Gautam Pant

Associate Director Programmes, School of Construction, RICS School of Built Environment, Amity University, Noida


Gautam Pant is an Associate Director Programmes at School of Construction. Professor Pant is a Fulbright Scholar and has worked for over 16 years at NTPC Ltd. the largest power generating utility in India.

During his tenure with NTPC, he has worked in various areas pertaining to civil engineering and construction (site supervision, Planning, design, estimation and quality) and HR (learning and development, human resource development, performance management and knowledge management).

The work responsibility of Prof. Pant included distinguished assignments to assist two Executive Directors in HR domain and the Chairman and Managing Director of NTPC. In addition to working as an administrative hand of the two Executive Directors, the work responsibility in these positions included providing intellectual inputs directly to these leaders, while designing their communications for various forums / occasions.

Professor Pant also undertook various organizational development assignments for the Corporate Quality Assurance Department and for Power Management Institute (PMI), the apex learning and development body of NTPC. His work on system standardization and improvements in the Quality Assurance Department earned him two appreciation certificates from General Manager, Quality Assurance (Civil). Professor Pant evaluated and improved upon the Quality Assurance and Quality Control specifications for thermal and hydro power projects being undertaken by NTPC and has served as an internal project auditor as well as an external auditor for works of various vendors. He designed and compiled a Quality Assurance Handbook for civil works to facilitate learning of new recruits and working of quality professionals in the areas of civil engineering.

Professor Pant is credited with revamping the knowledge management systems in NTPC and was instrumental in redesigning the knowledge management strategy for the company.

Professor Pant was a faculty on topics related to HR, Communication & Quality at PMI He has been a Guest Faculty at Institute of Secretariat Training & Management (ISTM), BULMIN, SBPPSE, DMS (Kumaon Univ.), GBPUAT. He has designed and conducted workshops on Knowledge Management and Quality Management systems for various locations within NTPC.
  • Pursuing PhD (Part time) in the area of leadership from IIT Delhi.
  • Fulbright Scholar- Fellowship Program, (10 weeks), Titled Leadership in Management conducted at  Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, in 2012
  • Certified Compensation and Benefits professional , with distinction from CAMI, USA (2010)
  • Global Masters in Business Administration (Human Resources) from S.P. Jain Centre of Management, Singapore in 2009.
  • Certificate Course on Management Skill Formation Programme for Entrepreneurial Ventures at Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi from Jan’98 to Apr’98.
  • Bachelor of Technology (Civil Engineering) from College of Technology, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology in 1996.
  • Construction Quality Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Value Engineering
  • Media and customer relationship management
  • Management process and organizational behaviour
  • Professional Practice and Ethics
  • Leadership and Ethics
  • Knowledge Management
  • Change Management

Honorary appointments
Simulanis Solutions Private Limited
Chief Advisor and Mentor
March 2015 to present


Positions and affiliations with professional organisations

  • Life Member ISTD
  • Member Screening committee meant for shortlisting applicants for Fulbright Program, for two consecutive years

  • Awards & Commendations
  • Distinction of being 

    The Dean’s List candidate ( Top 10%) in both semesters during MBA at S.P Jain

  • Gold Medalist (CGPA 4.98/5) for being the best graduating student in Civil engineering,
  • Merit Certificate holder in recognition of meritorious performance during Executive Training program at NTPC.
  • Winner of Presentation competition, organized by Amity Business School (2010), with participation from leading corporates across India. Winner of several award for public speaking during job tenure at NTPC and during School.

Other Skills and Certifications

  • Mentoring Skills Course, from Uttarkhand Academy of Administration
  • Emotional Intelligence and Emotional Skill Assessment Process (ESAP), from forum of Emotional Learning Intelligence.
  • Competency Mapping, certification from International Business Certification.
  • Certificate Course on Knowledge Management from IIM, Ahmedabad.
  • Certified Assessor in Learning Style Inventory. Certification issued by HR Anexi Pvt. Ltd. & Psytech International, UK.
  • Certification course on concrete technology from National Council for Cement and Building Materials.
  • Certification course in Welding Technology & Non-Destructive Testing from Welding Research Institute, BHEL, Tiruchirappalli.
  • Certified Internal Quality Auditor for ISO:9001:2000
Engaging the new builders of built environment

Associate Prof. Gautam Pant discusses how the construction industry and employees can prepare for a changing future.

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