D K Singh

Advisor, Head of Operation - Technical Expert

Mr. D K Singh, Senior Management Professional, has over 30 years of rich experience in Project Management and execution of BTG & EPC Power Projects of BHEL (Thermal/Gas, up to Supercritical 800 MW) for Power Plant Industry; across India, Europe, Middle East and African countries. He leveraged expertise in heading Construction and Commissioning, developing hands-on experience of all activities for Thermal/ Gas/ Open Cycle/ Combined Cycle/ Captive/ Cogeneration – Power Plant Projects & Stations. He has directed overall project operations from concept to commissioning Project Execution/Closure, Unit Commissioning, O&M Support/Advisory, Performance Guarantee Test, Technical Services etc. and coordinated with clients & contractor like GECOL (General Electricity Company of Libya) & Project Consultants- PGESCo. (Egypt); Civil Contractors Bilfinger-MSEC Libya, Indian MEI Contractor & Siemens as BHEL Advisors – to ensure seamless execution

He appears as a Technical Expert & Quantum Expert in Construction dispute/arbitration. His recent expert testimony also includes the quantification of incremental costs for power plant constructed under an EPC arrangement. The contractor asserted Owner interference in the design process, specifically changes that were not 2 required to meet the contract’s technical requirements. He assessed the changes’ quantum based on design document evolution, as-built design records and project cost data and provided expert testimony in an ICC Arbitration.

He performed an engagement for a power plant equipment supplier responsible for generator as well as associated equipment supply for a power plant. His expert opinions and arbitration testimony involved the review and analyses of contractual work scopes and responsibilities as well as the quantification of additional costs arising from construction work performed at the site by the equipment supplier. The matter also included technical design and construction performance issues.

Prior to being associated with ProUltimus as an advisor, He spent his entire professional career in BHEL, joined as a Graduate Engineer and retired as an Executive Director.

He is a graduate Mechanical Engineer from IIT-BHU and having Post-Graduate in Finance from IGNOU

SAURABH SETH

Partner, Business Strategy - Contract Expert

Saurabh Seth is responsible for strategy, business development and project deliveries. He has over 19 years of experience across industries in India and internationally. His experience includes project conceptualisation and planning, engineering and construction management, techno commercial evaluation, contracts negotiations and management, risk mitigation, project controls, monitoring and reporting, project management, claims and dispute analysis and resolution. He is an expert in assessment of delay-damages, cost-assessment of performance disruption, loss of productivity. He is having blend of  Engineering, managerial, and administrative expertise on construction projects across power, oil and gas sectors having cost ranging from INR 1000 cr to INR 8000 Cr. He was team lead in conducting techno-commercial evaluation of distribution utilities (DVB Privatization) that led to acquisition of two circles by his client. Developed the 5-year Business Plan for Tata Power Delhi Distribution Company (TPDDCL) to achieve the AT&C loss reduction targets and improvement in operations. He has served client viz. L&T, Adani Power and Reliance Infrastructure.

Mr. Saurabh is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, graduate in Electrical Engineering and MBA in Finance.

Prior to association with ProUltimus, he has worked for Tata Power, ILFS, and big 4 consulting firm.

ADARSH KUMAR

Director, Business Strategy - Delay & Claim Expert

Adarsh Kumar is Director in ProUltimus Consulting Pvt. Ltd, Mr. Kumar is responsible for strategy, corporate affairs and business development. He has over 15 years of India and international experience involving project conceptualization and planning, technical and financial evaluation, engineering and construction management, contract management and risk mitigation, claims and disputes analysis and resolution, arbitration and litigation support, and expert testimony. His project experience of managing multiple projects includes oil & gas, power, petrochemical, road & highways, pipeline and real-estate project, having costs ranging from USD 50,000 to USD 1 billion. He is an expert in Developing Schedule, Delay analysis, evaluating Delay Damages in an advisory and consulting capacity. He has appeared as Delay / Quantum Expert in the presence of leading Senior lawyers / QC’s in Institutional/ Ad-hoc Arbitration.

Mr. Kumar is certified Project Management Professional (PMP), graduate in Mechanical Engineering from NIT Warangal and MBA from Symbiosis. He is Master in Business Law (MBL) and having blend of engineering, legal, managerial and administrative expertise on construction projects while working for private and Public Sector Company.

