Executive Director, Tata Ltd
Dr David Landsman OBE is Executive Director of Tata Limited, a UK-registered subsidiary of Tata Sons, the Tata group promoter company. Tata Limited represents the group in Europe and is responsible for Business Development, Corporate Affairs and a range of commercial and other services for the group. The company provides support to the 19 Tata companies across the UK, including Tata Steel, Jaguar Land Rover, TCS, Tata Global Beverages (including Tetley Tea), Tata Chemicals and Taj Hotels.
David joined Tata Limited from a career mostly in the British Diplomatic Service. He served in a number of positions in London and overseas, including as Charge d’Affaires in Yugoslavia and Ambassador to both Albania and Greece. He has also worked in international government relations and marketing at De La Rue plc.
David is also a Non-Executive Director of the UK India Business Council and a member of the CBI London Council. He has an MA from Oxford and a PhD in Linguistics from Cambridge, and also holds the IOD’s Diploma in Company Direction.