Koushik Chatterjee

Koushik Chatterjee

Group CFO (Tata Steel)

Born in 1968, Mr. Chatterjee is an Honours Graduate in Commerce from Calcutta University and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Mr. Chatterjee joined Tata Steel limited in 1995 in Jamshedpur. He was then transferred to Tata Sons Limited in 1999 in the Group Executive Office. He re-joined Tata Steel limited on August 1, 2003 and was appointed as the Group CFO in 2008. He was inducted on the Board of Tata Steel Limited effective November 9, 2012. Further he was appointed as Group Executive Director (Finance & Corporate), Tata Steel in 2013, and re-appointed as Whole Time Director effective November 9, 2017 designated as Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer.

During the last 15 years in the Company, he has been part of the top leadership team in the company and has led the Company’s finance function and provided stewardship in the areas of financial strategy, performance management, large and complex financing in India and overseas of over USD 70 billion, mergers acquisitions & divestments, risk management, reporting and control, investor relations and taxation. He has also been deeply involved in portfolio restructuring and turnaround of various Subsidiary Companies.

Mr. Chatterjee has been a member of the Primary Market Advisory Committee of the SEBI and was member of the task force set up by SEBI that drafted the Takeover Code. He was also the member of the Global Preparers Forum, the advisory body to the International Accounting Standards Board, London. He is currently a member of the International Integrated Reporting Council, UK; the Working Group on Group Insolvency set up by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India; the Global Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures set up by the Financial Stability Board, Basel Switzerland; the Advisory Council to CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development; and the British Academy project on Future of the Corporation. He is also a frequent speaker in various conferences in India and abroad and has been recognized as one of India’s best CFOs by several organizations like Business Today Magazine, CNBC, Asiamoney and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK. In March 2019, he was awarded the CFO Lifetime Achievement Award by the Financial Express.