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Sharad Mittal, CEO Motilal Oswal Real Estate

Sharad has been instrumental in rebuilding and scaling up the MORE business from an AUM of INR 200 crore to over INR 2,000 crore in last 4 years. Prior to joining MORE, was associated with ICICI Prudential AMC leading the fund raising and was part of the investment team in the commercial office fund and mezzanine fund;he has also previously worked with ASK Property Investment Advisors and ICICI Bank and First Rand Bank. He is a member of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) National Committee on Real Estate & Housing and a member of IMC Chamber of Commerce & Industry committee on Urban Development. He is also a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). He is a Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountant of India and a Commerce graduate from Delhi University.

Binit Saraf, Principal - Investments

Binit brings with him more than 13 years of rich experience in structured debt,investment banking and real estate private equity with full deal cycle experience including investing, portfolio management and managing exits. Prior to joining Motilal Oswal Real Estate, Binit has been associated with IL&FS Investment Managers, ILFS Structured Finance, ICICI Venture and Infosys. Binit is a Chartered Accountant, MBA from IIFT Delhi and holds Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from St Xaviers College, Kolkata.

Saurabh Rathi, Head - Credit & Asset Management

Saurabh heads the Credit & Asset Management vertical at MORE. He has over 10 years of experience in real estate, business strategy and corporate finance. In his past assignment, he served as the Executive Assistant to Head – Finance and Strategies with a leading listed real estate developer. He is an MBA from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai and has completed his B.E. (Electrical & Electronics) from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani.

Chandrakant Soni, Head - Fund Raising & Investor Relations

Chandrakant has been associated with Motilal Oswal Group since 2013 as Zonal Head – Sales & Distribution for the Asset Management Business (MOAMC). He has more than 17 years of experience in BFSI segment, having previously worked with organizations like Aditya Birla Group, TATAs and Daiwa Asset Management, Japan. Chandrakant has done his MBA (Finance) from Pune University in the year 1999.

Mukund Ladda, Head – Technical

Mukund is instrumental in project planning as well as managing & developing vendor relationship for execution of various real estate projects of the fund. He comes with over 12 years of experience in various cross functional areas of construction, project planning and budgeting in the real estate sector. In his past assignment he served as a Senior Manager, Projects with Mahindra Lifespaces. He holds a PG Diploma in Advanced Construction Management from National Institute of Construction Management and Research and has done his B.E. Civil from VJTI, Mumbai.

Naveen Gupta, Vice President – Fund Administration

Naveen brings with him more than 20 years of experience in Finance & Operations. Prior to joining Motilal Oswal Private Equity, Naveen was associated with ASK Property Investment Advisors Pvt. Ltd. where he was responsible for fund administration. He has in-depth knowledge of accounting of venture capital fund, alternative investment fund, PMS, compliance and statutory issues. He was involved in entire life cycle of the fund - fund raising, investments and exits. Naveen holds a MBA degree in finance and a fellow member of CMA from Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India.

Anand Lakhotia, Associate Vice President - Investments

Anand is responsible for investment analysis and portfolio management. He has over 7 years of experience in investment banking and private equity. At Motilal Oswal Real Estate he is responsible for full deal cycle including investing, portfolio management and managing exits. Anand has previously worked with Yes Bank Ltd and Centrum Capital Ltd in their investment banking division. He is an MBA from XLRI, Jamshedpur and Graduate in Commerce from Calcutta University.

Ashish Gangal, Associate Vice President - Investments

Ashish is responsible for investment analysis and portfolio management. He has over 7 years of experience in investment banking and structured finance. At Motilal Oswal Real Estate he is responsible for full deal cycle including investing, portfolio management and managing exits. Ashish has previously worked with Xander Finance, J.P.Morgan, Vistasoft and TCS. He is an MBA from SIBM, Pune and has completed his B.E. (Electronics and Telecommunication) from Mumbai University.

Pratik Ashar, Senior Analyst - Investments

Pratik is responsible for investment analysis and portfolio management. He has over 4 years of experience and has previously worked with BlackSoil Advisory (AIF Fund), E&Y and Protiviti (Risk Advisory). He is a graduate from Mumbai University and is also a Chartered Accountant and CFA (USA).

Gautam Kaul, Senior Analyst - Investments

Gautam is responsible for investment analysis and portfolio management. He has over 4 years of experience and has previously worked with Oracle Financial Services Software. He is an MBA from Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai and has completed his B.E. (Computers) from Mumbai University.

 

Sanghamitra Karak, Manager – Investor Relations

Sanghamitra is associated with MOPE since February 2018. She has over 4 years of experience. She has previously worked with Strategic Growth Advisors, UFO Moviez and J.P.Morgan Chase & Co. She has completed masters in Finance from ICFAI University in 2013

Raj Shah, Assistant Manager – Fund Administration

Raj joined MORE in 2017 and possesses over 3 years of experience in Financial Services. At MORE he is responsible for Accounting, Finance, MIS and other Strategic initiatives. He has prior work experience with Deloitte and Carnival Cinemas. Raj holds a B.Com Degree and is also a Chartered Accountant

Palak Dedhia, Assistant Manager – Fund Administration

Palak joined MORE in 2015 and possesses over 5 years of experience in Financial Services. At MORE he is responsible for Accounting, Finance, MIS and other Strategic initiatives. In his past assignment he served as Associate, Accounts with Tata Consultancy Services and has also worked for Dow Chemical where he was responsible for Finance activities. Palak holds Bachelor in Commerce from Mumbai University.

Bhadresh Mehta, Assistant Manager – Fund Compliance

Bhadresh joined MOPE in 2016. At MOPE,Bhadresh is responsible for Fund Compliance and Legal work. Bhadresh has overall 4 years of experience in Compliance, Legal and Corporate Secretarial.Prior to MOPE he worked with CLSA India Private Limited (CLSA), where he wasresponsible for Stock Broking, Research & Merchant Banking Compliance,Legal and Corporate Secretarial work of the Company. Bhadresh is a member ofthe Institute of Company Secretaries of India and holds a Bachelor’s Degree inLaw (L.L.B.), Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from Mumbai University.