<strong>GRI Offices & Parks India 2019</strong>
<strong>GRI Offices & Parks India 2019</strong>
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GRI Offices & Parks India 2019

25 April
CoWrks Worli

Connecting asset owners, investors, major corporates and planners in India

Priya Mathias
Priya
Priya Mathias
Country Head - India, Real EstateGRI Club
+91 98339-45086

OverviewOverview

The 2nd edition of the GRI Offices & Parks returns this April to one of the most important metropolitan cities in India, Mumbai. Focus is on solutions-orientated discussions to leverage investments and financing in the commercial real estate market, and also to debate the main issues as how will policy reforms affect the sector further? This C-level meeting is widely acknowledged to be the most productive environment for developing business in the entrepreneurial world.

During the daylong conference, real estate leaders in India will gather to discuss the future of the sector, connect with industry peers and friends, meet new business partners and address questions and solutions alongside authorities and government representatives.

GRI Offices & Parks India 2019 is where asset owners, investors, major corporates and planners connect, share ideas and strengthen relationships.

 

DiscussionsDiscussions

Talk Shows
Talk Show | Do Smart Buildings Make Smart Cities? - Pushing the Frontiers Through Innovation
Attendees
Jonathan YapAscendas-Singbridge
Ravinder Pal SinghDELL
Ron BakkerPLP Architecture
Sumit ChowdhuryGAIA Smart Cities
Talk Show | The Workspace Shift - Experiential offices next big thing or first in line to fail?
Attendees
Arun ShettyHSBC Asset Management
Karan VirwaniWeWork
Sidharth MendaCOWRKS
Vinamra SrivastavaAscendas Services
Talk Show | Do Smart Buildings Make Smart Cities? - Pushing the Frontiers Through Innovation
Jonathan Yap
Jonathan Yap
CIO & Head, Real Estate Funds
Ascendas-Singbridge
Ravinder Pal Singh
Ravinder Pal Singh
Director Digital Transformation
DELL
Ron Bakker
Ron Bakker
Founding Partner
PLP Architecture
Sumit Chowdhury
Sumit Chowdhury
Founder & CEO
GAIA Smart Cities
Jonathan Yap
Jonathan
Jonathan Yap
CIO & Head, Real Estate FundsAscendas-Singbridge
Ravinder Pal Singh
Ravinder
Ravinder Pal Singh
Director Digital TransformationDELL
Ravinder Pal Singh is a Senior Industry Consultant and Evangelist in Digital Transformation, IoT and Smart Connected economies. Ravinder has more than 21 years’ experience in the business & technology consulting, Enterprise Architecture and solutions mainly in the areas of Industry vertical solutions (IoT, Smart Cities, Real Estate, Healthcare, Education, Media, Manufacturing, etc.), Data center, Collaboration and network technology Solutions. Ravinder has managed several roles mainly in Enterprise Architecture, Solution Architecture & design, Project & Program management, Service delivery and services Management.
Ron Bakker
Ron
Ron Bakker
Founding PartnerPLP Architecture
Ron co-founded PLP Architecture and brings his European sensibilities to a diverse range of projects across the UK, Europe, the Middle East, India and China. He also brings an Anglo-American enthusiasm back to projects in his native Netherland, where he has led the design and construction of many well-known public and commercial projects, such as Provinciehuis Zuid-Holland, De Hoftoren, The 1990s refurbishment and extension of the WTC in Amsterdam and the Amstelcampus, as well as various masterplanning commissions. Ron has much experience with tall mixed-use buildings and a particular interest in the architectural techniques that influence the qualities of gathering places in our cities and buildings together with new technologies
Sumit Chowdhury
Sumit
Sumit Chowdhury
Founder & CEOGAIA Smart Cities
Sumit is a global thought leader and CXO in the field of Smart Cities, Telecom, Information analytics and an Urban Design enthusiast. He is the Founder and CEO of Gaia Smart Cities. He has been a leader in several large, hyper-growth, multinational telecom and consulting companies in US, Australia & India like Reliance Jio, IBM, Reliance Communications, KPMG, and focused on technology based transformation of companies. He is futurist and entrepreneur - creating Digital and Phygital Solutions involving AI, ML, IoT, BlockChain and mobile technologies. He is a Visiting Faculty at Carnegie Mellon University (USA). He was the Program Director of Swachh Bharat Mission and IT Expert for several Smart Cities projects.
Talk Show | The Workspace Shift - Experiential offices next big thing or first in line to fail?
Arun Shetty
Arun Shetty
Country Head Corporate Real Estate
HSBC Asset Management
Karan Virwani
Karan Virwani
CWeO
WeWork
Sidharth Menda
Sidharth Menda
CEO
COWRKS
Vinamra Srivastava
Vinamra Srivastava
CEO India Operations and Private Funds
Ascendas Services
Arun Shetty
Arun
Arun Shetty
Country Head Corporate Real EstateHSBC Asset Management
Karan Virwani
Karan
Karan Virwani
CWeOWeWork
Karan has been instrumental in bringing WeWork, a NYC based collaborative workspace giant & the 5th largest start-up in the world to India. With a passion for entrepreneurship & a degree in Business Administration (Kent University), his responsibilities include driving growth for the new venture, vision & strategy, as he aims to democratize the collaborative workspace in India. Being a dynamic thought leader, Karan has also gained knowledge working as the EA to Chief MD at the Embassy Group. Further, he has also tasted success in the hospitality wing as the co-founder of two companies, Lounge Hospitality and Lounge E-comm, and the launch of two successful restaurants in Bangalore, Sanchez & Singkong, along with the food delivery app Entrée
Sidharth Menda
Sidharth
Sidharth Menda
CEOCOWRKS
Founded in 2016, CoWrks is the young entrepreneur's brainchild, on a mission to create India’s largest coworking community by 2017. Upon graduating from Bentley University (Boston, USA) Sidharth launched his career in real estate. With a fervour for real estate and technology, Sidharth observed that there is a huge disconnect between corporate workspaces and the modern workforce. This drove Sidharth to design coworking spaces that foster a community of like-minded individuals who would collaborate and connect with each other. He plans to establish over 300 centers globally and so far, he has achieved prolific success by adding Fortune 500s, SMEs, startups, freelancers and entrepreneurs to his extensive client list.
Vinamra Srivastava
Vinamra
Vinamra Srivastava
CEO India Operations and Private FundsAscendas Services
Vinamra oversees operations, business development, strategic planning and significantly contribute to expanding and enhancing the Ascendas-Singbridge Group’s portfolio of assets in the country. Vinamra was previously based in Singapore heading Group Corporate Strategy & Development. Prior to joining Ascendas-Singbridge, he has worked with firms like Roland Berger, Arthur D Little, Cisco Systems and BCG, leading projects across Singapore, India, South East Asia, Middle East, Europe and Africa. He graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Pune and a MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad.
General Discussions
Finding & Deploying Capital - Where’s the profit yield sweet spot?
Attendees
Akshat PandyaAditya Birla Sun Life AMC
Aloke BhuniyaAscendas Firstspace
Ambar MaheshwariIndiabulls AMC
Anshul SinghalEmbassy Industrial Parks
Atul ChordiaSolitaire
Avinash SuleQatar Investment Authority
Avnish SinghTishman Speyer
Dev SantaniBrookfield Asset Management
Hari Krishna VCPPIB India Investment Advisors
Kamal KhetanSunteck Realty
Kaushik DesaiWalton Street
Krishna KumarIL&FS Investment Managers
Pradeep KhannaReliance Nippon Life Asset Mgmt
Pravin AjmeraGodrej Properties
Sudhanshu KejriwalEverVantage
Yes Tech No Tech! How much is it revolutionising design?
Attendees
Abhishek GoenkaCOWRKS
Aman GehlotAmbience
Arihant JainDasnac Holdings
Jai S RupaniGokaldas Lifestyle
Kishore Reddy DMana Projects
Sameer NayarBuildSupply
Sanjay DuttTata Realty & Infrastructure Limited
Shiv ParekhRaycon Infrastructures
Yash GuptaBlue Sky Ventures
CRE Investment Strategies - Aligning with the business big bucks or tenants too complicated to bother?
Attendees
Abdullah Rashed Jasem Al AbdooliAl Marjan Island
Arnav GusainWeWork
Ashish AgarwalAditya Developers
Balaji RaoAxis AMC
Hardeep SachdevaAZB & Partners
Karthik KrishnaEverVantage
Mudit ParasharGVK Airport Developers Limited
Pramod KathuriaL&T Realty
Ramesh NairJLL
Rohit NandaDivyasree
Sahil VachaniMVIL - Max Ventures and Industries
Shaji VarghesePNB Housing Finance
Occupier Demands - Wellness, Community, Technology or Location?
Attendees
Ajay PrasadTaurus Investment Holdings
Aman KapoorGMR Group
Bharat D. IshiThe Kohinoor Group
Deepak GoradiaDosti Realty
G Abhinav ReddyGAR Corp
Juggy MarwahaJLL
Liang MingCHEC Port City Colombo
Ravindra KumarAurobindo Realty
Robin ChhabraDextrus
Ryan BennettWeWork
Sanjay HindujaShapoorji Pallonji Finance
Develop to Core - Smart strategy or an easy tease?
Attendees
Adil EngineerBFIN
Aneesh SivakumarKKR India Advisors
Anuranjan MohnotAmplus Capital Advisors
Arshdeep SethiRMZ Corp
Ashank KothariBrookfield Properties
Bhairav DalalPwC
Chanakya ChakravartiIvanhoé Cambridge
Gaurav PuriGodrej Fund Management
Niranjan HiranandaniHiranandani Group of Companies
Ramashrya YadavECL Finance
Ritesh VohraInvestcorp
Srini SriniwasanKotak Investments Advisors
Owner/Tenant Partnerships – Profitable and enduring darling or dangerous liaisons?
Attendees
Alok AggarwalBrookfield Properties
Amit GoenkaNisus Finance Services
Amit GroverDLF India
Anita KatariaRaheja Universal
Arjunjit SinghMVIL - Max Ventures and Industries
Cherag RamakrishnanCeear Realty
Deepak KanodiaM3M
Rajeev PiramalPeninsula Land
Sandeep ChadhaAll Cargo Logistics
Vishal RatanghayraPlatinum Corp
Vivek ChandyJ. Sagar Associates
Creating Sustainable Business Assets -Traditional vs Modern/ Fixed vs Flexible - A continuing dichotomy?
Attendees
Aditya GowraGowra Ventures
Anurag MathurSavills - India
George Elyas SaadAl Marjan Island
Gopal SardaKolte-Patil Developers
J. Shyam RaoMy Home Group
Pradeep KumarSri Krishna Group
Prakash ChallaSSPDL
Raj MendaRMZ Corp
Ravindra ChamariaInfinity Infotech Parks
Rohtas GoelOmaxe
Shashank JainPwC
Sunir RamchandaniICICI Bank
Vipen BhatiaWardha IT Park
What is the REITS Perspective? - REITS in India vs REITS globally.
Attendees
Aditya VirwaniEmbassy Group
G MadhusudhanSumadhura Infracon Private Limited
Girish SinghiGodrej Fund Management
Nicolas SimonSBI Mutual Fund
Nilesh ParekhRaycon Infrastructures
Nipun SahniAPOLLO LP
Pawan SwamyBFIN
Rohit GeraGera Developments
Shouvik PurkayasthaIDFC Investment Banking
Finding & Deploying Capital - Where’s the profit yield sweet spot?
Akshat Pandya
Akshat Pandya
Head-Real Estate Fund
Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC
Aloke Bhuniya
Aloke Bhuniya
CEO
Ascendas Firstspace
Ambar Maheshwari
Ambar Maheshwari
CEO, Private Equity Funds
Indiabulls AMC
Anshul Singhal
Anshul Singhal
CEO
Embassy Industrial Parks
Atul Chordia
Atul Chordia
Promoter & Director
Solitaire
Avinash Sule
Avinash Sule
Director
Qatar Investment Authority
Avnish Singh
Avnish Singh
MD & Country Head India
Tishman Speyer
Dev Santani
Dev Santani
Country Head - Residential Financing
Brookfield Asset Management
Hari Krishna V
Hari Krishna V
Director - Real Estate Investments
CPPIB India Investment Advisors
Kamal Khetan
Kamal Khetan
Chairman and Managing Director
Sunteck Realty
Kaushik Desai
Kaushik Desai
Executive Director
Walton Street
Krishna Kumar
Krishna Kumar
CEO
IL&FS Investment Managers
Pradeep Khanna
Pradeep Khanna
Head Real Estate Investments
Reliance Nippon Life Asset Mgmt
Pravin Ajmera
Pravin Ajmera
Head of Business Development
Godrej Properties
Sudhanshu Kejriwal
Sudhanshu Kejriwal
Co-founder & Managing Partner
EverVantage
Akshat Pandya
Akshat
Akshat Pandya
Head-Real Estate FundAditya Birla Sun Life AMC
Over 14years of real estate private equity, investment banking and construction finance experience in India. Prior to joining Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC Limited in July 2013, Akshat was Vice President real estate investment banking at ENAM / AXIS Capital (Sep 2009 – Jun 2013) where he was part of a ~USD 1 billion fund raise via initial public offerings. Before ENAM, Mr. Akshat Pandya worked with the Real Estate Prop Investments book at Lehman Brothers/ Nomura (July 2007 – July 2009) and prior to that with HDFC Limited in their developer finance team (May 2004 – Jun 2007). He received a Master’s degree in Management Studies (specializing in Finance) and a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Mumbai.
Aloke Bhuniya
Aloke
Aloke Bhuniya
CEOAscendas Firstspace
Mr Aloke Bhuniya is the Chief Executive Officer of the Ascendas-Firstspace platform. Aloke brings with him 17 years of experience across Real Estate Investment & Development, Private Equity and M&A Transactions across industries in India. Previously, Aloke has spent over 9 years in Everstone group, managing the various initiatives of the group in real estate, which included IndoSpace and Everstone Capital. As Managing Director of IndoSpace Capital Advisors, Aloke was responsible for investment to develop Industrial Real Estate in India. His responsibilities included identifying investment opportunities, monitoring developments, achieving financial closure and exiting projects after development and leasing.
