Seychelles Executive Team
Allied Builders is the most trusted and preferred construction company in Seychelles and this goodwill is the result of the company's efforts and achievements over the years. This has been only possible with a dynamic leadership team on board.
Taking the company forward is an experienced and strong management team comprising the following members:
K.K. PATEL G.O.S.K, F.R.S.A
FOUNDER & GROUP CHAIRMAN
Mr. Kalyan Kurji Patel, G.O.S.K, F.R.S.A, is the Chairman of the Group and Managing Director of the companies in Mauritius. He was decorated with the title of G.O.S.K by the Government of Mauritius for distinguished services to the construction industry. He was invited to become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (UK) on the 18 November 2005. He was listed in the Who’s Who Annual publications in the year 1998.
In 2019, he was interviewed by the Forbes Africa, as being one of the strong and well established group in Africa.
He came to Mauritius in 1973 at a time when the construction industry was under the monopoly of a few. He successfully completed in Mauritius his first building contract – The La Pirogue Hotel. The group has successfully completed several other prestigious hotel contracts; namely, Pullman Hotel, St Regis Hotel and many more. Over the years he has to his credit, the completion of several major building and civil engineering contracts. He has over 50 years experience in the construction industry and commerce. He was instrumental in the establishment of the companies in Mauritius and Seychelles and their rapid growth over the years. He spearheaded the successful diversification of the other activities of the Group.
Mr. Harish Kurji Patel,
BSc Civil Eng. (HONS), F.MloD.
FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR
Mr. Harish Kurji Patel is the holder of B.Sc. (Civil Eng.) from Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Group.
He has over 30 years experience in the construction industry and business with excellent communication and negotiation skills.
As a Managing Director, he has successfully completed several major building and civil engineering projects comprising of hotels, embassies, airports, banks, commercial and office high-rise buildings, renovation of the historical wooden structured buildings, hospitals, schools, rehabilitation of concrete structures, factories, warehouses, irrigation, water networks, bridges, reservoirs, repairs and rehabilitation of the bridge, and coastal protection with gabions.
Mr. Harish Patel was instrumental in creating the Architectural Aluminium Façade division and the Architectural Stone Façade Division of the Group and has equally been instrumental in exploring and taking on board innovative ideas and technology.
Mr. Vinay Kalyan Patel,
LLB (Hons); M.Sc; Barrister at Law
Mr. Vinay Kalyan Patel is a Barrister at Law. He holds an LLB (Hons) Law degree from Brunel University, UK, and an MSc in Construction Law and Arbitration from King’s College, London UK and a Bar At Law from Inns of Court School of Law, London UK. He is a member of the Honorable Society of Middle Temple.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Group. He joined the Group after spending over 20 years in the UK working at leading barristers’ chambers, leading law firms and in-house legal departments of large multinational corporations. He specializes in various areas of law including Construction, Engineering, Energy, Dispute Resolution, Company and Commercial. His focus remains to promote the activities and growth of the Group internationally. His legal, business experience and negotiating ability is a valuable asset to the Group.
Mr. Vinay Kalyan Patel was instrumental in the creation of the HealthCare Division of the Group and currently leads the Group’s activities in the UK. KRG Healthcare continues to grow from strength to strength with the addition of more care homes and has constantly had good reviews from various peer groups including the Care Quality Commission.
Currently, Mr. Vinay Kalyan Patel is leading the hotel and care businesses of the group.