Cyrus P Mistry

Cyrus P Mistry, 45, is the sixth Chairman of Tata Sons and was appointed as the Chairman of the board in December 2012. He has been a director of the company since 2006.

In addition to being Chairman of Tata Sons, Mr Mistry is also the chairman of major Tata companies including Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Tata Consultancy Services, Tata Power, Indian Hotels Company, Tata Global Beverages and Tata Chemicals.

Mr Mistry was earlier managing director of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group. Under his leadership, Shapoorji Pallonji’s construction business grew from revenues of $20 million to approximately $1.5 billion. The business evolved from pure-play construction to execution of complex projects in the marine, oil and gas and rail sectors, across a number of international geographies.

Mr Mistry graduated with a degree in civil engineering from Imperial College London, UK, in 1990. In 1997, he received an MSc in management from the London Business School. He is a recipient of the ‘Alumni Achievement Award’ from the London Business School. He is also a fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, London.