Ambar Maheshwari
Ambar
Ambar Maheshwari
CEO, Private Equity FundsIndiabulls AMC
Ambar looks after the Private Equity business with a focus on Real estate at Indiabulls AMC. A Chartered Accountant, Ambar brings with him substantial deal-making and structuring experience in the Real Estate sector. Prior to joining Indiabulls AMC, Ambar was associated with JLL as Managing Director, where he successfully ran five businesses including Corporate Finance, Education, Healthcare and Social Housing, Special Development Initiatives and Infrastructure. He had worked with DTZ for over five years profitably leading the Investment Advisory business for India and set up the firm’s presence in West India for other service lines. His non real estate stints as an investment banker included IL&FS, Ambit Corporate Finance and KPMG”.
Anshul Singhal
Anshul
Anshul Singhal
CEOEmbassy Industrial Parks
Anshul Singhal, CEO of Embassy Industrial Parks, is spearheading the development of modern industrial and logistics warehousing spaces in close proximity to leading consumer and industrial centres across India. Anshul has over 12 years of leadership experience in the fields of Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Real Estate. This includes stints as a founding member & Director of JSW Severfield Structures Limited and previously founding CEO of JSW Building Systems Ltd. He is experienced in industry, trade, construction and international business transactions. Anshul enjoys the art of salesmanship and believes it to be his primary passion. He is also a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Atul Chordia
Atul
Atul Chordia
Promoter & DirectorSolitaire
Mr. Atul Chordia, a second-generation entrepreneur, has instinctively carried forward the legacy of the Chordia Group. Atul is the Director of one of Pune’s fastest growing real estate company – Solitaire, with diversified creations across residential, commercial, mixed-use and Township developments. Solitaire, today is breaking new grounds and transforming the landscape of the city. Inspired by his academic stint at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia and his far-reaching hands-on experience in the hospitality and luxury retail industry, Atul brings a sharp focus on brand experience and service to the real estate assets his team creates. Atul continues to experiment, learn and grow every day.
Avinash Sule
Avinash
Avinash Sule
DirectorQatar Investment Authority
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.
Avnish Singh
Avnish
Avnish Singh
MD & Country Head IndiaTishman Speyer
Mr. Singh has overall responsibility for Tishman Speyer in India and is based in Gurgaon. He joined Tishman Speyer in 2010 as Head of Acquisitions from GE Capital Real Estate where he was responsible for the development and execution of GE Real Estate’s India equity and debt investing platform, encompassing equity joint ventures with local partners, construction financing and corporate loans to developers. From 2003 to 2006, he was with Jones Lang LaSalle’s Asia Capital Markets team based in Singapore, responsible for cross-border equity investing advisory in India and Southeast Asia.
Dev Santani
Dev
Dev Santani
Country Head - Residential FinancingBrookfield Asset Management
Mr Dev Santani is a Senior Vice President with Brookfield Asset Management and heads the residential financing business for Brookfield in the region. Dev is responsible for managing private equity and structured financing transactions across the international and domestic fund platform with focus on residential real estate and also heads the third party fund “India Real Estate Opportunity Partners” (IREOP) in India. Mr Santani is responsible for overseeing several of the firm’s investments in India and managing the Joint venture partner relationships in the region. He has been a part of the Brookfield India team since January 2014.
Hari Krishna V
Hari
Hari Krishna V
Director - Real Estate InvestmentsCPPIB India Investment Advisors
Hari is responsible for real estate investments for CPPIB in India. Prior to joining CPPIB in October 2014, Hari was a founding director at Kotak Investment Advisors in India for nearly 10 years. Kotak is one of the leading property fund managers in India with aggregate assets of over US$1 billion. Prior to Kotak, Hari also worked with JLL and CB Richard Ellis in India in various functions such as corporate finance and advisory. He holds a Masters in Finance from University of Delhi and is a Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, UK.
Kamal Khetan
Kamal
Kamal Khetan
Chairman and Managing DirectorSunteck Realty
Kamal Khetan, CMD Sunteck Realty Ltd. is a first generation entrepreneur who founded the Group in 2000. His vision is depicted in being the foremost to anticipate an opportunity in the premium residential space of 4 acres in India’s most promising commercial hub - Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai. These high end properties of BKC today hosts the top business honchos making it one of the most prestigious and Iconic project in the country. Mr.Khetan has also identified places like Goregaon & Airoli and invested to develop spaces to cater the needs of the customers. Under his Leadership, Sunteck Realty today manages a development portfolio catering to the ultra-luxurious and Premium segment of over 23 mn.sq.ft spread across 25 projects.
Kaushik Desai
Kaushik
Kaushik Desai
Executive DirectorWalton Street
Kaushik Desai is currently Executive Director of Walton Street India, handling key relationships with investors, funds, intermediaries and developers. He is responsible for helping evaluate new investment opportunities and instrumental in reviewing and advising on transaction structures. He is a Chartered Accountant and a Company Secretary and has a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the Mumbai University.
Krishna Kumar
Krishna
Krishna Kumar
CEOIL&FS Investment Managers
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. In his present role he leads an investment team of 45 professionals.
Pradeep Khanna
Pradeep
Pradeep Khanna
Head Real Estate InvestmentsReliance Nippon Life Asset Mgmt
Over 20 years of experience in Real Estate Investment Management, Corporate & Project Finance, Investment Banking & Project Management. Heading Reliance Real Estate Investments since 2011 and a key personnel behind the Reliance AIF & PMS Real Estate investment function. Also instrumental in setting up and anchoring RE Private Equity business in his previous organisation (ICICI Prudential AMC). Well diversified experience over entire life cycle of Funds from inception to exits and strong broad based relationship with developers and possesses rich experience in evaluating, investing and managing real estate projects on pan India basis. Masters in Business Management from I.I.T Kharagpur and B.Tech. in Civil Engineering from NIT, Warangal.
Pravin Ajmera
Pravin
Pravin Ajmera
Head of Business DevelopmentGodrej Properties
He had over 14 years of experience in investments, asset management and development across multiple real estate asset classes. Pravin is the head of BD at Godrej Properties and was earlier Executive Director at Everstone Capital Asia Pte Ltd. Mr. Ajmera joined Everstone Capital Management in 2011 and served as Executive Director in IndoSpace Capital Advisors. He also worked with Starwood Capital Group and TCG Real Estate.
Sudhanshu Kejriwal
Sudhanshu
Sudhanshu Kejriwal
Co-founder & Managing PartnerEverVantage
Sudhanshu is a Managing Partner at EverVantage and heads the Capital Markets and Investment Banking verticals across asset classes. He has gathered over a decade of experience in fund raising and deal structuring. Sudhanshu is the go-to specialist in capital advisory to Real Estate and Hospitality developers nationwide. He has single handedly raised over 1.5 Bn USD in the real estate sector.
Yes Tech No Tech! How much is it revolutionising design?
Abhishek Goenka
Abhishek Goenka
CFO
COWRKS
Aman Gehlot
Aman Gehlot
Director
Ambience
Arihant Jain
Arihant Jain
Executive Director
Dasnac Holdings
Jai S Rupani
Jai S Rupani
Managing Partner
Gokaldas Lifestyle
Kishore Reddy D
Kishore Reddy D
Managing Director
Mana Projects
Sameer Nayar
Sameer Nayar
CEO
BuildSupply
Sanjay Dutt
Sanjay Dutt
MD & CEO
Tata Realty & Infrastructure Limited
Shiv Parekh
Shiv Parekh
Director
Raycon Infrastructures
Yash Gupta
Yash Gupta
Founder and Partner
Blue Sky Ventures
Abhishek Goenka
Abhishek
Abhishek Goenka
CFOCOWRKS
Abhishek Goenka is currently the CEO of the RMZ Family Office and the CFO at CoWrks. He is also the CIO at CoWrks Foundry. Previously, Abhishek has worked with PwC and BMR, and in both firms he has been actively engaged in advising families in setting up a governance framework and also on succession planning. He has also assisted promoters of some of the largest listed companies in Bangalore in moving to a Trust holding structure, including dealing with cross border issues. Abhishek is well versed with the various operating models of single and multi-family offices. Abhishek is also known for his domain expertise in real estate and Prop-Tech.
Aman Gehlot
Aman
Aman Gehlot
DirectorAmbience
Aman Singh Gehlot, Director, Ambience Pvt Ltd has executed projects like the Leela Ambience Gurgaon, Ambience Kempinski and Luxury Condominium Project- 'Catriona' to his credit.
Arihant Jain
Arihant
Arihant Jain
Executive DirectorDasnac Holdings
Arihant has delivered assignments across real estate, infrastructure, private equity, pension & sovereign wealth funds, internet, agribusiness & precious metals. Worked with Zanbato Inc.(Mountain View, California); CBRE & Designarch Infrastructure(Delhi); Godrej Group(Mumbai); Oxford Financial Management Advisors (Stanford, California); IL&FS Investment Managers (Mumbai) & Parsons Brinckerhoff (San Francisco). Is a Stanford University graduate with BS in Management Science & Engg. Attended courses in Finance & RE Investment Mgmt at Stanford Graduate School of Business & Language at Yale University. Was published on the World Poverty and Human Rights Journal cover. Member of Indian Angel Network. Serves on the Stanford Club of India board.
Jai S Rupani
Jai
Jai S Rupani
Managing PartnerGokaldas Lifestyle
Mr. Rupani spearheads Gokaldas Lifestyle, a real estate development company focused on luxury projects. Additionally, as the CIO of the Dinesh Hinduja Family Office, he oversees investments across all asset classes for the group: real estate, stocks, bonds, structured products, private equity and venture capital. Prior to joining the Gokaldas Group, Mr. Rupani was part of the investment team at India Value Fund, a USD 1.8 Billion private equity fund in Mumbai. During his professional career, Mr. Rupani has lived and worked across the globe and has spent several years with The Royal Bank of Canada Capital Markets Group as an investment banker in their San Francisco office.
Kishore Reddy D
Kishore
Kishore Reddy D
Managing DirectorMana Projects
Mr. D. Kishore Reddy, started MANA PROJECTS in 2000 with the basic objective of developing high quality housing in Bangalore addressing the needs and ever changing preferences of locals and migrants of Bangalore. Mana Projects has built deep domain expertise in mid-range, premium and luxury categories with operations across Bangalore. Mr. Reddy has received numerous accolades and awards for the Company's achievements and his outstanding contribution to real estate sector. The company has now completed 20 projects and has also launched the luxury-brand “Uber” , thereby expanding the company’s grasp in all segments of development. With a launch of 1 million sft in 2016 and a projected launch of another million sft by the end of 2017.
Sameer Nayar
Sameer
Sameer Nayar
CEOBuildSupply
Sameer Nayar was the Managing Director of Credit Suisse (CS) and the Head of Real Estate Finance for the Asia Pacific region. In this role he deployed over USD 7 BN of debt and equity capital in Asia since the beginning of 2007. Previously, he was the head of large loan structuring and pricing in the US and handled over USD 75 BN of loan originations during his tenure. In addition, he was responsible for setting up Credit Suisse's real estate equity and debt platform in India. He is a founding trustee of the Special Child Trust that raises awareness and funds for children with special needs. The trust deploys its funds with a variety of organizations working in the field of autism and related developmental conditions.
Sanjay Dutt
Sanjay
Sanjay Dutt
MD & CEOTata Realty & Infrastructure Limited
