Rahul is the Vice President and Head for Larsen & Toubro (L&T)’s Power Transmission & Distribution Africa Business Unit, managing all aspects of the business across the continent.

Rahul graduated from NIT(K) in 1981 with a mechanical engineering degree. He also holds a Diploma in Computer Applications and professional certification in Datacenter Design & Audit from Schnabel AG, as well as a General Management certification from IIM(A).

He is an active member of CII Africa committee and FICCI Africa council, Chairman – CII Core on Financing for Africa and is also a member of the Indian Institute of Engineers and the American Management Association.

Rahul started as a project engineer in 1981 and rose through the ranks of the corporate world swiftly at some of the industry’s most prestigious companies, including MGE (a Schneider subsidiary), and Eaton Corporation, before joining L&T in 2014. Over the last 9 years he has successfully ventured into and established L&T’s Power Transmission & Distribution business across Africa with ongoing multimillion dollar projects in 13 countries.

An industry veteran of over four decades, he has vast domestic and international experience with extensive knowledge in managing a diverse portfolio of electrical & civil EPC projects, datacenter design and build, business development, ICT marketing and sales, across MEA, Turkey, CIS, India & SAARC.