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 153 year old Construction major with extensive experience in the construction of land-mark structures, both in India and abroad. Steeped in conservative values, it has an enviable track record of integrity and excellent relations with its Customers and Joint Venture Partners. The annual Group turnover is in excess of US$ 6 Billion.
Shapoorji Pallonji & 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., SP Fabricators Ltd., Sterling and Wilson Electricals Ltd., Gokak Textiles Ltd., Eureka Forbes Ltd, Forbes Technosys Ltd., SP Agri Management Services Pvt. Ltd., Shapoorji Pallonji Engineering Procurement & Construction 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 Palace 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. The EPC subsidiary has commenced work of setting up a 80 MW Peat Power Plant in Rwanda & Mining infrastructure work in Guinea. With its extensive experience in Healthcare Sector, SPCPL is uniquely positioned to Design & Build affordable Hospitals across Africa.
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 players in the world & No.1 in India. It has capacity to take up EPC job of Gas based Cogeneration Power Plants and Data Centres.