Our Team

  • K. K. Krishnadas: President & COO

    Mr. K. K. Krishnadas is a BCom Graduate of Mumbai University. He has a Certification in Terminal Operations Management from the United States Merchant Marine Academy and has gone through the Leadership Journey at Cranfield School of Management. He has 35 years of relevant work experience in the shipping and terminal sectors. He also has experience in yard management and has set up yards and green field projects.

    Mr. K. K. Krishnadas has a deep understanding of the multiple facets of the industry. He is a proven leader, who has delivered consistently in business.

  • Capt. Satyabrata Satpathy: Terminal Head

    A Master Mariner, Capt. Satyabrata Satpathy holds a degree in Law (LLB) with an MBA. He also has certificates in EXIM Management and Logistics & Supply Chain Management. He is an expert in Operations and Maintenance Management, Risk Management & Inventory Control, Logistics Management, Quality Management & Continuous Improvement, Project Execution & Port Management & Yard Development.

    Joining PICT is like a homecoming for Capt. Satpathy as he has been associated with J. M. Baxi & Co till 2013 as General Manager Port Operations and Head of Paradip Branch. Before PICT, he was heading the Port Operations at Gopalpur Ports as Vice President (Operations), prior to which he was with Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone, as Head of Operations at Dhamra Port.

  • Sujeeta Kumar Mohapatra : General Manager - Operations

    A Commerce graduate with MBA in Operation Management having 23 years of extensive experience in Operation Management, Liaising and handling of Bulk & Break Bulk cargoes at various ports including terminals in west-coast as well as east-coast regions. He leads the team from the front and instils a lot of confidence in all the team members with an advantage of decision-making.

  • Jayasankar Govind : General Manager - Engineering

    A Mechanical Engineer with 30+ year’s diverse experiences having exposure in Maintenance management, Inventory management, Materials/warehouse management, Work place safety, staffing relations and Contract management.

  • Sanjay Kedia : Dy. General Manager - Finance & Accounts

    A Chartered Accountant and DISA (ICAI) with post-graduation in Commerce having 15 years of experience in Accounts, Taxation, Finance, Costing/MIS as well as ERP/SAP implementation in manufacturing sector. Besides, he has exposure in Merger & Acquisition, EBIDTA maximisation, development of Internal Controls, defining of KRA/KPI, Fund management etc.

  • Kulamani Panda : General manager - HR

    An MBA in HR with ICWAI (Inter) possessing more than 30 years of experience in HR, IR & Admin in different organisations like a PSU called Konark TV Ltd., Coca-Cola, K.K. Birla Group, Matix Group etc.

    A Researcher, Psychometric Assessor, Life-skills and Core-skills trainer, Consultant in HR, Career Mentor and Cognitive Behavioural Councillor.

  • Sashikant Mohapatra : Dy. General Manager - IT

    M-Tech IT, MBA in Marketing Management with CCNA & ITIL Certification. Offering over 18+ years of leadership role in Steel, Mining, Process & Service Industries across IT Strategy Planning, Project Management, Network Management (LAN & WAN), Datacentre Management & Information Security Policy Deployment. Executing projects & programs in challenging business environments demanding high standards of quality and precision.