One SPHEEHA team with a united purpose
Just as the SPHEEHA band members march in unison, the executive and extended SPHEEHA team works towards one purpose. Learn more about the executive team members.
SPHEEHA leadership team
Thereafter, he was Group Resident Director (2002-2007) with the Tata Group, India’s largest and most respected corporate conglomerate, where he advised the Senior Executive team and Board of Directors on a variety of diverse and substantive issues. He also served as Non-Executive Chairman (2007-2012) of a number of Tata Group portfolio companies where he provided overall leadership and strategic direction, and as Independent Director on the Boards of Indian Private and Public Sector organizations.
Leveraging his commercial dealings with Indian and global energy companies at the highest levels, Pathan brings deep experience in developing multi-billion dollar domestic and cross-border commercial initiatives in the Energy industry. During his stint as Chairman, IndianOil Corporation, he formed several successful domestic and international Joint Ventures. In India he has won numerous awards for his efforts to help build the nation’s energy industry from scratch, including the prestigious National Citizen Award (2001), The Pride of the Nation Award (2000), the Petrotech Lifetime Achievement Award (2012), “Hall of Fame-Oil and Gas Award 2014”, National Urja Sangam Lifetime Achievement Award (2015), and the Lifetime Achievement Award of Systems Society of India (2021). Pathan also founded and chaired Petrofed, India’s apex coordinating organization for the Indian energy industry. He is respected internationally as a seasoned industry executive, having chaired organizations such as the International Energy Advisory Council (USA), served as Vice Chairman of the World LPG Gas Association, and served as a member of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation’s International Advisory Board.
Pathan has been involved in a number of philanthropic initiatives during his professional life. He currently serves as Founder and President of SPHEEHA, a forward thinking and globally inclusive NGO focused on environmental consciousness through practical and real-life implementation of contextual solutions. He was also responsible for founding The IndianOil Foundation and is recognized for championing IndianOil’s emergency response in a number of natural disaster situations in India.
Pathan was born in 1942 and is an Honors Graduate in Economics (Bombay University) with a specialization in Petroleum Management from Cambridge, Massachusetts. He currently resides in New Delhi, India.