M Nandakumar

M Nandakumar

Managing Director, EDAC Engineering
M Nandakumar is the Managing Director of EDAC Engineering. He is responsible for ensuring healthy performance of all the business verticals of EDAC Engineering, which are concurrently executing several high-value turnkey projects valued from INR 200 million to INR 10 billion.

Nandakumar has served various leadership roles encompassing project management, business development and project execution. With over 31 years of experience in the power, oil & gas, and other industries in both India and abroad, he has pioneered lean construction practices in the Indian power sector.

As the Managing Director, he takes care of several large-scale projects involving electro, mechanical and instrumentation works, across India. He oversees the engineering, procurement and construction of large-capacity coal-based plants, solar plants and petrochemical refineries.

Utilising a huge talent pool and a large asset base, he supervises long-term and shut down maintenance of refineries and petrochemical complexes, in India, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Malaysia.

Prior to his current role, Nandakumar has served AM International Group in various capacities, for over 35 years.


  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from Anna University
  • Master of Science (Industrial Management) from IIT Madras
  • Certified as Project Director for Level A from Project Management Associates
  • Certified as Independent Director by the Institute of Directors, New Delhi