Rahul Chaudhry

Senior Management-Executive and an acknowledged Industry Leader with an experience of over 33 years in India, UK, Singapore, Netherlands in the telecom and defence sectors. Before moving into TATA Group worked with AT&T, Motorola and British Telecom. Till June 2018, was the Chief Executive Officer at TATA POWER SED - Strategic Engineering Division (SED) of Tata Power Co. Limited for last 15 years. In addition to delivering 15-20% EBIDTA yoy, increased the Addressable Market from Rs 100Cr to Rs 7,00,000Cr and delivered revenue grown at a CAGR of 25% over a decade thus establishing Tata Power SED as a private sector Defence Prime Contractor in India. Has extensive Multinational & Indian experience in Technology, Project Management, Business Development, Mergers & Acquisitions, Operations, Corporate Governance & Strategic Partnership. His key strength is to evaluate complex technology issues for their efficacy in meeting customer requirements, developing partnerships and uncovering win-win situations. Rahul Chaudhry was nominated as a member of Vijay Kelkar Committee Constituted by Hon. Raksha Mantri to recommend measures for strengthening self-reliance in Defence Preparedness with increased participation of Indian Industry. He remains a passionate advocate of "Make in India" and the Chairman of Defence Innovators and Industry Association (DIIA), an association of defence and aerospace Industry committed to create "An Alliance for Substantive Self Reliance" . He is also the Chairman of FICCI's National Committee for Home Land Security and a Fellow of IETE and IDSA.

Delhi, India