Dr. Misra has worked at Board level for over 17 years now as Non-Executive Director and Executive Director in publicly listed companies, unlisted companies, JVs and not for Profit Organizations both in India and overseas. He is a Director in several companies of the Aditya Birla Group and other professional bodies. He is an Independent Director on the Board of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd., a Government of India enterprise, and the Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela.
He is also on other professional bodies such as the Managing Committee of the Aston Business School Advisory Board (UK); Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) U.S.A., a member of the SHRM Certification Commission, USA, and is on the Board of the Xavier’s Institute of Management Bhubaneswar.
An HR professional and a business leader, he has over 30 years of experience in Business Operations and Strategy; Organization Development; Transformation and Change Management; Business Consulting and HR Management.
He holds two postgraduate degrees – in Political Science and in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations. He has two PhDs, from India & UK, in Public Administration and Industrial Relations respectively. He has an honorary D.Sc degree from Aston University, UK. He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources (NAHR), USA; Hon. Fellow of the Coaching Federation of India; also an Eisenhower Fellow, an Aston Business School Fellow, an AIMA Fellow and a Commonwealth Scholar.
He has been awarded several professional recognitions for his contribution to Business and Human Resources over the past decades.