Mr Ishaat Hussain graduated in economics from St Stephens College, New Delhi. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA). Mr Hussain joined the board of the Indian Tube Company (a Tata Steel associate company) in 1979. His association with Tata Steel goes back to 1981, after Indian Tube was merged with Tata Steel.
Mr Hussain was the Senior Vice President and Executive Director of Finance at Tata Steel for almost 10 years, before he finally moved to Tata Sons. Currently he holds the position of a Board Member at Tata Sons.
Mr Hussain is a member of the SEBI committees on insider trading and primary capital markets. He is also a member of the CII Finance Committee.