Chairman Guest of Honour
Hon’ble Justice M. N. Venkatachaliah
National Chairman of IOD &
former Chief Justice of India
Mr. Girish Chandra Murmu, IAS
Comptroller & Auditor
General of India

Distinguished Keynote Speakers
Prof. (Judge) Mervyn E. King SC
Chairman, King Committee on Corporate Governance, Chair Emeritus, IIRC & GRI & former Judge Supreme Court of South Africa
Mr. Tarun Kapoor, IAS
Ministry of Petroleum &
Natural Gas, Govt. of India
Mr. Alok Tandon, IAS
Ministry of Mines
Govt. of India
Mr. Ali Raza Rizvi, IAS
Department of Public Enterprises
Govt. of India
Dr. Anup Wadhawan, IAS (Retd.)
Former Commerce Secretary
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Govt. of India
Sir Andrew Likierman
Professor of Management Practice
(& former Dean) London Business School, UK
Dr. Rajendra Kumar, IAS
Additional Secretary
Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India
Mr. G. Mahalingam
Whole-Time Member, SEBI
(The Securities & Exchange Board of India)
Mr. Rakesh Bharti Mittal
Bharti Enterprises
Mr. Mark Millar FCCA
President, ACCA
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Mr. Vindi Banga
Chair, UK Government
Investments (UKGI) &
Sr. Independent Director, GlaxoSmithKline plc., UK
Mr. Keki M. Mistry
Vice Chairman & CEO
HDFC Limited
Mr. Sanjay Nayar
KKR India
Mr. Shailesh V. Haribhakti, FCA
Chair, IOD Western
Board Chair & Independent Director on Multiple Boards
Mr. William Brooks, FCA
The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, UK (ICAEW)
Ms. Swati Sharma, IAS
Secretary (Tourism, Art, Culture, Languages) Govt. of Delhi
MD & CEO, Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation (DTTDC)
Dr. Alka Mittal
Director (HR)
Mr. Atul Temurnikar
Co-Founder & Chairman
Dr. Graham Wilson
Leadership & Organization Development, University of Oxford
Mr. Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra
Director (HR)
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
CS Nagendra D. Rao
The Institute of Company Secretaries of India
Mr. Sivaramakrishnan Ganapathi
Managing Director
Gokaldas Exports ltd
Mr. Terry Heymann
Chief Financial Officer
World Gold Council
Ms. Daisy Chittilapilly
Mr. A. K. Tiwari
Director (Finance)
GAIL (India) Limited
Dr. Punita Kumar-Sinha PhD, CFA
Investment Professional & Independent Director on multiple Boards Founding Partner, Pacific Paradigm Advisors Boston / India
Dr. P. Anbalagan, IAS
Chief Executive Officer
Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation
Mr. Sheo Shekhar Shukla, IAS
Principal Secretary Tourism & MD Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board
Govt. of Madhya Pradesh
Mr Sivasubramanian Ramann
Chairman & MD
Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)
Mr. Santosh Kumar Mall, IAS
Secretary - Tourism
Govt. of Bihar, India
Mr. A. K. Jana
Managing Director
Indraprashtha Gas Ltd.
Mr. Arun Prasad P. IFS
Managing Director
Chhattisgarh State Industrial Development Corporation Limited (CSIDC), India
Dr. Ranjit Rath
Chairman & MD
Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd., India.
Mr. Jeff Jackson
Director - Asia Research
Glass Lewis
Ms. Mudita Mishra
Additional Development Commissioner (Handicrafts),
MD, NHDC Ltd, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India
Mr. Siddharth Sharma
Group Chief Sustainability Officer Tata Sons
Shri. Sumit Deb
Mr. A. Ratna Sekhar
Chairman & MD
Balmer Lawrie & Company Limited
Mr. Nikhil Bedi
Partner & Leader - Forensics
Financial Advisory Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India, LLP
Prof. Colin Coulson-Thomas
Director-General-UK and Europe Operations, Institute of Directors, India, President, Institute of Management Services, UK
About the Conclave:

The National Convention of IOD, India, is it’s annual flagship event i.e. the ‘Annual Directors’ Conclave’. The Conclave is addressed by eminent speakers, including Govt. Secretaries, CEOs and global thought Leaders from different spheres of life, who share their views on current corporate leadership problems, with directors and participants, through interactive sessions.

IOD will be holding its 'Annual Directors' Conclave 2021' from October 06 - 07, 2021 through the digital mode. The theme for the Conclave is ‘Creating a Future-Ready Board for Investment and Inclusive Growth, and it will focus on current challenges & ways to empower the Boards of Directors.

The global COVID-19 pandemic has led to spawning norms in all quarters, including the corporate boardrooms. A new paradigm of global business has emerged in the rapidly changing global landscape. The transformation required in boards is unprecedented in its intensity, to overcome the current challenges in the operational scene and in the global markets and supply chains.

The Conclave plans to bring together a large number of Business & Industry Leaders, Policymakers, Board Members, Domain Leaders, Corporate Governance Professionals, Senior Executives and also IOD member, on a single global (currently virtual) platform, from across geographies and industries.

It will cover some of the key topics and includes:

  • Corporate Governance: Moving beyond mere compliance
  • Creating a future-ready Board which is Diverse, Socially Responsible, Tech-savvy and understands Inclusion
  • Developing a roadmap for the Effectiveness of Boards through Independent Directors (IDs)
  • Governance Strategies for State Development
  • ESG Strategies in the Boardroom: Board’s new areas of focus & priorities on Agenda
  • Corporate Governance in Public Sector Enterprises: Developing Innovative Frameworks

Over 1000 IOD directors, members and guests are expected to join the Conclave through our licensed digital platform CISCO WebEx. It would also be Live-streamed on IOD's 'YouTube' | ‘LinkedIn’, 'Facebook' and 'Twitter' channels.

Login Details:

Event Name : Annual Directors' Conclave 2021 (Virtual)
Date & Time : (Wednesday - Thursday) October 06 - 07, 2021 (IST)
Registration : Complimentary & Open to All

Joining Live CISCO WEBEX Details

Day 1 - (Wednesday) Oct 06, 2021
Event Link :
Event Number : 1705695870
Event Password : ADC62021

Day 2 - (Thursday) Oct 07, 2021
Event Link :
Event Number : 1706336939
Event Password : ADC72021

LIVE Streaming on Social Media (YouTube):
It will also be shared on LinkedIn and Facebook: @iodglobal

Disclaimer: Views/ Opinions/ Statements presented or expressed by the guests, speakers and participants during the course of this event are solely their own, and do not represent those of the Institute of Directors (IOD), India.
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