D.D. Misra

Director HR - ONGC

Mr. D.D.Misra, is Director(HR) of ONGC, India's most Profitable Maharatna Enterprise. He holds a Master's Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from University of Lucknow. He has undergone Leadership Development Programme at IIM, Bangalore followed by overseas programme at Alberta School of Business, Calgary (Canada) and University of Texas (US) in 2013.

Starting his career as Graduate Trainee, Mr Misra has left his imprint in diverse assignments given to him in three decades with the Company.

He has been appointed by the Government of India to the Board of ONGC, as its Director (Human resources) with effect from 1st of August, 2014. Since taking over, he has conceptualized and steered numerous sustainable HR Initiatives to enthuse the morale and motivation of the 33000 plus ONGC workforce.

Despite holding high pressure assignments, Mr. Misra has always found time to nurture his other interests, particularly his passion for wildlife photography. He is a regular contributor to the Nature magazines "Shristi", "Swagat", "Shubh Yatra", "Times World Travel". His maiden Coffee Table photo book "The Karjat diaries" profiling bio-diversity of Western Ghats was launched in January-2014 at Petrotech. In February 2015, his story on "Komodo Dragons" of Indonesia was published in "Outdoor Journal" an International Magazine on travel and adventure.