Pawan Maini to take over as India Country Manager at Mace

12 September 2018 2 min. read
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A well-established professional in India’s construction sector, Pawan Maini will now take over as the Country Manager for Mace’s India operations. Maini replaces Stuart Robinson, who has spent the last two years at the helm of the international consultancy and construction company.

Pawan Maini has a strong background, both academically and professionally. He is an alumnus of the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology – where he studied Civil Engineering – following which he obtained an MS in Civil Engineering and Economics from North Carolina State University.

Maini also holds a PhD in Transportation Engineering from the University of Colorado Denver, and an Executive MBA from the London Business School. He leveraged his strong foundation in civil and transportation engineering to begin his professional career at Felsburg Holt and Ullevig.

His first managerial experience came as Transportation Manager at Fitzgerald & Halliday, following which he held a string of senior positions at Wilbur Smith Associates, Halcrow, International Finance Corporation, and CH2M Hill. From 2015 to 2017, Maini was the Managing Director in India for global construction consultancy Ramboll.

Pawan Maini to take over as India Country Manager at Mace

Since 2017, Maini has been working as CEO at Semac Consultants – an Indian architecture, engineering and construction firm with operations across the globe. He will now take over from Stuart Robinson as the Country Manager for India at Mace. Robinson will return to work at Mace’s UK outfit.

Maini’s appointment comes amid Mace’s drive to realise its 2022 Business Strategy, with hopes to capitalise on the ever expanding demand for construction services in India. Currently, the firm is engaged in projects in major urban centres such as New Delhi and Gurgaon, operating with nearly 200 professionals across India.

Commenting on the appointment, Chief Operating Officer at Mace Jason Millet said, “Pawan has worked on some of India’s most complex projects and programmes, and has first-hand experience of successfully growing multi-national construction and infrastructure businesses in India. His appointment is a huge step for our Indian business and I’m sure he will help lead the team from strength to strength.”

Maini added, “Mace has a well-earned reputation as a global consultancy and construction company, and I’m very proud to be appointed as the company’s new country manager. The team here in India are already delivering fantastic projects and exceptional results for their clients – and I’m looking forward to working with them as we plan and deliver the next phase of Mace’s growth.”