Mr. Krishna Nistala is the Founder & Director of i2R Consulting Pvt. Ltd. He has spent more than 25 years as a leader in the Infrastructure sector, and has also worked with government organizations in both developed and developing countries. Before founding i2R, Krishna headed the business line for international operations and was CEO of the Indian subsidiary of Egis, the renowned French infrastructure company. Krishna is an alumni of the prestigious HEC, Paris.
i2R’s clients and the i2R team benefit from Krishna's vast experience in translating vision into strategy, in overseeing execution and selecting and mentoring the best project teams. He provides strategic direction in project planning and financing, strategic impact studies of transport infrastructure projects including socio-economic impact assessment, business case development, development of case studies, project implementation, risk management etc. He steers i2R with a mission—to make infrastructure project execution and delivery seamless and sustainable.
Krishna is as keen about health and fitness as he is passionate about the sustainability of infrastructure projects. You will find him relaxing by running marathons! He is also active on Twitter, engaging with the community on how IT and IoT can transform infrastructure ecosystems and value chains.
A French citizen, Vincent is an engineer by training. After graduating from the French Ecole Polytechnique and from Ecole Nationale de l'Aeronaitique et de l'Espace, he worked a few years in various technical positions in the armament industry.
He oined Veolia Environment, a French leader in utilities operation and maintenance (O&M). Having managed different regional business units in France, he was appointed Executive Chairman of the Hungarian subsidiary, specialized in set up or refurbishment of district heating networks through long term O&M or concession contracts. While in Budapest, he moved to Veolia Water as Country Director and was instrumental in the renegotiation of two large water and sewerage concession contracts.
In 2003, Vincent joined the Egis Group as Managing Director of the Highways O&M subsidiary, operating more than 20 assets in different countries (Europe, Asia, Australia, North America) and various contexts (urban, interurban, tunnels,…). In 2008, he was appointed Director for International Subsidiaries, managing Egis’ foreign business conducted through fifteen local subsidiaires in Europe, Africa and Asia in the infrastructure and building engineering business. He also served as Egis India Chairman of the Board for seven years, and supported the development of the company from a medium player to a leading position in the Indian engineering market.
He is currently International Director in Apave—a French Testing, Inspection and Certification company active in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia.
Vincent serves as a Director at i2R.
Sailaja Nistala is Director – HR and Admin at i2R. She enriches i2R with her experience of working in consulting companies with employees and clients across cultures. Sailaja shares i2R’s passion for sustainability and corporate citizenship. Besides being a post graduate in English Literature, she holds a post-graduate diploma in Human Resource Management.
Sailaja has also volunteered with international schools (served as a Member of Condominium Association, teaching street children, assisting the schools in organizing their events, etc. in India, Cambodia and France). A fitness enthusiast, Sailaja is passionate about yoga and cooking, experimenting with a mix of different cuisines for a healthy diet.
Ramlal brings twenty-five years of professional experience in Construction and Management, both in India and overseas. He holds a Masters in Civil Engineering from NITW and PG Diploma in Alternate Dispute Resolution from NALSAR.
Ramlal is an expert in Contract Management, especially in Infrastructure with PPP, EPC and FIDIC forms of contracts.
Ramlal has hands-on experience in dispute resolution for contracts, in India and abroad.
Pattabhiram holds a Post Graduate degree in Transportation Engineering and has more than twenty-five years of experience in design and construction of roads in India and overseas. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®).
Pattabhiram managed the design of more than 8,000 lane km of national highways (NHs) and State Highways (SHs) and 1,200 km of access-controlled Expressways. He has also developed many applications in the field of Civil Engineering, including software for Complete Geometric Design of Highway (VS ROAD).
Srinivasa sarma , is a Graduate in Civil Engineering and with Master’s degree in Transportation engineering from Regional Engineering College (REC) (Now National Institute of Technology -NIT) Warangal.
He has 27 years of experience in Infrastructure projects out of which 24 years in Rail /MRTS /Metro rail projects in Project management of construction of projects, planning, execution of Conventional and Ballast less Track works. He is an expert in Procurement, design review, supervision and management of Track works and also has extensive experience in Construction and Maintenance of Railway Lines, Bridges, Earthworks, Railway Stations and Buildings. He was also involved in Business development of Rail activities of a Top MNC .
His experience also includes that of Interface management in elevated, underground, Track and depot works during design , construction and Testing and commissioning stages of the metro projects. He has expertise in project management to develop infrastructure, cross-functional skills, ability to lead the teams and to ensure on time completion of projects with a flair for adopting modern project execution methodologies, systems in compliance with quality standards. He posses strong relationship management, communication skills with the ability work with Project teams , Consultants, Contractors and cross cultural teams with ease to resolve the issues . He has Involved in top management activities like strategic decision making, resource planning and scheduling, trouble shooting. He is conversant with both public sector and private sector works practices. He has several member ships /professional affiliations to his credit .
