Probir Chakraborty

Regional Director – Middle East

Probir is an MBA rank-holder in Finance from the Calcutta University, with over 20 years of experience across industries including steel, minerals and metals, pharmaceuticals, aluminum amongst others. Probir has worked in mid to senior management roles in companies such as Essar Steel (An Indian multinational in steel with group turnover in excess of $27 Billion), Vedanta UK (An Indian multinational in metals and minerals with group turnover of $14 billion), Nicholas Piramal (A leading Indian Pharmaceutical company with turnover in excess of $600 million), CFO of Esdee Aluminium Limited and Director Finance in Mcnulty Group Holding UK. He was Chief Operating Officer (COO) with Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority (RAKIA), one of the largest industrial and financial conglomerates in the gulf where he was responsible for business development, sales, registration & licensing, finance and IT. Probir specialises in areas of project finance, financial control, working capital management, M&A, turnaround of distressed business and international fund raising. His ability to improve operations and maximize profitability is proven across companies that he has worked for.