LeaderShip Team

1. Mr. A.Narayana Reddy (Chief Executive Officer)

Mr. A.Narayana Reddy is working with APUIAML over last four years and has a rich educational background. He completed his schooling from Sainik School (Korukonda) and has brought up with Nationalist & Service oriented approach. He pursued B.Tech from JNTU & MBA (Marketing).

In the profession spanning across three decades, Narayan Reddy has worked with various institutions, like ITC Limited, APITCO, Thapar Waterbase Limited, GTZ (India) Private Limited and Shalivahana Green Energy Limited engaged in development of renewable energy (MSW, Biomass, wind & Solar)as the Managing Director of group company.

He has exposure & expertise in Urban Development, Tourism, Housing, Renewable Energy, Harbors and Infrastructure projects. He has successfully demonstrated the concept of Public Private Partnership (PPP) in Urban Housing, Tourism, Waste Management & first of its kind concept cities in India. He is a member of various professional bodies.

He is involved in development of Fishing Harbours in the State of Andhra Pradesh as part of PMMSY & Sagarmala Projects and implementation of various Waste Management programs (Solid & Liquid) in the State.


2. Mr. M Sankar Reddy (Chief Financial Officer)

Mr. M Sankar Reddy is working with APUAML as Chief Financial Officer. He holds Bachelor’s Degree, an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and completed ICWAI Intermediate.

He has around 14 years of experience in the area of Accounts, Finance, Taxation, IFRS, Audits and implementation of standardized financial and operational policies and procedures, ERP implementation etc. Prior to joining APUIAML, Mr. Sankar Reddy has worked with NMDC Ltd, The CCI Ltd and Cyient in different capacities.


3. Mrs Pilli Indraja (Company Secretary)

Mrs Pilli Indraja has took over the charge of Company Secretary in APUIAML effective from May 26, 2021. She is a rank holder in ICWA and an Associate member in ICWA and Company Secretary. Prior joining APUIAML, she worked with SDF India Pvt ltd and Treeline Business Solution Pvt Ltd. She is having around 11 years of professional experience in Manufacturing and Export sector, worked on dual roles as Company Secretary, Costing & Finance. She has experience in the field of Secretarial & Compliance related works, Accounts, Finance, MIS, Audits and Budgeting and controlling activities.


4. Mr. Srinivasa Lakshminarayana Burra (Chief Technical Officer)

Mr. Srinivasa Lakshminarayana Burra is Post Graduate in Environmental Engineering rich educational background in Civil Engineering and Alternative Dispute Resolution

He has 23 years of professional experience in more than 10 countries in Asia, Africa, Middle East and Europe in various sectors Viz. water supply, sewerage, drainage, urban roads, solid waste management, ICT, integrarted infrastructure projects of green & brown field areas, smart & economic cities. His core expertise lies in water supply, sewerage, drainage, urban roads and solid waste management.

Has involved in preparation of concept reports/feasibility studies/ master plans/ DPRs/ procurement of contracts/ supervision / project management etc. for more than 50 projects. Expertised in several domains of Engineering, Project Management and Business development: for various Indian and International firms like Kirloskar, Wilbursmith, TTI, Egis, Aarvee and AECOM. Which also includes review of RFPs/Tenders, Risk Analysis, Strategy Formulation, Technical and Financial Proposals, Client Management etc. for more than 100 major projects.


5. Mr. Harish Nawani (Head – HR & Administration)

Mr. Harish Nawani is working with APUIAML since its inception, and heading Corporate Division (HR, Admin & IT) in APUIAML. Prior to joining APUIAML, Mr. Nawani provided his professional services to Birla Cement Works, Goetze India Limited, DLF Cement Limited and GKW Limited. He joined IL&FS group in August 1998, and since then he is associated at various levels with other group companies of IL&FS.

His schooling is done from Central School and is holding MBA (HR) from Madurai University, with 30 years of extensive experience in the field of Administration and Human Resources.

He is a multi tasker, helps people to connect, loves travel & food and relentlessly works for organization growth & team building.


6. Mr. Tarun Sharma (Domain Head - Water & Waste-Water Infrastructure)

Mr. Tarun Sharma is urban and infrastructure development professional with diverse experience of about 20 years in project planning and development, delivery of integrated urban development and smart infrastructure projects. Overall professional experience in project development advisory services spans across reputed consulting organizations, non-banking financial institutions, asset management institutions. The area of work is majorly constituted in carrying out project development in core urban infrastructure sectors, integrated urban and infrastructure planning, smart city development initiatives.

He is an Alumni of Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT) University, Ahmedabad; National Institute for Construction Management and Research (NICMAR), New Delhi. He has been Visiting Scholar at Washington University in St. Louis, US and worked on Sustainable Development initiatives and infrastructure planning for future cities.


