DTV Raghu Rama Swamy MRICS, one of the founding partners and Director of School of Infrastructure, has decided to move on from RICS SBE to pursue another academic journey in Australia. His unparalleled contribution in shaping the School of Infrastructure, right from its inception, will always be appreciated and valued by everyone at School.
Talking about Mr. Swamy’s role in leading the School as a Director, Dean Emeritus KT Ravindran said, "Raghu has been instrumental in shaping the School and creating its place in the industry. The person who comes next to fill his position, if we ever happen to find anybody worthy of taking his place, will definitely have some big shoes to fill.”
Amongst his colleagues and students of the School, Mr. Swamy is known not only for his strong command over his area of expertise but also for his great leadership, humility and supportiveness. Anyone who has ever worked with him, vouches for him being gem of a person who is always ready to mentor the sub-ordinates and support the colleagues.
In his parting message, Mr. Swamy said, “It has been my great pleasure to work with this diverse and immensely talented group of colleagues over the last three and half years. I am grateful for all the support each of you have extended to me, always. I am sure, all of you are cut for much bigger feats in times to come, and I would gladly keep track. Nothing would give me more happiness than to celebrate and applaud your accomplishments.”
Mr. Swamy joined RICS in 2015, after 22 years of experience in infrastructure advisory, development, financing, transaction advisory and management consulting practices. Prior to his association with RICS, he was the CEO of IDeCK and had been advising clients in conceptualization and development of a pipeline of infrastructure projects in urban, transportation, energy etc. In his career, he has also been assisting various governments, multilateral agencies and corporates in formulating and implementing sector strategies and projects. He has a record of being involved in about 125 infrastructure projects in urban, transportation, energy, tourism and commercial infrastructure sectors.