Mr. Rakesh Bharti Mittal
Mr. Rakesh Bharti Mittal, an electronics engineer, is the Vice-Chairman of Bharti Enterprises, one of the leading business groups of India with interests in telecom, agri business, financial services, retail, realty, and communication & media devices.
Rakesh is the Chairman of Bharti Infratel, Bharti AXA Life Insurance, Bharti AXA General Insurance, FieldFresh Foods and Centum Learning. He is also on the Boards of Bharti Telecom, Bharti Ventures and other group companies.
Rakesh is a member of the National Council of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) since 1999 and is currently the Chairman of the CII Development Initiative Council (DIC). Rakesh is also a member of the India Canada CEOs Forum and the India Pakistan Joint Business Forum (IPJBF) for strengthening and promoting economic relations. He is currently on the Governing Body of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), the Punjab Investment Advisory Council (PIAC) and is also a member of the National Food Processing Development Council (NFPDC), MoFPI, Government of India.
A passionate advocate of right to good education, Rakesh serves on the Boards of several educational institutions. He is a member of the Executive Board of Indian School of Business (ISB) and the Campus Advisory Board (CAB) of ISB, Mohali. He is a member of the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and also a member of the Round Table on School Education for Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India.