I am a Civil Engineering from IIT Kanpur, and have completed my Management education from IIM Kolkata. I have undergone training in international procurement, project management, risk management and infrastructure financing. I have over 18 years work experience with Indian Railways in different capacities such as the construction of railway tracks, train operations and human resource management. I am a certified professional having vast experience in the field of Project Management, Procurement, Contract Management, Infrastructure Financing and Dispute Resolution. Presently, I am working with Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation as Chief Project Manager, which is constructing railway tracks for exclusive transport of freight traffic to decongest the Indian Railway tracks. I have been instrumental in formulating the Model Concession Agreement for PPP concessionaire, preparation and evaluation of technical bid document, selection of consultants for legal and technical documents and liaison with different stakeholders. I am also extending services as a Resource Person to United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) as PPP Roster Expert, UNECEP–CIDC Faculty for PPP Program, AIMA on Procurement and Institute of Management Studies, IMS Ghaziabad. I have delivered numerous lectures and talks on topics such as project management, procurement and contract management in IIT Delhi, IIT Patna, World Bank, Railways and many other institutes in several countries. I am also extending my services as an Arbitrator, Dispute Board Member, Mediator and Conciliator in the adjudication of disputes. My mediation training was from the International Center for Alternate Dispute Resolution (ICADR). I have received several awards during my service including ‘National Awards of Outstanding Service’ which is the highest award given by the Govt of India to an officer. Details of ADR Institutions’ Memberships for Arbitration/ ADR: a) Member Indian Council of Arbitration (ICA) and Dispute Board Member ICA. b) Life Member Indian Institute of Arbitration and Mediation (IIAM) c) Life Member ASSOCAHM International Council of Alternate Dispute Resolution (AICADR) d) Life Member International Center for Alternate Dispute Resolution (ICADR) e) Certified Mediator from International Center for Alternate Dispute Resolution (ICADR) f) Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) i) Attended 5 Days mediation training from International Center for Alternate Dispute Resolution (ICADR) j) Attended course ‘Risk and Opportunity: Managing Risk’ organized by World Bank. I am a conscientious, versatile and motivated individual with a wide range of experience mainly within the Railway and Track Construction industry and most recently as a Chief Project Manager for an international project. I am self-motivated with a comprehensive skill set, I am able to respond effectively to a range of challenging situations and excel both in a team environment as well as working independently. I have a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, very dedicated and have an attention to detail particularly when following schematics and manuals. I have well-developed communication and organizational skills, with the ability to collaborate and manage teams. I am fully committed to every organisational challenge. My good management skills allow me to adapt quickly to contrasting routines and deadlines. I relish the opportunity to learn new skills and constantly strives to improve my working practice.