Sanjay has over 24 years of experience in the real estate sector. Sanjay was previously the CEO of Ascendas-Singbridge’s India Operations and Private Funds. He was responsible for creating a positive cultural change enabling accelerated growth through acquisitions of 5 new opportunities and redevelopment of existing parks adding 16 million sft. in less than 2 years. His role included green field developments and asset management business spread across 5 cities in India with over 13 million sft of predominantly IT SEZ/ Parks. He also managed an 1100 acre Industrial Township and assisted the Group with the acquisition of 1700 acres start up area in the new capital city of Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh.
Shiv Parekh
Shiv
Shiv Parekh
DirectorRaycon Infrastructures
Shiv is an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Engineering Physics from Stanford University. He is a Director of Raycon Group and founder of WorkLoft based out of Mumbai, India. Raycon Group operates across India, Middle East and Germany having global partners including a joint venture with a multibillion dollar German Group - having interest in Shipping, Venture Fund and Real Estate Investment and Development. WorkLoft is a coworking space having startups, freelancers and SMEs as its clients. He has had stints at Citi and Stanford Management Company.
Yash Gupta
Yash
Yash Gupta
Founder and PartnerBlue Sky Ventures
Yash Gupta has started his own company called Yash Gupta Real Estate LLP. Before this he was Senior Managing Director and Country Head. Before being MD at HINES he has served as the CEO of Silverglades, a mid-sized Indian real estate developer. In the 90's he ran his family's business, Doorvani Cables - a manufacturer of telecommunication ancillaries. He was a consultant with McKinsey & Company in New York (and New Delhi) for 5 years and Pricewaterhouse Coopers in Chicago for 2 years. He has a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School, Boston and Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.
CRE Investment Strategies - Aligning with the business big bucks or tenants too complicated to bother?
Abdullah Rashed Jasem Al Abdooli
Abdullah Rashed Jasem Al Abdooli
CEO
Al Marjan Island
Arnav Gusain
Arnav Gusain
Head-Real Estate
WeWork
Ashish Agarwal
Ashish Agarwal
Director
Aditya Developers
Balaji Rao
Balaji Rao
Founder and Managing Director
Axis AMC
Hardeep Sachdeva
Hardeep Sachdeva
Senior Partner
AZB & Partners
Karthik Krishna
Karthik Krishna
Co-founder & Managing Partner
EverVantage
Mudit Parashar
Mudit Parashar
Chief Financial Officer
GVK Airport Developers Limited
Pramod Kathuria
Pramod Kathuria
Head of Sales & Marketing
L&T Realty
Ramesh Nair
Ramesh Nair
CEO & Country Head
JLL
Rohit Nanda
Rohit Nanda
VP - Finance
Divyasree
Sahil Vachani
Sahil Vachani
Managing Director & CEO
MVIL - Max Ventures and Industries
Shaji Varghese
Shaji Varghese
General Manager & Business Head
PNB Housing Finance
Abdullah Rashed Jasem Al Abdooli
Abdullah
Abdullah Rashed Jasem Al Abdooli
CEOAl Marjan Island
An experienced architect and urban planning expert, who has worked in senior leadership roles in government, Abdullah Rashed Jasem Al-Abdooli is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, the developer of Al Marjan Island, a master-planned mixed-use mega-development in Ras Al Khaimah, the United Arab Emirates.
Arnav Gusain
Arnav
Arnav Gusain
Head-Real EstateWeWork
Arnav leverages over two decades of experience in the Real Estate industry. His varied expertise covers key areas such as sales & marketing, acquisition, budget planning, account development, project planning and profitability, designing revenue generation, collections, procurement, interior project execution, and brand management. He is well versed in advanced leadership techniques and International practices, which he has proven through his abilities to optimise any portfolio. He has overseen successful implementation of various processes for new ventures and projects. He specializes in the areas of Commercial, Retail, Residential and Land Acquisitions.
Ashish Agarwal
Ashish
Ashish Agarwal
DirectorAditya Developers
After joining Agarwal Associates Group in 2003, sales & delivery has not been an issue for Aditya Builders due to Ashish’s versatile approach of handling all situations. Ashish is leading the overall marketing & construction of our group involving more than 2000 people (employed directly & outsourced). Business Innovation is the need of the industry owing to the competition this sector is facing & Ashish has always introduced products which has given Agarwal Associates Group the edge in the market. On the project front Ashish’s recent Inspiration is PM Modi’s Vision for Housing for all, being in real estate he wants to contribute maximum to this vision with innovative products & latest construction technologies.
Balaji Rao
Balaji
Balaji Rao
Founder and Managing DirectorAxis AMC
Balaji Rao is a seasoned and highly respected professional in the Indian real estate industry. He has recently joined Axis AMC to head their real estate AIF vertical. Balaji has undertaken various functional roles and assumed leadership in business development, acquisitions, project execution, funding (both equity and debt) and divestments. Over his career spanning nearly 3 decades, Balaji has worked with several marquee real estate investors including, Sun Apollo, Starwood Capital, TCG Real Estate amongst others Balaji is a rank-holding Chartered Accountant and holds an MBA from IIM-Kolkata. He is also a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Hardeep Sachdeva
Hardeep
Hardeep Sachdeva
Senior PartnerAZB & Partners
Hardeep Sachdeva is a Senior Partner at AZB & Partners with more than 24 years’ experience, he advises Indian as well as international clients and is consistently rated as India’s leading corporate and M&A lawyer. Hardeep advises across several sectors, including real estate, retail, hospitality, industrial parks, SEZs, e-commerce, education, technology, infrastructure, alcoholic beverages and others. Hardeep has been advising in M&A and PE transactions in such sectors and has done some pioneering work in these areas. Hardeep has been actively advising on various private equity investments and other financing transactions, including listed debt securities within and outside India, in both listed and unlisted companies.
Karthik Krishna
Karthik
Karthik Krishna
Co-founder & Managing PartnerEverVantage
Karthik is a Managing Partner at EverVantage and overseas the Transaction Advisory and Leasing Verticals across asset classes. Having completed transactions in over 50 cities and over 10 million sft. his expertise ranges across verticals and industries. Karthik has successfully executed a multitude of landmark transactions across retail, F&B, commercial office space and healthcare platforms. He specialises in complex transactions be it hospitality, commercial advisory, landmark land transactions or strategy. His power house of unique experiences in portfolio management for corporates, land owners and developers nationwide, gives EverVantage it’s strength across industries.
Mudit Parashar
Mudit
Mudit Parashar
Chief Financial OfficerGVK Airport Developers Limited
Mudit Parashar has been with GVK for over 6 years. His role focuses on fund raising, M&A and Corporate Development and he has been actively involved in the group’s Airport business. Prior to joining GVK, Mudit spent over 13 years in Corporate Finance and Private Equity, primarily in Resources and Infrastructure sectors. His earlier roles were at Ernst & Young (EY), one of India’s leading M&A advisory firms, and at SUN Group, a leading principal investor and private equity fund manager in emerging markets. At EY, Mudit was a Partner in the firm’s M&A advisory practice. At SUN Group, he was responsible for SUN’s investments in the metals & mining sector globally. Mudit has done his Bachelors in Economics and Masters in Business Economics
Pramod Kathuria
Pramod
Pramod Kathuria
Head of Sales & MarketingL&T Realty
Pramod Kathuria, with almost two decades of experience in Leadership roles in Banking & Real Estate including experience in conceptualising, launching to transacting Commercial & Residential projects, IT Parks, SEZ, Investments and Retail Malls. IN current role as National Head for Sales, CRM & Marketing at L&T Realty looking after portfolio of IT Parks, Office buildings, SEZ (proposed), TOD (Transit oriented developments) in key cities Mumbai, NCR, Hyderabad and Bangalore. In previous assignment was HoD & Executive Vice President at Lodha Group. He is a member of RICS and actively contributes knowledge thru various associations and as speaker at industry events.
Ramesh Nair
Ramesh
Ramesh Nair
CEO & Country HeadJLL
Ramesh is the CEO & Country Head of JLL India. He is responsible for the overall direction, strategy and growth of the firm in India. JLL is largest real estate services firm in the country with more than 9,600 diverse professionals, with business revenues nearing INR 3,200 crores in 2017-18. JLL is also the market leader in terms of market share, revenues, profitability and team size for all the business lines in India. Prior to taking over the role of CEO & Country Head, he has held positions such as COO - India, MD - West India, India Head of Land, South India Markets Head, MD - Chennai, MD - Hyderabad and MD - Industrial.
Rohit Nanda
Rohit
Rohit Nanda
VP - FinanceDivyasree
Rohit has over a decade of experience in PE/VC investment firms and worked in varied sectors and cities across India. Being from the PE/VC background he has a strong analytical skills in trend and investment analysis. Rohit's work experience is in the complete gamut of private equity industry: starting from fund raising from HNIs, pension funds, Development Financial Institutions (DFIs) and fund of funds to investments, deal monitoring and exits. He has also devised and designed an 'Affordable Housing Fund' with all the responsibilities involving a fund of this nature.
Sahil Vachani
Sahil
Sahil Vachani
Managing Director & CEOMVIL - Max Ventures and Industries
Mr. Sahil Vachani is Managing Director of MVIL. He has diverse experience across various sectors including consumer durables and real estate. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in management sciences from the University of Warwick, U.K., which he completed in 2003. He started his career as an investment banker with Citigroup in London where he worked on mergers and acquisitions across the Middle East and Africa region. In the year 2004, he joined Dixon Technologies, a consumer appliance manufacturing firm, as Business Head and set up new verticals across multiple locations. In the year 2006, Mr. Vachani ventured into new entrepreneurial opportunities – setting up a trading and IT business in Pakistan and also an online educational startup.
Shaji Varghese
Shaji
Shaji Varghese
General Manager & Business HeadPNB Housing Finance
Mr. Shaji Varghese has more than 17 years of experience in retail assets, liabilities and wealth management. He has been an integral contributor in setting up large successful businesses across geographies and managing high performance teams. His forte is retail distribution and managing sustainable and profitable business. Prior to this assignment, Shaji was the Senior Vice President and Business Head, Secured Assets at Indusind Bank. He has also handled assignments with leading financial institutions and banks like ABN AMRO Bank NV, ICICI Bank Ltd. and Transamerica Apple Distribution Finance Ltd. He holds Bachelor’s degree in Law (LLB) and Master’s degree in Management Science (MMS).
Occupier Demands - Wellness, Community, Technology or Location?
Ajay Prasad
Ajay Prasad
Country Managing Director - India
Taurus Investment Holdings
Aman Kapoor
Aman Kapoor
CEO - Airport Land Development
GMR Group
Bharat D. Ishi
Bharat D. Ishi
Head-Real Estate
The Kohinoor Group
Deepak Goradia
Deepak Goradia
Vice Chairman & Managing Director
Dosti Realty
G Abhinav Reddy
G Abhinav Reddy
Director
GAR Corp
Juggy Marwaha
Juggy Marwaha
Executive Managing Director
JLL
Liang Ming
Liang Ming
Chief Marketing Officer
CHEC Port City Colombo
Ravindra Kumar
Ravindra Kumar
CEO
Aurobindo Realty
Robin Chhabra
Robin Chhabra
Founder & CEO
Dextrus
Ryan Bennett
Ryan Bennett
CWeO
WeWork
Sanjay Hinduja
Sanjay Hinduja
CEO & MD
Shapoorji Pallonji Finance
Ajay Prasad
Ajay
Ajay Prasad
Country Managing Director - IndiaTaurus Investment Holdings
As Country Managing Director, Ajay is responsible for due diligence, acquisition, planning, financing, project management and operation of all investments in India and manages Taurus India’ team of experienced management professionals. He has the primary responsibility of building and fostering relationships with global investors as well as development partners to deliver world-class projects across the country. Ajay has more than twelve years of professional and academic experience in a variety of markets in India, where he worked with Accenture’s strategy consulting practice and the India business of Emaar Properties, and in the United States.
Aman Kapoor
Aman
Aman Kapoor
CEO - Airport Land DevelopmentGMR Group
Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the Real Estate and land development business. Skilled in Negotiation, Business Planning, Sales, Feasibility Studies, and Asset Management. Strong business development professional with a MBA focused in IT from Nottingham Business School.
Bharat D. Ishi
Bharat
Bharat D. Ishi
