Board of Directors
Mr. B. S. Shantharaju Chairman of the Board and Independent Director
Mr. Narayan K. Seshadri Independent Director
Ms. Hwee Hua Lim Non-Executive Director
Mr. Rohan Suri Non-Executive Director
Mr. M. Goutham Reddy Executive Director, Managing Director
Mr. Masood Mallick Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Simrun Mehta Executive Director
Mr. Suveer Sinha Executive Director
Mr. B.S. Shantharaju is the Chairman of the Board and an Independent Director. He is the chairman of the CSR Committee and serves as a member of the Audit and Nomination & Remuneration Committees of the Company. He has helped to lead and grow some of India’s largest public services companies. In his most recent role as CEO, he contributed to the expansion of Indus Towers into one of the top Telecom Companies in India. Prior to ReSL, he has held positions at BG Group, SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals (which is now a part of Glaxo SmithKline), Hindustand Aeronautics and Eicher Tractors.
Mr. Narayan K. Seshadri is an Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee, Risk Management Committee and the Nomination & Remuneration Committees of the Company. Mr. Seshadri is the Chairman & CEO of Halcyon Resources and Management along with Tranzmute Capital which he co-founded in 2008. In addition, he currently serves as an Independent Director on the boards of several companies including SBI Life Insurance, AstraZeneca Pharma India, Kalpataru Power Transmission, Magma Fincorp, PI Industries, and WABCO India. In 2006 he established a Special Situations Fund to invest in distressed and undervalued businesses.
Ms. Lim Hwee Hua is a Non-Executive Director. She is a member of the Nomination & Remuneration and CSR Committees of the Company. She is also a senior advisor to KKR and Executive Director of Tembusu Partners. Previously, she served as an elected member of Singapore’s Parliament from December 1996 until May 2011 and served as Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office. Before joining the Singapore Cabinet, Ms. Lim was Managing Director at Temasek Holdings where she oversaw divestments, company restructurings and sat on several corporate boards.
Ms. Vaishali Nigam Sinha is an Independent Director and the Chairperson of the ESG Committee at ReSL. She also serves as the Chief Sustainability, CSR and Communications Officer at ReNew Power, one of India’s largest renewable energy IPPs (Independent Power Producer). Under the ambit of ReNew India Initiative (RII), Vaishali drives the company’s CSR and sustainability initiatives and is also Founding Chair, ReNew Foundation. As a former investment banker, Vaishali worked for a decade at Wall Street and then London. After that, with her return to India, she pursued her journey as a social entrepreneur.
Mr. Rohan Suri is a Non-Executive Director and member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee at ReSL. He joined KKR in 2012 and is a member of the Private Equity team. Mr. Suri has been closely involved with multiple investments including Alliance Tire Group (ATG), Bharti Infratel, Five Star Finance, Gland Pharma, HDFC Ltd., Jio Platforms, Max Financial Services, Max Healthcare, Reliance Retail, SBI Life Insurance and Vini Cosmetics. Prior to KKR he was associated with Bain & Co. at their New Delhi and San Francisco offices.
Mr. M, Goutham Reddy is the Managing Director of ReSL.He is the member of Executive Board Committee, Risk Management Committee and CSR Committee. Mr. Reddy brings nearly 25+ years of experience related to the environment. He has the credit and distinction of establishing India’s first integrated hazardous waste, medical waste and municipal waste management facilities and has been part of developing India’s largest waste to energy project. Prior to being the MD & CEO of ReSL, he worked as Executive Director of Ramky Group, an infrastructure conglomerate focusing on public and environmental infrastructure and real estate.
Mr. Masood Mallick is the Chief Executive Officer at ReSL. Along with that, he is also the member of Executive Board Committee, ESG Committee and CSR Committee at the Company. He has worked with leading global corporations, investors and financial institutions on large capital projects, M&A, risk management and sustainability issues for over 25 years, across four continents. Mr. Mallick has also advised the Government of India on environmental policy and legislation, including regulatory standards and the country’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Mr. Anil Khandelwal is the Joint Managing Director of ReSL and is a qualified chartered accountant. He also serves as the member of Executive Board Committee and CSR Committee at the Company. With over 30 years of professional experience working with international corporations, Mr. Khandelwal brings extensive financial and commercial expertise including managing cash flow needs to foster organizational growth in India and international markets. Before joining ReSL, he was the Chief Financial Officer with Tata Projects Ltd, a subsidiary of the Tata Group.
Ms. Simrun Mehta joined KKR in the year 2012 and is a member of the Private Equity team. Previously, Ms. Mehta was a part of KKR's Credit and Capital Markets teams and worked on originating and executing credit financings as well as business strategy and capital raising initiatives for the platform. Prior to joining KKR, Ms. Mehta worked with Nomura's fixed income institutional sales desk and the commodities division of Lehman Brothers. Ms. Mehta holds a B.A. with Honours in Mathematics from St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi.
Mr. Suveer Sinha did his M.B.A from the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode, and was a gold medallist during his studies. Presently, Mr. Suveer leads the value creation efforts across KKR India’s private equity portfolio companies cutting across industries including education, healthcare, personal care and industrials. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Suveer was a Partner with McKinsey & Company and drove several large transformations across industries in his 15 years tenure. Mr. Suveer also worked with General Electric and drove business excellence as Six Sigma Black Belt.