Abhinav Kanchan is the President & Group Head, Corporate Communications and CSR at PURAVANKARA Ltd., one of the most trusted and admired real estate brands in India today. He has 25+ years of rich experience in strengthening brands and setting strong communications framework at FICCI (the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry), Aditya Birla Group, ArcelorMittal India, Moser Baer and SOBHA Ltd.

Engaging with, media, digital media, employees, stakeholders, counselling senior management, introducing a collaborative work culture, building organizational reputation, helping achieve strong financial KPIs and creating unique marketing communication assets with positive impact for the company are some of his core strengths.

He has a double Master’s degree (BA Hons. & Master’s degree from St. Stephen’s, Delhi University; and MSC in Media Management from the University of Stirling, UK as a Chevening Scholar). In addition, he has specialized training in journalism, mass communications, content creation, integrated marketing communications, TQM and film making from prestigious organizations in Tokyo and India. He has completed an Advanced study in Business Management and is pursuing a Doctoral program. Value creation through credible and trustworthy communication practices is his forte.

He lives with his wife and daughter in Bangalore. He volunteers his time for an NGO which works for poor kids afflicted with cancer. He loves reading and is a value creator for his organisation using authenticity, common sense and empathy.

Abhinav can be reached at: abhinav.k@puravankara.com