Head-Real EstateThe Kohinoor Group
The Real Estate Division of The Kohinoor Group is under the leadership of Mr. Bharat Ishi, a real estate veteran with over 27 years of rich industry experience across companies like Ackruti City Ltd. (Hubtown Ltd.), Mukand Ltd. and Mumbai University. A Civil Engineering Graduate from VJTI Engineering Institute, Mr. Ishi has also been a prominent member of the team that won the UNESCO Award (for Restoration of Grade-I Heritage Structures) and completed Mass Housing projects for CIDCO. Kohinoor Group currently has ~4 million sft under construction and ~6 million sft under planning.
Deepak Goradia
Deepak
Deepak Goradia
Vice Chairman & Managing DirectorDosti Realty
Holding a dual degree in Commerce and Law, he is the brain behind the architectural grandeur and beautiful landscapes of Dosti projects. His unique ideas, strategies and negotiation skills have earned him respect as the visionary of the group. He also promotes the future of real estate by being an active member of the Maharashtra Chamber of Housing Industry (MCHI) and is now the Vice President. He is also selected as Honorary Treasurer in Credai National since April 2017. He encourages members of MCHI's youth wing to organise exhibitions, seminars, hold meetings with prominent personalities from the construction/real estate industry and participate in discussions with government officials about the realty sector.
G Abhinav Reddy
G
G Abhinav Reddy
DirectorGAR Corp
Mr. G. Abhinav Ram Reddy is the Executive Director of GAR Corporation Pvt. Ltd, a leading Hyderabad based owner of commercial office parks. Mr. Reddy is presently managing and developing various companies that are engaged in commercial real estate asset creation. Mr. Reddy has also been instrumental in creating long-term partnerships with several MNC’s linked to the infrastructure facilities for IT & ITES companies. GAR is currently on track to create a debt-free asset base of 10 million square feet by 2020.
Juggy Marwaha
Juggy
Juggy Marwaha
Executive Managing DirectorJLL
Juggy has over 26 years of experience in the organised Real Estate sector of the country. Be it planning, executing or leasing of over 12 million sq.ft., managing occupiers of global repute whilst at RMZ or spearheading successful growth for JLL South India, he has been a leader since the inception of the industry. In his present role as Executive Managing Director at JLL India, he spearheads initiatives in the Capital Markets and Land & Development Services business which is seeing a continued surge and institutional investor interest. A maverick leader who leads alternative thinking adopts an avant-garde approach to deal structuring. Lives by the motto of ‘Relationships for life’.
Liang Ming
Liang
Liang Ming
Chief Marketing OfficerCHEC Port City Colombo
Liang Thow Ming is the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of Port City, Colombo a 269 hectares brand new city right next to Colombo, Sri Lanka. Liang is responsible for the commercial success of the project. Liang has spent more than 20 years in sales and marketing of real estate portfolios, both with developers and the consultants. Over this period, Liang has been involved in every aspect of the real estate development cycle, starting from land evaluation, development concepts, product development, advertising, public relations, sales and customer development and relations. His experience has brought him through major public listed developers across Asia and with top real estate international consultants.
Ravindra Kumar
Ravindra
Ravindra Kumar
CEOAurobindo Realty
Ravindra is currently working as CEO of Aurobindo Realty which is formed by the promoters family of Aurobindo Pharma, a leading pharma company in India. Though this real estate entity is one year old, they have huge developments in place and construction in all the land parcels except one has already commenced. Ravindra was with L&T for almost 23 years before taking up the current assignment and was handling residential buildings business based out of Mumbai. Under his leadership, L&T have executed super high rise buildings in Mumbai, Kolkata, NCR and in other metro cities.
Robin Chhabra
Robin
Robin Chhabra
Founder & CEODextrus
After schooling in UK, Robin earned Bachelor of Science in Architecture & Master of Architecture from University of Michigan,Ann Arbor. He worked in diverse projects spanning theatre set design & heritage hotels with boutique architecture firm Kay Ngee Tan Architects (Singapore); then joined the award-winning team at Serie Architects as Senior Architect in Mumbai. Here,he acquired the unique skill of managing contextual & spatial logic with unique formal expression. He led several residential & commercial projects incl. schools, hotels & sports facilities.Recognizing the need to provide professionals with a work space offering all the finesse of a top-notch office with none of the fuss involved in maintaining it, he founded Dextrus in 2018.
Ryan Bennett
Ryan
Ryan Bennett
CWeOWeWork
Ryan manages numerous aspects of WeWork’s India operations, including growing the building portfolio through design and development, scaling local infrastructure and teams, and ensuring first class operations and community-building. Prior to this role, Ryan served as the VP of Building Operations for Europe & Israel based out of Amsterdam, where he was responsible for budget management and building and scaling teams. Ryan was the first person hired to help scale operations back in 2012, when WeWork had 5 open locations and 35 employees. He spent 4+ years in New York working cross-departmentally to scale processes around daily operations, facilities management and new building openings.
Sanjay Hinduja
Sanjay
Sanjay Hinduja
CEO & MDShapoorji Pallonji Finance
Mr sanjay Hinduja has experience of more than 2 decades in Financial sector in India and in US with Merill Lynch and co. He has successfully built relationship with co-leaders and syndicated business in excess of additional Rs 2000 crs. Nurtured key business groups and real estate developers in India, with other key players in the market including NBFCs, Banks, Mutual Funds, Insurance companies which are prime source of sell down and fee income. Raised leverage in excess of Rs 1000 crs from 18 Banks and MFs
Develop to Core - Smart strategy or an easy tease?
Adil Engineer
Adil Engineer
Partner
BFIN
Aneesh Sivakumar
Aneesh Sivakumar
Principal
KKR India Advisors
Anuranjan Mohnot
Anuranjan Mohnot
CEO
Amplus Capital Advisors
Arshdeep Sethi
Arshdeep Sethi
Managing Director - Executive Management
RMZ Corp
Ashank Kothari
Ashank Kothari
Vice President
Brookfield Properties
Bhairav Dalal
Bhairav Dalal
Partner and Leader - Real Estate Tax
PwC
Chanakya Chakravarti
Chanakya Chakravarti
Managing Director, India, Growth Markets
Ivanhoé Cambridge
Gaurav Puri
Gaurav Puri
Principal
Godrej Fund Management
Niranjan Hiranandani
Niranjan Hiranandani
Co-Founder & MD
Hiranandani Group of Companies
Ramashrya Yadav
Ramashrya Yadav
CEO
ECL Finance
Ritesh Vohra
Ritesh Vohra
Partner & Head - Real Estate
Investcorp
Srini Sriniwasan
Srini Sriniwasan
CEO & Country Head
Kotak Investments Advisors
Adil Engineer
Adil
Adil Engineer
PartnerBFIN
Adil Engineer is a Partner in the Mumbai office of BFIN and has more than 28 years of experience in the construction and real estate industry. He was instrumental in the setting up of the BFIN office in India in 2011, and is responsible for originating and executing debt, capital market and investment brokerage transactions in India. Before joining BFIN, Mr. Engineer worked as a Director of Projects with the Indian arm of F&C REIT Asset Management, UK, on the buy side where he was responsible for making recommendations for land acquisitions. He also made recommendations for project-participation based on identification of suitable buildable land parcels, project conception, preparation of viability models and project budgets.
Aneesh Sivakumar
Aneesh
Aneesh Sivakumar
PrincipalKKR India Advisors
Aneesh Sivakumar joined KKR in 2015 and is a Principal in KKR’s India real estate investment platform. He has over ten years of real estate investing experience in India. Prior to joining KKR, he was a Vice President in Kotak’s real estate fund. He holds an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and is a CFA holder.
Anuranjan Mohnot
Anuranjan
Anuranjan Mohnot
CEOAmplus Capital Advisors
Anuranjan Mohnot, is founding MD and CEO of Amplus Capital Advisors Private Limited and is responsible for setup of Real Estate Fund for the Lalbhai group (Arvind Limited). Amplus makes early stage mid size investments ($3- $8million) in residential projects in major cities. Amplus has successfully invested and exited in the projects of some of prominent developers in India. Mr. Mohnot has wide experience in various cross functional areas at some of the leading business conglomerates including Motilal Oswal, FutureGroup's $450 million Horizon fund, Essel Group, Reliance, Little & Co. Mr. Mohnot is B.com(H), LLB, CA & CS
Arshdeep Sethi
Arshdeep
Arshdeep Sethi
Managing Director - Executive ManagementRMZ Corp
Arshdeep has 25 years of experience in Business Management. He has held strategic roles in various companies across industries such as RE, Telecom/Infrastructure & Insurance. Before, he played key roles with Bharti Enterprises, Max New York Life, Punj Lloyd & Colliers International. In 2004 Arshdeep joined RMZ and plays a key role in defining and implementing the strategic vision of the group. He has led various capital-raising and partnership initiatives with top PE & SWF. He has been instrumental in raising over USD 1 billion of foreign direct investment from these global investors. Additionally, he represents the RE industry during dialogues with governmental bodies with regard to the policies related to REIT and SEZ development.
Ashank Kothari
Ashank
Ashank Kothari
Vice PresidentBrookfield Properties
Bhairav Dalal
Bhairav
Bhairav Dalal
Partner and Leader - Real Estate TaxPwC
Bhairav Dalal is a Partner in the Tax & Regulatory Practice. He has a varied experience in advising Indian and multinational groups in the area of Real Estate, Infrastructure and Private Equity. He has over 13++ years of post qualification experience in transaction and tax advisory services. Over the last ten years his focus has been Real Estate.Bhairav has also advised Real Estate companies on complex projects involving tax optimisation strategies, investment structuring and group restructuring. Given his experience, he has been extensively involved in the REIT / InvIT discussions in the industry and regulators as well. He has handled diverse assignments in the transaction and corporate restructuring space.
Chanakya Chakravarti
Chanakya
Chanakya Chakravarti
Managing Director, India, Growth MarketsIvanhoé Cambridge
Chanakya (Chan) Chakravarti is responsible for implementing, in his territory, the investment and asset-management strategies outlined in Ivanhoé Cambridge’s annual business plan and strategic plan. He works closely with the Growth Markets team and collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to put in place and consolidate strategic partnerships for major projects in India. Mr. Chakravarti is a seasoned manager with more than 27 years of experience, including over 20 years in real estate, investment and development. Before joining Ivanhoé Cambridge in 2018, he was Managing Director, Global Alternatives, Asia, at J.P. Morgan Chase. Chan has previously held country management roles at Actis Capital and Cushman & Wakefield.
Gaurav Puri
Gaurav
Gaurav Puri
PrincipalGodrej Fund Management
Gaurav Puri is responsible for investment and asset management activities in select geographies for Godrej Fund Management. He has ~ 10 years of cross-functional experience, focussed on the real estate sector. He holds an M.B.A. (Finance) and B.E. from Delhi University.
Niranjan Hiranandani
Niranjan
Niranjan Hiranandani
Co-Founder & MDHiranandani Group of Companies
Niranjan Hiranandani is arguably, India’s ‘builder extraordinaire’, the person credited with changing Mumbai’s skyline. Niranjan Hiranandani has virtually revolutionized the real estate industry in the country. Since then, the Hiranandani Group has come a long way and is recognized for their modern state of the art mixed used township projects in Powai & Thane, both of which have become preferred residential and commercial locations in and around Mumbai. Mr. Niranjan Hiranandani is a Business Leader with a combination of qualities like sharp professional business acumen, concerned citizen with social awareness, Industry leader with up to date knowledge, and above all, ensuring that the company gives value to every Customer.
Ramashrya Yadav
Ramashrya
Ramashrya Yadav
CEOECL Finance
Mr. Ram Yadav is the CEO of Edelweiss Real Estate Advisory Practice which is a part of the diversified Edelweiss Group. Ram is Harvard Business Alumnus with over 15 years industry experience in Real Estate. He has held several leadership positions in areas of Finance, Strategy and Business Leadership with organizations such as Orbit Corporation Ltd and Shapoorji Pallonji Ltd.
Ritesh Vohra
Ritesh
