Davinder Sandhu is a Co-founder and Chairman at Primus Partners. He brings in 35 years of experience across Government, World Bank and the private sector in leadership roles. A veteran in policy formulation, infrastructure development and advisory, he has held senior positions including being Sector Director (Transport & Disaster Management) at Prime Minister Office (Government of India), Country Representative at the Executive Board of the World Bank Group, and Head of Network Operations at the Indian Railways in the past.
He is well versed with the mechanics of governance, and the process of making national laws, laying down of policy frameworks, and the working of regulatory mechanisms. He has assisted State and Central Government in PPP policy formulation and operationalization, designing and driving large transformational project, project management and monitoring, policy, laws, regulatory regimes, PPPs, and international collaboration.
He also holds strong experience of international bilateral and multi-lateral policy dialogue, as a delegate at UNGA, ASEAN, BRICS, IBSA, ASEM and SAARC, with exposure to the G-20, G-24, and Commonwealth. He brings strong international experience of having worked in more than 10 countries namely India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Mongolia and Sri Lanka; countries in South Asian region and African region, and U.S.
University of Pennsylvania
Punjab University, 1982-1984