Professor Chandan Chowdhury
Interim Executive Director - Punj Lloyd Institute

Dr. Chowdhury comes with an extensive experience of ~ 30 years spanning across the academic as well the corporate sectors. He has been associated with NITIE ((National Institute of Industrial Engineering) as a Professor, Dean (Academy), Chairman (Board of Research) and Member (Board of Governors) and spent about 10 years before moving to IFS Solutions India Pvt Ltd (a Swedish multinational) initially as a Director and later on as a CEO and Director wherein he spent a little over 10 years.
 
Prior to joining ISB, Dr Chowdhury served Dassault Systèmes , initially as the Managing Director of Dassault Systèmes India and subsequently Vice President (Global Affairs & Business Development). He was instrumental in developing and expanding the company's footprint across several sectors in corporate, government and academic sectors. Before joining Dassault Systemes, Dr. Chowdhury was associated with IBM as the Country Manager, Software Group, Strategic Accounts.
 
Dr. Chowdhury did his MS in Mechanical Engineering and has a double Doctorate. He has been the recipient of numerous awards, and his special areas of interest are innovation and ‘Technology Enabled Business Transformation”. He is passionate about leveraging technology to make the world a better place to live in.
 

Suprotim De
Analyst Suprotim is an Analyst in Punj Lloyd institute. He did his MBA in oil and gas from upes Dehradun. Before joining ISB he worked with Mazars UK as a financial analyst providing audit, advisory and consultancy services for infrastructure and energy projects in  Europe. He has interests in big data, SAP ERP, virtualization and cloud computing. His hobbies include Quizzing, Debating and excel coding.
Vignesh M
Analyst
An Electronics and Communication Engineer by profession, he was associated with infrastructure projects which encouraged him to complete his Masters in Infrastructure Management from School of Management of Infrastructure and Development Studies, Bangalore in 2011. Post his masters, he has worked with PURA and Social Work projects from the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India. His experiences with MARG and Mahindra Consulting Engineers saw him take to the roles of Client Management, Project Research and Documentation, Bid Process and Contract Management in various Urban/ Rural Infrastructure projects including UNIDO promoted projects in Africa and the Middle East. His Academic/ Research interests include Urban/ Rural Infrastructure Planning, Project Management, Geographic Information Systems, Public Private Partnership Projects and Contract Management.
 
Sonia Sharma
Associate Sonia Sharma is currently working as an Associate at the Punj Lloyd Institute. Prior to joining at ISB, she has worked with Smart Data Enterprises India Ltd. as Admin. Executive for 3 years. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Airlines Tourism Hospitality Management and a MBA from Punjab Technical University and a Diploma in Computer Applications. Her hobbies include dancing and cooking.