Board of Directors
Mr. Ravindra Chamaria – Chairman and Managing Director
Armed with invaluable life experiences, a passion for enterprise and a desire to create winning collaborations, Ravindra Chamaria isn’t your everyday de rigueur businessman. As a first generation entrepreneur, he has scripted several highly successful businesses, with the Infinity Group being his banner for sustainable and green real estate. Under his captaincy, Infinity has come to be known as a credible real estate firm that has several pioneering projects to its name: Infinity Think Tank, Infinity Benchmark, Godrej Waterside, Infinity Heights & Infinity IT Lagoon are some marquee names.
Ravindra Chamaria also dons the hat of the Vice Chairman on the advisory board of Akshaya Patra and serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees in Akshaya Patra UK, the world’s largest NGO-run school meal programme which is now feeding approximately 1.4 million children studying in 10,000+ schools. Another pet project, Anant Education Initiative is a scholarship program that extends merit scholarship to students who are constrained financially but are aspiring for higher education. Currently Anant is extending scholarship to more than 5,000 students.
Krishna Bhumi at Vrindavan along with tallest Krishna Temple in the world, is an initiative straight from the heart and an opportunity to be a part of an iconic residential development. He is also attached to several other social and philanthropic organizations and initiatives such as Institute of Neurosciences – Kolkata, The Jaipur Foot, Udayan Care, Round Table India, etc. and aspires to continuously give back to society.
Mr. Pulak Chamaria
As the Director of Infinity, a group with diverse interests and deep commitments, Pulak Chamaria, (alumnus of Babson College, USA, United World College of South East Asia, Singapore and La Martiniere for Boys, Calcutta) brings positive energy, enthusiasm and an appetite for infusing ‘Best Practises’ in all that he does. Guided by the eternal teachings of Indian spirituality and values, Pulak carries the Infinity baton forward, passed onto him by his father, Shri Ravindra Chamaria.
Being a long standing ‘Green Citizen’ with projects such as Infinity Benchmark, the 7th Platinum rated USGBC certified Green Building in the world and only the 2nd of its kind, outside of USA, Pulak has raised the benchmark for the industry many times over, as far as Going and indeed Staying Green goes. With a keen and uncompromising aesthetic eye, his projects more often than not, set industry standards in their own space and region and are well poised to becoming a chosen name. Infinity Benchmark, Godrej Waterside and Infinity IT Lagoon in Sector V, Salt Lake, ‘Signature Estates & Infinity heights’ in Guwahati, ‘Infinity Sapphire Square and Infinity Greens’ in Ranchi, Krishna Bhumi in Vrindavan are just a few cases in point.
Sustainability and giving back to society continues to be a pet passion with Pulak Chamaria. In this regard he is irrevocably committed to several award winning initiatives such as, The Akshaya Patra Foundation, the world’s largest NGO run school meal program, Anant Education Initiative, a higher studies program for meritorious but marginalised students and Vidya Bharati, largest NGO in the field of education supporting 3.4 million students all over India. Supporting the senior citizen community, he is sharing leadership expertise to build the most luxurious green certified senior living facility Jagriti Dham in Kolkata. Apart from being a corporate leader, Pulak is also a weekend golfer, a keen connoisseur of books, and a patron of Indian philosophy.
Mr. Sujit Poddar
A lawyer by profession, Mr. Poddar was enlisted as an advocate with the Calcutta High Court in 1975. He joined the Government of West Bengal in 1977 in a special assignment on a contractual basis. Having won significant laurels over the years, he is currently working as a Corporate Advisor and Consultant to various Corporates and Director on Boards of Luxmi Tea Limited and Lumi Township Limited. He is also associated with organizations like Globsyn Technologies Limited, Infinity Infotech Park Limited, Nicco Corporation Limited, Luxmi Tea Limited, Lumi Township Limited.
Mr. Probir C. Chatterjee
Mr. Chatterjee is a Mechanical Engineer, Certified Accountant, MBA Finance and Member of Institute of Internal Auditors of USA. A Senior Director who chairs both the Audit & Remuneration Committees of the Board, has over 35 years of international experience in Engineering, FMCG, Trading & Real Estate Sectors and of this he has held offices as Directors and CEOs for over 15 years. Specializing in Accounts, Finance, Corporate Restructuring and Project Management, he has previously been with Unilever, UK, and Robert Bosch GMBH companies and holds Senior Directorial positions in many Infinity Associates internationally.
Mr. Rajeshwar Kumar Khanna
Having started his practice in the High Court at Calcutta in its Original side, Mr. Khanna has since then independently dealt with all types of contentious and non-contentious causes. He has also been awarded the Belchambers Gold Medal by the Incorporated Law Society of Calcutta for being the first amongst successful candidates at the final examination for the admission of Attorneys. Today he is a sought after figure in the city and has clients that are both local and international.
Mr. Sunand Sharma
Chairman & Country President – ALSTOM, Mr. Sharma has an illustrious career to boast. Working on development of power projects in both conventional & non-conventional energy in partnership with Energy Developments Limited of Australia, Mr. Sharma has experience spanning international and national waters
Mr. Aninda Chatterjee
Mr. A Chatterjee (Nominee Director) representing West Bengal Electronics Industry Development Corporation Limited (WEBEL) is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant and Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from XLRI- Jamshedpur with specialization in Finance & Marketing with over 26 years of experience, including profit center leadership. He is presently working as Executive Director (Finance) WEBEL, prior to joining WEBEL he has worked at various senior position at Bengal Aerotropolis Projects Limited.
Mr. Sundaresan Radhakrishnan
Mr. S Radhakrishnan is an Alumnus of St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, a Law Graduate, a fellow member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and a member of the All India Management Association. He is on the Board and Committees of many other reputed Companies and member of various associations and bodies. He served as the President of The Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industry for two consecutive years 2007 and 2008.