MD Profiles

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, Mr. 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 Mr. 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 and has an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Sudeep is also a CFA charter holder

Independent Directors

Harsh R Shah

Mr. Shah is a commerce graduate from Sydenham College. During 80’s Mr. Shah ran multiple businesses such as bulk drugs formulations, electronics and leather. Since 1990, he became a developer and has many large projects to his credit. He is credited with very sharp business acumen and he renowned for finding solutions in impossible situations.

Our Team

Dhreeraj Tiwari

AVP, Construction Management

Dheeraj is a senior construction professional with 10 years of experience in Project Execution, Project Planning & Management, Construction Management, Resource deployment & Site Administration. Dheeraj has previously held active construction management roles at reputed developers such as Peninsula Land, Ramky Infrastructure, and Mahindra Lifespaces Developers. Dheeraj holds a BE (Construction) from Mumbai University.

Ritesh Naita,

ACA, ACS – VP, Finance & Accounts

Ritesh is an Finance and Accounts Professional with an experience of more than 10 years spanning across different sectors and has previously held roles with MNC’s such as ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd and has managed working capital to the tune of USD 100 MN and projects worth USD 75 MN at SKP Group of Companies‐a Leader in producing Ferro Alloys and has Expertise in handling the Accounts, Finance, Corporate & Taxation Laws, Secretarial, Insurance, Export‐Import functions and addressing the needs of the management and other stake holders as required from time to time. Ritesh is a Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary by profession.

Ashutosh Kane

VP, Architecture

Ashutosh, an Architect by profession has previously held senior Design & Development roles with Tata Housing, Omkar Developers, The Chatterjee Group, and Khubchandani Group. He has practiced as an architect with Gherzi Eastern Limited. His over 15 years of experience in the domain of Architecture, Design Management & Project Management include Master Planning, Slum Redevelopment, Residential Developments, Office & Industrial Buildings, Shopping Mall, Hospital & Medical Facilities, Sports Facilities, etc. He has been with the Group since inception. He is a graduate in Architecture from Mumbai University and alumna of NICMAR, Pune.