Ms.Sanjam Sahi Gupta is Director for Sitara Shipping Ltd and Astral Freight Forwarders [Pvt] Ltd.and is heading the NVOCC business for the Indian Subcontinent and Middle East business.
Having joined the family business as a trainee in 2001, she has helped establish Sitara as one of the key players in the ODC and project cargo market handling prestigious projects such as for the US Defence Forces at Diego Garcia, a naval base.
She is an alumni of SP Jain Institute of Management and Research and holds a Diploma in Shipping Management from Narottam Morarjee Institute of Shipping.
She draws inspiration from her father who has taught her to excel with determination, hard work and willpower. She has seen how he raised the company with his sweat, blood and toil, and will follow his vision to take Sitara from strength, to strength.
Her dream of setting up WISTA in India became a reality as WISTA India was launched on the 7th December 2012. The Sailor Today Magazine gave her an award for making WISTA India the 'Most Promising Association in 2013'.
Under her leadership Sitara Shipping Ltd. was awarded the ‘Outstanding family Managed Business 2013’Award at the SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (SP JIMR) Award ceremony on on February 9,2013.
In 2014 the International Womens Leadership Forum awarded her "Leading Woman in Shipping Business".