Team Profile:

D.P. Patra IAS (Retd.)
Chairman
Mr. Patra took voluntary retirement from the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) after 24 years of service. During his tenure, he handled several key reforms in the West Bengal cadre. Mr. Patra held various important positions viz Director of Industries, Managing Director of West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation (WBIDC), Secretary to Government of West Bengal, Information Technology Department. He is the driving force behind the overall vision and mission of SPD Constructions.
   
Pawan Khaitan
Senior Adviser
Mr. Khaitan has over 30 years of experience in commodity trading. Residing in Singapore for the last 20 years with offices in India, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and South Africa, he is a knowledge repository in international trade and finance. He is primarily engaged in trading a host of products such as metals, steel, spices, coal, palm oil, plastic, chemicals among others. Mr. Khaitan is also involved in financing projects / machineries & providing short-term capital requirement for corporate houses globally. He is the key decision maker for all significant finance matters of SPD Constructions.
   
Suresh Sanganaria
Senior Adviser
Mr. Suresh Sanganaria has been in the heart of the construction Industry of Kolkata since 1977. He has assisted the Company’s rise to be one of the most respected medium sized construction companies in Kolkata. He has consistently achieved repeated orders form a number of reputed business house. He has moved to the role of mentoring for SPD Constructions.
   
Saurav Khaitan
Director, Finance
Saurav has previously worked for Langham Capital, a boutique investment bank, where he was involved in managing several M&A and fund-raising transactions from deal origination to execution in various sectors. Prior to joining Langham Capital, Saurav worked for Deloitte, where he worked on the corporate finance division providing advisory services for buy-side, sell-side, corporate development and capital raising initiatives. Saurav has completed a Bachelors degree from Kings College London and a Masters degree in Finance from the London School of Economics.
   
Chirag Khaitan
Director, Operations
Chirag has more than 5 years of experience in international trade and finance in Singapore. A graduate from London School of Economics, Chirag spent a year with HSBC Hedge Funds to gain expertise in Fund & Risk Management. After his stint at HSBC, Chirag devised his own arbitrage model to exploit the commodities & currencies derivative market and managed a portfolio which delivered absolute returns to client. Chirag has also advised companies on their corporate debt restructuring and treasury desk.
   
Aayush Sanganaria
Director, Projects
A graduate from R.V College of Engineering, Karnataka, Aayush brings in discipline and new methods of working to SPD Constructions. With a year stint at Infosys after college, he is currently in charge of planning and execution of various projects undertaken by SPD Constructions. Under his guidance, the company has implemented automation and is constantly evolving the construction technologies.