As a second-generation family business member, Tushar currently runs the commodities business of the Sara group. Sara International Limited (SIL) is an Asia focused commodity trading and marketing company of the Group. Having entered the business six years ago on his return from the UK, Tushar has spearheaded SIL’s expansion into hard commodities such as coal and built its presence in the Asian coal trading market. This was driven by expansion in countries such as Indonesia and China using a combination of innovating financing models, establishing multiple international offices and infusing a culture of process driven management. He has led SIL to quadruple its commodity trading volumes over the past four years. Tushar is now focusing on building up SIL’s asset base by acquiring low cost mining assets across geographies. This involves on ground identification of feasible opportunities, conducting detailed due diligence and valuation studies followed by acquisition execution. This entails exciting travel for him, from the jungles of Kalimantan through to the outback in Australia. Before returning to India, Tushar completed a postgraduate degree in management from the Judge business School, University of Cambridge and a BSc in Business Studies from Cass Business School, London. Following this, he worked as an Associate with KPMG Consulting in London, assisting clients from industries ranging from Aluminium through to Telcoms on matters of performance improvement, corporate governance and compliance, valuation audits etc.
Tushar is an active participant in the Confederation of Indian Industry, the world economic forum and a member of the Delhi chapter of the Entrepreneurs Organization. He has a deep interest in Family business and is a member of the Family business network, where he picks up best practices to implement closer to home. Other than work, Tushar is passionate about football and is a lifelong Manchester United football club supporter. He is part of the Manchester United Shareholders trust and leaves no opportunity unturned to return to England to see games at Old Trafford.