Notable projects are Techno Economic Feasibility Study of Delhi LRT system done for Delhi Integrated Multimodal Transportation System(DIMTS) , Chennai Metro Rail Project Phase 1, and Nagpur Metro Rail Project Phase 1 , where he worked from concept to commissioning stages .
Mr R. Bhaskar Rao is Power professional with more than 41 years of experience in management, planning, and construction supervision of large, complex and challenging Power Projects (both Coal based, and Gas based Thermal Power Projects executed by NTPC) of 200 and 500 MW capacities. Worked in different capacities as Execution Engineer, Project Manager, O&M Manger and General Manager in NTPC. He led project execution and commissioning of Bargny 125 MW Coal Based thermal power project at Senegal in West Africa for a contractor.
Headed Power project construction division from conception to commissioning in various Super Thermal Power projects and headed power plant Maintenance department. Provided strategic direction for the business units in Construction Management, established vision, goals and translated these strategies into execution while working in teams, identifying key operational issues and appropriate mitigation measures.
He loves to travel, read books and believes that maintaining good health is a key to success.
Ian has more than thirty years of infrastructure project management experience in developed and developing countries, fifteen of them in the Indian subcontinent. He has managed complex multi-contract Road and Metro projects in developing as well as in developed economies. Our clients and I2R benefit from his profound knowledge and understanding of project challenges and successful execution of projects in the backdrop of the larger socio-political and economic context.
Ian is an authority in Contract Administration.
Ilangovan has more than 40 years of experience in Buildings, Metro Rail and Road projects. He is an expert in project execution and contract management. He was associated with the Mumbai Metro One Pvt. Ltd., as Assistant Vice President and responsible for the Implementation of contract for 12 metro stations including progress, quality, cost control, billing, extra items and price variation.
He worked on the Chennai Metro Rail Project as Project Manager (Depot). He is fully conversant with PPP & external aided projects. Ilangovan is an expert in Design coordination, Supervision and contract management including processing COS and EOT proposals. He is also well versed in pursuing pending claims, analyzing documents and identifying potential events or items which lead to new COS and extension of concession period.
He worked in the Public Works Department (PWD), Maharashtra for about 27 years before joining the private sector.
In his free time he likes to cook. Ilangovan is an avid reader and loves Tamil literature.
Aditya is a project management professional with more than 18 years of experience. He worked with leading construction companies in Singapore and the Indian subcontinent in important roles. His core expertise lies in Project Planning, Strategic Planning, and Controls. He has considerable experience in Contract Formation, Administration, Claim, Cost Management, Risk Management, and Safe Work Procedures of complex and multi-stakeholders’ capital projects.
He was the driving force behind the implementation of the ISO 9001:2008; ISO 14001:2004 & OHSAS 18001:2007 with ALN Engineering Pte Ltd., Singapore as a Management Representative.
He is currently heading the Business development at i2R & Druta.
He has worked with different verticals / SBU’s like Buildings, Roads, Water & Waste Water Supply, etc.
He has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Post Graduate Diploma in Highway Technology & Construction Management. He is a Certified Project Management Professional, Internal Auditor, and has various certifications added to his credentials.
Aditya likes to experiment with routines, likes to spend time with family, cooking, long drives, etc. His interests are in Astrophysics and Science. He is interested in construction project management blogs an active networker on LinkedIn, to know more about him reach to sg.linkedin.com/in/adityamana/.
Sankaran Venkatraman has more than 22 years of experience in highway and bridge construction for projects funded by World bank / NHAI on EPC,DBFOT,HAM and Item Rate mode. He has good exposure in quality control and familiar with various codal provisions of IRC / IS and MoRT&H. He is also familiar with Traffic, Safety and Environmental management.He also has experience in working on behalf of Concessionaire during the operation period for Delhi Gurgaon Expressway.
He worked in different capacities as Team Leader Cum Senior Highway Engineer, Resident Engineer, Highway Cum Pavement Engineer, Contracts Manager, Project Engineer, etc. He was actively involved and pursuing the various contractual issues viz EOT, Variations, Claim by EPC, Change of Scope, etc. He has provided key inputs on the issues of Traffic Management and Road Safety for the construction duration. He is also involved in Arbitration proceedings, provided inputs to the legal counsel w.r.t submission of SOC, Rejoinder and also during the course of Arbitration hearings.
He likes to read books, explore new places and travel, watch movies and listen to music.
