Head of Development, India Logistics

Mr Amar Deshpande is the Head of Development of the Ascendas-Firstspace platform. Amar has over 30 years experience in real estate development and construction projects across India and other parts of the world. Throughout his career, he has worked across functions of planning, designing, construction, contracts & purchase and project management.

Prior to joining this platform, Amar headed the Projects department in IndoSpace, during which he developed specifications for warehouses and industrial buildings to be developed in India and set up processes and systems for the Development organisation of IndoSpace. He led design, planning and execution of projects, and supervised budgeting, cost management and procurement. Amar has also worked in India extensively across commercial and residential real estate developments in Essar Group, Raheja Universal and Mahindra. In addition, he has executed industrial projects in India, China, Oman and USA for Suzlon.

Amar is a graduate in Civil Engineering from University of Mysore and holds a Masters of Management Studies degree from Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai.