About

Essar Global Fund invests, builds and nurtures a portfolio of world-class companies through Essar Capital, its investment manager.

Prashant Ruia

Promoter

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.