Who’s who

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Commander Pravin Chauhan, Indian Navy (Retired)

A human resource development professional, specialized in building teams from scratch, mentoring, coaching and empowering them to achieve the next level. A competent and humane leader, who understands and leverages human skills to achieve job deadlines, financial targets and organizational goals. Immense experience in leading high performance teams in Indian Navy conceptualized and established KR Information Security Solutions (KRISS), KR Integrated Security Solutions and KRISS Education Services. Certified Corporate & Industrial Security, Safety and Fire Protection Management specialist. KRISS was one of the select few Information Security Solution companies of its size which attained ISO 27001 certification as well as CERT-IN empanelment in a very short period of its inception. Commander Chauhan is the consultant for Security and Safety Certification issues. He can be reached on pravin.chauhan@iesecci.org or security.solutions@iesecci.org.

Commander Angsuman Ojha, Indian Navy (Retired)

Dedicated and resourceful Security & Safety Administration, Legal Management, HR Management and Crisis Management Professional, offering diverse experience of over 21 years in the areas of Security, Safety, Legal and HR Management in different capacities. Nearly 12 years continuous service as a Naval police specialist in various sensitive Defense organizations viz. Naval Dockyard (Mumbai), Naval Air Station, Dabolim (which houses also the Goa International Airport), Head Quarters Andaman & Nicobar Command etc. Cdr. Ojha heads the Legal consultants of the Chamber whilst being on the advisory of all the other aspects that the Chamber deals with . He can be reached on legal.team@iesecci.org or angsuman.ojha@iesecci.org

Ashutosh Narendranath

Ashutosh Narendranath, an IIM Calcutta alumnus; is a banker with 17 years of experience across Public/Pvt Sector Indian Banks and International Banks. He has extensively worked for the growth of Branch Banking network of Axis(Erstwhile UTI Bank), ICICI Bank in Eastern India. Subsequently served in progressive position with Standard Chartered Bank, India for over five years.  Pioneered in setting up of the first International Bank Branch (Standard Chartered) in Bhubaneswar, Orissa in the year 2005. Currently an Investment Banker and consultant. He is an Entrepreneur in Education sector, an avid social worker, extensively worked for various social causes through NGO called “Biswakalyan” in Orissa. He can be reached at ashutosh.narendranath@iesecci.org
Cdr. Indrajit Pakrasi

Cdr. Indrajit Pakrasi, has been a commissioned officer of the Indian Navy, encompass service onboard warships ranging from Landing Craft to Patrol Vessels, Corvettes, Destroyers and Aircraft Carrier, as well as operational shore appointments which include commanding two ships and as staff of Flag Officers at Command headquarters. His outstanding service spanning 22 years have given him the advantage of gaining from a vast expanse of experiences spanning military operations, humanitarian disaster relief (post tsunami) and community development, operational planning with foreign forces, diplomatic goodwill assignments, and implementation of a number of pan-India projects for Defense-Corporate partnerships.He holds PG diplomas in Business Management (Jamnalal Bajaj IMS /Mumbai university 2008) and Shipping Management (DG Shipping 2011). A thinker, mentor, facilitator as well as a hands-on and outdoors person, he brings to IESECCI multifaceted abilities. He brings insights, studies and interest in technology / resource deployment including reuse of dormant resources. An avid reader, analyst and commentator of geopolitical events, he is also an outdoors person and plays team games along with sailing and paragliding. Indrajit is based in Mumbai, and can be reached at indrajit@iesecci.org 

Col Dipanshu Sinha

Col Dipanshu Sinha, is a decorated officer and has served over 20 years in the Indian Army as a Combat Helicopter pilot and Infantry leader. He served extensively in conflict zones on the northern borders of the country and has actively participated in a a large number of anti-terrorist operations. A multifaceted personality, Dipanshu is a self confessed adrenaline junkie and other than being a deep sea diver from PADI Divemaster(USA), a rotary wing pilot, a long distance biker, and a qualified film critic, he also dabbles in creative writing in his spare time. He can be reached via dipanshu.sinha@iesecci.org

Cdr. Abhishek Kankan, NM


Cdr. Abhishek Kankan, NM has had broad exposure and myriad experiences from depths below oceans (submarine/ diving cadre) to the highest point on earth (summited Mt Everest in 2004). In Jun 2003, He is a qualified Ship’s (SCUBA) diver with diving experience of over 17 years on-board ships & submarines, swimming pool and ocean. He is also a certified PADI (USA) Dive Master with CPR and AED Certification since Apr 2012. He has also participated as a leader of 200 Km White water rafting expedition on River Brahmaputra in Arunachal Pradesh in Jan 2012. He is a Paratrooper and also was one of the first Indians to do Water Para jumps with US Navy SEALs whilst being part of the elite Marine Commandos. He has completed his Certification Course in Business Management from IIM Indore in Feb 2014 in addition to his B Tech (Mechanical) with marine engineering specialization and Master of Science in Defense and Strategic Studies from University of Madras ,Masters Diploma in Business Administration (MDBA) in Personnel Management and certification in Operational Research & System Analysis. He was awarded NauSena medal for Gallantry by President of India on Republic day, 2005. Besides being a prolific writer for various publications, he is also featured in a number of interviews for newspapers and magazines. Cdr Abhishek Kankan,NM believes that there is streaks of adventure, desire to excel, thirst to be an achiever and nationalism in everyone. His mission is to ignite the same in the young brigade, corporate and organizations by conducting workshops, coaching and outdoors activities. He can be reached at abhishek.kankan@iesecci.org.