Alka Mittal

Human Resources Director, ONGC

Dr. Alka Mittal is former CMD and Director(HR) of ONGC, India’s National Oil Company. She was also the Chairperson of ONGC Group of Companies viz. ONGC Videsh, HPCL, MRPL, OPaL, OTPC, etc, having significant presence in refining, petrochemicals, power and renewables.

Dr. Mittal has the distinction of being the first woman to head ONGC - one of India’s most valuable companies. She had also become the first ever woman Functional Director of ONGC in its history, when she assumed the charge of Director(HR) in 2018. She superannuated from the services of ONGC in August 2022 after an illustrious career spanning more than 37 years.

Dr. Mittal is a post graduate in Economics, MBA (HRM) and a Doctorate in Commerce and Business Studies in the specialized area of Corporate Governance. She is also a Non-Executive Director Diploma holder - Pearson SRF BTEC Level 7 Advanced Professional Diploma from FT, UK.