Prem Kishan Gupta is the Chairman & MD of GatewayRail, and Deputy Chairman & MD of Gateway Distriparks Ltd. He also runs his newsprint business - Newsprint Trading & Sales Corporation since 1978 and represents internationally reputed newsprint manufacturers from USA, Canada and Europe with strong tie ups in South-East Asia in India. Mr. Gupta controls his investments through Prism International Ltd.(a NBFC), and is also a member of the Parents Leadership Council of Boston University.
Mr. Pillai is the Executive Chairman of Savant Infocomm Pte Ltd, the holding Company of WIL, with an extensive experience in the areas of Finance, Industry and Trading. He has served as the Chairman of the largest supermarket chain in Singapore for a period of 10 years, as General Manager of a Singapore Government Trading Company, Intraco Limited and as Chairman of its Warehousing Subsidiary. At present, he is Non-Resident Ambassador of Singapore to Iran.
Mr. Khattar was the founder and senior partner at the Singapore-based law firm, Khattar, Wong and Partners. He is currently the Director of public companies in Singapore, Hong Kong and U.K, he is also on the Board of several leading companies in India. With substantial business interests in the country, his investments here include real estate, commercial development, I.T and I.T education.
Mr. Hassanbhai has over forty years of experience in international trade, Mr. Hassanbhai holds senior level positions in leading companies of Singapore, UAE and Oman. He was the Chairman of the Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry in the past. Currently he is the Vice Chairman of the Singapore Business Federation and Chairman of the Singapore-Africa Business Group. He is also Singapore's non-resident High Commissioner to Nigeria, a member of the ASEAN-India Business Council, a member of Board of National Council of Social Services, a Council Member of Singapore Business Federation and the Secretary of Singapore Indian Development Association.
A graduate of Boston University, Ishaan Gupta has been deeply involved in all the three verticals of Gateway Distriparks Ltd. ever since he completed his education in 2010. Enthusiastic and proactive, he remains focused towards bringing seamless synergy within the group. The son of Mr. Prem Kishan Gupta, Chairman and MD, he also spearheads business development in the forest products industry at Newsprint Trading & Sales Corporation.
Mathew Cyriac is Senior Managing Director at Blackstone since 2006. Prior to that, he was Head, Corporate Development and Strategy at iGate Global Solutions, a public listed IT services company, also serving as a board member of the company's joint venture companies. He has also held the position of Vice President of the Investment Banking Group at CSFB, LA and been a part of the Private Equity Group at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette in India, also serving as board member at two of DLJMB's India portfolio companies. A B.E. graduate, he has an MBA degree from IIMB, Bangalore where he also received the IIMB Gold Medal for graduating at the top of his MBA class.
Richard B. Saldanha is Executive Director of the Mumbai-based Blackstone Group. He has served as Executive Director of The Times of India Group and Managing Director of Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd. Mr. Saldanha has a rich experience of 30 years with Hindustan Lever & Unilever Plc, having served as the Technical Director of Unilever Venezuela; and Vice-President, Supply Chain, for Unilever Andina, (Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador), rising to become Chairman and CEO of Unilever Peru and Member of the Unilever Latin America Board. He is currently on the Board of Bennett Coleman and Co, (the largest media group in India) and Asian Electronics. He graduated with a Mechanical Engineering Degree (BE Mech.) from Pune University.
Mr. Singh’s illustrious career spans over 37 years, a large part of it spent at Hindustan Unilever Limited in various Operations Management related roles and as Senior Vice-President, Corporate Affairs. Currently, he serves as Non-Executive Director on the boards of numerous multimodal logistics, pharmaceutical packaging and automotive components companies in India. An Advanced Management Programme graduate from the Harvard Business School, Mr. Gurdeep Singh also holds a B. Tech. degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi.