Board of Trustees
Mr. G. Anantharaman
Qualification: M.Sc Bio-Chemistry, Indian Revenue Services.
Brief Experience: Mr. Anantharaman, I.R.S. (Retd.), has worked in various senior capacities in the Revenue Service (Income Tax) of the Government of India since 1968 before retiring as Chief Commissioner of Income-tax - Mumbai in June 2004. Mr. Anantharaman has handled several tax fraud cases and matters relating to tax administration.
He was also one of those who were instrumental in developing the Anti-Money Laundering Draft provisions in the Indian context from 1995 to 1996. Post retirement, he acted as a Whole Time Member of the Capital Market Regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), as in-charge of Surveillance, Investigations and Market Regulations till 2008. He has also acted as Director (Vigilance) for Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited.
Mr. Ashok Tankha
Qualification: B.Sc., Institute of Bankers, U.K.(part I).
Brief Experience: Mr. Ashok Tankha has held top management posts in banking industry including HSBC and thereby leading Commerzbank in India as CEO during the period 1994 – 1998.
Currently he is a director on the Board of iDiscoveri Education and Enterprise Pvt Ltd.
Mr. Rohit M. Desai
Qualification: Bachelors Degree in Commerce (Awarded Hassam Premji Gold Medal)
C.A.I.I.B. (Awarded Bank of India and Sorab K. Davar prizes)
Brief Experience: Mr. Desai started his banking career as a Direct Recruit Officer on February 15, 1966 in Bank of India. There he held various senior positions such as;
- General Manager (Planning), Head Office
- Dy. General Manager (HRD), Head Office
- Dy. General Manager (International), Head Office
- General Manager (Credit), Head Office
- Zonal Manager, Northern Zone
- Chief Executive, U.S. Operations, New York
- Zonal Manager & General Manager, Mumbai South Zone
He was appointed as Executive Director of Indian Overseas Bank on November 14, 2002 and was superannuated w.e.f. August 8, 2004.
Mr. Jai Diwanji
Qualification: B.S.M. in Finance, Tulane University, New Orleans, U.S.A
B.A. in Law (University Of Cambridge, U.K)
Brief Experience: Mr. Jai Diwanji is a practising advocate of over 10 years experience. As a part of his practise, he advises corporate and non corporate clients in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and general corporate law.