Infra India GRI 2019New Delhi, January 29 - 30

Overview

GRI Infrastructure India is a get-together of senior international and local infrastructure investors, lenders and operators active in the infrastructure or looking for opportunities in India. Infrastructure has been on the upswing, predominantly in the sectors of roads, railways, ports, energy plants and airports . Join senior decision-makers from our members and non-members in India and abroad to enjoy a couple of days of healthy-debates to create new business friendships and sustain old ones.

Our members globally include Brookfield, UBS, QIA, CPPIB, Barclays, Groupe Egis, ROADIS, CCR Group, China Communication Construction Company, Enel Group, VINCI and many more.

Advisory Board Members
Aditya AggarwalAditya AggarwalPartner - India, Global Infra PartnersGlobal Infrastructure Partners
Ashok AgarwalAshok AgarwalDirector & CEOEssel Infra Projects
Avinash SuleAvinash SuleDirectorQatar Investment Authority
Boon Chin HauBoon Chin HauSenior Vice President and Head of Emerging Markets Investments – Infrastructure GroupGIC
Krishna KumarKrishna KumarCEOIL&FS Investment Managers
Krishna Prakash MaheshwariKrishna Prakash MaheshwariChief Executive OfficerAdani Group
Pawan KantPawan KantChief Executive OfficerTRIL Roads Pvt Ltd
Rajiv AgarwalRajiv AgarwalCEO and Managing DirectorEssar Ports Limited (EPL)
Satish D ParakhSatish D ParakhManaging DirectorAshoka Buildcon Ltd
Saurabh AgarwalSaurabh AgarwalRegional Director, InfrastructureCDPQ - Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
Aditya Aggarwal
Partner - India, Global Infra Partners
Global Infrastructure Partners
Biography:

Mr. Aggarwal is a founding member of the private infrastructure equities team at IDFC Alternatives. He is a member of the Investment Committee and represents the Funds on various Portfolio Companies Boards. As a part of the leadership team, his current specific responsibilities include fund raising, origination, evaluation and capital deployment across infrastructure sectors along with managing the portfolio and creating exits. He has over 20 years of experience across banking and financial services. Previously, Mr. Aggarwal was with IDFC as a senior member of the project finance team. Prior to IDFC, he was with Standard Chartered Bank where he primarily worked on structured finance and project finance transactions.

Ashok Agarwal
Director & CEO
Essel Infra Projects
Biography:

Leading Essel Group’s Infra and Utilities business over the last 3 years, Mr. Ashok has been responsible for rapid growth of group’s new ventures & key business verticals of Smart Cities, Integrated Utilities (Power, Water, City Gas Distribution, Solid Waste Management and Cable & Broadband), Core Infrastructure and Green Solutions (Environment & Renewable Energy). With his sharp acumen, Mr.Ashok is instrumental in Essel Group’s foray in Integrated Utilities space and has lead the company in demonstrating executional capability to transform India’s mass utilities sector.

Avinash Sule
Director
Qatar Investment Authority
India
Segment: Sovereign Wealth Fund
Biography:
Avinash has been associated with the Qatar Investment Authority (Advisory Pvt Ltd) for the past 9 years, heading their India Office. He leads the investment efforts in Private Equity and Public Equities across sectors and has been actively involved in Real Estate investment strategies such as residential equity, debt and commercial office.
Boon Chin Hau
Senior Vice President and Head of Emerging Markets Investments – Infrastructure Group
Singapura | Singapura
Segment: Pension Fund / SWF / Endowment - Foundation
Biography:

Chin Hau joined the GIC Infrastructure Group in 2008 and currently has lead coverage responsibility for the Emerging Markets. Prior to joining GIC, Chin Hau was an Investment Manager at Pulsar Energy Capital where he invested in projects across the energy sector in Europe and the Americas. Before Pulsar, Chin Hau was a member of the Infrastructure advisory team at Credit Suisse covering a range of projects in transport, logistics and aerospace. He began his career at Singapore Power where he managed natural gas pipeline projects. Chin Hau has a MEng degree from Imperial College London and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Krishna Kumar
CEO
IL&FS Investment Managers
Biography:
Mr Krishna Kumar has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services and infrastructure business. His focus is in private equity, project finance and financial structuring. He has led and advised marquee infrastructure transactions including Gujarat Pipavav Port, IL&FS Transportation, Ramky Enviro Engineers and Maharashtra Natural Gas. He joined the IL&FS Group in 1995 and is one of the founding members of the IL&FS Private Equity practice. He is also the founding member & Principal of the SCI Asia Fund which closed on US$ 658 mn in December 2009. He has participated in divesting 16 investments achieving a gross IRR of 28% with a 2.8x cash multiple. In his present role he leads an investment team of 45 professionals.
Krishna Prakash Maheshwari
Chief Executive Officer
Adani Group
Pawan Kant
Chief Executive Officer
TRIL Roads Pvt Ltd
Biography:

Mr. Pawan Kant joined the company since its inception in 2007. He has spearheaded multiple functions in the company,as Business Head - SEZ division; the Project Management division and is currently mandated to grow TRIL Roads Private Limited, the road holding platform of TRIL, as CEO.

