Bijoy heads the Adventure Division. An ex-motoring journalist and founder of Business Standard Motoring magazine, Bijoy has tested and written about almost every car worth driving. As a motoring journalist, Bijoy has travelled the world and is a man full of stories. Upon joining the Mahindra family, Bijoy was entrusted to take the newly formed Adventure division to new heights in 2011. He’s masterminded some epic drives and concepts which have turned into mega properties over the years – be it the expeditions or the rally team. With him at the helm, Adventure continues to push boundaries and give you an experience of a lifetime every time you hit the road with us.
Chief Of Adventure Initiatives
DGM – Mahindra Adventure
Vinod Nookala is a passionate off-roader who has been with Mahindra Adventure since the very beginning. He was the brand manager for the Mahindra Thar and was responsible for the launch of this iconic brand. Now full time with Adventure, Vinod is a man on a mission and second in command. He oversees the operations of Mahindra Adventure and is directly involved with the Great Escapes, Off-Roading Trophy, and Expeditions.
Head - Off-Road Training Academy
Manish Sarser is also an ex-motoring journalist and an avid off-roader. With years of driving and off-road experience under his belt, Manish now teaches people how to have fun going slow. He heads the Mahindra Adventure Off-Road Training Academies. Apart from the driver training programmes, he also operates mountain expeditions and special events like the Club Challenge and Off-Roading Trophy.
Manager – Mahindra Adventure
Selvin is one of the latest joinees at Mahindra Adventure. An ex-winner of the media off-roading trophy rounds, Selvin assists Manish in the operations at the Off-Road Academies. Being a petrolhead at heart, he has participated in many autocross events and may be one day he will pilot the Super XUV.
Deputy Manager – Mahindra Adventure
Ryan is new at Mahindra Adventure. Though only a year old, he is a quick learner and an enthusiastic traveller, he’s currently learning ropes of Great Escapes, Expeditions and plays an active role in leading Camp-outs.
Alexander is the latest addition to the Mahindra Adventure team. With over 9 years under his belt, he’s not a newbie by any stretch of the imagination. He’s worked earlier at the Mahindra Research Valley and has been closely involved with the XUV300 and the upcoming Mahindra Thar. Alexa as he’s fondly known at the office, he’s learning the ropes of the Mahindra Rally team and assists in various off-road events including Campouts and Great Escapes. Still won’t respond to the name Alexa. All in good time we suppose.