M Damodaran former Chairman of SEBI sets up trust for non-executive directors


About M. Damodaran: Meleveetil Damodaran is a business executive and former government officer. Presently he is an Advisor and Chief Representative in India for the ING Group of Netherlands.

  • He served as the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
  • India’s financial markets regulator, from February, 2005 to February, 2008.
  • He launched a belief that aims to address challenges faced by non-executive especially independent directors on companies’ board directors.
  • His idea behind Non-Executive Directors in Conversation (NEDICT) is to inspire discussions among non-executive directors and to give viable solution to the concerns faced by them.

Image of M Damodaran

Image of M Damodaran

Sets up trust for non-executive directors

The main issues faced by them are:

  • Lack of role clarity
  • Absence of domain knowledge
  • Increasing liabilities under the new companies Act.

- Published/Last Modified on: July 29, 2015