Tejas Sura is the founder and managing director of Cubic Turnkey Private Limited, with 25 years of construction project experience with multinational organizations. His strategic leadership and oversight with strong focus on customer centricity has ensured 100 percent referral business and growing shareholder value. Integrating his passion for the value of project, program and portfolio management (PPPM), he utilizes a PMO framework and sound financial planning. He previously led Conart Engineers Ltd., an Indian publicly listed company, as managing director, implementing international best practices and growing the company revenues exponentially.
Mr. Sura is an enthusiastic volunteer and has served PMI for 20 years in various capacities including founder, vice president/finance, president and advisor for the PMI Mumbai Chapter, region mentor (South Asia), Chapter Member Advisory Group (MAG), and International Standards Organization (ISO) MAG. He has volunteered for the PMBOK® Guide and Construction Extension to the PMBOK® Guide, and is a recipient of several honors, including PMI leadership awards. He was the head of the Indian delegation for the ISO Technical Committee for PPPM and has been a volunteer officer for American Society of Civil Engineers and Rotary Club of Bombay West.
A seasoned speaker, he has presented at PMI Leadership Institute Meetings, global conferences, regional and chapter meetings on topics such as leadership, finance, and project and program management. He also advances the profession as a visiting faculty member for leading graduate schools in Mumbai.
Mr. Sura enjoys the multicultural team environment, having worked on projects in North America and Asia Pacific with diverse stakeholders. While volunteering, he has lead globally distributed teams.
A graduate of The University of Texas at Austin with a master’s degree in civil engineering, Mr. Sura also holds an MBA in finance. In addition to his PMP® and PfMP® credentials, he is a graduate of the PMI® Leadership Institute Master Class of 2010.
Mr. Sura lives in Mumbai, India and enjoys his family, travel and music.