10 years of experience across Business development, Strategy and execution in Infrastructure sector.

Work History

Work History

Senior Manager-Transportation-Business Development and Strategy

Apr 2014 - Present
Afcons Infrastructure Limited                                                                     (Leading EPC, Construction Company operating in India, Middle East and Africa)
  • Business Development-Maintaining business pipeline, rating of opportunities in attractiveness parameters and screening projects as per eligibility criteria
  • Developed Business strategy for Metro, Monorail & Light Rail Business unit, entailing Geographical assessment, capability rating,CAPEX decision, process and organisational change
  • Project monitoring and benchmarking to assess effectiveness of project activities
  • Assessment of Joint Venture partnerships opportunities for PPP & EPC project opportunities in order to gain competitive advantage
  • Meeting officials from the client-government to assess business opportunities in pipeline

Senior Project Engineer

Nov 2010 - Feb 2013
Network Rail                                                                                             (Asset Owner, Operator, Maintainer and Infrastructure developer of UK railway Network)

Network Rail Infrastructure Project London, UK (Owner, Operator, Maintainer and Infrastructure developer of UK railway Network)

  • Business Development-Preparing business cases for projects for funding from investment panel.
  • Preparing RFQs, Projects scope, Project contracts and managing the bidding process as a client
  • Management of project delivery from concept, outline design, detailed design, construction to close out
  • Led on-time completion of railway connectivity project for Nuclear power plant running 11 weeks behind schedule through better coordination and reduction in design review time from 28 days to 17 days.
  • Formed a new delivery unit after corporate restructuring while maintaining continuity of on-going projects
  • Achieved 6% cost savings by value engineering £12.7 million railway siding project for Lafarge Cement Import handling terminal

Project Engineer

Jun 2009 - Nov 2010
Serco Docklands                                                                                       (Concessionaire and project delivery organisation for Dockland Light Railway)
  • Developed projects cases to be presented to the asset owner for new projects, as part of capital investment plan
  • Worked with equipment suppliers to develop a case for introduction on new products
  • Contributed to option development, feasibility study and construction of 6kms extension of Dockland Light Railway to Stratford International and Olympic 2012 sites.
  • Managed 77 construction staff on £450 million multidisciplinary and multistage project to increase capacity of Dockland Light Railway by 50%.

Assistant Project Engineer

Jan 2006 - Jun 2009
Jarvis Rail                                                                                                      (EPC and Turnkey contractor for Railway Infrastructure projects)
  • Improved handover and close out percentage of projects from 78% to 85% leading to Pre Qualification PQ as preferred bidder for tenders valued above £15 million
  • Conducted multidisciplinary pre tender surveys leading to more accurate quotes and 17% more tender awards
  • Collaborated with equipment supplier to develop new business stream worth £3 million/year from clients owning railway in ports, cement factory and power stations.

Associate Consultant

Oct 2003 - Sep 2004
Oracle North America India Operations
  • Developed an automated issue tracking software using in house tools and software reducing response turnaround time by 30%
  • Delivered knowledge sharing sessions to introduce colleagues to new modules of Supply chain Management




Sep 1999 - Apr 2003

Telecommunication Engineering

Extra Curricular 

  • Committee Member-International Immersion Program, PGPX,IIM-Ahmedabad
  • Treasurer-Institution of Engineering and Technology London Network,UK with biggest member base of 8,700
  • Committee Member-7 member committee for Commission for Public Patient Involvement in Health-Doncaster and South Yorkshire UK representing around 0.5million people