Subba R Dukkipati, Chief Advisor
Subba R Dukkipati is the Chief Advisor of Oremus Corporate Services Pvt. Ltd. He is also the co-founder and Managing Partner of Pragnya Group. He began investing in the Indian Real Estate sector after his return to India in 2003, after having pursued an international finance and banking career which spanned over 20 years and several continents. Between 2003 and 2005, Subba invested in the development of several ‘Built-to-Suit’ IT Parks for the outsourcing arm of HSBC in collaboration with Larsen & Turbo (L&T), which were highly successful projects.
In 2005, Subba led Pragnya Group in successfully raising its first real estate Private Equity fund – Pragnya Fund-I, with focussed investments in real estate opportunities in India and Sri Lanka. Thereafter, he has been spearheading the Fund’s investments and today, the Fund has in its portfolio several high quality & well-located commercial and residential developments in India and Sri Lanka, delivering a total built up space of over 12 million square feet. With the first Fund fully invested, Subba led the Group in successfully raising its second real estate fund – Pragnya Fund-II and is currently investing from the Fund.
Subba spent a substantial part of his finance and banking career with Citigroup where his last assignment was as Country Treasurer of the Bank in Tokyo, Japan. During his stint with Citigroup, he held the position of Managing Director, Global Markets and was also a member of the Managing Committee of Citibank, Japan. Prior to that, Subba worked with Grindlays Bank and Commonwealth Bank of Australia in various capacities.
Subba graduated from Loyola College in Chennai in 1979 and completed his Masters in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi in 1981. Subba is also an active angel investor and currently has angel investments in HeyMath, a company in the education space, and Oremus, a back office services company. In addition Subba will also look at investments in Retail, Health and Entertainment.
Ronald K. St. Clair, Director (Sales)
With decades of experience identifying, investing, nurturing and growing Companies, Ron joined Oremus in 2011. He received an Executive MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, a BS in Marketing (Magna Cum Laude) from Upper Iowa University, and an AS in Quality Technology (with honors) from Rock Valley College. His previous leadership positions include: Director and COO of a privately-owned retail interior design and fixture/furniture company; Vice President, Operations of a privately-owned multi-plant specialty, stainless-steel sand-casting foundry; Resident Manager of a division of a privately-owned multi-plant manufacturer of Class II and Class III specialty paper and disposable paper medical products company; Director of Operations of a privately-owned manufacturer of brand-name durable consumer products; Business Unit Manager of a division of a public manufacturer of Class I, II and III durable and disposable medical products; and Director of Business Development of a division of a public industrial products company.
Mr. St. Clair is responsible for growing the business in North America.
Raj, Director (Sales)
Raj, a Management Graduate and Chartered Financial Analyst, started his career over a decade ago with a consulting firm. He moved on to set up the India office of a private port management company (an Indo – Dutch JV) managing its operations. Within three years of his work life, Raj along with two partners started Oremus. Raj is the client face within the company largely responsible for its impressive customer base and keeping Oremus ahead of competition. A keen shuttler, he certainly knows his shots.
Bala, Director (Operations)
Bala, Fellow, Institute of Company Secretaries of India, handled accounting functions for over six years before founding Oremus. A veritable storehouse on all matters corporate and legal, Bala combines his knowledge of project finance and accounts and a cautionary approach to deliver quality service that has become Oremus’ hallmark. Known for deft handling of teams, Bala’s cautituos yet practical attitude keeps the company rooted even as it takes wings. His keen eye for detail and painstaking approach ensures that Oremus does not ever have a dissatisfied customer. A gadget freak, he is always tampering with them or buying new ones.
Suresh, Director (Operations)
Suresh made sense of intimidating numbers for a decade before founding Oremus. A Chartered Accountant and Member, Association of Chartered Accountants of India, Suresh brings the indispensable expertise of handling data-driven transitions and year-end closures. Suresh is a realist and leads the accounting and finance processes. Suresh started his career with a manufacturing startup that he nurtured into becoming a leading enterprise by bringing order to the chaos typical of a new venture. A taxation wizard, Suresh also brings wisdom to a rapidly growing Oremus. A Bollywood movie buff, he can compete with film critics for watching every movie on the weekend.