Shri Bhushan Kumar serves as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and waterways, Government of India. He is responsible for Ministry’s flagship scheme ‘Sagarmala’ and public private partnership (PPP) projects in all major ports. Prior to this role, he was Vice President (Projects & Contracts) in GSPC LNG Limited.
He is a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering. He holds Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from IIT, Delhi. He also holds professional certification in Marine Engineering. Additionally, he has attended professional programs on Project Management and Contracts Management in IIM Ahmedabad.
Shri Kumar has more than 22 years of maritime sector experience in various multidisciplinary functions like projects planning, project management, business development, contracts, engineering, operations and maintenance. He has also worked onboard merchant vessels as marine engineer. He has played key role in the development of several mega port-infrastructure projects.
He is Director on board of Sagarmala Development Company Limited, India Ports Global Limited, Haridaspur Paradip Railway Company Limited, Indian Port Rail & Ropeway Corporation Limited and Centre of Excellence in Maritime & Shipbuilding. He is also serving on the Boards of Paradip Port Trust and JNPT as trustee. He has been the trustee on the Boards of Vishakhapatnam Port Trust and Mumbai Port Trust.