Harihara is an experienced PMI Certified Project Management Professional with a keen interest in organizational growth, project delivery/operations, and business enhancement. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Rutgers Business School, State University of New Jersey, USA and a Master of Science (CIM) from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Worked in multiple roles of project delivery for leading MNCs such as CH2M Hill, Foster Wheeler and currently with JACOBS over 6+ years as a PM.
Harihara has 18+ years of hands-on experience for execution of multi-million $ projects in the engineering services or EPC business. Executed successfully projects across various sectors such as Chemical, Petrochemical, Refinery, Pharmaceuticals, Microelectronics, Photo-voltaic (Solar) industries and Environmental (Water & Air pollution abatement). Excellent track record with client relationship for managing, coordinating multi-discipline & multi-cultural global team for the successful project delivery, proposal preparation, budget, timeline, cost, quality, change management, company ethics, business goal, value as well as aligning to the safety, risk, other priorities.
In the past, Harihara has served the PMI Singapore chapter as a Board of Trustee (Year 2013/14) and currently for the 4th consecutive year, Harihara is continuing as SPMI board member for the term 2018-19.
Harihara was a recipient of SPMI's prestigious President award (Year 2016-17), Extra-mile awards (Year 2015-16, Year 2017-18) for outstanding contribution to the PMI Singapore PM community, as well as received special recognition awards for delivering PMI Singapore POY awards 2016-17 and year 2017-18 successfully.
He is passionate about volunteerism for development of vibrant PM community & Networking in Singapore.
Currently, Harihara has been assigned to continue his 3rd term as Chairman of PMI Singapore POY 2017-18 awards program.