Our Team

Meet the people who are conceiving and crafting the first Antara community.

As CEO & MD of Antara Senior Living, Tara’s aim is to give a new dimension to senior living in India. With an extensive education and experience across the world, and as a keen learner throughout her journey at Max India, Tara has imbibed the values of Sevabhav, Excellence and Credibility. A natural leader, she represents the dynamic new cadre of young women entrepreneurs in India. A globetrotter, she’s deeply rooted in India by her love for family and country. A super-organized, detail-oriented perfectionist, nothing misses her eye. Tara loves travelling, reading, theatre and is always looking for new experiences.

Badar spearheads the IT function with focus on setting up the entire IT operations. He has almost 15 years of experience in Information Technology, Communications and Computer Applications. He has done his MBA in Information Technology and Post-Graduation and Graduation in Computer Applications, from Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. In his last assignment he was associated with Lemon Tree Hotels Ltd, as Deputy General Manager – Information Technology (Corporate). Prior to this assignment, he has worked with organizations like ITC - Fortune Park Hotels Ltd, DLF Recreational Foundation and Radisson Hotel. Badar is an ardent technology enthusiast, always ready to reinvent.

A CA by profession and a Commerce Graduate, Sanjay has over 27 years of experience in the area of Strategic Initiatives, Revenue Generation and Sales. Sanjay has been a part of the Max family, for over 15 years and in his last role he was working as Vice President and Head – Strategic Initiatives, Max Life Insurance. He has a bundle of knowledge, and knows something about everything.

Ambica steers the Human Capital function of Antara, from Talent Acquisition, Rewards Management to Talent Development and Management. She also plays a strategic role in maintaining and strengthening the Antara values and culture. A graduate in Commerce with a post-graduate diploma in Business Administration from ITM, Mumbai, Ambica has previously worked for Kalpataru Constructions, Mercer Consulting and Essar group. Ambica is an approachable person who gives a fair hearing to everyone and makes sure to never let her point of view go unheard.

Renuka heads Branding & Communications function at Antara. She leads the strategic marketing communications which is focused at enhancing the Brand and maintaining its reputation. She is also responsible for defining and driving the brand to a range of stakeholders, tailoring messaging and developing marketing campaigns and activities. A Masters in International Business & Bachelor of Commerce, Renuka has worked with Mary Kay Cosmetics, The Times of India Group and American Express. You will never see Renuka without a smile on her face or without a positive approach to everything that crosses her path.

Kenneth is a founder member of Antara Senior Living. His key responsibilities are to evolve and establish the Brand Antara while creating meaningful relationships with its future residents. Kenneth has been an integral part of the Max India Group since 2001. He has been associated with Max Life as Director & Chief Distribution Officer. Kenneth has held several leadership positions with Eureka Forbes, ATCO, Modi Hoover, EasyCall and Singer International. A fearless leader who leads by example and makes sure everyone laughs in the process, Kenneth loves playing golf and travelling with family in his free time.

Ajay spearheads the Finance function and is our go- to for all Finance, Accounts and Growth Initiatives. He is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of experience in various aspects of finance, taxation and accounts. Ajay has held a string of prestigious positions prior to joining Antara. He was CFO of Vipul Ltd. and before that with Ernst and Young. Ajay runs a lean and mean finance operation for us and is a master of the money business!

A LLB from Delhi University, ACS from ICSI & Bachelor of Commerce, Deepa has over 14 years of experience in the area of Compliances and Legal. In her last assignment Deepa was associated with Akme Projects Limited and in this role she was working as Head – Legal and compliance. Prior to this she was associated with Hemant Sahai Associates, Dua Associates, DSK Legal, Chatterji Associates and Hindustan Lever Limited. She is a daring futurist who can see beyond words and always finds loopholes that no one can see.

Along with being a Post Graduate from the prestigious Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development, Jishnu also holds a masters degree from Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad and is a graduate from IHM Bangalore. He has around 18 years of experience in the area of Hotel Management. He has previously worked with Skansa MEA, prior to which he was associated with The Oberoi Group for over 12 years, as well as The One and Only Royal Mirage and Sea Club Stella Di Mare. A happy person who spreads joy and warmth with a hospitable nature, Jishnu is always dressed to kill.

Tara Singh Vachani MD & CEO
Badar Afaq Information Technology
Sanjay Bhatia Community Development
Ambica Chaturvedi Human Capital
Renuka Dudeja Marketing & Communications
Deepa Sood Legal & Secretarial
Ajay AgrawalFinance

Kenneth Sannoo Consultant - Community Development

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