20 May 2019

Executive Connect


Sachin Sandhir, Global Managing Director, Emerging Business – RICS, over a career spanning 17 years has established himself as a well-known industry expert and speaks regularly at various industry forums. He was Senior Brand Manager, responsible for retail leasing and the commercial success of various retail malls of DLF. Later he was Senior Vice President at Helix Financial where he built the business from scratch, into a world class firm.Prior to joining RICS India, Sachin was the CEO of a fast-growing UK-based knowledge process outsourcing firm, providing research and analytics solutions to global corporations. He is also working hard to ensure that RICS provides world class education and training to the industry and thereby contribute to creating skilled manpower in India. Sachin has a Bachelors Degree in Commerce followed by an MBA, and has also completed an Executive Management program from Harvard Business School. Sachin was voted amongst the 40 most influential people shaping the Indian real estate landscape recently.





Arjun Srinivasan, Director of ECUBE WINDOORS is known for bringing aesthetically appealing and technologically advanced products into the construction world.He is responsible for providing R&D inputs, enhancing manufacturing capabilities, product development, production optimization and marketing.The company’s eco-friendly, durable, recyclable, sound proof and energy saving products are favoured by the crème ’de la crème of the building sector. With affordable housing soon turning to a reality, the company is set to soar high under his leadership.He is a graduate in Aeronautical Engineering from Hindustan College of Engineering. He started his career by joining the family business in 2013. He has completed a course on Entrepreneurship & Innovation from London School of Business and Finance with Marketing as specialization. Arjun has been successful in bringing modern technological advancements to various departments at the company and has also implemented new manufacturing tools at ECUBE WINDOORS. 




Ketan Mehta, Co-Founder Rays Power Infra is one the first technocrats of the solar industry in India. Armed with strong business acumen and entrepreneurial skills, Ketan has played an instrumental role in winning several tenders and bids for the company and has also successfully strategized project planning and scheduling for many clients all across the country. Ketan a visionary strategist with a rich and varied experience in both technical as well as financial aspects of business. Having worked closely with the solar power industry and commissioning of more than 100 MW grid tied Solar PV projects. A B. Tech Engineer from IIT Rorkee, he has a strong academic and research background in the solar field. An expert at DC side designing, module arrangement, solar technology evaluation, Ketan has a sound and thorough understanding of all technologies currently available in the solar power domain.



Master Strategist

Sudeep Saha, CFA- Founder Promoter of Avant Group, Prior to founding Avant Group in 2010, Sudeep had around 10 years of experience as a successful Investment and Private Equity professional. Previously Sudeep was Vice President – Investments for India Property Fund (a US$ 315 MM Offshore Real Estate Fund managed by Vornado Realty Trust, USA and The Chatterjee Group). He led transactions across Real Estate, Private Equity and Banking, including one of the largest commercial Real Estate projects in Mumbai (FIFC at BKC, Mumbai with a market Value of US$ 500 MM). At TCG, Saha gained experience in planning and execution of Residential, Commercial and SEZ projects. He was a key member in real estate projects with combined valuation exceeding US$ 1 billion. He was also involved in proposed IPO of a TCG real estate company with valuation in excess of US$ 600 million. As Part of the TCG Private Equity team Saha had also invested in Financial Services sector and effected exit for the investors with aggregate IRR of 50%+. In addition to his current role as CEO of Avant Group, Sudeep also heads its Finance and Strategy functions within the Group.

Sudeep holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marine Engineering from MERI, Kolkata, an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and is also a CFA charter holder

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