T. GnanaSekaran, appointed as an Independent Director of our company from 07-Sep-2015. He holds B.SC (Mathematics) from University of Madras & PG in Software Engineering from Aptech, Chennai. Mr. Gnanasekar Thiagarajan is a veteran in the commodity markets. He has been tracking commodity markets and working with organizations exposed to commodity price risk much before the advent of MCX.
In his 20 years of experience he has dealt with major market movements across the agriculture and non-agriculture commodities sector and hence is well versed with devising suitable strategies to get the best out of them. He was an active trader at Scotia bank, one of the largest bullion bank in the world before he founded Commtrendz Research along with Mr. Yeshwant Rao, his mentor and co-founder, who was the Head, Trading Strategies for Reliance Petroleum business. Gnanasekar’s views are much sought after in the industry and he has been featured as an expert market commentator on television, print and electronic media. He writes a weekly column on Gold, Palm oil and Cotton in The Hindu Business Line daily and blogs on commodities and currencies for the Economic Times daily. He is a regular speaker at various industry conferences in India and abroad.
A.Velayutham, was appointed as an Independent Director of our company from 07-September-2015. He is a Ex-Member, Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission. He is a Resource Person for Task Force-2 on Advance System Interconnection ( of South Asian Countries) [Integrated Research and Action for Development (IRADe),South Asia Regional Initiative for Energy Integration(SARI –EI), US Agency for International Development (USAID)], Member of Enquiry Committee, constituted by the Ministry of Power, Government of India, on grid disturbance on Northern Region on 30th July,2012 and Northern Region, Eastern Region and North-Eastern Region on 31st July,2012
He has around four decades of experience in Power & Energy Systems, Honorary Member of Forum of Indian Regulators, National Advisor to Asian Power Qualitative Initiative (APQI), Member of Technical team under a Committee(Chaired by Shri.V.K.Shunklu, former CAG) constituted by Planning Commission (approved by Prime Minister) –‘High Level Panel on the Financial Position of Distribution Utilities.’ (2010), Member of Standing Committee on Solar Power constituted by Govt of Tamilnadu.(2010) and Member of Task forces relating to Power Sector constituted by Govt & Electricity Regulators. He is also an advisor to Power Sector business community, Wind Power Grid Integrators and so on.
He holds B.E. in Electrical & M.E in Power Systems.
Dr. V.Chandra Sekaran, was appointed as an Independent Director of our company from 07-Sep-2015. He holds MBBS Degree and is a practicing medical professional. He is also a noted philanthropist, actively engaged in various social activities that focus on education, eco-friendly and sustainable living initiatives.Thus Dr. Chandra Sekaran gives a third-man’s perspective on the functioning of KKV Agro Powers. He helps the company reach out to the public.