Ishaat Hussain took over as finance director of Tata
Sons in July 2000. Earlier, he joined the board of Tata
Sons as executive director in July 1999. He is also
a director of several Tata Group companies including
Tata Industries, Tata Steel and Voltas. Besides being
chairman of Voltas and the National Institute of Advanced
Studies, Mr Hussain is a member of the Tata Group Executive
Office, which formulates strategy at the Group level.
Mr Hussain is a member of the SEBI committees on insider
trading and primary capital markets. He is also a member
of the CII finance committee.
Prior to joining Tata Sons, Mr Hussain was the senior
vice president and executive director of finance at
Tata Steel for almost 10 years.
Mr Hussain graduated in economics from St Stephens
College, New Delhi. He is a fellow of the Institute
of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA).
Mr Hussain joined the board of the Indian Tube Company
(a Tata Steel associate company) in 1979. He moved to
Tata Steel in 1981, after Indian Tube was merged with