Pradeep Mallick graduated in Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras and received a Diploma in Business Management from UK. He is a ‘Chartered Engineer’, Fellow of the Institution of Engineering & Technology (FIET), London. He was honoured by IIT Madras with the Distinguished Alumnus Award.

From 1967 to 1988, Pradeep worked with Crompton Greaves, Tata Exports, EMC & Genelec in the field of Power Distribution & Power Transmission, primarily in managing large turnkey projects in India, Gulf, West Asia and North Africa.

In 1988, he helped establish the Finnish Company Wartsila in India as a greenfield project and led the Company as its Managing Director for 15 years till 2003. The Company is a leader in gas and heavy fuel based power for use by Utilities and Industry as well as for marine propulsion. He was conferred Knight First Class of the Order of The White Rose of Finland by the President of Finland.

Pradeep is a Past Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Western Region and a Past President of Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Pradeep has also served the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET), London, in various capacities on International Board, Members Board, International Strategy Working Party and Council.

Pradeep currently serves on the Boards of several Companies as a Professional Independent
Non-executive Director. Besides, he is a Strategic Adviser cum Sounding Board to CEOs and an Executive Coach/Mentor to Corporate Executives, focusing on Leadership Development.