Double doctorate in Chemistry from Allahabad University & France, Dr. Reena Ramachandran , former CMD, Hindustan Organic Chemicals, currently member ,Ad-Hoc,Task Force, Performance management Division, Cabinet secretariat, Independent Director in the Board of ' United Phosphorus Ltd(now UPL Ltd.) . Served as Member , Board of Governors, IIT (Kanpur): Senior Scientific officer, Ministry of Science and Technology, Member-Advisory Council, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR) : Expert Member, Technical Advisory Committee on HR, Reserve Bank of India, Member of the expert committee of HRD Ministry for devising Policy perspective for Management Education : Member, Film Censor Board,. Has over 35 years of experience in petroleum, Petrochemicals and cement industry ( GM,ONGC /Ex.Director PCRA/ GGM, Cement Research Institute, Ballabhgarh). She has over a decade of experience in Management education.
Founder President of the Forum of Women in Public Sector (WIPS). Associated with Women's Leadership initiative in All India Management association (AIMA) , National HRD Network & CII committee on gender issues.
She was awarded 'Mahila Shiromani" by Vice President of lndia,1989, 'Best Communicator' by Press Council,1989, 'Manager of the Year' by ONGC,1987, 'Energy Man of the year' by IBPL Urja Research Foundation,1997, Elected Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) & All India Management Association( AIMA), Dewang Mehta Lifetime Achievement Award,2009. "EXEMPLARY LEADER AWARD-2010" by CMO Asia, Singapore, Lifetime Achievement Award in Higher Education by Higher Education Forum in 2011 and the recent award on 27 March,2015 by the ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas for outstanding contribution to Oil and gas industry during the Golden Jubilee celebrations , to name a few.