Salil K. Gupta
Chief Mentor, Independent Director
He has more than 55 years of experience and has served as the former Chairman of West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation Limited - A leading state financial institution. He has also served as the President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Chairman & Managing Director
He has over 33 years of experience in industry, trade and financial services. He is presently
the Chairman of the National Committee on Infrastructure of Federation of Indian Chambers
of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), Member of FICCI National Executive Committee and
Council Member of Indo-German Chamber of Commerce. Previously, he has been on the
Board of Governors of Indian Institute of Management - Calcutta, Member of Regional
Direct Taxes Advisory Committee, Government of India and President of Calcutta Chamber
He is a Chartered Accountant with more than 25 years of experience in the financial
services industry. He is presently the Vice President of The Associated Chambers of
Commerce & Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), Member of the Central Direct Taxes Advisory
Committee and the Governing body member of the Construction Industry Development
Council (CIDC). He has also served as President of Merchants' Chamber of Commerce,
Federation of Indian Hire Purchase Association (FIHPA) and Hire Purchase & Lease
Association (HPLA) and has also served as a Member on Planning Commission's Working
Group on Construction for the Tenth Five Year Plan.
Non - Executive Director
He has over 29 years of global infrastructure financing experience. He has worked with the
International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank, for more
than 16 years, based out of Washington DC. During 2004-2007, he was based out of Hong
Kong, and was the head of business development for infrastructure projects in the East Asia
and Pacific region for IFC. He has also served as the CEO and Board Member of a publicly
listed water infrastructure fund in Singapore. He was a member of the top management of
Hyflux Ltd. in Singapore, one of the leading water infrastructure companies of Asia. He also
previously worked with Swiss Bank Corporation in New York on structured financing and
asset securitisation transactions. He is a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of
the Audit Committee of the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF). The EAIF, a USD 700
million fund, is sponsored by a prestigious group of investors including UK, Dutch, German,
Swedish and Swiss government entities and leading private global banks. He has been a
visiting faculty at the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.
He is the former Chairman & Managing Director of Bank of India and a former Chairman of
Indian Bank and has more than 40 years of experience in the banking industry.
He has over 46 years of experience in Commercial and Investment Banking. He was the
Executive Director of UTI Bank Limited, Mumbai. He has extensive exposure in the areas of
International Banking having worked in SBI, London for 3 years and in Washington D. C. for
5 years. He has expertise in the areas of Corporate Finance, International Business, Retail
Banking, Project Financing and Balance Sheet Management, among others.
Dr. Satish C. Jha
He is a Former Director and Chief Economist of Asian Development Bank, Manila and
President of Bihar Council of Economic Development. He was also a Member of the
Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister and Chairman, Special Task Force on
Sujitendra Krishna Deb
He is a Chartered Accountant with over 42 years of experience in the Assurance and Business
Advisory services of a Big Four Firm in India, where he was a partner for a little over two
decades; experience in Due Diligence Review, Valuation and Internal Audits, among others.
Dr. Martin Czurda
Martin has over 24 years of international banking experience in leading banks of Europe.
A seasoned manager with strong vision and proven ability to achieve sustainable results in
challenging international environment, Martin is a 'Hybrid Banker' uniting broad knowledge and
experience regarding commercial and investment banking products and services. He has been the
Chairman of Amsterdam Trade Bank and before that Division Head, Global Markets, Raiffeisen Zentral
Bank. He is a Doctorate from University of Economics, Vienna.