Parvatheesam Kanchinadham

Parvatheesam Kanchinadham (PK) is currently the Corporate Secretary and Chief Legal Officer (Corporate & Compliance) at Tata Steel. Mr Kanchinadham’s most significant responsibilities include advising the Board on Governance and ensuring that the Members of the Board are ably equipped with resources to discharge their fiduciary duties and corporate governance practices.

He is also responsible for the Compliance Function of Tata Steel and the legal requirements of the company in the areas of Governance, Anti-trust, Corporate Actions and New Ventures. He also has oversight responsibility of the legal and governance matters of Tata Steel’s Investment in Subsidiaries, Joint Ventures and Associate Companies in India and Overseas.

Prior to joining the Tata Group, PK served as the Corporate Secretary and Chief Risk & Compliance Officer of Infosys. At Infosys, he was responsible for the Governance, Risk and Compliance function (including compliance with SEC Rules and Regulations).

Mr Kanchinadham serves as Member of the CII National Committee on Financial Reporting and on the CII National Committee on Regulatory Affairs’.

He holds a Master of Laws (Corporate Governance and Practice) Degree from Stanford Law School (Stanford University), Master of Business Administration Degree from the Sloan School of Management (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) Degree from Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning and is an Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

Mr Kanchinadham is passionate about researching on contemporary governance matters and completing his doctoral degree. Towards this, he is under taking course work in Accounting at the Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.

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