Sushil Kumar Roongta

Independent and Non-Executive Director

Mr. Sushil Kumar Roongta is an Electrical Engineer from Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management - International Trade, from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi. He is a Fellow of All India Management Association (AIMA). Mr. Roongta has a wide and varied experience in public sector undertakings.

Mr. Roongta is the former Chairman of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), one of India’s largest public sector company. He was also the first Chairman of International Coal Ventures Limited (ICVL) – a JV of five leading PSUs i.e. SAIL, CIL, RINL, NMDC & NTPC.


Mr. Roongta has also served as a member of various Apex Chambers - Chairman of ‘Steel Committee’ of FICCI, member of National Council of CII and Advisory Council of ASSOCHAM. Mr. Roongta was also President of Institute for Steel Development & Growth. He was also a member of the Executive Committee of the World Steel Association - the Apex Body for formulation of policy for world steel. He was chairman of Board of Governors of IIT-Bhubaneswar.


He has been part of various think tanks and is widely regarded as one of the principal experts in the field of metal, power and public sector turnarounds. He was Chairman of ‘Panel of Experts on reforms in Central Public sector enterprises’ constituted by Planning Commission, widely known as ‘Roongta Committee’, its report is taken as benchmark for Public sector Reforms today.


Mr. Roongta is the proud recipient of a number of awards including [Standing conference of public enterprises | SCOPE Award for Excellence & Outstanding Contribution to the Public Sector Management] – Individual Category 2007-08 and IIM-JRD Tata award for excellence in Corporate Leadership in Metallurgical industries, 2016. Mr. Roongta is also associated with educational institutions and various Non-Profit organizations.