Kumar, Group Senior Executive Director of the GSPC Group spearheads the Human Resource, Legal and Operations verticals of the organization. He is a qualified management professional with a Masters Degree in Business Administration from a premier institute in Gujarat and Masters in Commerce from the MS University of Baroda. Before joining the GSPC Group, he held managerial positions in Parikh Platinum Limited and Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. from where he made a strategic career shift to the energy sector. His association with GSPC came at an opportune time when the oil and gas sector embarked on an accelerated growth phase creating fine experiential opportunities, which further led to the creation of midstream and downstream initiatives where he played a creative and transformative role, as one expects from a proactive management professional. As a responsible functionary of the group, he excels at managing the distinctly diverse company profiles and ensures all actions and strategic initiatives are aligned with the management goals of the group.

Today after more than two decades with the organization, he can be credited with wide corporate level experience in the energy and allied sectors and is playing an important role in the consolidation phase of GSPC Group. His profile professes demonstrated success in translating business strategies and designing and implementing value-based, HR initiatives focused on performance, organizational development, workforce planning and cultural turnaround initiatives. As an energy specialist, he has worked extensively in Compensation Planning, Manpower Planning, Negotiations, Strategic Planning, Technology Migration, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, Training, Change Management, Restructuring, Recruiting, Staffing and Performance Improvement.

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.

Shri Pankaj Joshi, IAS
Principal Secretary to
Govt. of Gujarat
Energy & Petrochemicals Dept.,
Shri Sanjeev Kumar, IAS
Managing Director,
Gujarat State Petroleum
Corporation Ltd.
Shri Nitin Shukla
CEO, Shell,
Hazira
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 Samir Biswal
Director (Exploration)
GSPC
Shri Ravindra Agrawal
Group Executive Director (Gas Business), GSPC Group