Roshni Nadar Malhotra

Roshni Nadar Malhotra

Chairperson, CSR Board Committee Chair, Board Committees Member- Nomination and Remuneration, ESG & Diversity, Stakeholders’ Relationship

Roshni Nadar Malhotra is the CEO of HCL Corporation and a Trustee of the Shiv Nadar Foundation.

Since its inception, the Shiv Nadar Foundation has invested $988 million in nation-building institutions and driving transformational leadership. Roshni is also the Chairperson and the driving force behind VidyaGyan, a leadership academy for the economically underprivileged, meritorious, rural students of Uttar Pradesh, and has been working toward nurturing future leaders from rural India who can be catalysts of change for their communities, villages, and the nation at large.

Passionate about wildlife and conservation, Roshni established The Habitats Trust in 2018. The Foundation aims to work toward protecting India’s natural habitats and its indigenous species with the core mission of creating and conserving sustainable ecosystems through strategic partnerships and collaborations with stakeholders at every level.

Roshni is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council at the MIT School of Engineering, USA, and is also a member of the Kellogg School of Management Executive Board for Asia. She serves on the board of directors of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) and is an independent director on the board of the HDFC Asset Management Company.

In recognition of her outstanding work in business and philanthropy, Roshni has received several honors and accolades. Some of these include being featured in ‘The World's 100 Most Powerful Women’ list compiled and released by Forbes in 2020 for the fourth consecutive year. In 2020, Forbes also featured her among the ‘25 Most Powerful Businesswomen in Asia.’ Roshni was conferred with the Lewis Institute Community Changemaker Award by Babson College in 2017, and was recognized by Horasis, an internationally renowned think tank, as the ‘Indian Business Leader of the Year 2019. She is an alumnus of the Forum of Young Global Leaders (YGL, 2014-19), a unique and diverse community of the world’s most outstanding, next-generation leaders, an initiative of the World Economic Forum.

Roshni holds an undergraduate degree in Communications from Northwestern University and a MBA from the Kellogg School of Management. At Kellogg, she was awarded the Dean’s Distinguished Service Award.

Roshni is married to Shikhar Malhotra and they have two sons.