Mr Gajendran, a British and Sri Lankan citizen, brings over 33 years of international experience in Strategy, advocacy, leadership, operations and governance in industries ranging from airports and aviation, infrastructure, marketing communication, healthcare, hospitality and civic services.
From 2010 to 2020, Mr. Gajendran, Airport Development for GVK Group, one of the largest private airport operators in Asia. In addition to overseeing the multibillion-dollar development of airports in India, he is responsible for GVK’s international strategy and investments and the operations in Indonesia managing the redevelopment of Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali, and construction of a new green field airport in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Prior to joining GVK in 2010, he was a Senior Vice President at CH2M HILL, a Fortune 500, global leader in full-service
engineering, construction, procurement and program management firm. Based in London, he spent 10 years as the Commercial & Operations Director for Europe & Middle East operations and also served as a Board Director for a number of CH2M HILL’s subsidiaries. Under Mr Gajendran’s leadership, both Mumbai and Bali International Airports became world’s number one airport in their class, as ranked by Airport Council International, the apex body of international airports.