NS Rajan is a member of the Group Executive Council and Group Chief Human Resources Officer. Rajan, former partner and global leader, people and organisation, E&Y, joined Tata Sons reporting to the Chairman, Cyrus P Mistry, in May 9, 2013. An alumnus of Loyola College, Chennai, and XLRI, Jamshedpur, he is currently pursuing doctoral studies with IIT, Delhi. He is the former national president of NHRD. He has received accolades such as Outstanding HR Leadership by Hindustan Times HR Leadership Awards, 2012.