Board of Directors

Meet the people behind our success story

Mr. Gaurav Jain

Mr. Gaurav Jain is the Managing Director of ColdEX. He holds a degree in Bachelors of Electronics from the University of Poona and has done his Master’s of Business Administration (Infrastructure Management) from the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Gwalior. He has been chosen as an Extraordinaire Brand by Consumers and Industry in Brand vision Summit 2017-2018. He has also conferred the title of “Logistics Innovator of the Year” by CILT India on April 7, 2012. Prior to setting-up the Company, he worked with Madhya Pradesh Iron and Steel Works Private Limited from the period 1995-1996. Thereafter, with effect from April 1, 1996, he became partner of the partnership firm Messrs. Swastik Roadways. He has been a director on our Board since March 1999.

Ms. Tanu Jain

Ms. Tanu Jain is an Executive Director of ColdEX. She holds a Master’s Degree in Arts (English Literature) from Jiwaji University, Gwalior and also holds a degree of Doctor of Philosophy from Jiwaji University, Gwalior. She is a published author of novels including “His Captive Indian Princess” and “His Runaway Royal Bride”. She has been a director on our Board since August 24, 2018.

Mr. Chitranjan Singh Kahlon

Mr. Chitranjan Singh Kahlon is a Chairman and Independent Director of ColdEX. He has served as Commissioner of Income-tax, Mumbai. He was an Executive Director with SEBI where he inter-alia handled the Investigation, Enforcement and Surveillance Department. He was also associated with the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia as Financial Controller from 1992 to 1993 at Pnom Penh in the office of Economic Advisor. He holds Post Graduate Diploma from University of Birmingham, United Kingdom and also holds a Master degree in Arts from Punjab University. He currently holds directorship positions in IL&FS Investment Managers Limited, Shaolin Trusteeship Private Limited and Intercept Consultants Private Limited.

Mr. Abhishek Sharman

Mr. Abhishek Sharman is an Independent Director of ColdEX. He is the founder and managing director of Carpediem Advisors Private Limited, Investment Manager for Carpediem Capital Partners Fund I. He has an experience of more than 13 years in the private equity business. He serves on the Board of several companies including Carpediem Advisors Private Limited, Shaolin Trusteeship Private Limited, Gadgetwood E Services Private Limited and Collateral Medical Private Limited. He was previously a Principal at India Equity Partners (IEP), a USD 350 million India focused private equity fund. Prior to IEP, Abhishek was an investment professional with the Sun Group. He has received a management degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and an 146 engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He was appointed as an Independent Director on the Board of our Company on August 24, 2018.

Mr. Anand Prakash

Mr. Anand Prakash is a Nominee Director of our Company nominated by SABR India Investment Pvt Ltd. He has an experience of 24 years. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Arts (Mathematics) from St. Stephen’s College in New Delhi, India, an Economics Tripos degree from St. John’s College, Cambridge University and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Cornell University. He also holds a Type 1 (Securities) and Type 4 (Investment Advisory) license from the Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong. He is currently a Managing Director at Asia Climate Partners Hong Kong Limited, where he leads the fund’s India investment strategy. While at Asia Climate Partners Hong Kong Limited, he was invited by the Ministry of External Affairs to present on “Innovative Solutions for Financing Solar Power” to Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Minister for External Affairs, Mrs. Sushma Swaraj. He has been a director on our Board since March 17, 2016.