Sandeep Katwala "was coopted to the Board in September 2009 and is due to be voted in formally at the AGM in October.
"Mr Katwala is the Managing Partner of the India Practice at the global law firm Linklaters. He also sits on the Asia Executive Committee of Linklaters. He has been active in the Indian market since the early 1990s and has been involved as legal counsel on a number of major transactions into and out of India.
"Sandeep started his professional career in 1983 in corporate finance with NatWest International and subsequently joined Linklaters in 1990, qualifying as a solicitor in 1992. He has worked on a wide variety of Mergers and Aquisitions, Corporate and energy/infrastructure transactions over the past 20 years, with a focus on emerging markets and, in particular, India.
"He studied law at the University of Kent at Canterbury and also holds an MBA from the City University Business School." 
- Trustee, Wateraid