Dheeraj is Group CEO of a family business in UAE managing Mawared Group of companies. He has more than 25 years of experience in strategy, operations and innovation consulting for government, and private sector. He was Senior Director leading Digital, Innovation and Customer Experience consulting practice of PwC Consulting.
He was Head of Strategy and Transformation for Arabtec Construction in UAE and Head Innovation and Strategy for Laing O'Rourke, the largest privately owned engineering and construction company in the UK. He was Professor of Computer Science & Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, before returning to industry in 2005.
Dheeraj's main areas of expertise are development and operationalization of strategy, and innovation across industries. Recipient of two Young Scientist Awards by the Government of India for his innovations and was invited to present his Innovations at NASA, USA.
Built environment professionals, innovators and global influencers will reconvene in New York for the RICS World Built Environment Forum Summit 2019.
The World Built Environment Forum facilitates industry leading discussions harnessing the enormous potential of the 21st century's people and places.