Mr. Sanjay Bhatia – President, CMSME and Managing Director, Hindustan Tin Works Limited

Mr. Sanjay Bhatia, B.Com (H) LL.B,  has about 40 years experience in metal packaging industry,  currently he is Managing Director of Hindustan Tin Works Ltd., (leading manufacturers of tin containers for food,  and non-food products) and Chairman of Petainer Innopac Packaging Pvt. Ltd. (Joint venture company with Petainer, UK) 

Throughout his career Mr. Bhatia has been associated with leading Chambers of Commerce and has represented the industry on various committees set up by Central & State Governments from time to time, including Kelkar task force on simplification of Indirect Taxes in India. 

  He is presently the
  • President,  FICCI Confederation of MSME
  • Steering Committee  & National Executive  Committee member Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)
  • Managing Committee member Associated Chamber of Commerce (ASSOCHAM)
  • President of Metal Container Manufacturers Association (MCMA)  
  • Member – National Advisory Board for MSME
  • Past Chairman of the Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP), 
  • Past President – All India Organization of Employers (AIOE) 
  • Past President of the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI)
  • Member of International Packaging Association based in Germany (IPA)

Mr. R Narayan - Senior Vice President, CMSME &  Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Power2SME

Mr. R. Narayan is the Founder and CEO of Power2SME. A cost accountant by education, Narayan is a serial entrepreneur and is currently dedicated to creating a robust ecosystem that helps SMEs address major challenges in finance and raw material management. With over 24 years of general management, sales & marketing experience, Narayan has worked closely with over 2 lakh SMEs, across India, bringing a deep understanding of SMEs and their needs in an evolving economy.

Narayan is also associated with FICCI as the Vice President of FICCI- CMSME (Confederation of MSMEs) and is committed to empower Indian MSMEs and build their competitiveness.

Mr. Girish Luthra - Vice President, CMSME & Chairman, Gujarat Enviro Protection & Infrastructure Ltd

Girish Luthra is a leading entrepreneur in the field of environment, infrastructure & textiles. A textile engineer & management graduate by education. His keen understanding and interest in the fields of environment protection, waste management and industrial infrastructure has, allowed him to achieve success in a variety of businesses which include Textiles, Waste Management, Environment, Industrial Infrastructure and Hospitality.

Some of his recognitions include being a patent holder for a machine design in textiles, being the recipient of the NRDC Award by the Government of India in the year 2000 and the Young Scientist of the Year Award by the Government of Gujarat in 2003. He was an integral part of the Committee set up by Ministry of Textiles, Government of India to give recommendations in the 12th Five Year Plan for Textile and Apparel and textile policy’14. He has been the head of the Environment Committee of the Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry for over a decade and is the Ex-Chairman of CII, Southern Gujarat Zone.

Over the years he has been a part of several National & International Delegations, as an expert on cleaner production & hazardous waste management. He is a registered faculty on the same subjects with UNIDO & UNEP. Moreover he has closely been involved in the projects with USAID, UNEP & CIDA for improving “Work Practice in Textiles in INDIA”. 

Dr. Sanjaya Baru - Secretary General

Dr. Sanjaya Baru took over as Secretary General of FICCI from 1st September 2017.

He has been editor of India's major financial newspapers, The Economic Times, Financial Express and Business Standard. He was professor of economics at University of Hyderabad, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (Delhi) and Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (Singapore).

Dr. Baru has been Media Advisor to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (2004-08) and Director for Geo-economics and Strategy, International Institute of Strategic Studies, London (2011-16).

He was Member, National Security Advisory Board of India (1999-2001), India-ASEAN Eminent Persons Group (2010) and the Indian National Defence University Committee (2002-2004).

Dr. Sanjaya Baru will also be Secretary General of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), India Chapter; Secretary General, FICCI Confederation of MSMEs (CMSME) ; and Director General, Indian Council of Arbitration.

Some of his notable publications include: The Strategic Consequences of India's Economic Performance; India and the World: Essays on Geo-economics and Foreign Policy; Accidental Prime Minister: The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh; & 1991: How P V Narasimha Rao Made History.