Board of Directors

Nominee Directors

Jitendra Virwani

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Jitendra Virwani is a non-executive director of the Manager. He is the chairman and managing director of the Embassy group of companies, including the Embassy Sponsor. He is also the founder of the Embassy Sponsor. He has over 25 years of experience in the real estate and property development sector. He is a fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Equestrian Federation of India.

Tuhin Parikh

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Tuhin Parikh is a non-executive director of the Manager. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Mumbai University and a post graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He was on the board of directors of TCG Urban Infrastructure Holdings Limited from 2002 to 2007. He has been employed by Blackstone since 2007 and is currently the Senior Managing Director of Blackstone Real Estate’s operations in India.

Christopher Heady

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Christopher Heady is a non-executive director of the Manager. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago. He has been employed by Blackstone since 2000 and is currently the Chairman of Asia Pacific, Head of Real Estate Asia.

Aditya Virwani

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Aditya Virwani is a non-executive director of the Manager. He holds a bachelor’s of science degree in business administration from the University of San Francisco. He is on the board of several Embassy group companies.

Independent Directors

Vivek Mehra

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Vivek Mehra is an independent director of the Manager. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce (Hons.) from the University of Delhi. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He was employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited for approximately 19 years, and retired as partner in 2016. He is currently on the board of directors of DLF Limited, HT Media Limited, Jubilant Life Sciences Limited, Grassroot Trading Network for Women, Clean Solar Power (Hiriyur) Private Limited and a non-executive director of RHT Health Trust Manager Pte. Ltd.

Appointment Letter

Anuj Puri

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Anuj Puri is an independent director of the Manager. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the University of Delhi. He is a fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a fellow of the Indian Institute of Insurance Surveyors and Loss Assessors. He is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and an associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute, United Kingdom. He has also been given the title of ‘Chartered Insurance Practitioner’ by the Chartered Insurance Institute. He is currently a director of Jagran Prakashan Limited, Music Broadcast Limited, ANAROCK Investments Advisors Private Limited, Puri Crawford Insurance Surveyors and Loss Assessors India Private Limited, ANAROCK Property Consultants Private Limited, Amrta Consulting Private Limited and ANAROCK Group Business Services Private Limited.

Appointment Letter

Dr. Punita Kumar Sinha

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Dr. Punita Kumar Sinha is an independent director of the Manager. She holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi; a master’s degree from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania; a master’s degree in business administration from Drexel University and a Ph.D. from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. She received the distinguished alumni award from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi in 2012. She is a member of the CFA Institute, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a charter member of TiE-Boston, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst certified by the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts. She has been elected to serve on the board of governors of the CFA Institute, USA. She is the founder of Pacific Paradigm Advisors LLC, an independent investment advisory and management firm focused on Asia, and currently serves as an independent director on the board of several companies. She has been a Senior Managing Director at Blackstone. In the past, she has also been the chief investment officer for The India Fund Inc. and the Asia Tigers Fund Inc., both listed on the New York Stock Exchange and has also worked as a portfolio manager at Oppenheimer Asset Management. She has been featured numerous times in the media for her views on global investing trends and Indian markets, including hosting a TV show on an Indian news network, for a special series on the global economy and its impact on India.

Appointment Letter

Dr. Ranjan Pai

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Dr. Ranjan Pai is an independent director of the Manager. He holds a bachelor’s degree in medicine and a bachelor’s degree in surgery from the Manipal Academy of Higher Education. He has been the managing director and chief executive officer of the Manipal Group of companies, and the Managing Director of MEMG Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. He is currently on the board of directors of several Manipal Group companies including Manipal Healthcare Private Limited, Manipal Health Systems Private Limited and Manipal Cure and Care Private Limited.

Appointment Letter