Mr. Chaudhary is a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) – Mechanical from BITS, Pilani. He has undergone various prestigious management programs like Young Managers Program at INSEAD, France in 1997, Tata Group Executive Leadership Program in 2007 conducted by Michigan Ross School of Business and Executive MBA from CEDEP, France in 2008-09.
Mr Chanakya Chaudhary joined Tata Steel in 1988 as Graduate Engineer Trainee in the Raw Material Division at Jharia, Dhanbad, India. During his stint in the Collieries division, he worked in various capacities and was subsequently transferred to Total Quality Management (TQM) (Business Excellence Group), wherein he was responsible for working with various divisions of Tata Steel for getting ISO-9000 certification,. He has worked as a lead assessor for Tata Group in its journey of Business Excellence and for JRD Quality Value Award based on the Malcom Baldridge Award Criteria. He was appointed as Chief Resident Executive, Delhi in 2004 and was handling Corporate Affairs of the Company. He was appointed as Group Director-Corporate Communication & Regulatory Affairs on 1st November 2013. He was responsible for spear heading the Communication Strategy and Policy Advocacy for the Company. Mr Chaudhary has been entrusted with the role of Vice President, Raw Materials in May 2018. Since then, he has been driving many changes and improvements in this division to meet the current challenges and making the Raw Material Supply chain robust and sustainable.
Mr Chaudhary serves on the Board of New Millennium Iron Corporation, Canada; Mjunction Services Limited, Steel Strips Wheels Limited, S&T Mining Company Private Limited, T M Mining Company Limited, T S Alloys Limited, Sedibeng Iron Ore(PTY)Ltd., Black Ginger (PTY)Ltd.
He is the co-chairmen FICCI Mining Sub-Committee. He Serves as a member of the National Committee for Mining of CII, Indian Steel Association (ISA); He serves as member on the managing committee of FIMI(Federation of Indian Mineral Industries). He is also member of Raw Materials committee of World Steel Association (WSA).
Chanakya Chaudhary, Vice President – Raw Materials at Tata Steel, will be delivering a keynote presentation on: Challenges and opportunities of the supply and demand of Tata Steel’s raw materials within the Exploration, Investment & Finance Conference at IMARC. Download the progamme now.