Ritesh Vohra
Partner & Head - Real EstateInvestcorp
Ritesh has been a financier, advisor and entrepreneur over the course of his real estate career, and has been associated with a number of property developments across India. He moved to Investcorp in early 2019 as a result of its acquisition of IDFC Alternatives’ Real Estate platform, and heads the real estate funds management business for India. Prior to Investcorp, Ritesh worked as a Partner with IDFC Alternatives and previously as an MD at real estate fund manager Saffron Advisors. He has been a past member of the CII National Committee on Real Estate. He is also a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, United Kingdom (RICS).
Srini Sriniwasan
Srini
Srini Sriniwasan
CEO & Country HeadKotak Investments Advisors
S. Sriniwasan (Srini) heads Kotak Investment Advisors Limited (KIAL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Kotak Mahindra Bank, since January 2017. Under Srini’s leadership, Kotak Realty Fund has scaled up to over US$1.47 billion in AUM, making it one of the largest real estate funds in India, and has successfully established a strong track record of profitable exits from investments. As one of the earliest fund managers to raise and invest capital in India’s alternate assets space, Srini has introduced significant financing, financial structuring and negotiating skills in the industry. Srini holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Delhi University and an MBA from the Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Ghaziabad.
Owner/Tenant Partnerships – Profitable and enduring darling or dangerous liaisons?
Alok Aggarwal
Alok Aggarwal
Managing Director and CEO
Brookfield Properties
Amit Goenka
Amit Goenka
Managing Director and CEO
Nisus Finance Services
Amit Grover
Amit Grover
Director - Office Business
DLF India
Anita Kataria
Anita Kataria
Sr. Vice President - Sales
Raheja Universal
Arjunjit Singh
Arjunjit Singh
Chief Operating Officer
MVIL - Max Ventures and Industries
Cherag Ramakrishnan
Cherag Ramakrishnan
Founder & Managing Director
Ceear Realty
Deepak Kanodia
Deepak Kanodia
Director
M3M
Rajeev Piramal
Rajeev Piramal
Vice Chairman & Managing Director
Peninsula Land
Sandeep Chadha
Sandeep Chadha
Head, Logistics & Warehousing
All Cargo Logistics
Vishal Ratanghayra
Vishal Ratanghayra
Partner
Platinum Corp
Vivek Chandy
Vivek Chandy
Joint Managing Partner
J. Sagar Associates
Alok Aggarwal
Alok
Alok Aggarwal
Managing Director and CEOBrookfield Properties
Alok is CEO, India Office Businesses, Brookfield in India, which at present includes 16.8 MSF assets in five IT / ITES SEZ across NCR and Kolkata, Powai 4.2 MSF and Equinox with 1.25 MSF. In this role he is heading all aspects of the business including operations, construction and leasing of ~22.25 mn sq ft. Alok has over three decades of experience in deal sourcing, evaluation, closing & asset management across asset classes and has played principal role in investments across residential, commercial, warehousing & mixed-use developments. Prior to joining Brookfield, he has also worked with Milestone Capital Partners, wherein he spearheaded many funds with an investment of Rs 3000 cr in the real estate development, mezzanine and REIT
Amit Goenka
Amit
Amit Goenka
Managing Director and CEONisus Finance Services
Amit Goenka is CEO of Nisus Finance (NiFCO), which manages a USD 30 mn RE debt fund portfolio. He is one of India’s leading experts on RE and Infrastructure, appearing in media, industry and focus events. He was the Founder MD & CEO of Essel Finance (ZEE Group) managing AIF RE debt funds, PMS and offshore fund. As National Director- Investments for Knight Frank he transacted over USD 250 mn of real estate in 3 years covering land, residential, office and hotels. He structured NCDs, private equity and debt deals of ~USD 200 mn. He set up and led India’s first USD 50 mil. Office yield fund (REIT). Amit has also worked with Ernst & Young, Aditya Birla Group and Investment Dar (Kuwait/Dubai). Amit holds a BE, MBA, MFM & MRICS.
Amit Grover
Amit
Amit Grover
Director - Office BusinessDLF India
Is seasoned Commercial RE professional with 22+ years experience in key positions at C&W, Citibank, CBRE & DLF. He grew DLF’s Office Business from 1.5 mn sft in 2003 to ~30 mn sft portfolio today across Gurgaon, Chennai, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Noida & Pune. As Director & P&L Head-DLF Office Business South, East & West India, he is driving leadership role inLeasing & Operations, to establish best practices & excellence with higher Safety Standards, Compliances, Sustainable building solutions, customer experience & technical innovations. Worked closely with architects to design DLF Cyber Park Gurgaon. Is now working on designing & developing new age office parks & amenities in Chennai & Hyderabad for about 8-10 mn sft.
Anita Kataria
Anita
Anita Kataria
Sr. Vice President - SalesRaheja Universal
With a bachelor of law from Mumbai University, Anita Kataria, is the Senior Vice President – Sales, at Raheja Universal, and also a part of the Raheja Universal Core Team. Anita has an overall experience of over 31 years in Realty Industry. She has been a catalyst in establishing the company’s overseas sales network way back in 1987 and spearheading it for 28 years. As a leader she has been credited with revolutionizing the sales, of both commercial and residential projects, for the organization. If behind every successful man, there is a woman, then it’s needless to say that behind every successful woman is her undeterred spirit. And true to this is Anita Kataria’s success story.
Arjunjit Singh
Arjunjit
Arjunjit Singh
Chief Operating OfficerMVIL - Max Ventures and Industries
Mr. Arjunjit Singh is the Chief Operating Officer of Max Estates, the real estate subsidiary of MVIL. Arjunjit holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Economics and Management, with concentrations in Finance and Entrepreneurship, from Cornell University where he graduated magna cum laude. While at Cornell University, Arjunjit was elected to the Beta Gamma Sigma Honour Society. Prior to serving as COO of Max Estates, Arjunjit spent the majority of his career in Private Equity and Investment Banking with industry giants Fidelity Private Equity and UBS Investment Bank, in both India and New York. Arjunjit has built significant expertise across diverse industries such as Real Estate, Telecommunications, Technology, Healthcare, Education
Cherag Ramakrishnan
Cherag
Cherag Ramakrishnan
Founder & Managing DirectorCeear Realty
Cherag has been instrumental in building Equinox Realty (formerly known as Essar Realty) from scratch before starting CEEAR. Under his energetic leadership Equinox Realty had created a portfolio of nearly 16 million sq. ft. of projects across India which are under different stages of development. Cherag was when he set up and successfully ran his business ‐ ‘Ramon Property Services’. Ramon has been a pioneer in luxury home sales / commercial office search / investment sales & design & development consultancy. Cherag is a Post Graduate in Business Management from the University of Mumbai and also has a certificate for the Global Advance Management Course from ISB Hyderabad & KELLOGG University Chicago. He is an eminent member of RICS
Deepak Kanodia
Deepak
Deepak Kanodia
DirectorM3M
As one of India’s youngest directors, Mr. Deepak Kanodia demonstrates a fine balance between sharp technical knowledge and exuberance of youth. With his innovative and futuristic approach, he is the man behind project executions and planning at M3M group. He has successfully initiated and implemented new technology platforms ensuring faster execution of projects, timely delivery and construction quality. He is also actively involved in financial planning and forecasting across all projects, while exploring innovative methods of raising funds and managing cash flows. His acumen for not only project execution but also number crunching has resulted in reducing construction time and cost on the group’s brown field and green field projects.
Rajeev Piramal
Rajeev
Rajeev Piramal
Vice Chairman & Managing DirectorPeninsula Land
Rajeev heads the real estate business of the Ashok Piramal Group. He completed his BBA from Baldwin Wallace College, Cleveland, USA. Joined Peninsula Land as a Director in 2001 & took over as the Vice Chairman in 2005. Under his leadership, he grew the firm into a multi city developer spread across 8 cities in 4 states. Delivered more than 7mn sft in residential, commercial and retail projects. Another 10mn sft is under construction in Mumbai, Bengaluru, Pune, Goa, Nashik and Lonavala. Rajeev also played a crucial part in the development of the first mall in India: Crossroads. Some of the other marquee projects led by him include: Peninsula Corporate Park, Peninsula Business Park, Peninsula Technopark, Ashok Towers & Ashok Gardens.
Sandeep Chadha
Sandeep
Sandeep Chadha
Head, Logistics & WarehousingAll Cargo Logistics
A C-suite professional with a track record of surpassing ambitious business goals, Sandeep Chadha helms ALIPPL as its CEO and is overseeing the vertical in its journey to become one of India’s premier developers of Grade A logistics and Industrial parks. AN IVY league alumnus he’s duly exposed to global business educational paradigm having studied in Cornel University and University of British Columbia. He is exposed to the various life cycle journey in various assets across the real estate. A regular speaker and delegate to various Industrial meet-up, he is duly committed for the overall sector growth in India.
Vishal Ratanghayra
Vishal
Vishal Ratanghayra
PartnerPlatinum Corp
Vishal Ratanghayra is the Founder and Promoter of Platinum Corp. An Architect by qualification, Vishal has over 15 years of hands-on experience in the Real Estate Industry. His vision and strong interpersonal and leadership skills have been instrumental in establishing Platinum Corp. as a new age Real Estate Developer focused on undertaking residential redevelopment projects and delivering smart yet affordable homes in prime locations across Mumbai.
Vivek Chandy
Vivek
Vivek Chandy
Joint Managing PartnerJ. Sagar Associates
Vivek specialises in the areas of private equity, mergers and acquisitions and corporate commercial work. Vivek is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). Vivek has worked extensively in real estate, e-commerce, healthcare, biotechnology and manufacturing sectors. Vivek also routinely represents clients in complex real estate transactions. Vivek’s clients include sovereign wealth funds, listed real estate investment trusts offshore and private equity funds.
Creating Sustainable Business Assets -Traditional vs Modern/ Fixed vs Flexible - A continuing dichotomy?
Aditya Gowra
Aditya Gowra
Managing Director
Gowra Ventures
Anurag Mathur
Anurag Mathur
CEO
Savills - India
George Elyas Saad
George Elyas Saad
Sales and Marketing Director
Al Marjan Island
Gopal Sarda
Gopal Sarda
Group CEO
Kolte-Patil Developers
J. Shyam Rao
J. Shyam Rao
Managing Director
My Home Group
Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar
Managing Director
Sri Krishna Group
Prakash Challa
Prakash Challa
Chairman & Managing Director
SSPDL
Raj Menda
Raj Menda
Corporate Chairman
RMZ Corp
Ravindra Chamaria
Ravindra Chamaria
Chairman & MD
Infinity Infotech Parks
Rohtas Goel
Rohtas Goel
Chairman & MD
Omaxe
Shashank Jain
Shashank Jain
Partner&Leader Real Estate Deal Advisory
PwC
Sunir Ramchandani
Sunir Ramchandani
Business Head - Construction & Realty
ICICI Bank
Vipen Bhatia
Vipen Bhatia
Director
Wardha IT Park
Aditya Gowra
Aditya
Aditya Gowra
Managing DirectorGowra Ventures
An Engineering Graduate from Osmania University, he Hails from the illustrious business family of GOWRA, a five decade old conglomerate having presence in diversified business verticals like “Real Estate”, Pharma, Petrochemicals, Software Development, Engineers & Aerospace, Food additives & Preservatives, Financial Services etc. Aditya is a founding member of “CREDAI “Hyderabad and has been the Treasurer since inception till last year, he was elected as Vice-President. Aditya is active in Credai youth wing and always in the forefront in dialogues / discussions with Govt. authorities / other players of building industry, and his insightful and pragmatic contribution have influenced decision / policy making.
Anurag Mathur
Anurag
Anurag Mathur
CEOSavills - India
George Elyas Saad
George
George Elyas Saad
Sales and Marketing DirectorAl Marjan Island
George Saad is the Sale and Marketing Director of Marjan, the master-developer of freehold developments in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, with responsibility for attracting real estate foreign director investments and position the emirates of Ras Al Khaimah as leading real estate, tourism and investment destination. Prior to joining Marjan, he worked in various senior sales and marketing positions at Dubai World, TECOM investments member of Dubai Holding and Emirates. George holds a Master degree from Manchester Business School.
Gopal Sarda
Gopal
Gopal Sarda
Group CEOKolte-Patil Developers