Rajiv Agarwal
CEO and Managing Director
Essar Ports Limited (EPL)
Satish D Parakh
Managing Director
Ashoka Buildcon Ltd
Biography:
As the Promoter & MD of Ashoka Buildcon, Satish's association with Ashoka Buildcon Ltd. began in 1982. Under his leadership, the company entered into the National Level infrastructure development space specialising in highways, bridges & power T&D. Today, Ashoka Buildcon Ltd. Is one of the top five highway developers. Satish has been honoured &felicitated by various forums including the ‘Industry Doyen’ award by Construction Industry Development Council. He has earlier carried out responsibilities as Vice President of National Highways Builders Federation (NHBF)and Chairman of Institution of Engineers (Nashik Chapter).
Saurabh Agarwal
Regional Director, Infrastructure
CDPQ - Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
The Experience
The Experience

NOT YOUR TYPICAL CONFERENCE
A GRI is a get together of senior international and local infrastructure investors, operators and lenders. The discussion format enables you to interact with everyone in the room. Quickly find the right partners for your business, build high value relationships, and continue the conversation afterwards.

FORMAT
GRI has no speakers, no presentations. Instead, you have a selection of closed-door discussions where everyone can participate. Much like a conversation in your own living room, the dynamic environment allows you to engage with your peers in an informal and collegial setting

Join

PARTICIPATE AS A DELEGATE
Delegate slots are available for anyone senior currently active in real estate. Immerse yourself in a dynamic environment of informal group discussions where everybody participates. Discuss the latest opportunities, challenges and trends with top level decision makers. 


PARTICIPATE AS A DISCUSSION CO-CHAIR
Available exclusively to senior-level investors, lenders and operators that confirm their participation in advance, chairing a discussion at India GRI is a way of attending while enjoying greater visibility, reduced rates and other benefits.

Register as a delegate or co-chair


SPONSORSHIP
The GRI has a limited number of commercial packages available and our sponsorship team will be happy to tailor a package to ensure you maximise your return on investment. 

Enquire about Sponsorship

Co-chairing a discussion

JOIN INDUSTRY LEADERS AS A CO-CHAIR

Available selectively to senior-level Investors, Lenders and Operators confirmed in advance, co-chairing is a way of attending while enjoying greater visibility, reduced rates and other benefits.

As a discussion Co-chair you do no more and no less than anyone else. Just bring your experience and opinions. Discussion co-chairs are featured in the marketing brochure, profiled on the website and event program book, and enjoy reduced rates to attend.

Each discussion has a limited number of places and these fill up fast.

If you are interested in co-chairing, select the co-chair option at registration or contact

Neall De Beer
Club Director - India Infrastructure
GRI Club - Gathering the world’s leading infrastructure players
T: +44 (0) 207 121 5094 | [email protected]

Schedule

JANUARY 29 - 30

12:30 - 01:30pm   Registration and Networking


01:30 - 02:30pm   Keynote


02:30 - 03:00pm   Networking break


03:00 - 04:00pm    Discussions


04:00 - 04:30pm   Networking break


04:30 - 05:30pm   Discussions


05:30 - 06:30pm   Drinks Reception


06:30 - 10:00pm    VIP Dinner
*VIP dinner is for members, co-chairs, sponsors and special guests only.

09:00 - 10:00am   Networking break


10:00 - 11:15am   Discussions


11:15 - 11:45am   Networking break


11:45am - 12:45pm   Discussions


12:45 - 14:00pm   Networking Lunch


02:30 - 03:30pm   Keynote


03:30 - 04:00pm   Networking Break


04:00 - 05:00pm   Discussions


05:00 - 06:00pm   Farewell Drinks

Agenda
JANUARY 29 - 30
Debt & funding infrastructure - A growing market or a pipe dream?
Roads and highways - Make way for new private investments?
India's power generation matrix - Conventional to Renewables… where are the best opportunities?
Key Talkshow | Brownfield & M&A Opportunities - Is there a political will?
A billion Indians ready to fly high - Are airports ready for a take off?
Energy Transmission - Promising Horizon or Less Opportunities?
The great Indian railway makeover - Financially viable or trouble ahead?
Institutional arbitration as a remedy for Infrastructure disputes - The right path to follow?
Making Greenfield Projects Investible - A far away dream or a long-term reality?
Transparency and Compliance - Is it an infrastructure mindset change?
Key Talkshow | Building Cities of tomorrow - 3 cities, 3 strategies? Are they investor-ready?
Key Talkshow | Revival of PPP & Agenda India 2019 - What to expect from the new cycle?
Global Investment - Wait and watch or will global capital flow in?
Pedro Nicolau

Pedro Nicolau

Global Head of Infrastructure & Portfolio Director for India

+55 (19) 3203-0645

[email protected]
Priya Mathias

Priya Mathias

Country Head, India

+91 98339-45086

[email protected]
Puneet Alag Singh

Puneet Alag Singh

Club Director, India

+91 95602-40659

[email protected]
Anubha Garg

Anubha Garg

Club Director, India

+91 96198-98682

[email protected]
Pedro Nicolau
+55 (19) 3203-0645
Global Head of Infrastructure & Portfolio Director for India
GRI Club
About:

Pedro Nicolau is the global head of Infrastructure of the GRI Club, which brings together the core players in both this sector and the real estate industry in more than 20 countries. He manages the entire platform of conferences and member-exclusive activities active in infrastructure sectors worldwide. He is also in charge of the club division focused on real estate in India.

A multicultural professional, Pedro has an extensive network of global relationships and a broad experience in the transportation infrastructure, mobility, sanitation and events industries. He holds a degree in Foreign Affairs from the renowned Brazilian university Unesp.

Priya Mathias
+91 98339-45086
Country Head, India
GRI Club
Puneet Alag Singh
+91 95602-40659
Club Director, India
GRI Club
Anubha Garg
+91 96198-98682
Club Director, India
GRI Club

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