Former Chairman SEBI and Chairman, Excellence Enablers

Mr. M. Damodaran is a corporate advisor and mentor and independent director on the Board of several prominent companies, including Larsen & Toubro, Hero MotoCorp, Tech Mahindra, CRISIL and Biocon . He is the founder Chairperson of Excellence Enablers Private Limited, a niche Corporate Governance advisory firm and the Founder and Managing Trustee of Non Executive Directors in Conversation Trust, an exclusive forum for Non-Executive Directors.
Mr Damodaran served as the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India from 2005 to 2008. Prior to this, he served as the Chairman of Industrial Development Bank of India. He was also Chairman of Unit Trust of India.
Mr Damodaran was an officer of the Indian Administrative Service, Manipur-Tripura cadre and served as Joint Secretary of the Banking Division in Ministry of Finance (India) for five years.