Mr. Dip Kishore Sen is Whole-time Director and Senior Executive Vice President (Development Projects), L&T. He is Chairman on the board of Nabha Power Limited and L&T Power Development Limited, Managing Director on Board of L&T Infrastructure Development Projects Limited, and Director on the board of L&T Oman LLC, L&T Qatar LLC, L&T Aviation Services Private Limited, L&T Infrastructure Engineering Ltd, Raykal Aluminium Company Private Limited, L&T Special Steels and Heavy Forgings Private Limited and Construction Skill Development Council of India (CSDCI). He is also responsible for the Strategic Business Group of Minerals & Metals.
A Civil Engineering graduate from IIT Kharagpur and a Post Graduate in Business Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur, prior to joining L&T, Mr. Sen worked for 12 years with reputed companies like M/s. Tata Steel, Jamshedpur, M/s. Development Consultants, Kolkata and was involved in a turnkey EPC Transmission line project in Malaysia.
Mr. Sen started his tenure at L&T in 1989 as Sr. Manager (Civil & Structural Design) in EDRC Kolkata and has subsequently headed various portfolios like Head (Civil & Structural Design) EDRC Kolkata, Project Manager - Safal F&V Market Project, Bangalore, SPM (B&F) Kolkata Region, Regional Manager – Mumbai, Project Director Mumbai International Airport & Head - Transportation Infrastructure. His uniqueness is in his versatility of having worked across domains like Design & Engineering, Business Development, Tendering and hardcore construction.
Driven by a passion to succeed and possessing the requisite talent, Mr. Sen steadily rose up the ranks and during this period he led several marquee projects that underscored L&T’s standing as ‘a builder of nations’. The most notable amongst which was the highly complex, mega Mumbai International Airport project. As Project Director from 2007 to 2011, he oversaw its most critical phase and was chiefly instrumental in paving the way to deliver a world-class airport in time.
Mr. Sen took over as Senior Vice President and Head -Transportation Infrastructure in 2011 to spearhead the organization’s efforts in the realms of roads, highways, elevated corridors and railways. Under his leadership, the business completed several high value projects in both India and the Gulf. L&T Transportation Infrastructure has established its dominance in the domestic sector by securing major projects like the Delhi Agra, Unnao Lucknow Expressway, Dholera SIR, Dwarka Expressway, Delhi Airport, Dedicated Freight Corridor Rail Project, Mauritius Light Rail Project, Dhaka Metro, Bangalore International Airport, Kannur International Airport, Mumbai Nagpur Expressway, Mumbai Vadodara Expressway, Delhi Vadodara Expressway, Navi Mumbai International Airport etc.
Under his leadership, several major breakthroughs were achieved in the Railways sector by securing the CTP 1&2, 3R, 14, EMP 4, EMP 16, CP 303 packages of the Dedicated Freight Corridor. He has successfully steered the business to bag prestigious projects like Metro Express Project in Mauritius & Dhaka Metro Project in Bangladesh.
He has played a very prominent role in establishing L&T in the GCC Countries by securing several landmark projects, notable among which are the Mafraq - Ghweifat Road Project, the Abu Dhabi International Airport, the Roads & Transport Authority(RTA) projects of R1028 & R1048 package 1 & 5 in UAE, the Al Wakrah Road Project & LRDP Pkg 4 in Qatar, Batinah & Bidbid Sur Road Projects in Oman. Under his leadership, L&T bagged its first Railways job in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and secured many urban infra development projects in Qatar, Oman & UAE.
Apart from his considerable professional credentials, he is also a member of the curriculum advisory committee of Post Graduate course in Infrastructure, IIT Kharagpur and the Infrastructure Post Graduate course of Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.
He is also associated with various industry organizations like the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), International Road Federation (IRF), National Highways Builder’s Federation (NHBF), Indian Merchants' Chamber (IMC) & Construction Federation of India (CFI).