Madhav Pai is the Director of EMBARQ India and is responsible for overall leadership and management of the program. Based in Mumbai, Madhav has led and managed EMBARQ’s involvement in BRT and city bus system projects in cities of Bangalore, Colombo, Indore, Jaipur, Naya Raipur and Surat; in capacity building initiatives with the Ministry of Urban Development, the World Bank and the British High Commission. Madhav was a senior member of the EMBARQ team that evaluated the Delhi BRT corridor in Feb 2009 and the Ahmedabad BRT corridor in Oct 2009 prior to its inauguration.
Madhav has been prolific in publishing since his return to India. He is the lead author of “Bus Karo” a guidebook on bus operations and planning. His work on progress of BRT projects under implementation in Indian Cities and his analysis on the Urban Transport situation in Indian Cities have also been recently published.
Madhav has over 12 years experience leading, designing and managing urban transport programs and projects in India, Asia and United states. Prior to joining EMBARQ India he was Regional Director at Citilabs, a transport planning Software Company and headed operations in South and South East Asia. He supported all activities in the region including program development and technical support. He has delivered training courses on Transport Modeling and Demand estimation in India, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia and USA. In the San Francisco Bay Area, he spent four year working at Dowling Associates Inc. managing and executing several transport planning, demand estimation, transport modeling and traffic engineering projects. He spent two years as a researcher at the Institute of Transport Studies at the University of California Berkeley, where he was involved in assessing the short and medium term impacts of City Car Share on travel behavior in the City of San Francisco.
Madhav, is a Civil Engineer from Mumbai and holds a Master’s Degree in Transport Planning from University of California Berkeley.