Vikas Sehgal is an Independent Director at Cyient. He is also a Global Partner, Executive Vice Chairman, and the Global Head of Automotive at financial advisory group Rothschild & Co. Mr. Sehgal also serves as an Independent Director on the board of Novelis (a subsidiary of Hindalco).
Mr. Sehgal has been an advisor to the Government of India since 2016 and works closely with the Ministry of Heavy Industries on automotive and industrial policy and with the Ministry of Trade and Commerce for the Invest India initiative. He is former Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Agenda Council for Automotive and Transportation and was a member of its Global Future Council for Mobility. Some of his past associations and engagements include Booz Allen Hamilton, Peugeot Citroen (PSA Groupe), and Houghton International.
Mr. Sehgal is a mechanical engineer from the Delhi College of Engineering. He holds an MS in industrial engineering from the University of Florida, an MS in mechanical engineering and technology policy planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an MBA in finance and international business from the University of Chicago. Mr. Sehgal is also a published author and with over 20 papers and articles to his credit in leading global journals.