- 29 years of varied industry experience covering Metro Rail, Telecom, Infrastructure projects
- in deployment of Control-Automation-IT-Telecom Networking-SCADA systems
- 15+ years into project management, up to date knowledge on PMI Life-cycle approach and have developed my own PM methodologies

Experience

  • Consultant - Project / Program Management

    at ProBiz Consulting Services

    May 2015 - at Present

    Thane - Mahārāshtra

    Establsih my own consulting firm with solo proprietor to offer services in Project / Program MAnagement, PMO establishment, systems planning and impelmentation and sourcing of hi-tech products and solutions for the local project requirements.

  • Local Project Director

    at Thales India Pvt Ltd.

    October 2014 - April 2015

    New Delhi - Delhi

    Heading local activities and local teams established for managing Automatic Fare Collection system deployment into Delhi Metro.

  • Head of Program Management Team

    at Cisco Systems

    May 2008 - March 2014

    Mumbai - Mahārāshtra

    Heading the Asia PAcific PMO organisation for Telecom networking business. Established organisation, methodologies, tools and processes for the successful management of large and complex telecom networking projects.

  • Senior Manager - Projects & Bids

    at Thales Transportation System

    January 2002 - April 2008

    Yau Tsim Mong

    Managing deployment of Automatic Fare Collection System and Main Control System on the new lines and operational lines of Metro Rail.

  • Project Controller

    at MTR Corporation

    June 1997 - December 2001

    Kwon Tong

    Managing Passenger Information Systems, Security Access Management System and Integrated Training Facilities System deployed in Operational Metro Rail (Mass Transit Railway)

  • Senior Project Engineer

    at ABB Sae Sadelmi

    January 1996 - June 1997

    Tai Po District

    Managing deployment of SCADA, Structural Health Monitoring Systems and Lighting system for Lantau Link Project connecting city with the Chek Lap Kok Airport.

  • Project Manager

    at SEIT Impianti

    July 1993 - December 1995

    Lombardia

    Managing engineering and design of Distributed Control Systems deployed in Chemical and Petro-chemical plants

  • Project Specialist Engineer

    at Snamprogetti

    November 1990 - June 1993

    Lombardia

    Design and engineering of Distributed Control Systems and Emergency Shutdown System for Off-shore platform and Petro-chemical Refineries.

  • Project Engineer

    at Siemens

    September 1986 - October 1990

    Mumbai - Mahārāshtra

    Worked on desing and engineering of Control & Automation Systems Solutions for applications in Power, Chemical-Petrochemical and sugar-paper industries

Education

  • MBA

    at Sheffield Business School

    1999 - at Present (21 years)

  • Bachelor of Engineering

    at University of Pune

    1982 - 1986 (4 years) Pune - Mahārāshtra

Languages

  • English Negotiation

  • Italian Conversation

  • Hindi Negotiation

  • Marathi Native

Hives