Industry / Sector
Financial Services, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Power & Energy
An Engineering Graduate from IIT Kharagpur with First Class Honours, MBA from Madras University, and Diploma in Bank Management, the Highest Banking Qualification in India, from Indian Institute of Bankers. Before joining Shapoorji Pallonji Group in 1998, held various senior positions in Bank of India, Shipping Credit and Investment Corporation of India, and ICICI. Extensively traveled in Africa, Europe, East Asia and Middle East for negotiating / concluding business deals and arranging funds required for projects.
Presently with Shapoorji Pallonji & Co. Pvt. Ltd. as Advisor – Group Finance & Special Projects and Director in various Companies of Shapoorji Pallonji Group, besides heading the Group’s AFRICA BUSINESS CENTRE (ABC). ABC is the Group level entity responsible to develop project and investment opportunities for SP Group companies in Africa. ABC generates relevant business opportunities and provides complete support to sales process including financing options.
He has also headed the working Groups on Finance & Infrastructure for the Confederation of Indian Industry’s Africa Committee.
Shapoorji Pallonji Group (SP Group) is a 154 year old Construction major with extensive experience in the construction of land-mark structures, and Infrastructure Projects both in India and abroad. Shapoorji Pallonji And Co. Pvt. Ltd., (SPCPL) is the flagship company of the Group. Other Group Companies are Afcons Infrastructure Ltd., Forbes & Co. Ltd., Shapoorji Pallonji Infrastructure Capital Co. Ltd., Sterling and Wilson Electricals Ltd., Gokak Textiles Ltd., Eureka Forbes Ltd, Forbes Technosys Ltd., SP Oil & Gas Pvt. Ltd., etc. SPCPL has already executed several prestigious projects abroad viz. the Serena Hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, the Mauritius IT Park, “EBENE CITY”, and “LE PAILLES” Convention Centre in Mauritius, Providence Cricket Stadium in Guyana, Seat of Government and Presidential Office in Accra, Ghana, New National Assembly Building of Republic of Gambia, etc.. The EPC subsidiary is well equipped to set up Power, Steel and other Plants in India and abroad. With its vast experience in Healthcare Sector, SPCPL is uniquely positioned to Design & Build affordable Hospitals across Africa and elsewhere. AFCONS is a pioneer and leader in infrastructure, renowned for its technical expertise; it has been involved in Marine work, Bridges, Roads, Nuclear Power Projects, Tunneling, Pipelines, special Foundation work such as Piling and Diaphragm wall, Metro Railways. Afcons is currently executing EPC projects of constructing 85 km. long Railway Line in Ghana & Traffic Decongestion project of Lusaka City in Zambia. Sterling & Wilson is a leading company in the fields of Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Sub-stations and manufacturers of D.G.Sets. It is the No.5 top Solar EPC player in the world & No.1 in India. It has capacity to take up EPC job of Gas based Cogeneration Power Plants and Data Centres. Eureka Forbes is leading provider of water purification, cleaning products / systems and water projects in India with global footprint across 35 countries. It is the undisputed leader in all its categories, a position it has enjoyed since the outset. It is a one stop shop for water purification with a comprehensive range of technologies and solutions that address every type of water quality and purification conditions. Aquaguard, its flagship brand, is virtually synonymous with pure, safe drinking water. Trusted by over 40 mn people, it continues to spearhead the evolution of the category. Shapoorji Pallonji Infrastructure Capital Company Private Limited : The company develops and owns infrastructure assets, under the PPP umbrella. Focused on asset ownership primarily in Roads, Energy, Natural resources sectors, SP Infra , today owns some of the most profitable Road assets in the country . SP Infra combining the financial strength of its parent provides domain expertise with long term revenue projections, leveraging its understanding of the business segment to develop a sustainable financial model. SP Oil & Gas : The company develops offshore facilities for production and evacuation of hydrocarbons, which are typically called “FPSO” vessel, ( Floating Production Storage Offloading). The company has built two FPSO’s which they are operating and maintaining for ONGC and is also building an