Sajith Sreedharan is the Managing Director of Eka Infra Consultants Private Limited (Eka Infra), one of India’s leading engineering and project management consultancy providers. Eka Infra provides concept to commissioning services – from planning & consulting, design & detailed engineering to project management & safety. Sajith’s experience spans across Design and Engineering Consulting with a focus on Project Engineering, Project Management and Design & Asset Lifecycle Management. He has championed the creation and implementation of business models, change management, program management and solutions.
Sajith strongly believes in leveraging people, processes and engineering digital toolsets to promote transformation and collaboration. He is a next-gen promoter with lean thinking, innovation, agility and optimization across the engineering and design value chain wherein he always supports his team to adopt and implement. Prior to Eka Infra, Sajith served as the Deputy Managing Director at BMT Consultants India Pvt. Ltd – a part of the global engineering and design firm BMT, UK. In this role, he was responsible for India’s business spanning across Coastal Infrastructure, Mining and Machinery, Ship design, Water and Environment and Energy-related engineering consulting.
Sajith as a sector expert, has led over 200 multi-disciplinary projects both at the National and International levels. He has successfully executed projects for Feasibility Studies, Master Planning, Lenders and Independent Engineer Services, Planning and Construction Management, Adjudications and Determinations of Contract, Project Costing and Infrastructure Improvement Advisory Services.
His vast experience covers projects for all major Port Trusts, Maritime Boards, banks and financial institutions and major developers such as Adani, DP World, JSW, APM Terminals, ESSAR and Shell. Sajith has managed projects right from the grass root level to their completion. Over the years, he has held multiple positions, which include Site Engineer, Construction Manager, Project Manager, Technical Director, Divisional Director and Deputy Managing Director with various domestic and international reputed firms.
At Eka Infra, Sajith is currently working closely with his team to guide and lead the firm’s growth, scale and evolution into an innovative and leading infrastructure engineering consultancy across selected sectors and international markets by formulating business plans and ensuring a profitable venture.
BUH – Project Management Services
With more than 30 years of experience, Mr. Ganapati Desai is Head – Project Management services at Eka Infra.
In his current role, Ganapati is responsible for the profit and loss, business growth and delivery both for Indian and International projects. He possesses over three decades of rich experience in project management comprising coordination, contract management, planning, execution, change management, closure of contracts, business development and operations. Prior to this role, Ganapati was working as Director – Technical with BMT Consultants India Pvt. Ltd. He has delivered various mega projects to multiple clients in Ports and Harbour, Container Terminals, Power, Highway and Bridges, Specialised Buildings and in Railways and Metros and has exposure to international project delivery having worked from start to commissioning of Port projects. Some of the key projects wherein he played major role include Zuari Bridge, Dabhol Power Project, Bandra Worli Sea Link project, product berth at Vadinar, marine material handling facility Salaya, Gopalpur Port and several other projects in related sectors. Ganapati has led the projects execution to the tune of more than Rs 650 crores at a single location. Mr. Desai’s expertise includes preliminary and detailed engineering, estimation of construction costs, procurement and project management, adjudication of claims and determination of contracts. He has worked with major companies including BMT Consultants, ESSAR Projects, HCC and AFCONS.