B. Anand is the Chief Executive Officer of Nayara Energy Limited, a new-age downstream company of international scale. The company was acquired by international investors, Rosneft, and an investment consortium comprising of Trafigura and UCP Investment Group. Mr. Anand is a dynamic leader with over 30 years of experience leading high growth businesses, joint ventures, and strategic partnerships across consumer, supplier, finance, and technology value chain. Before leading Nayara Energy, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Trafigura India, the Indian arm of the global commodity trading and logistics powerhouse. Previously, Mr. Anand has served in various leadership positions with Vedanta Plc., HSBC, Citibank, Motorola India, and Future Group. He is an Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Just Dial and an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Mr. Anand is a frequent speaker at global forums. He is involved in the advancement of health & sanitation and gender diversity agendas. Mr. Anand received a Bachelor of Commerce from Nagpur University.