STRATEGIC TEAM

MANJUSHA KULKARNI

Head- Redevelopment

An exemplary personality that has strengthened Guardian Developers strategic team. While working as General Manager Business development & planning, she adapts versatile ideology to further guardian growing vision. She has got a National merit scholarship and done her civil Engineering from CWIT, Pune. An effective communicator with excellent team leadership skill, she is a strong analytical problem solver with 25 years' experience in real estate from well-known organizations. With Core proficiency in Cordial Business relation management, Legal alignment, decision taking capability, design & development, Manjusha always keeps her apprised with new learning in dynamic environment.

MILIND BHALCHANDRA TAMHANKAR

General Manager Projects

A gold medal holder from the Maharashtra Institute of Technology, ranked 1st in Pune University in 1989, Milind holds the General Manager- Projects position at Guardian Developers. An illustrious career spanning over 25 years encompassing the execution, planning and oversight of Residential, commercial and Industrial building projects, He is one of the jewels in Guardian Developers team. With 17 plus years in Rachana lifestyle, he was instrumental in obtaining the QMS, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards. With a 7 year stint in his own business, he is a thorough professional and lends his expertise to Guardian's strategic team. With his passion for gardening, he has a calming green effect on his family and friends.

VIKAS KULKARNI

General Manager Liasioning, Guardian Developers

The newest addition to the Guardian's strategic team, with a 29 years + work experience Vikas Heads the liasioning department. Vikas completed his Bachelors in Commerce from Pune University in 1990. Post that he began his career in 1986 with M.G. Kinare & Associates, worked with Lokamangal Constructions Pvt. Ltd for 10 years from 1991-1999, Joined Varun Developers as a General Manager for 7 years till 2005, was employed with Rachana Lifestyle for 8 years as Manager- liasioning and then joined Regius lifespaces Pvt. Ltd as a General Manager, Business Development, in 2013. His core area of expertise is Land acquisition and liasioning. Vikas's work yields results owing to his result oriented networking, proper coordination and due diligence. Guardians' substantial land banking efforts over the last few years have enabled it to be a forerunner in the affordable housing sector yielded us opportunities in the most profitable pockets of Pune.

GANESH MORE

Manager – Projects, Guardian Developers

With an experience of over 14 years, Ganesh is one of the youngest members of the Guardian's Strategic team. Having done his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Pune University, Ganesh plays a key role in the projects team. Ganesh had been employed with renowned companies in Automobile sector like John Deere and JCB and adds his years of working in the organized sector to the Projects team at Guardian. He has valuable Experience to his merit in the field of quality as well as Operations, where he shouldered many responsibilities of setting up large scale capital projects.

Along with his focus on Lean Manufacturing Principles, he enjoyed recognition for Innovation drive across its Indian counterpart for implementing innovative improvements and has been a contributing member for achieving factory level certification for integrated Management Systems. Ganesh is a passionate mountaineer & a member of an elite mountaineering group named 'Giripremi'. He has made Guardian proud moment by scaling the highest mountain in the world 'Mt. Everest (8848 meters) in 2013 & taking the Guardian Corporation's flag to the Top.

MANISH SOMAN

Head - Legal, Guardian Developers

Manish Soman Heads the Legal department at Guardian Developers. With a cumulative work experience of 28 years and having worked with Guardian Developers for over 10 years, Manish specializes in the legal coordination between Advocates, Architects and sanctioning authorities such as PMC, Town planning committee and the Collectors office, Pune. Having worked on challenging land mark deals like The Palladium in Kothrud and Hillshire in Wagholi, Manish has risen to the challenges the rapid growth of Guardian Developers has brought along with it. Being an amazing singer, he keeps his family and teams enthralled by his voice and passion for music.

SACHIN PHOPALE

Head-Purchase, Guardian Developers

With an experience of over 15 years in the Industry, Sachin Heads the Purchasing Department at Guardian Developers. He holds a P.G. Diploma (Pune Univ.) with a specialization in Costing from the M.M.C. College. Sachinexudes simplicity in approach and displays a responsible work ethic. The procurement of right materials at the right time in the right quantity and adhering to compliances is integral to the success of a business.Having worked with recognized players like A.V. Bhat& Co. and Belvalkar Housing Company, Sachin adds his years of growing expertise to the Guardian's strategic team..Music Lover at heart, he enjoys some of the golden oldies in his leisure moments.

SURENDRA DHUMNE

Head - Sales, Guardian Developers

With an active experience over 18 years in the field of real estate. Mr. Surendra Dhumne heads the Sales department at Guardian Developers. He holds a Master's degree in Management Sciences and a Diploma in Business Management from the Pune University. Surendra consistently works to the highest professional standards and thrives when working as part of a cohesive team to deliver projects that yield multiple business benefits. Having worked with recognized real estate industries like Rachana Lifestyle, Amit Enterprises Housing Ltd. Paranjape Schemes Pvt Ltd, Surendra adds his years of growing expertise to the Guardian's strategic team. He holds the credit of successfully setting up an International Markets representative network across the globe for all mentioned syndicates, in USA, JAPAN, AUSTRALIA, and MIDDLE EAST. No doubt he is extraordinary traveller who always like to explore new ideas & inspire the new strategies.

PRATAP JAGDALE

Head-Sales Admin, Guardian Developers

With an active experience of over 24 years in diverse fields and business functions, Pratap Heads the Sales Admin team. Pratap holds a 1st class in masters in Management Studies from the Indsearch Institute of Management. He brings great insight from his cross-functional experience in Marketing research & Consultancy spanning industries such as Automotive, Engineering, Telecom, Industrial, Agriculture& Media Sectors. With an emphasis on research, Pratap exhibits proficiency in utilizing the same in expanding business horizons and exploring newer avenues. With Guardian's ambitious projects taking shape, Pratap has his hands full devising innovative CRM strategies that are backed by consumer insight. Driven by keen interest in classical music, he keenly follows some of the known artists and their performances.

MR. ARUN RASTE

General Manager- Accounts

With an experience of over 35 years in the Accounts & Finance departement, Mr. Arun is currently the General Manager- Accounts of Guardian Developers. Having completed his B.com & M.com from Pune University. Arun Raste has a very versatile work experience comprising of FMCG, Manufacturing, Real Estate & Finance firms. He has had a successful 17 year stint at Bharat Forge - Kalyani Group & an 8 year stint at Kirloskar Group. He has also worked with well known companies like Kolte-Patil Developers, Amit Enterprises, A.H Joshi Audit firm & Venkateshwara Hatcheries. Arun Raste specializes in finalization of accounts, liasoning with auditors, bankers, consultants. He has handled Income Tax, VAT, MIS & many more. An ardent fan of sports & physical activities, keen interest in adventure treks.