Ganesh Ravi Pillai

Member of The Board of Directors

Ganesh Ravi Pillai is Member of the Board of He is currently the Executive Director of RP Group of Companies, a diversified business conglomerate having more than 120,000 employees with interest in construction and infrastructure, real estate development, hotels and hospitality, healthcare and wellness, education, information technology, trading and retail. 

RP Group is founded and headed by his father, Dr. Ravi Pillai, and it’s construction and infrastructure division represents one of the largest Oil & Gas Industrial Contracting companies in the world. After a 4 year stint in banking, mainly at Citibank, N.A. in the Banking &  nvestments function, Ganesh went on to pursue MBA from IE Business School, Madrid, Spain, in 2013. He joined the family business in January 2015 as Group Vice President. 

Ganesh currently oversees the strategic direction and expansion of the group's presence globally. Since joining RP Group, he has implemented resource planning systems and helped the business move into real estate, education and technology. Ganesh led one of the group companies in Dubai to enter Guinness World Records for completing the largest continuous concrete pour in the world. Ganesh also featured in Forbes as amongst the Top Next Generation Business Leaders in the Arab World. Ganesh is spearheading RP Group’s strategy to reinforce its position as a leading, diversified business group with global presence.