IL&FS - Board of Directors

Mr. Girish Chandra Chaturvedi


Mr. Girish Chandra Chaturvedi, Ex-Director of the Company, is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of ICICI Bank. He is also the Chairman of IL&FS Energy Development Co. Limited. He is from the 1977 batch of the IAS UP cadre, retired from the services as the Secretary of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas in January 2013. Thereafter, he was Member and then Chairman, Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority of India from February 2014 to January 2018. During his long and illustrious career, he held many important positions with the Government of India and the Uttar Pradesh government.

Mr. Chaturvedi served the Government of India across many sectors such as banking, insurance, pension, health, family welfare and petroleum & natural gas.

The list of the key positions he held with the Government of India includes Special Director General (Finance & Accounts); Organizing Committee Commonwealth Games, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports; Additional/Joint Secretary, Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance and Additional Secretary & Mission Director, National Rural Health Mission, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. He had also served in Uttar Pradesh Government in various capacities at key positions, including, Secretary to Chief Minister; Secretary, Family Welfare; Additional CEO (Greater NOIDA Industrial Development Authority); Trade Tax Commissioner; Managing Director, UP State Spinning Company and District Magistrate/Collector at Muzaffarnagar, Saharanpur and Meerut.

Mr. Chaturvedi served as Chairman of Pension Fund Regulatory & Development Authority, Petronet LNG Ltd, Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserves Ltd and Oil Industries Development Board. He had also served as Director (Government Nominee) on the Boards of Canara Bank, Bank of Baroda, IDBI Bank Ltd, IDFC Ltd, GIC Re of India, New India Assurance Co. Ltd, United India Insurance Co. Ltd, Agriculture Insurance Co. of India, Institute of Banking Personnel Selection and National Insurance Academy. He has completed M. Sc. (Social Policy and Planning in Developing Countries) from the London School of Economics and M. Sc. (Physics) from the University of Allahabad.

Mr. Chaturvedi was appointed as Director by the Government of India on the Board of the Company with effect from December 21, 2018. Mr Chaturvedi has stepped down from the Board effective September 30, 2022