Board of Trustees

Ananta Aspen Centre is guided by an esteemed Board of Trustees who are accomplished in their respective fields of business, media, and government. In addition to their professional stature, the Members bring to the Board their commitment to social responsibility and their personal experiences working for a better society. The Board meets on a quarterly basis and has an active role in program planning.


Mr. S K Lambah
Chairman, Ananta Aspen Centre

Ms. Anu Aga (Founding Trustee)
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

Mr. Chandrajit Banerjee
Director General, Confederation of Indian Industry
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Mr. C K Birla
Chairman, C K Birla Group
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Mr. Tarun Das (Founding Trustee)Former Chief Mentor, Confederation of Indian Industry

Mr. Naushad Forbes
Forbes Marshall Private Limited

Mr. Jamshyd N Godrej
Chairman, Ananta Centre &
Chairman of the Board
Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Company Ltd


Mr. Sanjiv Goenka         Chairman, RP – Sanjiv Goenka Group
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Mr. Naresh Gujral
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

Ms. Syeda Imam
Former Member National Commission for Minorities

Dr S Jaishankar
President – Global Corporate Affairs, TATA Sons Limited

Mr. Ravi Singh
Secretary General & CEO, WWF

Mr. Gautam Thapar (Founding Trustee)
Founder & Chairman, Avantha Group
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Dr. Shashi Tharoor
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha