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Delegate Profile

Mr Arvind Kumar Sagar
Senior Advisor
Kukuza Project Development Company
India
W : www.kukuzapdc.com
 
Industry / Sector
Agriculture & Allied Services, Consultancy, Defence, Financial Services, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Information and Communication Technology, Infrastructure, Logistics, Mining, Power & Energy, Trade
Personal Profile
With over 37 years’ integrated experience in Core Infrastructure, Industrial Corridors, SEZ, Transport, Power & Water, and Redevelopment sectors, Arvind has had numerous leadership roles panning across Shapoorji Pallonji Group, Adani Group, MARG Ltd, Shell-Hazira, Essar, and Precious Shipping Thailand. Extensive knowledge of infrastructure & construction markets in India, Latin America, Africa (Mauritius, Mozambique, Madagascar, Senegal, Kenya, Ghana), Middle East, CIS, SE Asia. Interacted with business & political leaders and established strategic relationships. Expertise in procuring large-value projects based on new models of project/concessional funding- ECA, EPC-F, G2G, CFS, Swiss Challenge, HAM, Co-finance, Alternate Sovereign Guarantee. Arvind was instrumental in early-stage development of several private ports – Mundra (Adani Group), Hazira Port (Shell+Total), Karaikal Port (MARG Limited), Belekeri Port, including commercial contracts with sub-concessionaires. Arvind has done his MBA from IIM Ahmedabad in 1985, and B.Tech (Electrical Engineering) from IIT Delhi in 1983.
Company Profile
Kukuza Project Development Company (KPDC) is a joint venture company promoted by five strategic partners: the African Development Bank, Export Import Bank of India, State Bank of India, IL&FS and RSBGI. Our mandate is to conceive, promote, enable, advise, develop and operate infrastructure projects that create economic, social and environmental advantages to the project sponsor across the African Continent. With our active participation, we enhance the bankability and deliverability of infrastructure projects. We are committed to generating better infrastructure for the next generation of Africans across several distinct sectors- • Transportation and Logistics • Renewable Energy- Solar, Wind, Hydro • Power (Generation and Distribution) • Industrial Infrastructure • Social Infrastructure (SEZ, Health, Education, Housing and Security) • Agriculture (Food Security and Agro-Processing) We identify and undertake the early-stage development of bankable infrastructure projects across the African continent in defined sectors that can demonstrate positive social, environmental and economic output and can deliver sustainable, risk adjusted investment returns to our investors. We leverage the strengths of our shareholders and their global network of group companies, associates, and strategic partners for Project Identification, Project Development, Project Financing, Project Implementation Support, Fund Syndication, and Relationship Support.