Guest of Honour, ENR/CW Leadership Summit

Dr. Anup Wadhawan, IAS

Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, Government of India

Dr. Anup Wadhawan is India’s present Commerce Secretary. Previously, he was also the joint secretary and additional secretary in the department of financial services under the Ministry of Finance. For six years between 2001 and 2006 he was a director in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). He thus worked in both Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s and Dr. Manmohan Singh’s PMO. Wadhawan is an MA and Ph.D. in Economics.

Chief Guest, India Roads Conference

Shri Nagendra Nath Sinha, IAS

Chairman, National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)

Shri Nagendra Nath Sinha, IAS (JH-1987) took charge as Chairman, National Highways Authority of India w.e.f. 05.03.2019 (AN) with additional charge of the post of Managing Director, National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd., New Delhi. Mr. Sinha held the charge of Managing Director, National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd. since August, 2017. Shri Sinha holds M.Sc. Degree in Health Sciences (Johns Hopkins University, USA) and B.Tech Degree (IIT Kanpur) in Electrical Engineering.

He has served in the State of Jharkhand in major departments including PWD, Mines, Industry, IT among others. He has to his credit several landmark projects in Jharkhand including Mega Sports Complex & Games Village at Ranchi, Ranchi Ring Road, State Data Center. He has also been instrumental in development of several policies and documents viz. PWD Code 2012, public private partnership policy etc. In his last assignment of State, before he took over as MD, NHIDCL, as Additional Chief Secretary, Rural Development, Govt. of Jharkhand, he played pivotal role in organizing rural poor, creating sustainable livelihood & employment opportunities & NRM based development.

As MD NHIDCL, he has been instrumental in making the execution of the projects smoother by focus on removal of bottlenecks, open dialogue with stakeholders, streamlining procedures and regular monitoring. He has been able to revive many stuck projects. Under his leadership, the NHIDCL has been able to complete development and take steps for implementation of mega projects viz. Zojila tunnel, Dhubri-Phulbari bridge.

His major interests are in the fields of sustainable development, IT, Infrastructure, Health and Institution Building.


Steve Jones

Senior Director, Industry Insights Research Dodge Data & Analytics

At Dodge Data & Analytics, Steve Jones focuses on how emerging economic, practice and technology trends are transforming the global design and construction industry. In addition to hundreds of speaking engagements around the world and numerous articles in industry publications, he produces Dodge Data & Analytics’ SmartMarket Reports on key industry trends, which are read by millions worldwide and frequently cited as authoritative references.

Steve holds a MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a BA from The Johns Hopkins University. He has a track record of active leadership in many industry initiatives and serves as a judge for numerous industry awards.

Before joining Dodge, Steve was Vice President of Primavera Systems (now part of Oracle), the global leader in project management software. Prior to that, Steve spent 19 years in creative and management roles with top architectural/engineering firms, most recently as a Principal and Board of Directors member with Burt Hill, one of the largest A/E firms in the US (now merged with Stantec).

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Anil Swarup

Ministry of Coal


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Centrum Capital Limited


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Equirus Capital


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CDE Asia Ltd


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Ravi Sehgal

EEPC India


Sumit Mazumder

TIL Limited, Kolkata


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Action Construction Equipmen...


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