Shri S.K. Roongta is Managing Director, Vedanta Aluminium Limited and heads the Aluminium & Power Business of the Vedanta Group comprising 2.5 million tonnes of fully integrated aluminium, and 8000 MW of Power. He is Chairman of the group company - Talwandi Sabo Power Limited (TSPL) and Vice Chairman of Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (BALCO). Vedanta Resources plc is a LSE listed FTSE 100 Company operating across Copper, Aluminium & Power, Iron Ore, Zinc/Lead/Silver and Oil & Gas with operations located in India, Australia, UAE, Zambia, South Africa, Namibia, Liberia and Ireland.
Earlier during his tenure as Chairman/ SAIL from August’2006 to May’2010, ranking of SAIL among ‘World Class Steel Makers’ moved up to number 2 from number 17, as per World Steel Dynamics USA and SAIL was accorded ‘Maharatna’ status.
An Electrical Engineering Graduate from BITS Pilani and PG Diploma in Business Management (International Trade) from IIFT, New Delhi, Mr Roongta holds important positions in various apex chambers being Chairperson of Steel and Metal Committee of FICCI, Chairperson of National Council on PSUs of ASSOCHAM and Chairperson of Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) National Expert Committee on Minerals & Metals.
He headed a “Panel of Experts on the reforms in the Central PSEs”, constituted by the Planning Commission in August’2010. He was also a member of the Committee formed by Ministry of Corporate Affairs, to formulate Policy document on Corporate Governance.
He also serves as Independent Director on the Boards of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), The Shipping Corporation of India Limited (SCI), Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited (NLC), Jubilant Industries Limited (JIL) and ACC Limited.
He is also associated with several academic institutions, being Chairman, Board of Governors, IIT, Bhubaneswar and Member, Governing Board, JKL University.
He is recipient of several awards and accolades including SCOPE Award for Excellence & Outstanding Contribution to the Public Sector Management – Individual Category.