Mr. Derek Michael Shah has been a part of L&T for about 30 years. He is Executive Vice President & Head – Power Plant Business.
Mr. Shah is a Mechanical Engineering Graduate from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra and joined L&T in 1986 as a Graduate Engineer Trainee (GET). Having worked extensively on several large complex projects across the country and having exposure to contracts and marketing, he became the Business Unit Head of Minerals and Metals in 2007 and then the Head, Metallurgical & Material Handling in 2013.
Mr. Shah is an executive member of INSDAG and similar other industry bodies in the Metallurgical & Material Handling field. He has also undergone the SEP course at London Business School. In these years, he has taken several initiatives to bring to the Indian Industry the best technologies in the world by way of association and technology tie ups in these sectors.