American Leadership Forum
Senior Fellow Class XXXI
Sanjay Ramabhadran, PE is a Founding Principal at VERSA Infrastructure providing program/construction management services on aviation, transportation, water and flood protection projects. He has served in senior executive / board roles at global and regional engineering consulting firms and has 25 years of experience in public infrastructure consulting. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Transit Authority (Houston METRO) and currently serves as the Chair of the Capital & Strategic Planning Committee.
He is the immediate Past Chairman of the Texas Lyceum, a state-wide leadership organization focused on public policy issues impacting the future of Texas and identifying the next generation of Texas Leaders. His civic involvement has included serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Leadership Houston; Steering Committee Member – Houston General Plan; City of Houston – Building & Standards Commission; Senior Fellow – American Leadership Forum; President of the HESS Club; President of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston; Chairperson of the Houston Mayor's International Trade & Development Council (South Asia); Connecting Communities Initiative at Rice University's Kinder Institute; and Board of Directors of the Indo-American Charity Foundation.
Mr. Ramabhadran was honored as one of the 2012 Ten Outstanding Young Americans by the United States Junior Chamber. He was previously selected as one of Five Outstanding Young Texans in 2011 by the Texas Jaycees and one of Five Outstanding Young Houstonians for the year 2010 by the Houston Jaycees. Selected as an ASIA 21 Young Leader, he represented the United States at the 2010 Global Asia 21 Leadership Summit in Jakarta, Indonesia. He has been honored by the American Jewish Committee – Houston with the Human Relations award.
A graduate of BITS-Pilani and Texas A&M University with executive education at the Harvard Kennedy School, Sanjay and his wife live in Houston and their sons attend public schools. His interests include cycling, tennis, traveling and public policy.