Board of Directors

Mr. Sandeep Kumar joined Tata Steel as a Graduate Trainee (GT) in 1991 and has handled a plethora of responsibilities including exports and trading of minerals, ferro-alloys, non-ferrous metals and Steel products. He has worked in Tata Steel and Tata International in various capacities and locations including at Kathmandu, Dubai, Kolkata and Mumbai.

After working with the office of Managing Director of Tata Steel at Mumbai, Mr. Kumar was assigned to start and head S&T Mining (a JV Company with SAIL for coal mining) in 2008 as its Managing Director. In 2012, he moved back to Tata Steel in the role of Executive-In-Charge (EIC) of Industrial By-Products Management Division (IBMD). In April, 2017, he was appointed Additional Director in Tata Metaliks.

Mr. Kumar is a Mining Engineer from ISM Dhanbad and a postgraduate in International Trade from IIFT, New Delhi. He won the British Chevening Scholarship to undergo a 10-week management programme at Leeds University Business School in UK in 1999.

He is a founding member of the Steel Slag sub-committee of FICCI and also on the Task Force constituted by the Ministry of Steel on promoting steel slag utilization. He is on the Editorial Board of "Coal Insights", a monthly journal of the Coal industry. He is the alternate Chairman of the "Solid Waste Utilization Committee" of Tata Steel. He is also a Director on the Board of Tata Pigments Ltd as well as on the Board of Himalayan Steel Mill Services (a slag management JV company of Tata Steel and Edward Levy & Co of USA).

In addition to cross functional associations, Mr. Kumar has co-authored Technical Papers titled 'Solid Wastes - Raw Material for Steel Industry', 'Coking Coal Security for Steel Industry', 'Will Shortage of Coal Impact the Competitiveness of Indian Steel Industry' and 'Industrial & Technological Innovations in Coal Mining.'

Mr. Sanjiv Paul graduated in Metallurgical Engineering and joined Tata Steel in 1986 as a Graduate Trainee. He started his career at the Steel Melting Shops where he worked in various capacities till 1998.

After completion of a Senior Management program at Cedep, France, Mr. Paul moved on to assume leadership roles in areas of General Management in Tata Steel.

He assumed the position of General Manager (Town Services) in January 2003 and under his leadership, the Town Services Division became an independent company by the name of Jamshedpur Utilities & Services Company (JUSCO) which he headed as Managing Director till March 2010. The Company has expanded its footprint beyond Jamshedpur in the field of urban infrastructure services.

Before joining Tata Metaliks in April 2013, Mr. Paul was the Vice President (Corporate Services) of Tata Steel.

He is Chairman of FICCI Sports Committee, Vice President of Archery Association of India and Member of the Board of Governors of the National Institute Foundry & Forge Technology.

He is an avid Reader, keen Cricketer and Golfer.

Ms. Shah is a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from Wilson College, Mumbai University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

Prior to joining Tata Steel, Ms. Shah was working as Head of Investment Banking, AXIS Bank, Mumbai. During her long career, she has handled the position of Managing Director and Executive Director in different International Banks like J P Morgan, Credit Suisse and briefly in Lehman Brother. Ms. Shah began her career with ICICI Securities & Financial Company in 1992.

Ms. Shah was associated with Wall Street Journal as a Columnist and writes an opinion piece on Investment Banking & Economy. She was a Guest Lecturer at MBA course in Xavier Institute of Management, Mumbai and also works with an NGO in the rural areas.

Mr. Ghosh is a Commerce graduate from St. Xavier's, Calcutta. He holds a PGDBM from XLRI, Jamshedpur, and is a Member of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India.

He served in Tata Steel and its group Companies and has over 37 years of experience in his long tenure in various Greenfield ventures, Brownfield expansion/diversification as well as acquired on-going concern, both domestic and at cross-border locations. His areas of expertise include corporate financial restructuring, strategic planning exercises including value chain analysis to assist business growth, credit enhanced solutions to address transactional risks in commercial deals, acquisition integration, implementation of turnaround plans, and adaptation of TBEM, among others.

Presently, he is a Member of Experts committee on Taxation, ICC, Calcutta, and Institute of Directors.