Ruturaj Govilkar Leads India Business for Black & Veatch as New Generation Clients Seek Decarbonised, Sustainable, and Resilient Infrastructure

Published on: 01 November 2022
by KnowESG
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Ruturaj Govilkar has been named Country Manager and Managing Director, India, for Black & Veatch, a top provider of critical human infrastructure solutions all over the world. He will be in charge of all areas of Black & Veatch's operations in the country.

The announcement comes on the heels of India's recent 100 trillion rupees (roughly US$1.35 trillion) commitment to infrastructure development over the next 25 years to increase economic growth, generate jobs, and achieve energy independence by 2047. 

With more than 800 professionals in India based in Mumbai and Pune, the team will use the company's global engineering and construction knowledge to give Indian clients customised and integrated solutions.

"From using new energy solutions to designing and building data centres and other industrial and processing facilities, a new generation of Indian developers and businesses are looking for more reliability, quality, and long-term benefits from their investments in infrastructure," said Govilkar. "By using Black & Veatch's advanced global standards and technologies, clients can lower operational costs, improve reliability and resilience, and meet new expectations for better environmental outcomes."

Black & Veatch's India operations offer infrastructure solutions to Indian clients and provide skilled and high-quality engineering resources for Black & Veatch projects all over the world.

Hoe Wai Cheong, President, Asia-Pacific and India, Black & Veatch, said: 

"Ruturaj brings a wealth of experience from international projects in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia and from across multiple industries such as oil, gas, water, and power. He is ideally positioned to guide our Indian clients who are navigating opportunities resulting from global megatrends such as electrification, clean fuels, decarbonisation, digitisation, and resilience.”

Govilkar has served in multiple functional roles at Black & Veatch since joining in 2010. He has worked in engineering and construction around the world for more than 30 years and has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Nagpur University.

Source: Black & Veatch

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