HENLEY PROPERTY DEVELOPERS LIMITED (Commonly Known as ‘Henley’) is aReal Estate arm of PICFARE GROUP OF COMPANIES and has existence from 2004.
It manages the Group's real estate portfolio that covers more than 35 prime properties in almost 5 districts of Uganda.
We benefit from having a complete and professional corporate structure with all the necessary departments needed for the development of new projects –from the initial investment in land with desirable locations to the arrangement of licenses; design; construction; sale and hand-over of each property with the assurance and guarantee of a complete after-sales service should it be needed.
Henley’s internal work process is based on an Integrated Control Scheme which has been developed using a Directives by Objectives model, which seeks to integrate the benefits of internal processes, information systems and technological innovations to ensure the highest possible levels of satisfaction for both our internal and external clients.
Henley is made up of a diverse team of professionals from varied backgrounds. We never forget our roots, and for this reason we combine the closeness of a family-run business with the professionalism of a large company.
Confidence, closeness and commitment to quality and financial strength are just some of the values on which Henley has based its corporate philosophy.
Henley has got a functional Board of Directors that comprises of robust professionals and business practitioners
Board of Directors
Mr. Kishor Jobanputra – Chairman, Group Companies
He is the founder of PICFARE Group that started as a small family business & has a business exposure over four decades.
Indian national, Hands-on textile manufacturer since 1984, the time he ventured into this trade in Rwanda. Since then, he has run vertically integrated textile mills in both Rwanda and Uganda over and above other manufacturing business in paper and printing segment in addition to real estate development and commodity trading.
His overall business experience span over four decades having started up in 1967 as a simple trader before venturing into a multiplicity of activities in manufacturing, real estate development, hotel management, clearing and forwarding business, agro processing and logistics management. He thus chairs the Picfare Group of Companies Board as the founder.
Mr. Mitul Jobanputra - Managing Director
The Managing Director of the Company, Mr. Mitul Jobanputra is a British National and a Chartered Accountant (ACCA) by training, with over 12 years business and professional experience that covers a very wide range of businesses managed in East and Central Africa, Middle East, Europe, Asia and beyond.
He is the Managing Director of Picfare Industries Limited. His success story is summarized in the performance of the Henley Properties Developers Limited, Pearl Estate, and Africa Agro Solutions Limited, which constitutes part of Uganda’s leading diversified sectors.
Notable achievement under his direction can be realized in the performance of the Spring Hills Project for 65 apartments constructed at Lubowa, under Pearl Estates Limited, which is one of Uganda’s major success stories in up market commercial residential development. And has since set the pace for developers.
Mrs. Mandakini Jobanputra - Director
Mrs. Mandakini K Jobanputra, a Ugandan national with over three and half decades’ business exposure stretching from simple general trading to being one of the leading shareholders of Picfare Industries Limited, arguably, Uganda’s market leader in the school and office stationary business as well as security printing. She is an accomplished business woman, with experience that covers a multitude of businesses covering; real estate’s development, manufacturing, agriculture & trade in Africa, Middle East, Europe and Asia.
Mr. Richard Mubiru - Director Corporate Affairs
Ugandan Commercial Lawyer with a business passion that catapulted him into business administration & Legal. He is hugely involved in directing trade policy issues at a local regional and international level, in the area of cotton and textiles, being a Board Member at Uganda Manufacturers Association, Cotton Development Organization. In addition, he is a Member of the Presidential Investors Round Table, a local think-tank that addresses business policy issues under the direction of H.E the President.
Mr. Ashwinkumar Desai - Business Unit Head
Mr. Ganesh Sharma – Liaison Manager
Mr. UmeshGor –Finance Manager
Mr. Omollo Innocent –Engineer, Construction
Ms. Constance Kyolaba – Supply Chain co-ordinator
Mr. Hudson Ssempagi – Design