MD and CEO, NHAI INvIT
Suresh Goyal is MD & CEO of the Investment Manager to National Highways Authority of India’s Infrastructure Investment Trust (NHAI InvIT) which has been set up to monetize operating highway projects under Government of India’s National Monetization Pipeline. He was the founding employee of NHAI InvIT, which since inception has successfully raised funds from marquee international and domestic institutional investors and lenders, with an Enterprise Value of about Rs. 12,000 crores. He recently led NHAI InvIT’s maiden public issue of long dated NCD’s, which was the first of its kind in India. He has an overall experience of 28 years in project finance, investment banking and infrastructure investing. Over the last 15 years, he has made investments in several infrastructure sectors including renewables, telecom towers, and airports. He was the founding member of Macquarie’s infrastructure investment business in India in 2010, which under his leadership became one of the largest infrastructure funds in the country. Prior to joining NHAI InvIT in October 2020, he was based in Singapore as Head of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets for South East Asia & India region. He has a wide experience of investments, asset management, governance and dispute management while representing Macquarie on the boards of various investee companies. He is an Electrical Engineer and MBA.