About Avidsys Group

Our Vision

To be recognised globally as a partner of choice for Mining Investments, Commodity Trading and Business Consulting for its combination of value delivery, eye for detail, passion for improvement and strategic innovation.

Our MISSION

To achieve our vision in an environment of fairness, honesty and responsibility towards our partners, employees and society at large.

A commitment to be ethical, sincere and open in our dealings to ensure that together we reach our aim
Respect, honesty, integrity, accountability are main values of our team

Our Mantra

At AvidSys, we are passionate about our value-centric attitude. We personally feel that success lies in the combination of relationships, advanced skills, technology and sophisticated development strategies. That is why we put our partners needs first and enjoy our commitment to surpass our partners expectations.

We provide quality services to our clients with a sense of accountability which we call Professionalism with Human Touch (PHT). Our concept of PHT provides inspiration, work ethics and quality service to ensure our clients’ satisfaction.

Pursuit of Excellence : A commitment to strive relentlessly, to constantly improve ourselves, our teams, our services and products so as to become the best in the industry.

To experience our quality services please contact us and pragmatically observe the contribution we make to our client / partners’ businesses.

OUR PRESENCE

MEET OUR OWNERS AND SENIOR MANAGEMENT

ANURAG KUSHWAHA

Group Chairman

Anurag is a renowned architect who have brought Sanrachna Group to the forefront in Indian construction industry. With over 25 years experience in infrastructure development, he has been honoured with many construction and business awards in India.

Anurag’s leadership is the driving force behind the infrastructure development in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh which is now been expanded into other Indian states. He is a also a regular face in the Indian media.

He leads the board of over dozen businesses in construction industry and is also president of the state ‘s prestigious architects association.

PETER TURNBULL

Group Head of Business Relations

Peter is the Chairman of Turnbull Group Investments and a successful Australian businessman. He is an accountant by profession and founder of Turnbull & Turnbull (1981).

His expertise range from business services, project management and commercial investments in property, commodity and agribusiness industry. He is also the founding director of Sydney Football Club and investor chairman of Central Coast Mariners football club which was sold to an English Group in 2013.

Currently, Peter is focussed on commercial investment in agribusiness, construction and mining transactions with AvidSys group.

HIMANSHU GAUTAM

Group founding Director & Chairman – Resources & Trade

Ansh is a metallurgical engineer with a higher degree in engineering management from Melbourne. He currently acts as board member on many successful companies in Australia and India.

Ansh has practised in various fields in resources and manufacturing industry – mining investments and offtakes, operations, management consulting across Australia, Russia, India, Kazakhstan and U.S with more than 15 years industry experience with companies like Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton, KazZinc, OneSteel, Mercedes-Benz and more.

Ansh possesses strong entrepreneurial, leadership and management abilities. He has held senior operational, technical and commercial roles within the resources sectors showing exceptional versatility and understanding across a range of disciplines.

MONIKA SHARMA

Group Director

Monika is a practicing architect from IIT, Roorkee and a MBA who have supported AvidSys and Sanrachana Group’s growth over the years. With over 18 years experience in design and project management, she has received many awards in building design in India.

Monika’s leadership in technical design and management have created a new era in Indian infrastructure. She also acts as board member on many businesses in construction and consulting industry.

DARREN THOMAS

Group Head of Government Relations

Darren is the Chairman of successful finance broking corporation – iBanq and an award winning executive finance broker having transacted over A$ 1 billion in finance and business transactions. Prior to finance industry, he was a decorated Federal Agent with the Australian federal police.

Having worked with a variety of domestic stake holders and national government departments, he also has significant experience with foreign law enforcement and foreign government agencies. Furthermore, he has served internationally with distinction for the United Nations.

Currently, Darren’s focus is commercial investment in construction, agribusiness and commodity trading with AvidSys group.

JACK SATO

Managing Director – Resources & Trade

Jack is an economist by education and 30+ years of business experience, he has managed multi billion dollars business in world major mining and trading firms. Before joining Rio Tinto in 1995, Jack had M&A, JV establishment and management with commodity trading with Mitsui &Co Ltd, a Japanese global trading house.

As Managing Director of supply chain, Infrastructure of Rio Tinto and Robe River Iron Ore, Jack was instrumental in bringing Rio Tinto Iron Ore to develop as Australia’s biggest Iron Ore producer.

Jack spent the last 2 years as Chief Operating Officer of Oyu Tolgoi, Mongolia (a Rio Tinto managed, one of world’s biggest Copper and Gold mine) before joining AvidSys in mid 2015.

Ian

Chief Advisor & Head of Investment Valuations

Ian is a mining engineer with MBA specialising in finance. He is also a board member of an ASX listed company.

He has around 30 years of experience in corporate and operational roles in mining industry around the world. The corporate roles have been in mergers & acquisitions, JV structuring, finance, evaluation of projects and investments, corporate governance, business planning and industry analysis.

The operational roles included long-term planning, optimisation, production, maintenance and business improvement. He has first-hand experience various mineral commodities such as iron ore, copper, coal, industrial minerals, manganese, gold and diamond.

DEEPAK BHOWMICK

Head of Technical & Quality

Deepak has over 35 years of global experience in the mining industry. He acquired extensive operational experience in mine production, mineral processing and maintenance early in his professional life and then transitioned to international investments and trading of minerals, metals, steel and ship breaking operation for companies like Tata Steel, Mobar India, Ispat Alloys, IMR AG, Rawmet Commodities and RM Natural Resources.

Deepak has held executive and board positions with Tata Steel, Mobar Gmbh, IMR resources etc leading mining, business development and trading teams.

KRISTINA LAPAEVA

Business Services

With over 12 years’ experience in government and community relations, Kristina is well versed with socio-financial funding, business development and client management roles within public and private sector.
Kristina holds a bachelor’s in public administration and master’s degree in economic management. With her experience in Russia and Australia in government and private businesses, Kristina leads business services for AvidSys.