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Prabhat Kaul


Prabhat heads the sales and marketing for Infosys in China. He is an Electrical Engineer/MBA with over 29 years of experience in the IT and manufacturing industry. Prior to coming to China in 2017 he has worked in Europe and India. He is a regular speaker at various industry events organized by the government and other industry organizations and has led multiple discussions with different provincial and city governments in China to promote the Indian IT industry. He has been awarded ‘Top 10 Person of the Outsourcing Industry’ for 3 consecutive years by Devott International, China and named as ‘Influential and Digital figure of the Digital and Outsourcing Industry in China’ by the China Investment and Promotion Council in 2020 and 2021.

Girish Baddur

Vice President

Girish is an ever enthusiastic, enterprising and socially active individual. Professionally, he acts as the General Manager, leading the sales, marketing and sourcing activities in China for Neelikon, one of the top three dyestuff companies in the world. Having lived in Shanghai for more than 16 years, his passion for promoting rich Indian culture and tradition is appreciated by all in the Indian Diaspora. He is respected by everyone for his friendly nature and easy approachability. He is actively associated with various NGOs and social forums in India and China related to welfare of elderly, girl child and destitute children.

Ajay Bansal


Ajay is an entrepreneur and International Logistics Specialist based in Shanghai. He has more than two decades of experience working in family owned business as well as with multinational organizations. His expertise includes various logistics verticals starting from simple warehousing, transportation, custom clearance and shipping to overseeing complex project/product launches, ICD operations and SEZ operations. He holds a Masters Degree specializing in International Business. His interest includes supporting organizations providing education to the poor and he likes to be involved in activities promoting Indian art and cultural heritage.He has been living and working in Shanghai for the past 17 years.

Megha Makharia

Memberships and Community Outreach

Megha specializes in Human Resource having worked successfully in similar capacity with various companies. She also has a hands on experience in running her own family business. She has been an active volunteer with Heart to Heart and LifeSkills4Me in Shanghai. She loves playing badminton, dancing and swimming with also being skillfully good in calligraphy. By nature, she is a person with great dedication and very passionate about whatever she does. Megha is from Bangalore and she has been living in Shanghai for the past 6 years

Bharti Thukral


Bharti is an Entrepreneur based in Shanghai since January 2007. He holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration. His forte and key strengths lie in real estate project’s supplies and iron & steel industry consumables and raw materials. Bharti is an avid sports enthusiast and has been at the forefront of organizing many sports events in Shanghai.

Arun Bahirwani


Arun is an entrepreneur living in Shanghai for nearly 20 years. Prior to Shanghai, he has lived in South Korea, Poland, Vietnam and Brazil. Arun has been heading his textile trading business in China for 20 years with experience in the textile trade for nearly 30 years. Arun loves outdoor sports in particular cricket and is now a budding golfer. He is always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need.

Dr. Jaya Gupta Rajesh


A prospective career in Medical Profession and teaching with necessary leadership skills Dr Jaya is a consulting Homoeopath currently based in Shanghai with more than 19 years of medical experience in 4 different countries. She holds a Double Masters Degree in her field from “The British Institute “and “Mumbai University “. She is a registered licensed member of many Medical Bodies. She has widely reached out to different ages with her knowledge as a Character Developer and a Counselor. Dr. Jaya also is a certified TCM practitioner. She is also voluntarily associated with old age and child care homes.

Deepak Sharma


Deepak acts as the Sales Director – Mining, Aluminum & Cement -Overseas and EPC ,of ABB China. He specializes in Sales and execution of large International Projects in the field of Electrical, Control and Automation systems. He is an Electrical Engineer with over 30 years of experience in metals, mining and paper industry. He has been in China for over 16 years. Prior to moving to Shanghai, during his 10 years of stay in Beijing he was deeply associated with the ‘Indian Community in Beijing’.

Vivek Gupta


Vivek acts as the Head-China Operations of Raymond Limited. He oversees the complete supply chain, sales, marketing and various management strategic functions for Raymond Limited in China. He was a part of the India Business Forum run by CII in Shanghai and has interacted with various top Indian political and business leaders. Vivek is an avid badminton player and has regularly supported various charity and cultural events for the Indian community. He has been living in Shanghai for 20 years.

Dr. Sanjeev Choubey MD


Dr. Sanjeev works as a Senior Consultant in Suntec Hospital and acted as the former Medical Director of St. Michael Hospital. In his past 10 years in Shanghai he has been involved in various voluntary work like transferring critical patients not only in India but also in other countries. He’s involved in free Health Services as well as Sponsorship for any Sports and Social Activities for the Indian Community in Shanghai. Recently in cooperation with a private company, he arranged a donation amounting to 0.6 million RMB worth of healthy drinks for the hospital employees and Covid-19 lockdown assistance. As a part of the China Indian Community, Dr.Sanjeev aims to reach other Private Companies, National Organizations in Shanghai, Red Cross, UN and other trusted organizations to generate synergies and to cater to the needs of the Indian community.

Divya Hazra

PR & Media

Divya is an international corporate lawyer and currently heads her boutique law firm Esplora Consulting in Shanghai. Having worked across three jurisdictions, India, USA and China in the past seven years, Divya specializes in advising both large and medium corporations and private equity funds in cross-border mergers and acquisitions. She holds a Masters of Law degree from Columbia University, USA. Other than India, she is also qualified to practice law in New York, USA. Divya enjoys dancing, cooking and reading. She is also actively involved with children and women’s rights NGO’s based in India. She has been living in Shanghai for 3 years now.

Manoj Shamnani


Manoj has been acting as the Financial Controller of Trinity International since November 2021. Prior to joining Trinity International, Manoj acted as the Head of Operations of ICICI Bank, Shanghai Branch. He has over 15 years of work experience in accounts and finance. Manoj is a certified documentary credit specialist from The London Institute of Business and Finance. He has been residing in Shanghai for almost 6 years. His hobbies are travelling, listening to music and cricket.

Dinesh Kumar

 PR & Media

 Dinesh having studied advertising and multimedia design heads brand communications in Bosch for emerging markets. Starting his career in jewellery design to visual merchandising to advertising, he has always had the flair for creative jobs. He has been in shanghai for a decade, so almost a Shanghainese and enjoys cooking, cycling and photography over the weekend. His love for cars and bikes can be seen in his eyes while you talk about them whenever wherever.

Mayank Kamothi

PR & Media

 Mayank Kamothi is a professional web/software developer at NYU Shanghai with over ten years of experience in the field. He has lived in Shanghai for over five years and has made it his second home. He is passionate about travel, and one of his favorite trips in China was visiting Sanya in Hainan Province. He loves to watch films of all genres and is a cricket enthusiast and a runner.