PROFESSIONAL HISTORY


Builtup Area Credit as on 2019 (site execution) – 12 Million SqFt

Dec 2018 – Current

Founder & CEO

CivilTalents.Com

I currently work for CivilTalents, Kerala’s 1st academy for the skill development of Civil Engineers. Also manages the activities of Lal Associates. To know more about Lal Associates click here.  

March 2020

Executive Committee Member

I have been selected as an executive committee in the Trust dedicated for Vaasthu education and National and International Seminars and Workshops. 

2019

Executive Committee Member, Engineers Club, Kochi

I have been elected as a one among the 8 members in the executive committee for two years. This Club was initiated 20 years ago by a team of Engineers including me and currently having more than 1000 engineering graduates as members 

Dec 2018

CivilTalents.Com

Founder & CEO

I started a new academy dedicated for the skill development of Civil Engineers. The expertise and exposure I acquired in construction field during my past shall be imparted to the new generation of Civil Engineers. To know more about Civiltalents.com click here.

2017-2018

Taj Exotica Andamans

Consultant for SSE

Taj Exotica Andamans in Havlock island in Andamans. Worked as a special consultant for the Cottage Construction with Stilt house model.

2016-2017

L&W Constructions Pvt Ltd

Project Director

Structure completion task of 4 Lakh SqFt 11 storeyed IT Building No 6 for Ascendas in Hitech city, Hyderabad.

2014-2016

Lal Associates

Managing Director

Structural Consultancy, Architectural design etc with project execution of several Villas in Panampilly Nagar, Mattanchery etc.

2014

FengShui NityaJeevthathil

DC Books, Kottayam

I published my third book  in Malayalam. Click here to know more about this book.

2011-2014

IBIS Hotel Kochi & IBIS Hotel Coimbatore

Head- Projects

Directly responsible for the construction of 3 star Hotel projects for M/s. InterGlobe Hotels Pvt Ltd.

2008-2011

JW Marriott Hotel & Oberon Mall, Whitefield, Bangalore

AGM- Projects

Directly responsible for the construction of 3 Lakh SqFt Inorbit Mall and 217 keys JW Mariott Hotel at Whitefield, Bangalore for K Raheja Corp.

2008

Project Manager

New Projects under PMC-EMS

Associated with L&T Technopolis & Oberon Mall through PMC. Later Associated with Lulu Mall as the Project Manager

2005

Jeevanulla Kettidangal

DC Books, Kottayam

I published my second book in Malayalam. Click here for more details


2004

MD – Lal Associates, Dubai

Dubai, UAE

I extended the operations to Dubai also.


2003

Kettidam Paniyum Munpe

Lipi Books Kottayam

I published my first book in Malayalam. Click here for more details


2001

MIE – Membership

Institution of Engineers(I)

I was awarded the MIE title.

2000

Approved Valuer – Life Membership

Institution of Valuers

I was awarded the Life membership from the Institution of Valuers. Prepared and submitted 1000s of Valuation Reports in my personal capacity to Banks and other Semi-Government bodies. Major client: Corporation Bank, Petronet and Visa approval agencies, BPCL etc. To know more about Institution of Valuers, Click here


1996

Chartered Engineer

Institution of Engineers(I)

I was awarded the Chartered Engineer title. Click here to know more about the Institution of Engineers(I)


Till Dec 2004

Managing Director

Lal Associates

I have Designed, Consulted, Constructed 1000s of residential buildings in the span of 14 years. Guruprasadom Auditorium, Eudy Tower, 5 building blocks and Auditorium in MGM Model School, School buildings in Attingal for MGM School, MAS Indoor Hall, Chitra Jewellery Building, Hospital Buildings, Shopping Complex and Lodge in Kundara and Kottarakkara, technical consultancy for Taj Garden Retreat Vakala and Taj Thekkady etc. Click here for more information.


1990

A Class Licensed Engineer

Municipal Administration, Kerala

I got  the design licence to design any size of building with any number of floors and supervise them.


Dec 1989

Proprietor

Lal Associates

I started a consultancy firm in Varkala, Trivandrum soon after my B. Exams are over. Mr. MN Thyagarajan, them Municipal Chairman, Varkala Municipality inaugurated the same. Implemented the concept of Low-cost housing principles in the construction of Villas


EDUCATION


2012

MBA in Project Management

Sikkim Manipal University

I studied Project Management. My exposure in the  construction field helped me a lot in completing the course amidst tight schedule of work I was associated.


1990

Post Graduate Diploma in Computer in Management and Manufacturing (PGDCMM)

LBS Institute of Science and Technology

I got good Computer basics during this time and it was really helpful in crafting my career later.


1989

B. Tech – Civil Engineering

CET – College of Engineering Trivandrum

I studied Civil Engineering at CET. I learned creating usable structures and spaces, Construction of anything including buildings and infrastructure. Fact: I didn’t like Civil Engineering during the first 2 years, but later I started loving Civil Engineering !!



1985

Kerala Engineering Entrance Examination

Entrance Exam for Engineering Colleges

I got admission to the prestigious Engineering College of the State, CET on merit basis in General Quota.


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CONSTRUCTION SKILLS

Construction Project Management


BIM & CADD


Skill development training


Field exposure (builtup area credit 12 MSFT)

SOFTWARE SKILLS

BIM ArchiCAD, Revit, Sketchup


Lumion & Twin Motion


MSP, Primavera, AutoCAD


Staad, Etabs

TESTIMONIALS

Rajeev ChopraMD / Chalet Hotels Ltd

Congratulations. It shows a lot of self confidence and knowledge. 18/02/2008


Ramnidhi WasanCOO, K Raheja Corp

He was a great co-worker and a friend. Mr. Suresh Lal is very good in Project management, especially time bound projects!.


Jason WilsonManager Projects, GMR Projects Pvt Ltd

He is a nice Boss for me. Supportive superior and a technical genius. He is my role model.



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