Degree in Civil Engineering, Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, India, 1975.
Civil engineer Himachal Pradesh Mineral & Industrial Development Corporation, Shimla, 1975. From site engineer to senior engineer Mideast Constructors, Doha, Qatar, 1975—1985. Manager marble products division Mannai Trading Company, 1985—1986.
Projects manager United Construction Company, Shimla, 1986—1988. Divisional manager National Industrial & Trading Company, Sharjah, India, 1988—1990. Project engineer, contracts administrator International Bechtel, Inc., Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 1990—1992, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 1992.
Senior projects coordinator Al Nasr Irrigation and Contracting Company, 1993—1994. Resident engineer Al WasI Al Jadeed Consultant, Dubai, 1994—1996. Projects engineer, contracts manager Turner International, 1996—2006, Bukhatir Group Sharjah, 2006—2008.
Group director DSCL Dubai, 2008—2009. Chief executive, executive director Sire Contracting Dubai, since 2009.
Fellow: American Society of Civil Engineers, Institution British Engineers (vice president 2000), Institution Engineers (India). Member: Consulting Engineers Association India, Architecture & Surveying Institute (associate).
Married Meenakshi Sharma, February 28, 1979. Children: Reetika, Rimpal, Raghav.