D K Sen

D K Sen

Senior Executive Vice-President (Infrastructure), Larsen & Toubro, India


Mr. Dip Kishore Sen is Whole Time Director and Senior Executive Vice President (Infrastructure), Larsen & Toubro. He holds additional responsibilities as Chairman on the boards of L&T Infrastructure Engineering Company and L&T Oman LLC and is also a member on the board of L&T Qatar LLC.

A Civil Engineering graduate from IIT Kharagpur and a Post Graduate in Business Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur, prior to joining Larsen & Toubro, Mr. Sen worked for M/s.Tata Steel, Jamshedpur, M/s. Development Consultants, Kolkata and in Design & Construction of turnkey EPC Transmission line project in Malaysia.

Mr. Sen started his tenure at L&T in 1989 as Sr. Manager (Civil & Structural Design) in EDRC Kolkata and has subsequently headed various portfolios like Head (Civil & Structural Design) EDRC Kolkata, Project Manager- Safal F&V Market Project, Bangalore, SPM (B&F) Kolkata Region, Regional Manager – Mumbai, Project Director Mumbai International Airport & Head Transportation Infrastructure IC. His uniqueness is in his versatility of having worked across domains like Design & Engineering, Business Development, Tendering and hard core construction.

Driven by a passion to succeed and possessing the requisite talent, Mr. Sen steadily rose up the ranks and during this period he led several marquee projects that underscored L&T’s standing as ‘a builder of nations’. The most notable amongst which was the highly complex, mega project of the Mumbai International Airport. As Project Director from 2007 to 2011, he oversaw the most critical phase of project and was chiefly instrumental in paving the way to delivering a world-class airport in time for which the organization takes huge pride.

Mr. Sen took over as Senior Vice President and Head – Transport Infrastructure Independent Company (TI IC) in 2011 to spearhead the organization’s efforts in the realms of roads, highways, elevated corridors and railways. Under his leadership, the TI IC completed several projects including India’s longest road project, the Bewar Pali Pindwara Road project and a host of other significant road projects both in India and the Gulf. The IC has established its dominance in the domestic roads sector by securing major projects like the Delhi Agra, Unnao Lucknow Expressway, etc.

Under his leadership, several major breakthroughs were achieved in the Railways sector by securing the mega projects of the Dedicated Freight Corridor viz. On western corridor-CTP 1&2, CTP 3R, CTP 4, EMP 14, EMP16, STP 17 & on eastern corridor: CP 204

He also played a prominent role in establishing the TI IC in the GCC Countries by securing several landmark projects, notable among which are the Maffraq – Ghweifat Road Project, the Abu Dhabi International Airport in UAE, the Al Wakrah Road Project & LRDP pkg 4 in Qatar, Batinah & Bid Bid Sur Road Projects in Oman, the first Railways job in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and other highway and urban infra development projects in Qatar, Oman & UAE.

Apart from his considerable professional credentials, he is also a member of the curriculum advisory committee of the JC Post Graduate course in Infrastructure, IIT Kharagpur and the Infrastructure Post Graduate course of Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. He is also affiliated to industry associations like Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI),New Delhi ,The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), New Delhi, International Road Federation (IRF) India Chapter, New Delhi, National Highways Builder’s Federation (NHBF), New Delhi, Indian Merchants’ Chamber (IMC) Infrastructure Committee, Mumbai.