Mr. Gopal Sarda, a qualified Chartered Accountant. He joined the company in 2010 as senior manager of corporate finance and strategy and in a short span of six years has managed various leadership roles thereon. With the display of capabilities and delivery for the organisation he has been recently made Group CEO and complete portfolio for KPDL has been consolidated under his leadership for Pune, Mumbai, Bangalore and Goa. A strategic thinker with strong business acumen and effective risk management Mr. Sarda was instrumental in setting up of the Mumbai division of the Company and scaled it up to contribute upwards of 25-30% to the company’s top line going forward. Today the division has a potential of Rs.2500+Cr. topline and Rs.600+Cr PBT
J. Shyam Rao
J.
J. Shyam Rao
Managing DirectorMy Home Group
Mr. Shyam Rao is the Managing Director of My Home Constructions. He is a Post Graduate in Accounting & Finance from Manchester University, UK. He has diverse experience across various sectors including Cement, Finance & real estate. He started his career in 2006 with A.M REDDY & CO in Auditing role and joined Directors board of My Home Industries; cement vertical of My Home Group in 2009 as Whole Time Director. In 2010 he joined My Home Constructions Pvt. Ltd as Executive director. Now, the Managing Director of the company which regarded as the most preferred real-estate developer in Hyderabad. A visionary individual and a future leader Mr. Shyam Rao played vital role in launching prestigious project with Built up area of 25million sft.
Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep
Pradeep Kumar
Managing DirectorSri Krishna Group
Pradeep Kumar, is Vice Chairman and Managing Director of the Sri Krishna Group of Companies which has businesses spread in different countries worldwide. The Group has its corporate hub in Hyderabad, India with its branches in USA, and Hong Kong. He was the Ex- Chairman of the Indo American Chamber of Commerce–Hyderabad Chapter during 2005 - 06. A commerce graduate, a business professional and a visionary who believes in action, he was a pioneer to introduce the “ready to occupy, completely furnished apartments” concept in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Pradeep has travelled extensively across the globe researching new ideas in all relevant fields within the companies’ interest and then integrating, adopting and expanding those ideas.
Prakash Challa
Prakash
Prakash Challa
Chairman & Managing DirectorSSPDL
Mr. Prakash Challa, a Post Graduate and a first generation entrepreneur, is the Chairman & Managing Director of SSPDL Group, an Infrastructure and Real Estate. Major having operations in Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad & Kerela. Having started his career in banking with Nationalized Banks for over 14 years. Started enterprises dealing in aqua culture, pisciculture, windmill energy and construction. Prakash Challa took over as Secretary FAIRPRO in September 2006 and later was unanimously elected as President of Credai Tamilnadu on 12th December 2007. Successfully conducted 2 Annual Property Exhibitions in Chennai in 2008 & 2009.
Raj Menda
Raj
Raj Menda
Corporate ChairmanRMZ Corp
Raj Menda is the Co-Owner & Corporate Chairman of RMZ Corp. RMZ Corp is one of the most successful South Asian real estate development firms, with an unmatched portfolio in India. The organization has developed, acquired or holds an interest in over 24 M sft. of commercial properties. Its prestigious and prolific portfolio includes over $ 3 billion in real estate assets. Headquartered in Bangalore. At RMZ, we are constantly thinking about the Future. This time it’s about the Future of Space and we have chartered our course to look at creating communities. In our new manifesto we are using technology coupled with experiences to build connected communities in our spaces.Raj is the first Indian to be on the Jury of the ULI Awards
Ravindra Chamaria
Ravindra
Ravindra Chamaria
Chairman & MDInfinity Infotech Parks
Armed with invaluable life experiences, a passion for enterprise & the ability to create winning collaborations, Ravindra Chamaria has been at the helm of pioneering Smart, Green & marquee RE projects in Eastern India, particularly Kolkata under his corporate banner, Infinity. ‘Think Tank,’ his first project in Kolkata, went on to catalyze the IT industry in Salt Lake & continues to be a landmark. Having built 6 million sq ft, he is currently developing an iconic temple township, ‘Krishna Bhumi’ in Vrindavan. Ravindra Chamaria is a keen philanthropist & is closely attached to several not-for profit organisations such as Akshaya Patra, Anant Education, Vidya Bharti & Institute of Neurosciences.
Rohtas Goel
Rohtas
Rohtas Goel
Chairman & MDOmaxe
Rohtas Goel, Chairman and Managing Director-Omaxe Ltd., is a leading name in the real estate industry in India. Rohtas founded Omaxe 25years back and has steered the group to an unprecedented height. In 2007, Omaxe got listed on Indian bourses (BSE and NSE) and within a short span, the company emerged as one of the largest real estate companies marked by some renowned and highly appreciated projects. Omaxe has delivered over 101 million sq. ft. in both real estate and construction contracting and the group is presently executing 39 real estate projects across various verticals. Today, the group has its presence in 27 cities and 8 states like Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Delhi.
Shashank Jain
Shashank
Shashank Jain
Partner&Leader Real Estate Deal AdvisoryPwC
Shashank is a Transaction Services (TS) Partner, and focused on Real Estate Sector for PwC India, based out of Mumbai, India. He has over 15 years of professional experience in financial due diligence (both buy side and vendor assistance), valuations and preparation and review of financial projections/business plans, etc. He was been involved in significant number of cross border transactions, both outbound (especially in the US and Europe) and inbound investments in India on behalf of both strategic and financial investors. He has demonstrated an in depth understanding of the keys to successfully serve the sophisticated requirements of financial and strategic buyers. Shashank has been working in the Real Sector for almost over a decade.
Sunir Ramchandani
Sunir
Sunir Ramchandani
Business Head - Construction & RealtyICICI Bank
A Real Estate Finance Professional with diverse experience, Sunir has been with ICICI Group since 2001. Over the past 16 years, he has worked in various roles with the Mortgage Business, working on developer relations, corporate & branch linked business, credit underwriting, Risk Management etc. He also worked with the Real Estate Transaction Services team at ICICI HFC, and led the business to a manifold growth during his tenor with the team. He currently manages the Construction & Realty Funding Business and the RE Asset Evaluation & Monetisation Business for ICICI Bank.
Vipen Bhatia
Vipen
Vipen Bhatia
DirectorWardha IT Park
Mr. Vipen C. Bhatia born in Faridabad in 1962. He completed his Graduation in the year 1982 with commerce background. After Graduation he is into his family business. He is one of the leading industrialists of Faridabad (Haryana). He is the Executive Director of C. Dass Group of Companies. The Roots MAHARANI PAINTS PVT. LTD (Wardha IT park Project). MAHARANI INNOVATIVE PAINTS PVT. LTD. VAMANI OVERSEAS PVT. LTD. JAIPUR CRAFTS PVT. LTD.
What is the REITS Perspective? - REITS in India vs REITS globally.
Aditya Virwani
Aditya Virwani
COO
Embassy Group
G Madhusudhan
G Madhusudhan
Chairman & Managing Director
Sumadhura Infracon Private Limited
Girish Singhi
Girish Singhi
Principal
Godrej Fund Management
Nicolas Simon
Nicolas Simon
Deputy CEO
SBI Mutual Fund
Nilesh Parekh
Nilesh Parekh
Managing Director
Raycon Infrastructures
Nipun Sahni
Nipun Sahni
Partner and Head of Real Estate
APOLLO LP
Pawan Swamy
Pawan Swamy
Managing Partner
BFIN
Rohit Gera
Rohit Gera
Managing Director
Gera Developments
Shouvik Purkayastha
Shouvik Purkayastha
Managing Director - Investment Banking
IDFC Investment Banking
Aditya Virwani
Aditya
Aditya Virwani
COOEmbassy Group
Aditya, a dynamic young professional is one of the heirs and the COO of Embassy Group, one of India’s largest property developers. Aditya has been exposed to the world of Real estate and Property development from a very early age of 15 years. He is keenly involved with the strategy & operations of the Group and its diversified businesses, along with his father Mr. Jitu Virwani, Chairman and MD of Embassy Property Developments Ltd. Prior to joining Embassy, Aditya interned with an NGO Episcopal and a start-up called Brevitas, an off market commercial real estate platform in San Francisco. Aditya studied Business Administration at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and University of San Francisco (USF).
G Madhusudhan
G
G Madhusudhan
Chairman & Managing DirectorSumadhura Infracon Private Limited
Mr. G Madhusudhan is a MBA in Finance from Osmania University, currently serving as the Chairman and Managing Director at Sumadhura Infracon Private. Ltd. Serving for more than two decades in the field of Real Estate, he was instrumental in founding the Sumadhura Constructions, taking charge of the realm of affairs and raising it to its present stature as Sumadhura Infracon Private. Ltd. Under his aegis, Sumadhura Infracon Pvt. Ltd., as on date, has completed thirty residential complexes. Sumadhura’s current portfolio includes residential projects of 8.2 million sft. under planning and 5 million sft. under construction.” His venture is also a member of CREDAI, Bangalore & Hyderabad.
Girish Singhi
Girish
Girish Singhi
PrincipalGodrej Fund Management
Girish Singhi is responsible for investment and asset management activities in select geographies for Godrej Fund Management. He has 9 years of real estate investment management experience. He holds an M.B.A. (Finance) and B.E. from Delhi University.
Nicolas Simon
Nicolas
Nicolas Simon
Deputy CEOSBI Mutual Fund
Nicolas Simon is Deputy CEO at SBI MF – India. Prior to joining the firm, Nicolas Simon worked at Amundi Real Estate, Crédit Agricole Asset Management Real Estate, Henderson Global Investors SAS, Generali Real Estate, CDR (Crédit Lyonnais) and SMCI (Crédit Lyonnais) Nicolas Simon has a Master’s degree, Real Estate and a Master’s degree, Law.
Nilesh Parekh
Nilesh
Nilesh Parekh
Managing DirectorRaycon Infrastructures
Nilesh Parekh is the Founder and Managing Director of Raycon Group based out of Mumbai, India. Raycon Group operates across India, Middle East and Germany having global partners including a joint venture with a multibillion dollar German Group – having interest in Shipping, Venture Fund and Real Estate Investment and Development. Mr Parekh is a graduate in Law and a post graduate in business management having more than thirty years of experience in real estate. He has given various presentations on the industry including one at Stanford University-India Conference.
Nipun Sahni
Nipun
Nipun Sahni
Partner and Head of Real EstateAPOLLO LP
Nipun joined Apollo in 2015 in AGRE Delhi and is responsible for Real Estate Investments in India. Prior to that time, Nipun was the Founder of Rezone Investment Advisors from March 2011 to April 2015. Prior to that, Nipun was a Managing Director in the Real Estate Investment Group at Merrill Lynch from 2006 to 2010. Prior that Nipun was a Managing Director at GE Capital, India. Nipun currently serves on the advisory boards of Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors in India. Nipun previously served on the APREA & USIBC Committees. Nipun graduated in Commerce from Delhi University with a B.Com. degree and received his Masters degree in Finance from the MFC Program at University of Delhi.
Pawan Swamy
Pawan
Pawan Swamy
Managing PartnerBFIN
Pawan Swamy is a Managing Partner with BFIN, joining the group in 2011. Mr. Swamy has more than 16 years of experience in Indian real estate on the investment banking and brokerage sides of the industry. He has led more than $5 billion in transactions across all asset classes and the entire capital structure.Prior to joining BFIN, Mr. Swamy was a Managing Director at Jones Lang Lasalle where he set up one of the largest real estate capital markets and investment brokerage platforms in the country. His experience also includes working on the real estate mortgage lending side as a senior executive with Standard Chartered Bank. Prior to that, he worked in the real estate transactions group at Colliers International.
Rohit Gera
Rohit
Rohit Gera
Managing DirectorGera Developments
Shouvik Purkayastha
Shouvik
Shouvik Purkayastha
Managing Director - Investment BankingIDFC Investment Banking
Shouvik leads Cushman & Wakefield’s Capital Markets practice in India. He is responsible for providing strategic direction to the business, utilizing his experience and expertise in converting large scale opportunities whilst providing investment insights to regional and global funds associated with the company Shouvik has a strong background in the financial services sector having spent over 17 years in Investment Banking and Corporate Banking prior to joining C&W.