7. Mr. Onteddu Rajesh Babu (Domain Head - Urban Infra Development)


8. Mr. Chetan Yarlagadda (Domain Head - Economic Development)

Mr. Chetan Yarlagadda is a Professional Urban & Regional Planner with 14 years of experience in both medium and large-scale organizations of public & private sector. He worked few years overseas early in his career & joined MoRD, Govt. of India as a Prime Ministers Rural Development Fellow and was deputed in Visakhapatnam district from the year 2012 to 2014. He worked under the District Collector, Visakhapatnam as an in-charge officer for Integrated Action Plan projects & Skill development programs in ITDA, Paderu division.

He was later advanced to Andhra Pradesh State Secretariat, Hyderabad to work in Planning Dept. and Chief Minster’s Office for the years 2014 & 2015 to work in various administrative roles and later in the year 2016, he was deputed as Executive Assistant to Sri SP Tucker, Chief Secretary, Govt. of AP. In the end of year 2016, he joined APUIAML and worked in various urban infrastructure projects of the State. Currently, he is Divisional Head to the Economic Development Division. Being equipped with both professional and administrative expertise in both the government and private sectors, Mr. Chetan is contributing towards APUIAML’s mission to develop various infrastructure projects in the State of Andhra Pradesh.


9. Mr. N.C. Rathnakar (Domain Head - Urban Planning & Design)

Mr. N.C. Rathnakar is an Urban & Infrastructure Planner and has diverse experience of more than 13 years in Integrated urban & infrastructure development in green field and brown field areas, Smart cities, Industrial area development, Tourism development, was part of transaction advisory services with national & international firms and has expertise in formulation of organisation/s.

He was associated with Centre for Urban Governance in ASCI, Hyderabad and IL&FS Infrastructure Development Corporation in his career where he was involved in various consultancy projects for Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, has provided training to various state & local urban department officials and has travelled more than 20 states of the nation. He was involved in more than 30 projects ranging from small scale to large-scale industrial parks in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana & Karnataka and was a core member for preparation of tourism circuit plans for Southern states. In 2015, he was specially engaged by Municipal Administration & Urban Development (MA&UD) Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh for providing technical assistance in the role of Assistant Director, Strategy for the development of new capital city.

He worked as a core team member for the formulation of APUIAML. Given the multi dimension expertise, since APUIAML inception, he handled state smart city projects, model town projects, and multi utility corridors and other infrastructure projects. He is an Alumni of CEPT University, Ahmedabad. He has attended many training programs in the areas of Urban transport & Sustainable development organized by World Bank.


10. Mr. Siddhartha Ambaty (Domain Head - Spl. Projects & CEO Office)

Mr. Siddhartha Ambaty is an urban development professional with experience of about 14 years in strategic advisory, planning, development and delivery of projects pertaining to urban and regional planning, urban development and infrastructure sectors. His work-profile includes working at national and international arenas, government, corporate and academic institutions. The project-profile includes expertise in small, medium and large-scale projects spanning areas such as Urban Mobility, Solid Waste Management, Tourism, Smart Infrastructure, Integrated Infrastructure (Physical & Social), PPP etc.

He is a Masters graduate in IST & Management with background in Planning. He also holds PG Diplomas/Certificates in Town & Country Planning, Sustainable Land Use planning, Integrated Urban Transport, Solid Waste Management, Sustainable Urban Development from reputed institutions including World Bank.


11. Mr. M Amruth Sudheesh (Domain Head-Incharge- Food & Enterprise Development)

Mr. Mekala Amruth Sudheesh has recently joined APUIAML and having Master’s Degree in Energy Management from Anna University, Chennai and Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from JNTU, Hyderabad. In the profession of spanning across more than two decades, Mr. Sudheesh has worked with various prestige institutions like Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), APITCO, APPC, and other Pvt. Institutions and engaged in development and execution of various projects in the field of Energy Efficiency & Energy Conservation, renewable energy (MSW, Biomass, & Solar), project related services and Industrial cluster development programs.

Mr. Sudheesh was part of the Team in execution several prestigious projects of The World Bank (WB), UNIDO, UNDP, DFID, Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), Ministry of New and Renewables Energy (MNRE), Ministry of Medium and Small Micro Enterprises (Mo-MSME) and AP State Government Departments i.e., DRDA, Commissioner of Industries, NEDCAP, etc. Mr. Sudheesh has exposure & expertise in execution of various projects related to Industry Development, Municipal Administration, Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, Techno economic feasibility studies, Detailed Project Reports of various Industries, feasibility studies and Impact Assessment, Industrial Cluster Development etc.

Mr. Sudheesh, presently executing the awarded projects to APUIAML from Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Fund (AHIDF) project from Director of Animal Husbandry (DAH), Development of Secondary Food Processing Industries in Government of Andhra Pradesh project from Andhra Pradesh Food Processing Society (APFPS).