Essar Global Fund invests, builds and nurtures a portfolio of world-class companies through Essar Capital, its investment manager.
Prashant is part of the second generation of the Ruia family that founded Essar. Essar was founded in 1969 by his father, Shashi Ruia and uncle Ravi Ruia.
Prashant has been an integral part of EGFL’s operations and management since 1985 and has been a key driver of the Fund’s growth, diversification and value creation both within India and internationally. He is respected for his project execution skills, financial expertise and people management capabilities.
Prashant holds key positions on several prestigious regulatory and professional boards. He is a Board Member of the World Steel Association, as well as a Board Member of the Metals & Mining and Energy Industry at the World Economic Forum. Additionally, he is member of the India-Indonesia CEO’s Forum.
Prashant Ruia featured in worldsteel's Safety & Health Recognition Programme 2015
The Safety & Health Recognition Programme by worldsteel is an initiative though which it recognises member companies that have demonstrated a continuous commitment to safety by demanding uncompromising standards...
Recognising MakeinIndia opportunities
Speaking to Bloomberg TV, on the sidelines of the Make in India week, Mr Prashant Ruia, Director, Essar, shared his thoughts on the government’s flagship #MakeinIndia initiative and its potential to spur greater investments and growth...
Policy changes are helping unclog investments made: Prashant Ruia at Vibrant Gujarat 2015
Speaking to CNBC TV18 channels on the sidelines of the 7th Vibrant Gujarat Summit, Essar Director, Mr Prashant Ruia, has said that the government’s policy changes have led to a shift in the investor climate...