Mr Prasad Menon
Mr Prasad R. Menon is a Chemical Engineer from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He has over 45 years of diverse experience in some of the premier multinational and Indian companies.
Prasad Menon started his career with the Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) and served for 20 years, followed by another 11 years at Nagarjuna Group. In October 2000, Mr Menon took over as the Managing Director of Tata Chemicals and in October 2006, Mr Menon took over as the Managing Director of Tata Power, the largest integrated private power utility in India. He has championed sustainability as a key strategic initiative in the organisation.
He subsequently served on several Tata Boards, including being the first Chairman of Tata-Singapore Airlines in India.
He has deep interest in the NGO/ Development areas, and has been associated with organisations in the fields of environment, sustainability, wildlife conservation and academia.
He retired from all Tata Boards in January 2016, and currently serves as a Director on the Boards of Axis Bank, SKF India, Sanmar Group, and a Singapore-based Infra Fund Daestrum Capital.
He is also involved with the following development agencies - Chairman of the Wildlife Trust of India, Member of the Governing Council of Centre for Environmental Education, Member of the Governing Council of Kaivalyadham (a leading Yoga foundation), and Head Held High (a skilling initiative).