Board of Jury - 2014
Davendra Lal

Chairman, Board of Jury

He is the Managing Director at Bank of New York Mellon, USA. He has served as a Lieutenant Commander at Indian Navy and currently since last 31 years he is a Managing Director at BNY Mellon.

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation commonly referred to as BNY Mellon, headquarters at 1 Wall Street, Manhattan. BNY Mellon is an American multinational banking and financial services corporation.

The company employs more than 48,700 staff worldwide and has over US$1.4 trillion in assets under management and US$27.69 trillion in assets under custody and administration thereby being the largest deposit bank in the world.

Dr. Sandip P Sheth, USA

Well known healthcare professional in the USA. Chief of Inpatient Division, Jamaica Hospital, New York.

Consultant Psychiatrist, Ozaman Hall of Quenns Nursing Home, Rego Park nursing home, Trump Pavillion Nursing Home, Clinical Instructor, NYCOM, St Georges School of Medicine, has been actively involved in various social and cultural activities in New York for over 25+ years.

Pradeep Nathani, Indonesia

He is a veteran of Plantation, Timber and Construction Material industries. His business interests range from East Europe, Russia, Germany to China and Indonesia.

He is a globe trotter; who has been a part of multiple business delegations worldwide representing Engineered Timbered Products industry.

He is a Chemical Engineer from City University of New York. Born in Hong Kong, proficient in Mandarin, Cantonese, Russian, Indonesia, Hindi and English, he is a true global citizen.

C. B. Chhaya

Mr. Chhaya is a renowned operations senior with over 40 years of experience in the retail banking industry.He retired as Managing Director of BOB Cards, Ltd. - a subsidiary of Bank of Baroda on December 2003.The position was in the Top Executive cadre of Bank of Baroda managing Credit Cards & Debit Cards.

Before that Mr. Chhaya held following positions at Bank of Baroda. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors of Credila Financial Services, Calyx Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals, Aries Agro Limited, Texmo Pipes and Products Ltd. VSE Limited.

Pankaj Muthe

An expert in Country Investment Promotion with over a decade of experience in outbound as well as inbound promotions.

Currently, working with Malta Enterprise as Regional Leader, India and as the title suggests it is an all India responsibility. Malta Enterprise is the Government arm of Republic of Malta responsible for promoting trade and investment in Malta.

Before this, he worked in Marketing, Research and Consultancy roles. Researcher in pioneering sectors such as Wine, Animation, Gaming and MSMEs for Govt. policy-making. He has also advised clients from countries such as the UK, US, Germany in setting up operations into India and forging alliances with Indian companies.

He is an MBA from Jamnalal Bajaj Inst. of Management Studies, Mumbai, one of the top B-Schools in India.

Dicky Johan, Indonesia

He is a serial entrepreneur in the fields of information technology and hospitality. He runs a travel website that allows independent travelers to explore pictures and plan local tours. He has also developed a cloud based payroll solution that is used by Fortune 500 companies in Indonesia. He pioneered one of the first mobile solutions with a user base of over 200,000. He is also the Chief Product Developer of a few hotels in Indonesia.

Prior to that, he has worked for over a decade in the Silicon Valley, as the Chief Architect for products used by Fortune 500 companies of the USA. He holds a double major in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley.