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Raj Bordia

Candidate ID: 1556111

Career Summary

Management Post Graduates with 10 years experience in Corporate Planning / Consulting functional area

Skill Set

Corporate Strategy, Alliances, Financial Modeling, Budgeting, JV negotiations and execution, Business development

Professional Information

Total Experience : 10

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Management Post Graduates

Job Function : Corporate Planning / Consulting

Work Location Preference : Bahrain, UAE

Detailed Profile

RAJ BORDIA (MBA, Chemical Engineer, 10.3 years work experience)
Contact No.: +966-539029997 E-Mail:

MBA in Finance and Strategy from top institute of Asia with more than 10 years of experience in:

Corporate Deals & Negotiations Corporate Planning Financial Analysis
Business Analysis Strategic consulting Team Management

Legal vetting Fund raising


April’14 to till date Saudi Arabia Development and Innovation Group (Riyadh)

Role: General Manager

• Handling Industrial project portfolio worth USD 350 MN in KSA with deliverables are as follows:

o Lead member of Negotiating and Executing team for Joint Ventures of over USD 350 Million for Industrial projects in KSA with global multi-billion-dollar conglomerates
o Execution of supply contracts, offtake agreements, technology license agreements valued over USD 480 Million with top global conglomerates
o Developed financial models for the projects for board approval and investments
o Evaluation of technology, project, financial and supply chain feasibility
o Formed association with key suppliers and vendors for the projects

o Handled of market research consulting contracts and review of market research reports.

o Handled site allocation and other preliminary requirement required by Ministry and Commissions in KSA
o Developed strategic relations with technology providers, engineering firms, and other major partners.

• Headed and delivered a consultancy project for debt financing of worth USD 40 million for a major corporate lending bank for an upcoming Ceramic Industry project in KSA.

Project involved:
o Study of delay in the project timeline

o Additional budget requirements and identifying reasons for overestimation of budget o Working capital requirements for sustainable operations on YoY basis.
o Development of financial model incorporating debt covenants, and flexibility to identify best terms of loans – repayment conditions, grant period, term period of loans, D/E structure and other parameters.
o Review of technology, market demand, supply, competitors, and existing distribution channels.

• Project manager for Commercial pilot for a new technology to extract a mineral
o Conducted due-diligence on the technology report prepared by the inventor
o Monitored delivery of capital goods and plant erection for a period of 2 months

• Also carried out minor assignments on SME development in KSA focusing on GAPS and proposed development structure for SMEs – study was broadcasted in National Media in KSA, Technology valuation methods and Export-Import database of KSA.

Reporting: Managing Director and CEO

Oct’11-Jun’12 Greenergy Renewables Pvt. Ltd, India

Role: Business Alliance Manager

• Led and directed a team

• Identified Business Partnership, Joint Ventures and Acquisition Opportunities in wind and solar energy segment

• Responsible for strategy & corporate planning, market analysis, government policy reviews and financial modeling

Aug’06- Oct’11 Reliance Industries Limited, Navi Mumbai HQ & Hazira Petrochemical Division
(Fortune 500 company and India's biggest private sector company)

Growth Path:
Aug’06 to May’07 Graduate Trainee
Sept’08 to July’10 Operations Manager
July’10 to Aug’11 Corporate Development Manager
Aug’11 to Oct’11 Value Format Manager


As Value Format Manager: (Reporting: Group Vice President)

• Responsible for more than 400 successful campaign launches for various retail formats

• Built models to review customer loyalty penetration for various retail segments pre-& post campaigns

• Conducted market analysis of competitors’ loyalty and customer-oriented programs

As Corporate Development Manager: (Reporting: Solar group President and top management RIL)
• Headed Corporate activities for Solar Division - $ 10 million in revenue

• Undertook costing of on & off grid rural projects and Product Segment – Cumulative 8MW
• Analyzed statistic of market patterns, industry comparisons, value chain and IPO study
• Reviewed government policy, undertook portfolio management and financial modeling- Pre-& Post Bidding Strategy
• Studied Business Cycles, Legal Drafts and Financial Statements

• Built relationships with International & National Banks such as NABARD & JBIC for client related funding
• Received Excellent Rating for the yearly performance and contribution at Reliance Industries Solar Division

As Operations Manager: (Reporting: Plant General Manager)
• Maintained production targets (Polyethylene production for 20 different grades)

• Completed Benchmark Internal Audit for 51 above ground storage tanks and pressurized storage vessels (Health, Safety, Environment and Fire)

As Graduate Trainee: (Reporting: Corporate Strategy President RIL)

• Identified business opportunities for RIL in alternate Energy Sector (Solar, Bio-Refinery & Fuel Cells)
• Established commercial utility of Lignin and its Co-Products and Contract Farming Models

• Represented RIL at International Business Conference Ethanol & Bio-Fuels Asia 2006 held at Singapore

• Carried out Lab Scale Research at IPCL Baroda Cellulosic Ethanol from Banana Stem

2013 MBA in Finance from Asian Institute of Management, Makati, Philippines (Full Time)
2006 B.E. (Chemical) from R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore, India
Cleared CFA level 1 2010
Internship – IXL Accelerator, July-August 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

• Received appreciation from Former President Bill Clinton, Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus and UN World Food Program Executive Director Ertharin Cousin at Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meet 2013, New York for initiative

• Asia Pacific Champion - HULT Global Case Competition on Food Security at Shanghai in 2013 (biggest idea generation platform in the world recognized by Time Magazine)


• Worked along with Dept. of Social Welfare & Development, Philippines & contributed in conducting ground surveys and nutritional programs for urban slums; worked along with Gawad Kalinga enchanted farms for rolling out organic consumer products.

• Bringing in the biggest wave social enterprises in India at top leading institutes of India such as IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Calcutta, IIM Indore, Indian School of Business, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Delhi, IIT BHU, Lady Shri Ram College, IMT Ghaziabad, BITS Pilani, Jadavpur university.
• Served as India Director for Hult Prize India (2014-16) and incepted “Hult Prize India Initiative” in partnership with Hult Prize Foundation and IIM Ahmedabad and a joint umbrella of Initiatives with NGOs, Academic Institutions and various investor forums.
• Served as Overseas President of Student Association, AIM; Economics Club President, AIM; Finance Club Core Committee; International Expat Club Coordinator AIM

• Handled AIM Investment Management Fund (India Portfolio INR 5 Million)–Banking and Fixed Income Sector & Macroeconomic Overview and prepared Management Research Report on same


Date of Birth: 23rd December, 1983
Languages Known: English and Hindi

Nationality: Indian