Gopalakrishnan is a Estimation and project management professional with more than 20 years of experience. He has worked on Highway Construction projects with leading construction companies in the Indian subcontinent in important roles especially in quantity survey and planning. Project Planning, Contract Management, Quantity Surveying and Estimation and Controls are his core expertise. He has considerable experience in Project Management, Claim management and Cost Management, Scheduling and VO Analysis,Method Statements and their RA's and SWP's etc.
Gopalakrishnan has a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering.
Sai has over Fourteen years of experience in Quantity Surveying ,Claims & Contract Management, Cost Controls, Client / Sub-Contract / Vendor Billing in diversified verticals such as Highways, Irrigation, Deep Foundations or Ground Improvement Works, Water Supply, Tunnels, Power Plants, Industrial Building in BOT, DBFOT, EPC, PPP, Item Rate, etc. He is involved in various claims formulation, Quantitification of Claims and also involved in certification of Interim Invoice Payments, Reconciliation Statements, MIS Reports, BOQ, Variations / COS for EPC/BOT and item Rate Contracts. Sai is well-versed in preparation of Claims, Rate Analysis, Estimates, Various Formats for the complicated Calculations, Drafting Sub Contract Agreements and Internal Auditing.
He is also provided Technical Assistance in various CCIE Meetings & Arbitration Proceedings ,involved in Pre-bid assistance to Concessionaires and in finalizing Cost Estimates for various projects. He is conversant with Contract Conditions, Articles of BOT Projects & also FIDIC Conditions.
He is goal-oriented and values team work, encouraging our team at i2R to engage in Volley Ball, Badminton and cricket. Sai loves to cook and spend time with family and friends.
Raghavendra is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with more than 12 years of overall experience in various fields of the construction industry, majorly in Roads and Highways.
He has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Post Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management.
Raghavendra has worked with leading construction and consultancy companies in Oman and in the Indian subcontinent at various levels and roles. His core expertise lies in Project Planning, monitoring and controlling by using tools such as MS Project, Primavera and the MS Office suite. He has considerable experience in Contracts, Claims, Cost and Risk Management as well. He has handled a variety of projects including BOQ, BOT, EPC and projects funded by the State government, the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) etc. Raghavendra is a an ISO 9001-2008 Certified Internal Auditor.
Key responsibilities at i2R include project planning, coordination, management, progress analysis, Extension of Time (EOT) Claims, Variation Orders and other contractual correspondence.
Raghavendra is a positive thinker and likes to spend time with family members, friends and nature.
Swaroop is a Project Management and Controls professional with over seven years of experience in planning, quantity survey and engineering contracts.
His responsibilities include monitoring Costing, Scheduling, Budgeting, Bidding procedure, preparation of Bid documents and guidelines, negotiations of terms and conditions, contract award, contract management and supervision of ground implementation for actual project execution.
Sairam has a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Techonological University, Kakinada and post-graduate degree in Construction Engineering and Infrastructure Management from the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. He is currently working as a Senior Contracts Engineer at i2R.
Sairam has more than 5 years of experience in the industry. He is a thorough professional, effectively coordinates projects, manages internal and external stakeholders and is a great team player.
He is committed to continuous learning, making time to complete certifications on Project Initiating and Project Planning, Basic Principles of Project Management etc. using platforms such as Coursera.
Sairam's pastimes include playing volleyball, cricket, video games, traveling and trekking. He is actively involved in an NGO he had started.
Sahithi is a Project Co-ordinator at i2R. She has completed a Post-Graduate degree in Structural and Construction Engineering from Kakatiya Institute of Technology and Science. She has worked as Engineer Trainee in I & CADD Warangal and as Project Intern at the National Institute of Technology, Warangal.
Sahithi is keen about fitness and is a Yoga Instructor. Her hobbies include reading English fiction novels, gardening and watching movies. She loves to play with her pets as a stress reliever. Her motto in life is “Think Sustainable” and she feels that people should incorporate sustainable living in their routine.
Hemanth is a Accountants Manager with a Bachelors’ degree in Commerce with four years of experience and a strong background in Finance and Accounting methodologies and practices. Diplomatic and tactful, Hemanth is skilled in effective interpersonal interaction.
His strengths include well-developed analytical skills in processing data and information, keeping records and tabulation. His expertise includes preparation of financial statements, monitoring daily cash transactions, developing annual budgets and recording all financial activity for small to medium sized businesses.
Hemanth keeps himself continuously updated with thorough working knowledge of accounting principles and practices as well as Income Tax and Sales Tax laws.
His hobbies include cooking, traveling, video games and spending time with his pets.
Jyotsna is currently working as Contracts Engineer at i2R Consulting Pvt. Ltd. She has a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from MVSR Engineering College. She is a keen learner and has undergone training in AutoCAD, STAAD-PRO and Primavera.
Jyotsna likes to spend time with friends and family. Her hobbies include watching movies, listening music, travelling and cooking.