CEO, Natural Resources
A mechanical engineer with MBA (finance), Mr. Vinay Prakash has rich and diversified experience of over 25 years, spanning across the integrated coal management, Mining, Shipping & Logistics, Port & Power. He has been instrumental in nurturing our Integrated Coal Management & Mining business since their inception and achieving multifold growth subsequently.
Due to his focus and zeal of organizational building, the India mining business has been rated under the top 10 “Great Places to Work in India” last year and has also won several awards at various forums for its commitment towards Environment, Community Engagement, Sustainability, Safety and CSR.
That apart, Mr. Prakash also holds key positions in various professional bodies such as Chairman of ASSOCHAM’s National Council on coal, Member of India - Indonesia CEOs Forum, Chairman of the Standing Committee on Coal & Industry in FIMI. Further, he has been conferred with many awards and accolades at different global platforms including the Global Business Excellence Award in coal sector at World Petrocoal Congress 2017.
Prior to joining our Group in 2001, he was working with the Aditya Birla group in various roles.