Management Team

Howden India is led by an experienced, multidisciplinary team of professionals drawn from the fields of finance, law, insurance, reinsurance, financial services, information technology, engineering, loss prevention and possesses the requisite experience, technical skills and professionalism to provide its customers with robust insurance solutions. The management team of the Company brings over 300 years of combined best practice driven specialist insurance experience and expertise to Howden India.

Praveen Vashishta

Chairman - India & Regional Chairman - India, Middle East, Turkey & Africa

Praveen Vashishta has worked for the Insurance, Financial Services and Risk Management industry for over 33 years. A management trainee of the 1983 class of General Insurance Corporation of India, Praveen worked with Oriental Insurance Company in India for 13 years. Thereafter he joined the Zurich Financial Services (ZFS) group, Switzerland where he worked for 7 years before joining Howden Group in late 2003.

He is an alumnus of the University of Delhi and the Wharton Business School, USA.

Anil Verma
Director & President
Mahesh Chainani
Director & Principal Officer
Praveen Vashishta
Chairman - India & Regional Chairman - India, Middle East, Turkey & Africa
Vinod V.K.
SR VP & Head – Employee Benefits
Debashish Mukherjee
Sr VP & Head – Corporate Business
Niraj Kumar
Technical Advisor