TimetableTimetable

Thursday, April 25th 2019
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10:00am - 11:00am
Talk Show | Do Smart Buildings Make Smart Cities? - Pushing the Frontiers Through Innovation
11:45am - 12:45pm
CRE Investment Strategies - Aligning with the business big bucks or tenants too complicated to bother?
Finding & Deploying Capital - Where’s the profit yield sweet spot?
Yes Tech No Tech! How much is it revolutionising design?
02:00pm - 03:00pm
Occupier Demands - Wellness, Community, Technology or Location?
Owner/Tenant Partnerships – Profitable and enduring darling or dangerous liaisons?
Develop to Core - Smart strategy or an easy tease?
03:30pm - 04:30pm
Creating Sustainable Business Assets -Traditional vs Modern/ Fixed vs Flexible - A continuing dichotomy?
What is the REITS Perspective? - REITS in India vs REITS globally.
05:00pm - 06:00pm
Talk Show | The Workspace Shift - Experiential offices next big thing or first in line to fail?
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Club Partners
Brookfield Properties
CHEC Port City Colombo
Sectoral Club Partners
Al Marjan Island
Ascendas-Singbridge
EverVantage
GAR Corp
JLL
MVIL - Max Ventures and Industries
PwC
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Savills - India
http://www.cowrks.com/
India
CoWrks is India’s largest and fastest growing large-format coworking space provider. Established in 2016, it is home to leading entrepreneurs, a launch pad for start-ups and a work hub for millennials in large enterprises and Fortune 500 companies.
India
Asset Management Brookfield is a global alternative asset manager with over US$ 285 billion of assets under management and has a history, of over 100 years, of owning and operating assets with a focus on property, infrastructure, renewable energy and private equity.
http://www.portcitycolombo.lk/about/
India
CHEC Port City Colombo Pvt Ltd. is a RE master developer undertaking planning & development of Port City Colombo. Through China Harbour Engg Company (CHEC), the company is part of China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) which is listed in HKSSE.
http://www.ascendas.com/
http://www.ascendas.com/
+91 80 4188 0000
Bangalore | India
Real Estate Private Funds Ascendas-Singbridge Group is Asia’s leading sustainable urban development and business space solutions provider with Assets Under Management exceeding S$20 billion.

