Naresh founded BBV Consultants LLP in 2011, advising on PPPs for infrastructure projects in India and overseas. He is also co-founder, steering committee member, and Chair of the South Asia Chapter of the World Association of PPP Units & Professionals (WAPPP) and Vice Chairman of the Indo Sri Lanka Chamber of Commerce and Industry. A regular contributor to the UN Economic Commission for Europe’s (UNECE) policy planning effort, he is inter-alia leading their railway project team.
Naresh is a civil engineer and received a Ph.D. for his work analyzing the suitability of the Swiss Challenge Approach (SCA) along with PPPs for expediting rural project delivery in an Indian context. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India), a Life Member of the Indian Management Association, and a member of the Institute of Permanent Way Engineers. Naresh is also a contributor to WAPPP’s quarterly magazine and has produced a series of brief case studies and vlogs on PPPs for projects spanning energy, hospitals, schools, transport, and water/wastewater.