Mr. Deepak S. Parekh
is the Chairman of the Company. He is also the Chairman and Director of Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (HDFC Limited). He joined HDFC Limited in a senior management position in 1978. He was inducted as a whole-time director of HDFC Limited in 1985 and was appointed as its Chairman in 1993. Mr. Parekh is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (England & Wales).
Mr. Gerald E. Grimstone
was appointed Chairman of Standard Life in May 2007, having been Deputy Chairman since March 2006. He became director of the Standard Life Assurance Company in July 2003. He is also Chairman of Candover Investments plc and was appointed as one of the UK’s Business Ambassadors by the Prime Minister in January 2009. Gerry held senior positions within the Department of Health and Social Security and HM Treasury until 1986. He then spent 13 years with Schroders in London, Hong Kong and New York, and was Vice Chairman of Schroders’ worldwide investment banking activities from 1998 to 1999. He is appointed as Director of the Company from April 1, 2013. He has completed Master of Arts, Master of Science in Chemistry, Merton College, Oxford University and NATO-CCMS Fellowship Wolfson College, Oxford University.
Mr. Keki M. Mistry
joined the Board of Directors of the Company in December, 2000. He is currently the Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HDFC Limited. He joined HDFC Limited in 1981 and appointed as Executive Director in 1993, he is currently Managing Director for the group since 2000. Mr. Mistry is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.
Ms. Renu S. Karnad
is the Managing Director of HDFC Limited. She is a graduate in Law and holds a Master's degree in Economics from Delhi University. She has been employed with HDFC Limited since 1978 and was appointed as the Executive Director in 2000 and Deputy Managing Director in 2007. She is responsible for overseeing all aspects of lending operations of HDFC Limited.
Mr. David Nish
joined Standard Life on 1st November 2006 as Group Finance Director and held the designation until December 2009. He is the Chief Executive at Standard Life Plc. In 2000, he was awarded the Scottish Business Awards Finance Director of the Year and from 2004 to 2005 he was one of the members of the Government Employers Pension Task Force. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. He joined the Board of Directors in February 2010.
Mr. Norman K. Skeoch
is currently the Chief Executive in Standard Life Investments Limited and is responsible for overseeing Investment Process & Chief Executive Officer Function. Prior to this, Mr. Skeoch was working with M/s. James Capel & Co. holding the positions of UK Economist, Chief Economist, Executive Director, Director of Controls and Strategy HSBS Securities and Managing Director International Equities. He was also responsible for Economic and Investment Strategy research produced on a worldwide basis. Mr. Skeoch joined the Board of Directors in November 2005. Mr. Skeoch is a Fellow of the Securities Institute, Fellow of the Royal Institute for the Encouragement of the Arts, Manufacture and Commerce, BA, MA.
Mr. Gautam R. Divan
is a practising Chartered Accountant and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Mr. Divan was the Former Chairman and Managing Committee Member of Midsnell Group International, an International Association of Independent Accounting Firms and has authored several papers of professional interest. Mr. Divan has wide experience in auditing accounts of large public limited companies and nationalised banks, financial and taxation planning of individuals and limited companies and also has substantial experience in structuring overseas investments to and from India.
Mr. Ranjan Pant
is a global Management Consultant advising Chief Executive Officer/Boards on Strategy and Change Management. Mr. Pant, until 2002 was a Partner & Vice-President at Bain & Company, Inc., Boston, where he led the worldwide Utility Practice. He was also Director, Corporate Business Development at General Electric headquarters in Fairfield, USA. Mr. Pant has an MBA from The Wharton School and BE (Honours) from Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences.
Mr. Ravi Narain
is the Vice Chairman of National Stock Exchange of India Limited. Mr. Ravi Narain was a member of the core team to set-up the Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and is also associated with various committees of SEBI and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Mr. Ravi Narain is a Cambridge University-trained Economist and an MBA from Wharton School, University of Pennyslvania, USA.
Mr. A. K.T. Chari
has joined HDFC Standard Life as a Director on March 10, 2010. Mr. Chari has completed his Electrical Engineering from Madras University in 1962. He is associated with Infrastructure Development Finance Company Ltd. (IDFC) for the past 11 years. Currently, he is handling project finance for infrastructure projects at IDFC. Prior to this he was associated with Infrastructure Development Bank of India (IDBI) from 1975 to 1999.
Dr. S. A. Dave
is a Doctorate of economics and holds a Master’s degree in economics from the University of Rochester. Dr. Dave is the former chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India and the Unit Trust of India. Dr. Dave is currently the chairman of the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy and director on the boards of many prominent companies in India. He was appointed as Additional Director of the Company from April 26, 2012.
Mr. Michael G Connarty
is responsible for Standard Life's investments in life assurance Joint Ventures in India and China. He holds a degree in Law and MBA. He has worked with Standard Life for 33 years in managerial positions covering a number of fields such as Pensions law, International Marketing, Operational Management, Strategy, Risk, Compliance, Company Secretarial and Banking. He served as the Project Manager for the start-up project of the Company in 2000. He is the Alternate Director to Mr. Norman K. Skeoch.
Mr. Amitabh Chaudhry
is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of HDFC Life. Before joining HDFC Standard Life, he was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Infosys BPO and was also heading an Independent Validation Services unit in Infosys Technologies. He started his career with Bank of America delivering diverse roles ranging from Head of Technology Investment Banking for Asia, Regional Finance Head for Wholesale Banking and Global Markets and Chief Finance Officer of Bank of America (India). He moved to Credit Lyonnais Securities in 2001 in Singapore where he headed their investment banking franchise for South East Asia and structured finance practice for Asia before joining Infosys BPO in 2005. Mr. Chaudhry completed his Engineering in 1985 from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani and MBA in 1987 from IIM, Ahmedabad.
Ms. Vibha Padalkar
is the Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer at HDFC Life. Ms. Padalkar joined HDFC Life in August 2008 after a seven year stint as Executive Vice President-Finance at WNS Global Services; a NYSE listed leading global business process outsourcing company. Vibha's key achievement during her tenure at WNS was to lead a team that successfully completed the Group's IPO on the New York Stock Exchange in a short span of six months. Prior to WNS, Vibha was with Colgate Palmolive India, including a short posting to the group's New York headquarters. Ms. Padalkar became a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 1992, after having completed the last part of her schooling as well as college education in London. She is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in India. Apart from leading the finance, internal audit, compliance, risk management, legal and secretarial teams, Vibha has taken additional responsibility during the year of hub operations,claims and payouts, underwriting and medical operations.
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Mr. Deepak S. Parekh is the Chairman of HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Ltd. and is the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (HDFC). He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (England & Wales). He has been on the board of several committees set-up by the Government of India and other regulatory bodies.
Mr. Keki M. Mistry is the Managing Director of HDFC Limited. Mr. Mistry is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. Amitabh Chaudhry is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company. He holds a bachelor's degree in Engineering from BITS Pilani and MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.
Ms. Vibha Padalkar is the Executive Director and CFO of HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Ltd. Ms. Vibha is a 1992 Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.
Mr. Srinivasan Parthasarathy is the Chief Actuary and Appointed Actuary of HDFC Life. He qualified as a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, UK in 2004 and became a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of India in 2008.
Mr. Prasun Gajri is the Chief Investment Officer of HDFC Standard Life and is responsible for managing the entire portfolio of the company. He holds a PGDM from IIM Ahmedabad and is also a CFA Charterholder.