Jaspreet Singh - MD & CEO
Jaspreet Singh, stakeholder and one of the founders of Masters has extensive experience in International standard construction and Project Management in India, Middle East, UK and Africa.`
Jaspreet realized the growing need for a professional organization which could think globally and with his strong entrepreneurial acumen, he established Masters to fulfill the pressing need for an India-centric project management consultancy in 2004, at a time when the nascent real estate industry was itself morphing from family run businesses to more transparent professionally driven organizations.
Jaspreet’s proficiency lies in providing leadership and direction for Project strategy, execution and competitive service delivery in a fast changing environment. He has encompassed entire facets of Business & Operations in his career and significantly fortified the scope of services delivery across India, successfully leading functional and cross functional teams. Jaspreet is a professional, with successful experience in projects complying with International cost effective standards of quality, safety & time.
As CEO and MD of Masters, he has successfully utilized this depth of experience coupled with his understanding of the Indian real estate market to create an organization that ‘thinks globally’ but at the same time effectively addresses and responds to the ground realities of Project Management in India. Jaspreet with his passion and conviction took Masters, in less than ten years, from a 4 person start-up to a robust 260+ person team with established ISO accredited systems and a strong pan-India presence and global ambitions. It is under his direction that Masters has grown from a core project management consultancy to a one-stop-shop service provider, which can offer specialized services in development solutions (due diligence & advisory, turnkey, design & build, construction management @ risk), design services, cost consultancy, quality & safety audits, programme management and process review services. Always on the lookout for newer challenges, Jaspreet has now set sights for Masters’ global expansion and has already pioneered a few small steps in this direction.
Central Administrative Team
Pradeep Shetty - Chief Financial Officer
Pradeep comes with over twenty five years of comprehensive experience in the financial services industry covering: capital markets operations; entire gamut of finance & accounts; MIS; and Legal. Prior to joining Masters he worked for several reputable firms including Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS). At IL&FS he oversaw entire process of accounting and compliance for stock borrowing, margin lending/ collateral desk and loan against shares business. He brings with him deep domain knowledge in financial, legal as well as regulatory compliance matters.
Apart from his pivotal administrative role in managing the organisation’s finances, Pradeep also acts as a key advisor for financial and legal matters pertaining to the firm’s business, expansion and diversification models.
Chaitanya Prakash- Sr Manager - HR & Admin
Chaitanya is a qualified Human Resource Management professional with overall 11 years of experience across diverse organizations offering excellent HR, Admin & IR Management knack & background of repeated success implementing best practices like, proven track record of implementing complex cross-functional HR strategic initiatives, incorporate processes & policies, unique to the needs of business and exploring challenging assignments at senior level in HR.
He brings in the core expertise & gamut of knowledge to create the most truly human work environment in the digital age, fueling Masters’ differentiation in the market and ability to improve the way the world works and lives.
Regional Management Team
Dhruba Bhattacharya - Regional Manager (Eastern India)
Dhruba has twenty years of varied experience in construction projects and currently heads Masters’ operations in the Eastern Region.
Dhruba comes with an extensive experience of having worked in building / infrastructure projects all over India and is well conversant with international project management standards. During the course of his career he has executed cement plant, steel plant, factory buildings, and residential, institutional and commercial buildings. He is a strong team builder with good people management skills and the willingness and drive to take on large and complex assignments. As the Regional Manager, Dhruba plays a pivotal role and handles all Operational, Administrative and Business Development functions in Eastern India. Dhruba pioneered entry of Masters in Kolkata in 2007 with a handful of people and is presently handling a team of 100+ across the Eastern India.
Chandresh Dedhia - Regional Manager (Western India)
Chandresh has twenty two years of varied experience in Residential, Commercial and Hospitality Projects. During the course of his career, he has played the role of Planning Engineer, Site In-charge, Quantity Surveyor and Design Coordinator, among various roles. For the past nine years, Chandresh has been associated with 5-star hotel chains in India and has been associated with hotel projects, wherein he has co-ordinated with reknowned Architects and Interior Designers. While managing these assignments, he has amassed a huge data bank of local / international vendors and extensive knowledge of costing and contracts.
As the Regional Manager, Chandresh plays a pivotal role and handles all Operational, Administrative and Business Development functions in Western India. As the Cost management Head at Masters, he utilizes his hands-on knowledge to good effect in managing complex projects with relative ease and have been a backbone to the company with his vast pool of knowledge on cost and procurement.
Services Expert – Surendra Singh
Surendra has twenty one years of varied experience in design, planning, procurement, execution, testing and commissioning of Electrical, ACMV, Plumbing, BAS, STP, WTP, Life safety services in the construction projects. In his overall career, Surendra has executed major building/ infrastructure projects in various capacities all over India and is well conversant with national and international project management standards. He has executed Institutional, IT / ITES, High-end Commercial, Hospitality and large Residential buildings apart from large infrastructure projects. Surendra is a team player and has good working experience with Clients, Project Management Consultants & Design Consultants.
This holds him in good stead as the Services (MEP) Head at Masters, overseeing the team that undertakes the MEP and Infrastructure services pre-construction and execution activities across the organization. In addition Surendra plays and invaluable role in the Real Estate Advisory & Value Management assignments undertaken by Masters.
Hospitality Experts – Jaspreet Singh, Chandresh Dedhia & Surendra Singh
Jaspreet, Chandresh and Surendra come with a vast experience of working on 5 star Hotel projects in India and abroad and are fully conversant on the needs & requirements of a hotel project and possess all capabilities to take up a Hotel project with a professional approach. Having worked on projects like Ritz Carlton, Fairmont, Vivanta by Taj, Novotel at Masters and amongst many others from their past experience they are a group of knowledge who is competent to deliver any hotel project from start to end.
High-rise Experts – Jaspreet Singh & Chandresh Dedhia
Jaspreet and Chandresh come with an experience of working on the tallest construction of India to-date; the Imperial Towers at Mumbai. Having worked on The Imperial they are fully conversant on the needs & requirements of a high-rise project and possess all capabilities to deliver a similar project from start to end.