Shri Amitava Mukherjee is an accountant with a Master of Commerce from Guru Ghasi Das University, Bilaspur. He belongs to the 1995 batch of Indian Railway Accounts Services (IRAS). Prior to joining NMDC as finance director, he was the general manager of finance at Rail Vikas Nigam for 3 years. During his tenure in IRAS, he held various key positions in the Eastern Railways from 1997 to 2016. Shri Mukherhjee has also worked in Indian Oil Corporation as accounts officer from 1994-1997. He was also nominated by Railway Board to various Task Groups for Centralised Applications of Finance & Accounts department of Indian Railways.