Banmali drives the Tata Group’s ventures in the Infrastructure, Aerospace and Defence industries. He joined Tata Sons from GE where as President and CEO for GE India and South Asia, he was responsible for all of GE's operations in the Region.
Banmali holds a BE from Mangalore University and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.
He was also a member of the global Corporate Executive Council of GE. A veteran with over 30 years of global experience, he started his career with the Wartsila Group where he spent over 20 years, both in India and in Finland. He subsequently joined the Tata Group as Executive Director (BD & Strategy) and a member of the Board of Tata Power and Director on other Tata Power entities.