Mr. Nipun Aggarwal is an Engineer from Delhi College of Engineering and has an MBA from IIM Kolkata with over 25 years of experience in Investment Management, Strategy, M&A, Finance & Operations across a wide range of industries. He is currently a Senior Vice President at Tata Sons Private Limited and looks after Strategy and M&A for the Tata Group. Over the past five years, as part of the Group Chairman’s Office, he has been instrumental in shaping the strategy and transformation of a number of Tata Group companies. He has driven several important initiatives for the Tata Group including the Bhushan Steel acquisition, consolidation of the Group’s defence businesses and the launch of Tata Electronics. Most recently, he led the Air India acquisition for the Group. He is a Director on the Board of several Tata Group Companies such as Tata Projects, Tata Housing, Tata Electronics, Tata Urban Infra and Tata Power Odisha Discoms. Prior to joining the Tata Group, Nipun worked as the Executive Director with Standard Chartered Bank in the Corporate Banking department responsible for coverage of strategic clients. Prior to that, he was a Director with DSP Merrill Lynch in the Investment Banking and M&A department where he led the coverage for clients across Infrastructure, Industrials and Metals & Mining sectors, and also executed several marquee capital markets and M&A transactions. Prior to DSP Merrill Lynch, he worked with BP Plc. in India and UK as the Commercial Advisor for large upstream Oil & Gas projects. He started his career with Larsen & Toubro Limited as a Graduate Engineer Trainee.