Jamshedpur plant
The Board
The Board of Tata Steel in Europe carries out oversight functions and oversees strategic priorities.
Dr. Henrik Adam
Henrik was appointed Vice President, European Corporate Affairs at Tata Steel Limited in January 2022, representing Tata Steel’s European businesses.

Previously, he held the role of Chief Executive Officer of Tata Steel in Europe from 2019. In addition, he took on the responsibilities of the Chief Technical Officer and the Chief Commercial Officer following a reorganisation of the company’s Executive Committee in early 2021. 

Before joining Tata Steel in 2011 as its Chief Commercial Officer, Henrik was CEO of thyssenkrupp Electrical Steel and a Member of the Board of Eisen- und Hüttenwerke AG, the stock exchange listed holding company for the tinplate and electrical steel businesses of thyssenkrupp. Prior to this, he held a wide range of responsibilities for various functions at thyssenkrupp.

Born in Essen in Germany, Henrik is a mechanical engineer by education, who has specialised in the field of automotive engineering, notably in the application of materials in vehicle design. He started his career in 1991 as a scientist in vehicle safety technologies before becoming Managing Director of a German engineering services consultancy company.

Outside of companies he has worked for, Henrik has held various board member and non-executive director positions.

Dr Henrik Adam
Vice President, European Corporate Affairs, Tata Steel Limited
TV Narendran Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Tata Steel Limited
Mr T V Narendran is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Tata Steel Limited, the ultimate parent company of Tata Steel Europe Limited.

As the CEO & MD, he has overseen the organic and inorganic growth of Tata Steel over the last few years. This includes the Kalinganagar greenfield expansion and the acquisition of Bhushan steel and the steel business of Usha Martin. He has over 32 years of experience in the Mining and Metals industry.

Mr. Narendran is currently on the Board of Tata Steel Limited. He is the Chairman of Tata Steel Europe, Tata Steel BSL Limited and Tata Steel Long Products Limited. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Governors of XLRI Jamshedpur. He is a member of the Executive Committee and the Board of the World Steel Association. He was the co-chair of the Mining & Metals Governors Council of the World Economic Forum from 2016 to 2018. He is the President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), and the Vice President of the Indian Institute of Metals.

Mr. Narendran is a Mechanical Engineer from the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Trichy and did his MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta. He is a recipient of Distinguished Alumnus Awards from both NIT Trichy and IIM Calcutta. He is a Chevening Scholar and has also attended the Advanced Management Programme in CEDEP-INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.

Mr T V Narendran
CEO & MD, Tata Steel Limited
Sandip Biswas, Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of Tata Steel in Europe
Mr Biswas was appointed to the Board on 1 July 2019 and is the Chief Financial Officer of Tata Steel in Europe

Mr Sandip Biswas is an honours graduate in commerce from Calcutta University. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and also the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.

Sandip became Executive Director and a member of the Board of Tata Steel Europe in July 2019, responsible for driving the company’s transformation programme. He also became CFO of Tata Steel Europe as of January 1, 2020.

Sandip was formerly the Group Executive Vice President, Finance, for Tata Steel Limited, where he oversaw the group’s financing strategies, including capital structure, mergers and acquisitions, planning and execution of capital raising activities for debt and equity, liquidity management and investor relations activities. He joined Tata Steel in 2005 as the Chief Foreign Exchange & Treasury Management following 12 years working in financial services in foreign exchange and global markets.

Mr Sandip Biswas
Executive Director and CFO, Tata Steel in Europe
Mr Koushick Chatterjee, Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of Tata Steel Limited
Mr Chatterjee was appointed to the Board on 12 October 2006. He is also the Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of Tata Steel Limited.

Born in 1968, Mr. Chatterjee is an Honours Graduate in Commerce from Calcutta University and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Mr. Chatterjee joined Tata Steel limited in 1995 in Jamshedpur. He was then transferred to Tata Sons Limited in 1999 in the Group Executive Office. He re-joined Tata Steel limited on August 1, 2003 and was appointed as the Group CFO in 2008. He was inducted on the Board of Tata Steel Limited effective November 9, 2012. Further he was appointed as Group Executive Director (Finance & Corporate), Tata Steel in 2013. and re-appointed as Whole Time Director effective November 9, 2017 designated as Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer.

During the last 15 years in the Company, he has been part of the top leadership team in the company and has led the Company’s finance function and provided stewardship in the areas of financial strategy, performance management, large and complex financing in India and overseas of over USD 70 billion across several instruments and currencies, mergers and acquisitions including divestments, risk management, reporting and controlling, investor relations and taxation. He has also been deeply involved in portfolio restructuring and turnaround of business situations of various Subsidiary Companies.

Mr. Chatterjee had been a member of the Primary Market Advisory Committee of the SEBI and was a member of the task force set up by SEBI that drafted the Takeover Code. He was also the member of the Global Preparers Forum, the advisory body to the International Accounting Standards Board London. He is currently a member of International Integrated Reporting Council UK, Working Group on Group Insolvency set up by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India, Global Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures set up by the Financial Stability Board, Basel Switzerland. He is a frequent speaker in various conferences in India and abroad and has been recognised as one of India’s best CFO by several organisations like Business Today Magazine, CNBC, Asiamoney, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK. Recently in March 2019, he was awarded the CFO Lifetime Achievement Award by the Financial Express.

Mr Koushik Chatterjee
Executive Director and CFO, Tata Steel Limited
Mr Om Prakash Bhatt, Non-Executive Director
Mr Bhatt was appointed to the Board as a non-executive director on 1 June 2020. He is also Chair of the Tata Steel Europe Limited Audit Committee.

Appointed as the Interim Chairman of Tata Steel from November 25, 2016 before Mr N Chandrasekaran took over, Mr O P Bhatt has been the Chairman, State Bank Group - which includes the State Bank of India, five associate banks in India, five overseas banks, SBI Life, SBI Capital Markets, SBI Fund Management; and other subsidiaries.

He has served as the Chairman of the Indian Banks’ Association, the apex body of Indian banks and was the government’s nominee on the India-US CEO Forum, Indo-French CEO Forum and Indo-Russia CEO Forum.

He currently serves as an Independent Director on several boards including Greenko Energy Holdings(GEH)., Tata Consultancy Services and Hindustan Unilever among others.

Mr Om Prakash Bhatt
Non-Executive Director