ROLE PLAYERS 2019 - Sumanta Ghosh

Sumanta Ghosh

Head of Transportation
Qatar Design Consortium

Mr. Sumanta Ghosh is a Transport Planner with 17+ years of rich International experience, focussed on Transportation Sector, covering a number of subsectors including Transport Policies, Guidelines and Standards, Transaction Advisory, Intelligent Transport Systems, Urban Transport and Development Planning, Rural Roads/ Highways/ Urban Expressway, Transport Sustainability, Rail Transport and Water and Air Transport. He has successfully delivered major transportation initiatives worth of 100bn USD. Some of his signature contribution includes FIFA World cup Stadiums, Lusail Smart city, Dubai and Abu Dhabi Trip Generation and Parking Rates Manuals, Dubai Parking Policy, Doha ITS evaluation, Public Transport Accessibility Level (PTAL) assessment and accessibility modelling (ACCESSION) for London, UK, Carbon emission model formulation, Travel Plan Implementation & Monitoring Framework – UK, Enhanced Railway Connectivity to Major Ports in India, Public Transport Strategy formulation for Eco-Towns – UK, more than 1,500 lane-km Rural Highway in India along NH-58, NH-8, NH-1A, NH-10 etc. including PPP Projects and Multi-level Urban Expressways in UAE and Qatar etc.

He is an active orator and presented his thoughts as Advisor & Panellist, Projects Qatar (2018), Moderator and Key Note Speaker at World Intelligent Cities Summit, Turkey (2017), Future Arab Cities Conference, Qatar (2017), Smart Parking Conference, Qatar (2017), Moderator at MEED Round-table Conference (2016), Qatar etc.