Mr. Ishaat Hussain is a Director of Tata Sons Ltd. He was Finance Director of Tata Sons from July 2000 to August 2012. He joined the board of Tata Sons as executive director in July 1999. He is also a director of several Tata companies including Tata Steel, Tata Capital, Tata Consultancy Services and Tata AG (Switzerland). Besides he is the Chairman of Voltas and Tata Sky.
Mr. Hussain is a member of the SEBI committees on insider trading and primary capital markets. He is also a member of the Confederation of Indian Industries (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 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 Tata Steel.
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). marketing and systems.