Board of Directors

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. Nitesh Shetty</p>

Mr. Nitesh Shetty

Chairman & Managing Director

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Mr. Nitesh Shetty

Chairman & Managing Director

Nitesh Shetty a first generation entrepreneur is the founder and Chairman of Nitesh Estates. Under his leadership the company has scaled up in 8 years and successfully completed a initial public offering and raised series of Private equity capital. A former tennis Player started his career as a 19 year old with the Billboard business and has interests in Infrastructure, Hotels, Shopping Malls & Diversified Investments. He is the founder and sets the Big Vision for the growth of the company.

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. G. N. Bajpai</p>

Mr. G. N. Bajpai

Independent Director

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Mr. G. N. Bajpai

Independent Director

Mr. G N Bajpai holds a Master in Commerce Degree from the University of Agra and Bachelors in Law Degree from the University of Indore. Former Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), has also been the Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC). Winner of “Outstanding Contribution to the Development of Finance” award from Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India, Mr. Bajpai is a visiting faculty at leading institutes of management and also currently serves as non-Executive Chairman and a Director on the board of several companies, both in India and overseas.

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. M. D. Mallya</p>

Mr. M. D. Mallya

Independent Director

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Mr. M. D. Mallya

Independent Director

Mr. M. D. Mallya was a Chairman and Managing Director of Bank of Baroda since May 2008 retired in November 2012. He has been the Business Standard Banker of the Year 2011-12. Prior to joining the Bank, he was the Chairman & Managing Director of Bank of Maharashtra. Mr. Mallya, born on 9th November 1952, passed out Bachelor of Engineering with Distinction from Karnataka Regional Engineering College, Suratkal. Subsequently, he completed post-graduation Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore with Distinction. His tenure as Executive Director of Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) was marked by several new initiatives and providing leadership inputs, the merger of erstwhile Global Trust Bank with OBC etc. Mr. M. D. Mallya has been on various committees of Indian Banks’ Association and National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM), Pune like – Member of the Managing Committee of IBA and Standing Committee on Legal and Banking Operations of IBA, Member of the Governing Board of NIBM, Finance Committee of NIBM and Campus Committee of NIBM., Member of the Governing Council of Indian Institute of Banking and Finance, Member of the Governing Council of Institute of Banking Personnel Selection.

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. Jagdish Capoor</p>

Mr. Jagdish Capoor

Independent Director

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Mr. Jagdish Capoor

Independent Director

Mr. Jagdish Capoor, the former chairman of HDFC Bank, brings with him a wealth of knowledge regarding the banking and financial sector. He has worked at the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) as Deputy Governor of the Bank.
Capoor’s other assignments include serving on the Board of Directors of the Indian Hotels Co Ltd, Non Executive Chairman of Manappuram Finance Limited,Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Management, Indore. He also held roles on Academic Advisory Board of Asian Business School and as a Chairman of Governing Board of the Derivatives Segment of the Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd.[BSE]. He is a Fellow of Indian Institute of Banking and Finance and holds a Masters of Commerce from University of Agra.

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mrs. Dipali Khanna</p>

Mrs. Dipali Khanna

Independent Director

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Mrs. Dipali Khanna

Independent Director

Mrs. Dipali Khanna holds Masters in Arts from the Delhi University (Lady Sri Ram College) and she is M.Sc. (National Security) from the National Defense College, ICMA and Certificate of Leadership Programme, Harvard. Mrs. Khanna was in Indian Railway Accounts Services in 1976, Retired as Member Secretary of Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts which is analogues to Secretary to Government of India. Prior to that she was an Additional Member (Finance) of Railway Board and was also a Financial Adviser with National Disaster Management Authority over 10 years and served in Senior Roles at Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Power. She also served on the Boards of large Public Sector Undertakings – such as HAL, MDL, GRSC and GS. She has also chaired various sub-committees of the Boards.

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. Mahesh Bhupathi</p>

Mr. Mahesh Bhupathi

Non Independent Director

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Mr. Mahesh Bhupathi

Non Independent Director

India’s first & only 10 times Grand Slam title winner and US Open mixed doubles titles holder, Mr. Mahesh Bhupathi has been associated with the Company since June 2005. Mahesh has been associated with the company for last few years. He is also the CEO of Globo Sport – sports & celebrity management company.

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. L.S. Vaidyanathan</p>

Mr. L.S. Vaidyanathan

Executive Director

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Mr. L.S. Vaidyanathan

Executive Director

Mr. L S Vaidyanathan holds a degree of Bachelor of Science from Madras University. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Before joining the Company in the year 2005, Mr. L S Vaidyanathan was a practicing Chartered Accountant. Mr. L S Vaidyanathan has been associated with the real estate industry for the last 22 years in various capacities. Overall he has over 27 years of experience in auditing, consulting, and in the real estate industry. As a Director of the Company, Mr. L S Vaidyanathan is responsible for all strategic initiatives relating to business including business development, transaction strategy, resources mobilization and Taxation (Direct).

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. Ashwini Kumar</p>

Mr. Ashwini Kumar

Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer

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Mr. Ashwini Kumar

Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Ashwini Kumar, joined the Company on 2nd November, 2009 as the Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for the business operations of the Company. He was elevated to Board as Executive Director and Chief Operating officer effective April 19, 2012. Most recently, prior to joining Nitesh Estates Limited, he was the Managing Director of Lineage Power India Pvt. Ltd. a leading US based MNC in the area of Power Electronics and responsible for their business in India and South East Asia. Prior to this he worked as Director with Tyco Electronics and Lucent Technologies and was responsible for their telecom power electronics business in India. In all he has an experience of 29 years starting with functional roles, in sales, project management, manufacturing, performance improvement and culminating in business leadership roles. He is a Mechanical Engineer from NIT, Rourkela (1981) and post graduate in Business Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur (1983).

Advisory Board

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. James Brent</p>

Mr. James Brent

Member of Advisory Board

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Mr. James Brent

Member of Advisory Board

Former Global Head and Chairman of Citigroup’s Real Estate and Lodging Investment Bank, James Brent started his 25-year investment banking career with UK merchant bank, Schroders, becoming their youngest ever director at the age of 29. James is founder and Chairman of the Akkeron Group of companies. The Group has grown in its 4 years to successfully incorporate the hotels and leisure sector, retail, sport, large scale agriculture and urban regeneration – across the UK and in Europe.

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. Rangaswamy Iyer</p>

Mr. Rangaswamy Iyer

Member of Advisory Board

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Mr. Rangaswamy Iyer

Member of Advisory Board

A financial management graduate, Mr. Rangaswamy Iyer has had extensive experience as an accomplished business leader. He is currently a Consultant advising Companies on Business Strategy, Business Development, Mergers & Acquisition. Prior to this Mr. Iyer was the Managing Director of pharma major, Wyeth Ltd. where he held this position for 9 years. In that capacity he played a key role in its rapid growth, contributing tremendously to the Company’s emergence as an industry leader.

<p style="font-size:15px;font-weight: bold;">Mr. Ashok Aram</p>

Mr. Ashok Aram

Member of Advisory Board

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Mr. Ashok Aram

Member of Advisory Board

Mr. Ashok Aram is the Managing Director of Deutsche Bank (Middle East, North Africa). Prior to this he was the Head of Global Banking Division and was MD of Abraaj Capital, one of the largest PE fund in Middle East, which currently has US$4 billion under management.