Pradeep Singh

Pradeep Singh has over 40 years of work experience in government, non-government, private sector, and Academic organizations. Till recently he was Advisor for Infrastructure Development to the Government of Jammu & Kashmir in the office of the Chief Minister. After seventeen years as a member of the Indian Administrative Service from 1978, Pradeep Singh moved into the private sector in 1995. He was the founding CEO of IL&FS Infrastructure Development Corporation (IIDC) and thereafter served as the Vice Chairman & CEO of IDFC Projects Ltd. for five years. He oversaw the development of infrastructure projects in Public Private Partnership formats in collaboration with State and Central Governments in various sectors including Roads, Ports, Airports, Water Supply and Sewage systems, e-Governance, Industrial Parks and Tourism. He worked in the commercialized infrastructure sector for 16 Years. For four years thereafter, from 2013 to 2017, Pradeep Singh was the CEO of the Mohali Campus and the Deputy Dean of the Indian School of Business (ISB), an institution established in partnership with The Kellogg School of Management, The Wharton School of Finance, and London Business School. He was responsible, inter alia, for launching the four Institutes at ISB dedicated respectively to Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Healthcare, and Public Policy. After 22 years of working in the private sector he went back to the government in 2017 as the Advisor to the Government of J&K. He has also been a visiting faculty member at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University and has been engaged in consulting for the World Bank and the ADB. He was also the Assistant Country Director India of CARE, an International NGO from 1995-97. Mr. Singh holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from Harvard University and was a Rotary International Graduate Fellow at Stanford University USA. He also holds the MBA and M.Sc (Physics) degrees from Punjab and Punjabi University respectively.