Ashish Deora

Leads the experienced team at Aurum.

Ashish is a first generation entrepreneur having founded the group in 1999. He has a wide interest in high growth core sectors like Financial Services, Mineral Exploration and Real Estate.

“No dream is too big and no detail is too small”

At Aurum, these words are realised on a daily basis. His strength is to identify iconic opportunities in early stages and conclude transactions at an unmatched pace. Simultaneously, he spends a lot of time with his team ensuring focus on the minutest details.

Ashish completed his schooling from Scindia School, Gwalior and completed his graduation in commerce from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata. He subsequently completed a Corporate Restructuring Mergers and Acquisitions (CRMA) programme and Owner/President Management Program (OPM) from Harvard Business School. Ashish is member of Indo-Japanese Global partnership forum.

Shreerang Athalye

Has been a part of Aurum since 2001.

A Masters in Management Studies from University of Mumbai, Shreerang has over 28 years of Entrepreneurial, Industry & Consulting experience in various start-ups and M&A activities. He has held various key positions in the Industry including CFO of a company listed on BSE. He also was a key mem ber in launch of first GSM operations outside Metros after which he launched an ISP company as a promoter. Shreerang is passionate about Innovation and continues to deliver “Innovation on Demand” to the corporate world.

Saurabh Sangekar

Has been a part of Aurum since 1999.

Saurabh comes with a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Dharwad University, Karnataka, India. He has over 27 years of experience in implementing large scale projects, setting up production facilities, creating infrastructure and completing high value acquisitions. Saurabh has been involved in planning and creation of Telecom Infrastructure for semi government and private organizations which includes VSAT's, Videoconferencing, TDMA Radios, Optic Fiber Infrastructure etc. He is spearheading Aurum’s Mining portfolio in Africa and South America. Saurabh has been a part of Aurum since inception in 1999.

Vivek Samant

Has been a part of Aurum since 2015.

Mantesh Sahapur

Has been a part of Aurum since 2015.

With 24 years experience in design and construction industry, Mantesh strength lies in depth knowledge of detailed designing and co-ordination among several agencies during construction time. Mantesh has joined Loma IT Park Private Limited in February 2015 Prior to joining Loma IT Park Mantesh has also worked with leading Project Management Consultants firms like Cushman and Wakefiled and leading air-conditioning companies like Blue Star Ltd /Mitsubishi. He has also worked with M&E consultant and has a sound knowledge in designing, installation, testing, commissioning, maintenance and trouble-shooting of MEP systems.

Onkar Shetye

Has been a part of Aurum since 2012.

Onkar has a Bachelor’s degree in Science from University of Mumbai & a Master’s degree in Renewable Energy, and Management from UK. He has a wide experience of working across India, Europe & Africa & has previously worked with multinationals like Accenture & Siemens. He is passionate about clean technologies & sustainable development.

Shrinivas Deshpande

Has been a part of Aurum since 2011.

Shrinivas has a Bachelor’s Degree in Production Engineering and a Masters in Management Studies (Finance) and also qualified internal auditor for ISO 9001:2001 on Quality management system. He started his career as an engineer and moved into the area of valuation field. He has conducted Asset valuations and TEV studies in various verticals of Manufacturing & Real Estate sector.


Has been a part of Aurum since 2010.

Jayant completed his Bachelors in Civil Engineering from University of Mumbai. He has a total work experience of 9 years in the real estate industry working on major projects.

Sonia Semlani

Has been a part of Aurum since 2014.

Sonia is a Company Secretary and has completed Executive Levels from Institute of Company Secretaries of India. She has a Masters Degree in Commerce from Mumbai University. She brings expertise in the domain of Corporate Laws and Merchant Banking.