Shri Mukesh Ambani
Chairman and Managing
Trustee, GERMI
Chairman & Managing Directors Reliance Industries Ltd.
Shri Hasmukh Adhia

Vice Chairman and Managing
Trustee, GERMI

Shri Rajesh Sivadasan
Secretary & Trustee, GERMI Chief Financial Officer - Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation

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

Dr. Hasmukh Adhia is an officer of Indian Administrative Service, who retired on 30th November, 2018 as Union Finance Secretary & Revenue Secretary in the Government of India. He is at present the non-executive Chairman of Bank of Baroda, and also the Chancellor of Central University of Gujarat. He also serves as a member of Board of Governors of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.

Dr. Hasmukh Adhia has got a basic Post-Graduate degree in Accountancy. He is a Gold medalist from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and he holds a Ph.D. in Yoga from Swami Vivekanand Yoga University, Bangalore.

Prior to his posting as Finance Secretary, he was Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, Government of India for the period from November, 2014 till August, 2015. As Finance and Revenue Secretary, he was credited with the successful implementation of GST in India. He was also known for his relentless drive against black money.

On his superannuation in November 2018, Late Shri Arun Jaitley, the then finance minister of India praised Dr Adhia’s contribution a in a Facebook post. He said, "Dr. Adhia was unquestionably a highly competent, disciplined, no-nonsense civil servant and of course, with impeccable integrity."

By virtue of his position, he served on the Board of Directors of the following institutions/companies at different times:-

Reserve Bank of India
State Bank of India
Life Insurance Corporation of India
Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhi Nagar
Central University, Gandhi Nagar
Nirma University, Ahmedabad
Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information & Communication Technology

India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL)
GST Network Limited
Gujarat State Fertilizers Company
Narmada Valley Fertilizer Company
Gujarat State Petroleum Corp.

Rajesh Sivadasan has more than 22 years of experience across Energy Industry (Oil and Gas as well as Power including renewables). He has successfully completed mergers & acquisitions deals/ transactions, divestments, capital raising (debt and equity) syndication, private placement / IPO, debt realignment/restructuring, risk management, strategy devising and business restructuring exercises. He has diverse experience in handling due diligence assignments, oil and gas assets valuation, corporate valuation, bid negotiations, managing commercial contracts, organizational claims and accounts finalization. Proven track record in designing and implementing governance policies, process controls, cost management strategies, IT systems including SAP modules (FI-CO, TRM, PSA). Deep understanding of reinsurance/facultative insurance placement of large scale energy / infrastructure assets, treasury management, taxation, International GAAP as well as Ind AS and regulatory compliances.

He is Post Graduate in Business Administration. He also has keen interest in long distance running and similar fitness routines as well as playing percussion instruments.

Dr. Biswajit Roy
Director General,
Smt. Mamta Verma, IAS
Principal Secretary
Govt. of Gujarat Energy
& Petrochemicals Dept.,
Shri Milind Torawane, IAS
Managing Director,
Gujarat State Petroleum
Corporation Ltd.

Dr. Biswajit Roy, Director General, GERMI is an inspirational leader with the ability to envision and create successful outcomes in complex situations.

Dr. Roy has over 38 years of work experience with the leading Oil and Gas giants of Government of India namely Oil India Limited and Indian Oil Corporation Limited. Prior to joining GERMI he worked as Advisor to the Chairman & Managing Director, Daikin Airconditioning India Pvt Ltd (DAIPL) advising on strategy and process issues.

He possesses diverse functional expertise in the area of Marketing Operations, Business Development function of downstream as well as upstream oil & gas sector and Human Resource domain, with a tenacious commitment to drive people towards excellence for obtaining results by seizing opportunities.

Dr. Roy’s areas of distinction includes developing new businesses, productivity enhancement, international negotiations, including financial & legal aspects, designing Human Resource Development policies, leading and developing teams, strategic HR-recruitment, performance management and competency assessment, exploring the business potential, leading transformational change, creating winning plans/ proposals at Board level, leadership development, research papers & management case publications.

Academically, Dr. Roy is a Chemical Engineering Graduate from University of Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee) and Management Graduate under premium National Management Programme (NMP) from Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon, possesses broad-based experience encompassing the business functions, marketing operations, human resource function and international downstream as well as upstream business development functions starting from systematic scouting for business interests, seizing the opportunities and converting some of them to successful closures. Recently completed Ph.D. in management from Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Rae Bareilly, India.

A recipient of International and National Awards for distinguish work of Oil India and Indian Oil Corporation Limited on Trainings, CSR and Sustainability. He has several papers, publications and awards, to his credit in the areas of Energy, Oil & Gas, Human Resources and Development, Sustainability and CSR. Dr. Roy has been associated in the past with Industry Forum namely National HRD Network (NHRDN), Indian Society for Training & Development (ISTD) and CII (Industrial Relations).

Shri Milind Torawane, IAS, is the Managing Director on the Board of Director of the Company. He has done Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic & Telecommunication) and Masters in Public Administration at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University, USA.

He was Commissioner of Rural Development and Secretary to Government(Rural Department), Panchayats, Rural Housing & Rural Development Department. Further he has also held various important positions in Government of Gujarat (GoG) like Municipal Commissioner-Surat Municipal Corporation, Secretary-Housing & Nirmal Gujarat, Additional Chief Executive-Gujarat Urban Development Mission.

He has vast experience of working in the Finance Department of Government of Gujarat, as the Secretary (Expenditure) and also as the Secretary (Economic Affairs).

He had also served as the Managing Director of Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited(GACL) and Gujarat State Investment Limited (GSIL). He has also served as Director on the Board of various Companies likes Gujarat State Financial Services Ltd (GSFSL), Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL), Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation (GMDC), Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL),etc.

Shri Milind Torawane, IAS, was awarded the best District Development Officer [District - Narmada (Rajpipla)] in the year 2004-05. He was also declared the best Collector and District Magistrate in the year 2007-08 and 2009-10 by the Government of Gujarat.

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