Current Senior Management

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, IN (Retd)

The Chairman of the National Maritime Foundation (NMF), Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, IN (Retd), is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington, the College of Defence Management, Secunderabad, and, the Royal College of Defence Studies, London. In the earlier segment of his illustrious naval career, spanning some four decades, the Admiral, who is a specialist in Navigation and Aircraft Direction, served as the Navigation, Direction and Operations Officer aboard several ships in both, the Eastern and Western Fleets of the Indian Navy. Read More

Vice Admiral Pradeep Chauhan, AVSM & Bar, VSM, IN (Retd)
Director General

An alumnus of the National Defence Academy, the Defence Services Staff College, the Naval War College, and the National Defence College, with BSc, MSc and MPhil degrees under his belt, Vice Admiral Pradeep Chauhan, AVSM & Bar, VSM, is currently the Director-General of the National Maritime Foundation, New Delhi.  The admiral retired on 30 November 2013 after an illustrious four-decade-long career in the Executive Branch of the Indian Navy.  His sea-going service incorporated as many as four Command Tenures, culminating in his command of the aircraft carrier, the ViraatRead More

Captain Sarabjeet S Parmar
Executive Director

An alumnus of National Defence Academy (NDA) Kharakwasla and Defence Services Staff College (DSSC) Wellington, Capt Parmar was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 01 Jul 87. The officer is a Seaking pilot who has commanded INS Bedi, INS Sharda and INAS 330. He was member of the XI Indian Antarctic Summer Expedition in 1991 and has attended the South Asia Regional Governance and Management Defence Course Conducted by the British Government at Colombo in 2005. He represented the Indian Navy in the first international HOSTAC (helicopter operations from ships other than aircraft carriers) conference held at Norfolk, USA in 2008.  Read More

Commander Anand Kumar
Deputy Director

Commander Anand Kumar is an alumnus of Naval Academy, Goa. He was commissioned into the Navy on 01 Jul 98. He specialises in Anti-Submarine Warfare and is a graduate of prestigious Defence Services Staff College. He is presently appointed as Deputy Director and Research fellow at National maritime Foundation, New Delhi. Read More