Mr. Ishaat Hussain is a Non-Executive Director of Tata Sons Limited and was the Finance Director of Tata Sons Ltd. for over a decade. Mr. Hussain has been with the Tata Group for 30 years . Prior to joining the Tata Sons Board in 1999, he held various positions in Tata Steel Limited and was the Finance Director of Tata Steel Ltd. for ten years from 1989.
Mr. Hussain is a graduate in Economics from the Delhi University and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England & Wales (ICAEW). He has also attended the Advanced Management Programme at the Havard Business School. Besides being on the Board of Tata Sons Ltd., he represents Tata Sons on the Boards of various Tata Companies.
Mr. Hussain has been a member of the Board of Trade of India and is currently the Chairman of the SEBI Committee On Disclosure & Accounting (SCODA). He was a member of The Committee for Reforming the Regulatory Environment for doing business in India (Damodaran Committee), the Bihar State Industrial & Investment Advisory Committee and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). He is also a Trustee of the India Foundation of the Arts & The Marg Foundation.
Mr. Hussain is on the Advisory Board of Bain (India board) and the Murugappa Group.