Jointly owned by Temasek Holdings and JTC Corporation through a 51:49 partnership, the Group undertakes urbanisation projects spanning townships, mixed-use developments and business/industrial parks. Headquartered in Singapore, Ascendas-Singbridge has projects in 28 cities across 9 countries in Asia, including Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Singapore and South Korea.

In India, Ascendas-Singbridge specialises in developing, managing and marketing IT parks, industrial & logistics parks, and integrated developments. Leveraging its strong track record and best practices in the region, Ascendas-Singbridge offers a level of service and quality to its tenants which stand way above the rest.
http://evervantage.in/
India
EverVantage is the merger of Disti Advisors & Equa Consulting. With over 25 yrs combined experience spanning markets across India, founders have raised funds for over 100 projects, transacted over 18mn sft & concluded over 50 hospitality transactions.
JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm specializing in real estate and investment management. JLL, a Fortune 500 company, helps owners, users and real estate investors to achieve their business ambitions. JLL began operating in Latin America 25 years ago. Today, the company has 2,600 employees in the region, 13 corporate offices and operates in 19 countries.
http://maxestates.in/#1
India
Max Ventures and Industries Limited (MaxVIL), a part of the US$ 2 billion Max Group
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 2,36,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services.
http://www.savills.in/
http://www.savills.in/
+91 95 3512 9604

Some confirmed participantsSome confirmed participants

Abdullah Rashed Jasem Al Abdooli
Abdullah Rashed Jasem Al Abdooli
CEO
Abhishek Goenka
Abhishek Goenka
CFO
Adil Engineer
Adil Engineer
Partner
Aditya Gowra
Aditya Gowra
Managing Director
Aditya Virwani
Aditya Virwani
COO
Ajay Prasad
Ajay Prasad
Country Managing Director - India
Akshat Pandya
Akshat Pandya
Head-Real Estate Fund
Alok Aggarwal
Alok Aggarwal
Managing Director and CEO
Aloke Bhuniya
Aloke Bhuniya
CEO
Aman Gehlot
Aman Gehlot
Director
Aman Kapoor
Aman Kapoor
CEO - Airport Land Development
Ambar Maheshwari
Ambar Maheshwari
CEO, Private Equity Funds
Amit Goenka
Amit Goenka
Managing Director and CEO
Amit Grover
Amit Grover
Director - Office Business
Abdullah Rashed Jasem Al Abdooli
Abdullah
Abdullah Rashed Jasem Al Abdooli
CEOAl Marjan Island
An experienced architect and urban planning expert, who has worked in senior leadership roles in government, Abdullah Rashed Jasem Al-Abdooli is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, the developer of Al Marjan Island, a master-planned mixed-use mega-development in Ras Al Khaimah, the United Arab Emirates.
Abhishek Goenka
Abhishek
Abhishek Goenka
CFOCOWRKS
Abhishek Goenka is currently the CEO of the RMZ Family Office and the CFO at CoWrks. He is also the CIO at CoWrks Foundry. Previously, Abhishek has worked with PwC and BMR, and in both firms he has been actively engaged in advising families in setting up a governance framework and also on succession planning. He has also assisted promoters of some of the largest listed companies in Bangalore in moving to a Trust holding structure, including dealing with cross border issues. Abhishek is well versed with the various operating models of single and multi-family offices. Abhishek is also known for his domain expertise in real estate and Prop-Tech.
Adil Engineer
Adil
Adil Engineer
PartnerBFIN
Adil Engineer is a Partner in the Mumbai office of BFIN and has more than 28 years of experience in the construction and real estate industry. He was instrumental in the setting up of the BFIN office in India in 2011, and is responsible for originating and executing debt, capital market and investment brokerage transactions in India. Before joining BFIN, Mr. Engineer worked as a Director of Projects with the Indian arm of F&C REIT Asset Management, UK, on the buy side where he was responsible for making recommendations for land acquisitions. He also made recommendations for project-participation based on identification of suitable buildable land parcels, project conception, preparation of viability models and project budgets.
Aditya Gowra
Aditya
Aditya Gowra
Managing DirectorGowra Ventures
An Engineering Graduate from Osmania University, he Hails from the illustrious business family of GOWRA, a five decade old conglomerate having presence in diversified business verticals like “Real Estate”, Pharma, Petrochemicals, Software Development, Engineers & Aerospace, Food additives & Preservatives, Financial Services etc. Aditya is a founding member of “CREDAI “Hyderabad and has been the Treasurer since inception till last year, he was elected as Vice-President. Aditya is active in Credai youth wing and always in the forefront in dialogues / discussions with Govt. authorities / other players of building industry, and his insightful and pragmatic contribution have influenced decision / policy making.
Aditya Virwani
Aditya
Aditya Virwani
COOEmbassy Group
Aditya, a dynamic young professional is one of the heirs and the COO of Embassy Group, one of India’s largest property developers. Aditya has been exposed to the world of Real estate and Property development from a very early age of 15 years. He is keenly involved with the strategy & operations of the Group and its diversified businesses, along with his father Mr. Jitu Virwani, Chairman and MD of Embassy Property Developments Ltd. Prior to joining Embassy, Aditya interned with an NGO Episcopal and a start-up called Brevitas, an off market commercial real estate platform in San Francisco. Aditya studied Business Administration at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and University of San Francisco (USF).
Ajay Prasad
Ajay
Ajay Prasad
Country Managing Director - IndiaTaurus Investment Holdings
As Country Managing Director, Ajay is responsible for due diligence, acquisition, planning, financing, project management and operation of all investments in India and manages Taurus India’ team of experienced management professionals. He has the primary responsibility of building and fostering relationships with global investors as well as development partners to deliver world-class projects across the country. Ajay has more than twelve years of professional and academic experience in a variety of markets in India, where he worked with Accenture’s strategy consulting practice and the India business of Emaar Properties, and in the United States.
Akshat Pandya
Akshat
Akshat Pandya
Head-Real Estate FundAditya Birla Sun Life AMC
Over 14years of real estate private equity, investment banking and construction finance experience in India. Prior to joining Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC Limited in July 2013, Akshat was Vice President real estate investment banking at ENAM / AXIS Capital (Sep 2009 – Jun 2013) where he was part of a ~USD 1 billion fund raise via initial public offerings. Before ENAM, Mr. Akshat Pandya worked with the Real Estate Prop Investments book at Lehman Brothers/ Nomura (July 2007 – July 2009) and prior to that with HDFC Limited in their developer finance team (May 2004 – Jun 2007). He received a Master’s degree in Management Studies (specializing in Finance) and a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Mumbai.
Alok Aggarwal
Alok
Alok Aggarwal
Managing Director and CEOBrookfield Properties
Alok is CEO, India Office Businesses, Brookfield in India, which at present includes 16.8 MSF assets in five IT / ITES SEZ across NCR and Kolkata, Powai 4.2 MSF and Equinox with 1.25 MSF. In this role he is heading all aspects of the business including operations, construction and leasing of ~22.25 mn sq ft. Alok has over three decades of experience in deal sourcing, evaluation, closing & asset management across asset classes and has played principal role in investments across residential, commercial, warehousing & mixed-use developments. Prior to joining Brookfield, he has also worked with Milestone Capital Partners, wherein he spearheaded many funds with an investment of Rs 3000 cr in the real estate development, mezzanine and REIT
Aloke Bhuniya
Aloke
Aloke Bhuniya
CEOAscendas Firstspace
Mr Aloke Bhuniya is the Chief Executive Officer of the Ascendas-Firstspace platform. Aloke brings with him 17 years of experience across Real Estate Investment & Development, Private Equity and M&A Transactions across industries in India. Previously, Aloke has spent over 9 years in Everstone group, managing the various initiatives of the group in real estate, which included IndoSpace and Everstone Capital. As Managing Director of IndoSpace Capital Advisors, Aloke was responsible for investment to develop Industrial Real Estate in India. His responsibilities included identifying investment opportunities, monitoring developments, achieving financial closure and exiting projects after development and leasing.
Aman Gehlot
Aman
Aman Gehlot
DirectorAmbience
Aman Singh Gehlot, Director, Ambience Pvt Ltd has executed projects like the Leela Ambience Gurgaon, Ambience Kempinski and Luxury Condominium Project- 'Catriona' to his credit.
Aman Kapoor
Aman
Aman Kapoor
CEO - Airport Land DevelopmentGMR Group
Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the Real Estate and land development business. Skilled in Negotiation, Business Planning, Sales, Feasibility Studies, and Asset Management. Strong business development professional with a MBA focused in IT from Nottingham Business School.
Ambar Maheshwari
Ambar
Ambar Maheshwari
CEO, Private Equity FundsIndiabulls AMC
Ambar looks after the Private Equity business with a focus on Real estate at Indiabulls AMC. A Chartered Accountant, Ambar brings with him substantial deal-making and structuring experience in the Real Estate sector. Prior to joining Indiabulls AMC, Ambar was associated with JLL as Managing Director, where he successfully ran five businesses including Corporate Finance, Education, Healthcare and Social Housing, Special Development Initiatives and Infrastructure. He had worked with DTZ for over five years profitably leading the Investment Advisory business for India and set up the firm’s presence in West India for other service lines. His non real estate stints as an investment banker included IL&FS, Ambit Corporate Finance and KPMG”.
Amit Goenka
Amit
Amit Goenka
Managing Director and CEONisus Finance Services
Amit Goenka is CEO of Nisus Finance (NiFCO), which manages a USD 30 mn RE debt fund portfolio. He is one of India’s leading experts on RE and Infrastructure, appearing in media, industry and focus events. He was the Founder MD & CEO of Essel Finance (ZEE Group) managing AIF RE debt funds, PMS and offshore fund. As National Director- Investments for Knight Frank he transacted over USD 250 mn of real estate in 3 years covering land, residential, office and hotels. He structured NCDs, private equity and debt deals of ~USD 200 mn. He set up and led India’s first USD 50 mil. Office yield fund (REIT). Amit has also worked with Ernst & Young, Aditya Birla Group and Investment Dar (Kuwait/Dubai). Amit holds a BE, MBA, MFM & MRICS.
Amit Grover
Amit
Amit Grover
Director - Office BusinessDLF India
Is seasoned Commercial RE professional with 22+ years experience in key positions at C&W, Citibank, CBRE & DLF. He grew DLF’s Office Business from 1.5 mn sft in 2003 to ~30 mn sft portfolio today across Gurgaon, Chennai, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Noida & Pune. As Director & P&L Head-DLF Office Business South, East & West India, he is driving leadership role inLeasing & Operations, to establish best practices & excellence with higher Safety Standards, Compliances, Sustainable building solutions, customer experience & technical innovations. Worked closely with architects to design DLF Cyber Park Gurgaon. Is now working on designing & developing new age office parks & amenities in Chennai & Hyderabad for about 8-10 mn sft.
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