Before joining ProUltimus, Mr. Kumar was Management Consultant in KPMG. In this role, he led the team responsible for advising clients on Project & Construction Management for Green Field Capital Projects. Prior to this, he worked for MRPL, L&T, Jindal Group and Infosys

P Sridhar

Partner, Planning & Strategy - Contract Expert

P. Sridhar has over all of 22 years of experience in implementation of various Civil Construction Projects (Infrastructure of roads, Bridges, High-rise buildings, industrial structure, highways, residential buildings, commercial buildings) holding various positions, has experience as senior scheduling and project controls professional working with international Contractor’s and Project management Consultants Organizations. Experience in the implementation and management of the planning and project controls functions upon numerous projects for the client viz. URS-Scott Wilson, ACC-Simplex Infrastructure, Shapoorji & Pallonji, Ahmed Mansoor (in Bahrain) and Al-Naboodha (Dubai). He has specific Middle East project controls management experience, in Infrastructure of roads, Bridges, High-rise buildings, industrial structure, highways, residential buildings, commercial buildings and Marine Structure.

Sridhar has claims and tender review experience in Express Highways, building and Tunnel projects in the Middle East and internationally, with commercial and contractual knowledge with regards to major standard forms of contracts, with specific emphasis upon the obligations as to schedule management/project controls. He has significant knowledge of all major planning packages including Primavera, Sure-track and Microsoft Projects, with exposure to the extension of time process – contractually. Sridhar possesses excellent communication and presentation skills, effective management of deliverable related to cost and time.

Prior to being associated with ProUltimus, He has worked in the capacity of Consultant, Senior Planner and scheduler for Al-Naboodha, Parsons International and Hill International.

He is graduated in Civil Engineering from Jawaharal Nehru Technology University (JNTU), Hyderabad.

Tushar Vyas

Director, Operation – Delay & Claim Assessment Expert

Tushar Vyas is Director, Operation in ProUltimus Consulting Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Vyas has over 15 years of experience in the EPC Management in Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Infrastructure Construction with direct coordination on behalf of Consulting firms / leading contractor companies in major projects of India / Overseas. He has performed as Delay & Claim Expert in engineering and construction disputes. He is well versed in Primavera and performing task viz. creating & analyzing schedules, analyzing critical path, calculation of extension of time and assessment of excusable delays by recognized methods (impacted as-planned, as-planned vs. as-built, collapsed as-built and time impact method). He is expert in assessment of delay-damages, cost assessment of performance disruption or loss of productivity, claim preparation (Statement of Claim & Statement of counter-claim)His project experience of managing multiple projects includes oil & gas, power, petrochemical, road & highways, pipeline and real-estate project, having costs ranging from US$50,000 to US$1 billion. He is having blend of engineering, managerial, and administrative expertise on construction projects while working for private and Public Sector Company. 

Mr. Vyas is certified Cost Engineer and graduate in Mechanical Engineering. 

Before joining to ProUltimus, he worked for Reliance, Dodsal, Tebodin (Middle East) and Cortech Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd.

MANISH KUMAR​

Head, Project Planning - Delay Expert

Manish Kumar has over 13 years of experience working on construction projects in Commercial & Residential Building, Road & Bridges and Urban infrastructure. He has been involved in project control & monitoring experience in developing and implementing: estimates, CPM schedules, resource loading and levelling, risk analysis, earned value management, WBS, OBS, CBS, cost control, cash flow, equipment scheduling and project reporting for multi-discipline projects varying in size from INR100 Cr to INR5000 Cr. His planning and scheduling roles have allowed him to have gain valuable experience in project management that is applied to his consulting work in construction claims and delay analysis.

He has extensive experience of schedule and delays analysis on MS project and Primavera in the projects of Oil & Gas, Infrastructure of roads, Bridges, High-rise buildings, industrial structure, highways, residential buildings, commercial buildings and Marine Structure and served for clients viz. IOCL, Caterpillar, TATA Steel, DLF Limited, General Electric & DB Group.

He was instrumental in analysing cost impact due to variation in quantity and change of scope and also prepared Rate Analysis/budget/estimate and cost to complete the project. He analysed the impact on time due to delay in deliverables from a client for extension of time. He also identified risk/delay/problem & take corrective action and prepared recovery schedule for any delays. He also prepared damage claim due to various delay.

He has performed Critical Path Analysis, Recovery Plan and prepared damage claime due to scope changes, technical variation etc.

Prior to being associated with ProUltimus, He has worked in the capacity of Consultant, Senior Planner and scheduler for CBRE, AECOM, KPMG, M N Dastur, Petron & Bharat Forge Ltd.

He is a graduate Mechanical Engineer from Amrawali University having Post-Graduate in Project Engineering & Management from NICMAR.

