Mr. Satish Pradhan is currently Advisor, Tata Sons Limited. He was the Chief of Group Human Resources at Tata Sons from April 2001 to May 2013. Prior to joining the Tata Group in 2001, he was with ICI Plc in London at their Head Office leading the Organization Design & Development function.
Mr Pradhan has a Masters in History from Delhi University and has worked in several Public & Private Sector companies over the last 30 years. The companies that he has been associated with are – Steel Authority of India, CMC, ICI India, Brooke Bond Lipton India Ltd (now Unilever India) and ICI Plc in various capacities in the HR area.
Mr Pradhan is a Non-Executive Director at TAL Manufacturing Solutions and a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees. He is also a Non-Executive Director at Tata Services Limited at the Headquarters of the Tata Group. He serves as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Tata AutoComp Systems Limited (TACO) and is a Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Tata Green Yuasa (TGY).
He is a Chartered Fellow of CIPD. He also supports the SAID Business School on their International Advisory Board and AIESEC on their Global Board. Mr. Pradhan is an active Board member on the National Advisory Board of Enactus in India, subsidiary of Enactus International (earlier known as SIFE) a Non-Profit organization.
Mr Pradhan is an avid naturalist and is on the Governing Council of the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS).