Dipak Kumar Poddar is the Executive Chairman (Full-time Director) of “PODDAR HOUSING AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED”. He has been the pillar of the Company since 1986. A Science graduate from University of Calcutta, he holds a Master's and Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. He is a powerhouse with a rich experience of about four decades in finance, automobile, garment exports, precision engineering, real estate and other areas. In the past he has served in the capacity of Managing Director of Bajaj Auto Finance Limited. He is also on the Board of companies such as VIP Industries Limited, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Limited and Bajaj Finserv Limited amongst others.