Global Conference 2011
Chairman, DLF Ltd.
Kushal Pal (K.P.) Singh is chairman of DLF Ltd., India's largest real estate company. Singh has played a pioneering role in transforming India's urban landscape by setting new standards in housing and urban development, creating world-class infrastructure to attract investment, and generating new employment opportunities. He worked to end the state monopoly and open doors for private developers, and was a pioneer in the use of public-private partnerships in urban development. Beyond real estate, one of his biggest contributions to the Indian economy is facilitating the outsourcing phenomenon. A philanthropist, he established the DLF Foundation with a focus on education, health, community development and vocational training. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the national Padma Bhushan award, one of India's highest civilian honors, and was named Officer of the Order of St. Charles in recognition of his contributions as honorary consul general of Monaco in Delhi.