Board of Directors

Mr. Anil Patodia


Mr. Anil Patodia is a Commerce graduate from the University of Rajasthan, with over 20 years of experience in the hospitality and service industries. He took over the management of The Byke as a Managing Director in 2010. Mr.Patodia is acknowledged for his vision and commitment, leveraging the significant learning of sustainable excellence within the company. He has formulated many value-based strategies to create a niche for The Byke as a brand. As an experienced hotelier, Mr. Patodia plays a significant role in the Company’s operations and marketing, global expansion and future development. He is also actively involved in socially relevant activities. He is a member of Lions Club International and a working committee member of Mumbai Vaish Federation.

Mrs. Archana Anil Patodia


Mrs. Archana Anil Patodia is Bachelor of Arts from the University of Rajasthan. Mrs. Patodia is having vast experience in Management and Administrative functions. Her area of interest includes management training and leadership. She
is actively involved in social activities and currently Vice President of ‘Lions Club of Mumbai Heritage Galaxy’.

Mr. Satyanarayan Sharma


Mr. Satyanarayan Sharma is an Electrical Engineer, with over 25 years of experience in the hospitality sector.His rich experience and successful career provides an edge to The Byke’s operations and management.He is one of the visionary founder promoters of the Company. Mr.Sharma is an expert in understanding the holiday needs of tourists and he provides professional guidance in preparing tailor-made products in this space. His guidance has played an instrumental factor for the Company’s growth so far.

Mr. Pramod Patodia


Mr. Pramod Patodia has over two decades of experience in the hospitality industry. His extensive experience of over 25 years in the field of management and administration has helped the Company prosper. Currently, he is overseeing the operations of all the hotels of the Company.

Mr. Vikash Agarwal


Mr. Vikash Agarwal works as Planning & Strategy Officer with the group and represents the young leadership face of the brand. On the backdrop of Planning and Strategies he is responsible for planning of portfolio expansion, mergers
and acquisitions. Mr. Agarwal brings on board distinct foresight and market intelligence. He has been instrumental in
harnessing young enthusiasts and created a workforce of talented entrepreneurs augmenting them as growth drivers for the BYKE Group.

Mr. Bharat Thakkar


Mr. Bharat Thakkar is a postgraduate in commerce and has cleared Intermediate ICWA. He possesses more than 34 years of experience in non-life insurance sector, including Treasury operations of insurance company. He has vast experience in finance and investment matters. He has also experience in the functions like HR Secretarial and as CFO.

CA Ram Ratan Bajaj


Mr. Ram Ratan Bajaj is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India with over 39 years of post-qualification experience in handling finance, taxation, corporate law, accounts, project implementation, cost
control and related matters. He has been associated with the Company since March 30, 2011. His expertise has played a significant role in the financial decisions of the Company. Mr. Bajaj is actively involved in socially relevant
activities. He was a member of Bharat Vikas Parishad – a unique organisation for sociocultural activities.

Mr. Ramesh Vohra


Mr. Ramesh Vohra, is in the business of supply and service of engineering products for over four decades. This business provides global solutions to the oil, gas, exploration, marine and construction companies. Some of the major clients include ONGC and the Indian Railways. He is actively involved in socially relevant activities and have been a member of the Lions Club since last 20 years.

Mr. Sandeep Singh


Mr. Sandeep Singh, is a Post Graduate in Rural Development from Xavier Institute of Social Sciences, Ranchi. He has specialisation in Media Planning (Short-term) from Mudra Institute of Communications,
Ahmedabad and in General Business Management (Executive Education) from IIM, Bangalore. He is the author of various books such as Business of Freedom, Indian Ocean Strategy and Simhavolokan. He is passionate about history of Indian business. He is on the Advisory Board of the National Institute of Mass Communication & Journalism and is a panelist on various Indian Television news channels. He is also one of the organiser of VESIM Lit Fest, Mumbai and has been a part of an expert committee of Prasar Bharti (GOI).

Dr. Dinesh Kumar Goyal


Dr.Dinesh Kumar Goyal belonged to 1981 batch of the Indian Administrative Service. Prior to IAS, he was a Scientist for six years in Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India. He is Masters from London School of Economics, Masters in physics(I) from Indian Institute of Technology, and Doctorate and Masters from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani. Dr. Goyal, as Eisenhower Fellow, widely travelled the USA for interaction in conventional and non-conventional energy sectors. He has administrative experience of 32 years as District Magistrate and Collector, and heads of various departments like Agriculture commodities procurement, Computers, Election, Employment, Energy, Finance, Investment, Industries, Labour, Mines, Plan, Public Works, Sports, Tourism, Town planning, Youth Affairs, etc.