LeaderShip Team

1. Mr. Prakash Gaur (Chief Executive Officer)

Mr. Prakash Gaur is working with IL&FS group over last one decade and has a rich educational background in planning, economics, and transport from India and Europe.

In the profession spanning across two decades, Prakash has worked with various institutions like School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi (SPA) Delhi, CEPT Ahmedabad, International Consulting Organizations, International Finance Corporation (The World Bank group) in the past.

He has worked on Urban Development, Tourism, Transport, Port and Infrastructure projects on Public Private Partnership.

He has presented/published various scientific research papers in national and international conference. He is a member of various professional bodies. He is a visiting faculty for infrastructure and urban development in various international repute institutes.

He is involved in conceptualization of GIFT City the first smart city of India since its inception including planning design, implementation and operations of the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) with next class urban infrastructure developing as International Finance Center.

He has been specially roped in by Government of Andhra Pradesh as Director Strategy to assist in development of new capital of Andhra Pradesh “Amaravati” as a city of 21stcentury since January 2015. He is Chief Executive Officer of Andhra Pradesh Urban Infrastructure Asset Management Limited a JV of Government of Andhra Pradesh and IL&FS an asset Management Company for setting up of Urban Development Fund.

2. Mr. Sanjeev Patil – Senior Vice President (Engineering)

Mr. Patil has strong experience of over 26 years in design, estimation & Project Management & advisory for Urban Infrastructure works in various geographies. He is a known expert in water engineering domain.

He has been instrumental in various reputed projects like Nanded city Water Supply systems etc. His area of expertise also Includes 24x7 Water Supply System, Sewerage including recycling of water Scheme, Strom Water Disposal and Management, Roads, rail over bridges, building Structures and River front Development etc.

3. Mr. V. Shenbagaraman (Chief Investment Officer)

MBA from IFMR (Chennai)

Mobilized funds for urban projects through term loan, unique vehicles like Municipal Bonds Pooled Financing and from multilaterals like world bank, JBIC and KFW. Arranged around Rs.40bn from Commercial banks, bond market and multilaterals.

4. Mr. Vikas Verma (Chief Financial Officer)

Mr. Verma is the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and also holds Post Graduate Diploma in Finance, Diploma in IFRS (ACCA, UK) and Certificate in IFRS (ICAI).

Mr. Verma has a wide experience in the area of Accounts, Finance, Tax, IFRS, Audits and implementation of standardized financial and operational policies and procedures and ERP implementations and business process restructuring.

5. Mr. Rajsekhar (Raj) Dabburi (Vice President)

Mr. Raj Dabburi is a Vice President working with APUIAML for over a year now and is based in Vijayawada. He specializes in fund raising, project finance, capital markets, private equity, infrastructure & government advisory including PPP and strategy engagements.

An investment banker by profession, Raj has extensive functional and management experience of 15+ years across India and international locations working with Citibank, HSBC, KPMG, Karvy and Dun & Bradstreet. Prior to APUIAML, he has been in leadership roles heading corporate finance divisions. He has led and advised on 100+ deals of cumulative deal value of over US$ 3.5bn.

A Chartered Accountant by qualification, he has also completed the General Management Program (GMP) from Harvard Business School.

He is also involved in socially relevant projects working with Rotary and Armman.

Mr. Raj is currently involved in setting up and raising funds for Andhra Pradesh Urban Development Fund, a Rs 5000Cr urban development fund focused on investing in urban infrastructure projects across the state of Andhra Pradesh.

He is leading the Economic Cities initiative by private developers on private land and advising on PPP projects in the State. He is also involved on the new capital city development of Amaravati.

6. Mrs. Prameela Rani Meka (Company Secretary)

Mrs. Prameela Rani Meka, is a Graduate in Commerce from Andhra University, Graduate in Law from Osmania University and Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. She has overall 14 years of experience in the field of Accounts & Company Secretarial works.