JITENDRA KUMAR

Advisor, Contracts & Claim Expert

Jitendra Kumar has over 10 years of Project, Contract and Construction Management experience including subcontractor management, risk management, change control and cost forecasting.  He is an expert in developing estimates, contingencies, risk analysis, budget preparation, financial statement preparation, auditing, and data analysis for large-scale infrastructure project.  He is an established expert with respect to construction scheduling, delay, productivity loss, measurement and control, risk management and controls

His experience includes controlling project costs and schedules with effective integrated solutions.  He has prepared the claim report for the projects ranging in size from INR100 Cr to over INR5000 Cr

He provides specialized cost determination and financial analysis capabilities on engineering and construction projects in which disputes arise due to cost overruns, claims for additional payment, change order disputes, progress payment claims, the propriety of costs incurred and charged, and charges for additional corporate/home office/job-site overhead and profit determination.

He performs analyses on project man-hour, quantity, and periodic cost report data in the support of the quantification of impacts, change orders, productivity loss, and claim quantification for Domestic and International EPCC Projects.

He has worked in crucial assignments while in employment with leading Corporates like Egis India, AECOM, NELCO, MMC before being engaged with ProUltimus.

He is a graduate Engineer from Amrawali University having Post-Graduate in Project Engineering & Management from NICMAR. Besides, he has done Post Graduate Diploma in Corporate Law & Management from ILI, New Delhi.

ABHISHEK SINHA

Advisor – Delay & Quantum Expert

Abhishek Sinha, is external advisor in ProUltimus Consulting Pvt. Ltd. He has over 13+ years with contract and claim management and dispute resolution process with focus on Arbitration for the infrastructure projects.  He has work experience of managing multiple projects. He is an expert in Developing Schedule, and Delay analyses for oil & gas, Civil Construction and infrastructure. His experience for consulting in Infrastructure & Energy sector, supporting large scale projects in different capacities. Project management Consultant (PMC) and now in an advisory and consulting capacity specializing in project management & contract management.Project Management, Project Planning, Project Co-ordination, Contract Administration, FIDIC Conditions, Preparation of claim, Materials Management, Preparation of green book, Contractual correspondence, Sub-Contract documentation, Ensured and Achieved, Demonstrated excellence in planning, executing, managing and spearheading engineering activities. Successfully implemented quality standards and various techniques for improving project handling and attaining significant cost savings. His project experience of managing multiple projects includes oil & gas, power, petrochemical, road & highways, pipeline and real-estate project, having costs ranging from INR 10 Cr to INR 200 Cr. Mr. Abhishek is Certified Project Management Professional and Certified Technical Consultant and graduate in Civil Engineering from NIT Patna. He worked earlier worked for Ahluwalia Contracts, GS Infrastructure Pvt Ltd., Rajhsans Developer India Pvt. Ltd.,  and Gamon India Pvt. Ltd.

FARHEEN SHAHAB

Sr. Manager, Corporate Strategy

Farheen Shahab, is Sr. Manager, Corporate Strategy in ProUltimus Consulting Pvt. Ltd. Farheen is a graduate from Biju Patnaik University, Bhubaneswar in Electronics and Communication Engineering and has an extensive experience in system management. She has over 4+ years of experience in construction industry with expertise in managing & planning organizational activities, establishing strategic goals & evaluating outcomes. She has been successfully enhancing the operational procedures, systems & principles in the area of information flow & management, business processes, enhanced management reporting to expand system; carrying out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company policies & applicable laws.Fareen has a progressive experience in screening candidates, induction & on boarding of new employees, managing employee benefits & compliance, performance management processes. She is providing planned administrative and business coordination services within the company; fostering the sense of team work & business collaboration.

SAI LAXMAN

Principal Consultant - Contract & Claims Expert

Sai Laxman is a Civil Engineer and MBA in Construction Management (NICMAR PUNE) .  Prior to association with ProUltimus, he has done is internship in New Consolidated Construction Company, Bangalore. He has involved in Construction Management Project Planning, Site Execution. He is very much proficient in Primavera and Microsoft Project and well -versed  in  all type of delay analysis viz. Impacted as Planned, Window Analysis, Time Impacted Analysis etc. He has successfully executed many assignment involving preparation of EOT and assessment of delay damages.

SRAVAN LINGAMPALLY

Principal Consultant - Delay Analyst​

Sravan Lingampally is a Civil Engineer and MBA in Construction Project Management (RICS-SBE Amity University) Specialist with an overall of 6 years of experience as a Planning Engineer in Roads, Expressways, Railways, and Buildings in India and Oman. He has involved in Project Planning, Scheduling, Monitoring, and controlling of the project. He has experience in the delay analysis for EOT preparation by opting Impacted as Planned, Windows analysis, and Planned VS as Built with the narrative report for EOT assessment. Prior to this, he worked with GVR Infra Projects, NCC Limited, and L&T (Oman) LLC.