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Dr. Malini Shankar is an officer of the Indian Administrative Service, currently posted as the Director General, Shipping, Government of India.

Dr. Malini Shankar has a PhD degree in Public Policy/Institutional Economics from IIT Madras and Management degree from the Asian Institute of Management, Manila, Philippines. She also holds a Master's Degree in Chemistry from Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts, USA. She had her professional mid-career training at the IIAP (Institut Internationale d'Administration Publique), in Paris, France, from where she obtained a diplome in International Economics. She was also nominated by the Government of India to the Harvard University for training programmes on two occasions.

Dr. Malini Shankar has had an illustrious career spanning over 3 decades both at the field and at the policy level. Her key assignments have been in industry, electricity and water sectors. Her postings include - Collector & District Magistrate of Nagpur; Joint Development Commissioner of Madras SEZ (Ministry of Commerce); Commissioner of Industries in Maharashtra; Principal Secretary Water Supply and Sanitation; Principal Secretary Irrigation (Maharashtra); and Additional Chief Secretary Environment (Maharashtra).

Mr Ashwani Kumar has joined IL&FS Energy Development Company Limited, as Chief Executive Officer on 02/08/2017

He has worked with Larsen & Toubro Ltd., where he was leading the power project portfolio as Chief Executive- Power Development. He was responsible for overseeing L&T initiatives in Iran & China. He was also heading the Corporate Strategy for Infrastructure, Heavy Engineering, Defence and Hydrocarbon verticals

He has also worked with Reliance Power Ltd, as President - Corporate Development, where he was responsible for Corporate Affairs and Corporate Planning for Reliance Power and PowerGen India Ltd. as Business Development Director- India

Ms. Parekh is the Director & Chief Financial Officer of IL&FS Township & Urban Assets Ltd and has been with IL&FS since 1991. Ms. Parekh holds Bachelors Degree in Commerce from Mumbai University and is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). She has more than 25 years’ experience in Finance and Accounts. Ms Parekh has worked on some of the pioneering infrastructure sector transactions in India as a project finance expert across various sectors such as road, rail, water, sports infrastructure, etc.