Our top management leads from the front. As stalwarts in their field, they inspire and guide the team with their professionalism and experience.
Board of Directors
Shapoor Pallonji Mistry - Chairman
Shapoor Mistry is the Chairman of the Shapoorji Pallonji & Company Private Limited.

He is a graduate in Business Studies and Marketing from London and joined the Shapoorji Pallonji Group in 1988 as a Director. He spearheaded the group’s foray into the Real Estate business in 1992 and, in just over a decade, has transformed it into a multi city, diversified asset class business with over 70 million square feet of real estate space under development. The Imperial Tower – the tallest residential premium residential property developed by the Real Estate business, has won a record seven awards at prestigious Asia Pacific Property Awards.

With an eye on the emerging technological trends and a vision of transforming the Shapoorji Pallonji Group into a diversified conglomerate, Mr. Mistry over saw the take over of the Tata Group’s Forbes-Gokak business in 2001. As Chairman of Forbes & CL, Gokak Textiles and Eureka Forbes, Mr. Mistry has helped the group scale new height in consumer water treatment, home cleaning, security systems, shipping and logistics and bank transaction management verticals.

Mr Mistry was appointed to the board of India Hotels in 2003. He holds Directorship positions on the Boards of several other companies.

He is a noted philanthropist and has been associated with a number of charities concerning health care (trustee of the Masina Hospital, Dadysett Charity Trust and Manockjee Cowasjee Petit Charities trusts) and education (member of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards World Fellowship, U.K).
Pradip Narotam Kapadia - Director
Pradip N. Kapadia an Indian national is a Director of the Company.

Mr. Kapadia is an alumnus of University of Bombay from where he graduated with B.A. and LL. B degrees. Mr. Kapadia qualified as an advocate in 1974 and subsequently as an attorney at law of the High Court of Judicature at Bombay in 1976.

Mr. Kapadia is presently a senior partner in the law firm of Vigil Juris in Mumbai. Mr. Kapadia is also a member of the Law review, Reform and Rationalization Committee of Indian Merchant’s Chamber. He is Co-Chairman of the Legal Affairs Committee of the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
N. D. Khurody - Director
N. D. Khurody an Indian National is a Director of the Company.

After graduating with Economics (Hons.) at Trinity College, Cambridge, Mr. Khurody has spent almost his entire corporate career with the Tata Group of Companies as an officer in the Tata Administrative Cadre (TAS), till his retirement in October 2001 as the Managing Director of Voltas Ltd.
R. M. Premkumar - Director
R. M. Premkumar indian national is a Director of the Company.

He is M.A; B.L ; I.A.S. He has held important posts in Government of Maharashtra like Chief Executive Officer – Zilla Parishad, Ahmednagar, Administrator – Zilla Parishad, Nashik, Collector – Kolhapur, Director of Sugar – Maharashtra, Chief Executive Officer -MIDC, Managing Director – Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank Ltd.

He also held important post in Government of India as Development Commissioner – Santacruz Electronics Export Processing Zone (SEEPZ) , Mumbai. He also held additional charge of the post of Chairman & Managing Director, Hindustan Diamond Company Limited, Mumbai.

He had been Additional Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Atomic Energy, Mumbai. Secretary to Govt. of India in National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, New Delhi, Chairman – Food Corporation India, New Delhi. Chief Secretary – Government of Maharashtra. He was the Chairman of SICOM LIMITED and Maharashtra Electricity Transmission Company Ltd.
Umesh N Khanna - Director
Umesh N. Khanna, an Indian national is a Director in AFCONS board.

Mr. Khanna joined SP Group in February 2012. In his role, he is working closely with the Promoters as well as Group Companies to drive SP Group-wide initiatives, facilitate forging synergy amongst SP Group Companies, provide expert inputs/ advise to the Business Heads on matters relating to technology, business development, market expansion, commercial and contracts management, strategic alliances and drive management of external stakeholders including network relationship with policy and decision makers at administrative and central Government level.

Mr. Khanna is an electrical engineer from Agra University and completed his Masters in System Engineering & Operations Research, from IIT Roorkee. He is also an MBA specializing in Marketing from University of Hull, UK. He has over 30 years of experience in launching and expanding businesses & markets, business policy & planning and in International Marketing and Contracts Management for power and non-power industries. He was with BHEL for 27 years starting as an Engineer and rising to the position of Regional Manager & AGM - International operations based out of Jakarta, Indonesia. Prior to joining SP, he was CEO, Director on Board, Bharat Forge NTPC Energy Systems Ltd, a JV between NTPC Ltd. and Bharat Forge Ltd.
Pallon S Mistry - Director
Mr. Pallon Shapoor Mistry, son of Mr.Shapoor P Mistry, has been appointed as an Additional Director on the Board of Afcons w.e.f 29th June, 2015.

