Chevening Rolls-Royce Science and Innovation Leadership Programme Scholars 2013

Dr Anjali Kaushik (PhD, PGDM, and B.E.) is an Associate Professor with Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon. She has 18 years of work experience in research and consulting related to innovation, e-Governance and cyber security... Read more


Devender Nahar is Executive Assistant to the Chairman and MD of India’s flagship gas major, GAIL (India) Limited. He has 14 years' cross functional experience spanning marketing, business strategy, corporate governance and energy policy... Read more


Sanghamitra Jayant Biswas is an electrical engineer from the National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, and currently works as Deputy Manager with the power equipment major, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited... Read more



Asok Kumar Gopla Pillai, Joint Secretary in Ministry of Civil Aviation, is a 1991-batch IAS officer who holds a B.Tech Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering. Prior to joining this premier service, he worked in Tata Institute of Fundamental Research and C-DoT... Read more


Sujit Danait is working as Divisional Manager in the Engineering Research Centre of Tata Motors Ltd. He is working in the Project/Process management area of New Product Development... Read more


Brij Bhushan Gupta is an officer of the Indian Revenue Service, Customs and Central Excise. Having had a career in the government for over 19 years, he has an interest in the areas of public policy and administration... Read more


Ayush Gupta currently works as Chief Manager (Training) at GAIL Training Institute. Ayush has over 20 years of experience working with both private and public sector organisations in India... Read more



Sankalp Shrivastav is Deputy Superintending Engineer (Mechanical)-ONGC, Delhi, B.E. (Mechanical); M.Tech (IIT-Delhi). After completing his Post Graduation in Energy Studies from IIT-Delhi, and with brief stint of jobs at TCS and Delhi College of Engineering (DCE), Delhi, he joined ONGC in 2001... Read more


Satish Sanket Vihar is the General Manager, Manufacturing Engineering (Heavy line BU), JCB India, B.E (Industrial Engineering) and Certified in Production and Inventory Control (CPIM - APCIS, 2002 – 2007)... Read more



Siddharth Banerjee is an experienced consumer business leader and currently drives the global innovation efforts for Unilever, in key developing and emerging markets as the Global GM for the water category... Read more


Mrinmayee Bhushan Kondhalkar is a founder/Director of a start-up innovation company, Mindfarm Novatech Private Limited. She is a researcher with Post-graduation in Microbiology from the University of Pune, Master's Diploma in Pharmaceutical Management and she is pursuing her PhD, expected to be completed in 2013 in Medical Pharmacology... Read more


Umesh Chandrappa is Manager of the Strategic Planning Department of BHARAT ELECTRONICS. He holds a BE (E&C) from UVCE, an MBA from Bangalore University with 1st rank, and an MBL from NLSIU, Bangalore... Read more



Sushrut Vaidaya heads the Emerging Economies Institute at Infosys Ltd. There he focuses his research on understanding the principles that drive the growth of emerging economies and on identifying key shifts that the organisations must make in order to succeed in them - by studying the ‘intersections of business, technology and local cultures’... Read more


Dr Tapan K. Ray is working as a Dy. General Manager in India’s largest power utility company, National Thermal Power Corporations Ltd. He is a Mechanical Engineering graduate from the Institute of Technology, Durgapur, an M. Tech. from IIT Delhi and PhD in Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata... Read more