Over 30 years of extensive experience: Corporate Finance, Fund raising and Business Strategy and M & A. Corporate Governance and Directing and Supervising financial accounting & budgetary planning, treasury, taxation, forecasting, MIS, cash flow analysis. Relationship Management with Banks & Financial Institutions Implementation of ERP. Investor Relations and Fund Raising Expertise in evaluation & assessment of projects, developing financial models and monitoring project execution. Management of Public Issues-Equity & Debt, Project Finance & Loan Syndication. Project Advisory Services & Project financing. Handling of stressed assets, preparation of rehabilitation schemes with and without BIFR, representation before BIFR as operating agency including acquisitions of sick companies as a turnaround strategy. Specialties: Leadership in Business Strategy, Finance and Business Development Achievements: Raised debt of over Rs. 20000 crores Active engagement with AERA-the regulator on development of regulatory framework and tariff determination Key public and press spokesperson on airport business Represented GMR as speaker in various domestic and international seminars. Successful bid of new airports. Asia-Pac representative to Airports Council International Economics Committee Led bidding for Maldives, Goa and Cebu airports Privatisation projects and won against tough international competition. Strategised and Led the project funding of Cebu Airport which won the award from Asset for best project finance deal from Philippines for 2015 Strategised and Led the first ever high yield bond issue of a PPP project from India of Delhi Airport which won award for the best high yield bond issue for 2015 from India followed up with a USD 522m issuance in 144A format. Board Member of Cebu Airport company Board Member on Various Joint Venture Companies Ex-Co-Chairman of Aviation Committee of FICCI Best CFO award for M&A by CFO magazine.