“Pradeep Mallick graduated in Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras and received a Diploma in Business Management from UK.
From 1967 to 1988, Pradeep worked with professionally managed Electrical Engineering Companies in the field of Power Distribution & Power Transmission, primarily in managing large turnkey projects in India, Gulf, West Asia and North Africa.
In 1988, he helped establish the Finnish Company Wartsila in India as a greenfield project and led the Company as its Managing Director for 15 years till 2003. The Company is a leader in gas and heavy-fuel based power for use by Utilities and Industry and majorly for marine propulsion.
Pradeep is a Past Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Western Region and a Past President of Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Pradeep has also served the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET), London, in various capacities.
Pradeep was honoured by IIT Madras with the Distinguished Alumnus Award. He has also been conferred the Knight First Class of the Order of The White Rose of Finland by the President of Finland for promoting business ties between the countires.
Since 2003, Pradeep is an Executive Coach/Mentor to Corporate Executives and a Strategic Adviser cum Sounding Board to CEOs. He has served on the Boards of over 20 Companies as a Professional Independent Non-Executive Director since 1999.
Pradeep is also associated with several Social causes and is a Trustee of Population First and of Dignity Foundation.