#20: Rajesh Kumar Krishna, Beaver Gulf Group
Rajesh Kumar Krishna is the founder of Dubai-based Beaver Gulf Group and currently heads the company as its chairman and CEO. Through his extensive experience in every aspect of project management and co-ordination, procurement management, finance, administration and banking and over 24 years of his association with construction industry, he raised Beaver gulf group to a turnkey contractor with full-fledged in-house civil construction, oil and gas, electro-mechanical, air-conditioning, structural steel, precast concrete building products, aluminium and glazing, joinery and interiors, signs and graphics, painting and water proofing divisions, and many more.
Krishna has managed construction of more than 200 projects in the UAE such as uniquely designed multi-storey buildings, telecommunication buildings, carefully planned super specialty hospitals, spaciously built sports arenas, vastly spread markets and shopping malls, amusement and leisure parks, ultra-modern filling stations, heritage buildings, industrial factory buildings and warehouses, and the first-ever Platinum Rated green building in the Middle East, displaying his commitment to sustainable practices in the region.
Krishna has lead the team to successfully complete and handover of more than 200 projects in the UAE. The total value of the projects currently under execution exceeds AED3.5bn. The company employs over 500 multidisciplinary and multinational professionals, in addition to more than 14,500+ administrative and technical staff and workmen engaged in various specialised disciplines across the region.