Mr.Pallon has completed his Bachelors in Global Business Management from The Regent Business School, London and has completed his MSc (Strategic Marketing) from the Imperial College, London in 2015.

Mr. Pallon has imbibed the family values of Honesty, Trust, Openness and hard work. He believes that the people are key to the success of any business and has a strong people orientation.

Mr.Pallon likes to play as well as watch games like Cricket and Football. He has been an active participant in these sports in his school team.

Mr.Pallon is also a Director on the Board of some of the Shapoorji group Companies.

Roshen Minocher Nentin - Director
Ms. Roshen Minocher Nentin graduate from Podar College of Commerce and Economics, Bombay and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, joined the Shapoorji Pallonji Group in 1978. She held the position of Company Secretary of Shapoorji Pallonji and Company Limited, the flagship company of the Group, now Shapoorji Pallonji And Company Private Limited, for a period of 37 years (May 1978 to May 2015). At present she is Director on the Board of several companies of Shapoorji Pallonji Group.
K Subramanian - Executive Vice Chairman
K. Subramanian is the Executive Vice Chairman.

Mr. Subramanian is an alumnus of REC, Trichy from where he graduated in mechanical engineering. He is also an alumnus of NITIE, Mumbai from where he graduated with a post graduate in industrial engineering.

Mr. Subramanian has previously worked with Hindustan Construction Company Ltd. In various areas of project management including project planning, execution, and overall project management apart from contract management and corporate planning. Mr. Subramanian has contributed to various international bodies such as the World Bank, Asian Development Bank for the development and implementation of standard contract forms for the Construction Industry. Mr. Subramanian is a recipient of the “Bharat Shiromani Award, 2004” in recognition for his notable contribution in the construction industry.
S. Paramasivan - Managing Director
S. Paramasivan, an Indian national, is a Whole-Time Director in the Board of AFCONS Infrastructure Limited, since June 2002 and currently designated as Managing Director.

S.Paramasivan is an alumnus of the University of Madurai from where he graduated in Commerce. He is a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers, a Fellow Member of The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India and The Institute of Companies Secretaries of India. He is also a Stanford certified Project Manager.

He has previously served the State Bank of Travancore for over 15 years and Fouress Engineering (India) Ltd., for over 6 years. He has contributed articles on matters of interest on Banking & Finance including a book on `Banking’ for internal promotion of officials in the Bank.

He was a member of the Banking & Finance Committee of the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry and was in its core group. He is currently a Member in the Taxation Committee of CII and a Member in Infrastructure Committee of FICCI.
Giridhar Rajagopalan - Executive Director (Technical)
Giridhar Rajagopalan graduated in Civil Engineering from Sardar Patel College of Engineering, Mumbai. During his journey after graduation till date, for over 36 years he has worked with Companies like Afcons Infrastructure Ltd, Peninsula Land Ltd (Ashok Piramal Group Enterprise) & V Karma Capital (owned by DLF).

He heads the technical functions of the Company like Design, Quality, Safety, Technical Training and Knowledge Management other than handling technically challenging projects. He brings with him rich experience in Methods and Technology. He is part of the CMEG (Core Method and Engineering Group) formed to help continual improvement on projects. He is playing an important role in transforming the company from that of construction to that of EPC player.

He is also a member of the Board of Institute of Lean Construction Excellence and has implemented Lean construction in some of our projects.
Akhil Kumar Gupta - Executive Director (Operations)
Mr. Akhil Kumar Gupta is B.E. (Civil) from University of Roorkee (IIT, Roorkee) and M. Tech (Management & Systems) from IIT, Delhi. He has over 33 years of experience with Companies like Petron Civil Engineering Pvt. Ltd., Punj LLoyd Ltd., Ircon International Ltd., Sulabh International Ltd. etc., in the area of Corporate Management, Business Development, and successful execution of large value infrastructure and industrial projects.

As Director – Operations at Afcons Infrastructure Limited, since January 2014. He is responsible for company’s business in Surface Transport (Roads, Railways & Bridges), handling several large value Infrastructure Projects. More than 40% of the Company’s turnover is contributed by his Business Unit.

He has presented papers on Construction management at domestic and international conferences. He has also received awards and recognition for professional excellence from various organizations.
Bhakti Prasad- Director - Human Resources
Bhakti Prasad