Dr. Vinay Prakash, Ph.D. in Mining, is the one of the most recognized leaders in the areas of Energy, Infrastructure, Metal & Minerals. He has nurtured the Natural Resources vertical of the Adani Group, since inception and steered its diversification in India as well as overseas. Natural Resources vertical comprises Integrated Coal Management, Iron Ore, Copper, Aluminium, Minerals, Bunkering, LPG, ATF and Mining businesses. He is an energy enthusiast and sustainability champion.
His vision and leadership led Adani Natural Resources (ANR) to the forefront of growth and excellence and earned several awards for commitment towards environment, community engagement, sustainability, safety that has made ANR a Great Place to Work in India.
He held key positions in various industry bodies leading committees’ of FIMI, ASSOCHAM, FICCI and CII where he championed ideas of responsible and sustainable mining. He has been honored at many prestigious platforms like Global Business Excellence Award at World PetroCoal Congress 2017.
Dr. Prakash holds a Doctorate from Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad. He is also a Mechanical Engineer, with PG Diploma in Operations/Material Management, and MBA (Finance).
Prior to joining Adani Group in 2001, he worked with Aditya Birla Group for eight years.