K.V. Prakash, Managing Director
Prakash heads the Pelican Group that includes Turnkey Real Estate Development & Management and Portfolio Management Services. He is instrumental in raising capital, acquisition of land and project conceptualization. He brings his negotiation skills across these various areas and holds true to the core values of the Group. Prakash is key to establishing and enabling the strategic direction for the Group.
S. Jnaneshwar, Director – Business Development
Jnaneshwar leads the business expansion initiatives and client relationship management portfolios at Pelican.A management graduate, his responsibilities encompass Business Development, Sales and Marketing that include identifying new opportunities and trends in the market place. Works closely with clients to understand their requirements and help translate that into reality.
S.V.Prasanna, Chief Operating Officer
An Electrical Engineering with 4 decades of hands on experience in projects having worked on all facets like design and execution. Has handled large projects from concept to completion, while working for Organizations like Sterling Holiday Resort, Mahindra Constructions, Venkatraman Associates and Best & Crompton Engineering. Some of the projects handled include resorts, Terminal 1A at Mumbai Airport, Astra Zeneca R & D centre and Biocon in Bangalore, Olympia Tech Park, HCL, Varalakshmi Tech Park, et al in Chennai. With his broad based experience in the project design and execution, Prasanna heads Operations at Pelican.
I. Jerome, Chief Financial Officer
A Senior Corporate Finance Professional with 25+ years of diverse experience and exposure to markets in India and Overseas, Jerome is Pelican’s CFO. His qualifications – FCA, ACS, ACWA, DISA, CPA (USA) with additional specialization in IFRS and XBRL. He has hands on experience in XBRL with in-depth knowledge in information system in IT environments, SOX audits, SEC filings & US GAAP. His skills include driving benchmarks, setting growth and expansion plans for reputed Organizations, combined with knowledge and exposure in the areas of finance, accounts, audit, MIS et al.
Nanditha Subramanian, Manager – Legal
Nanditha – a law graduate with 15+ years of experience manages the legal department at Pelican Group. Prior to Pelican, she was the Legal manager at RR Donnelly and DCS BPO and has also practiced as an independent legal consultant. Her responsibilities include overview of the legal affairs of Pelican, supporting land acquisition and development activities and also the management of general contracting, legal processes and documentation.
C. Selvaraj, General Manager – Public Relations
A Management Graduate with more than 3 decades of extensive experience, brings his expertise to project coordination and management issues by working closely with clients, lawyers, architects and relevant project consultants across the various projects. His responsibilities include liaising between the Company, Governmental Departments and Statutory Authorities. Prior to joining Pelican, he worked with wellknown realty development companies that include Alacrity Foundations, Jains, Hirco, and VGN.
A Chartered accountant with more than two decades of experience in professional practice and investment banking, Neelakantan guides Pelican Group in an advisory capacity. He has vast experience in handling some of the largest real estate transactions in Chennai CBD that include Binny Ltd., Ozone Group etc., He has also advised several companies on their capital raising, M & A and other cross border transactions.