Rajiv Nehru heads the Training and Product Development division at RICS South Asia. He is a civil engineer with a Master’s in Construction Management from the University of Pune. He also holds a Diploma in Materials Management.
Rajiv has more than 23 years’ experience as a construction management professional and has honed his skills in construction, contract management, business strategy, strategic planning, cost management and program management.
In his career, he has worked with reputed companies like Hindustan Construction Co (HCC) Ltd as Assistant Vice President – Project Management and was the Founder and Principal Consultant at Nehru Institute of Construction & Enterprise (NICE). As the Director General of the Real Estate Academy for Developers (READ), he single handedly developed the institute for training real estate professionals. He has also worked as Director of National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR), Pune, and was responsible for setting up their Bangalore, Bahrain and Hyderabad campuses.
He has worked as a project management trainer and consultant in India, the Middle East and Africa and has trained more than 15,000 people in construction project management. He shares his vast experience with upcoming professionals as Guest Faculty in Construction Project Management in prestigious institutes like IIT Kharagpur, IIM Lucknow, Power Management Institute NOIDA and more.