Shri G M Rao is a mechanical engineer, billionaire industrialist and the founder chairman of GMR Group, a global infrastructure developer and operator based in Bharat. Started in 1978, GMR Group is now present in 7 countries, active in energy, highways, large urban development and airports sectors, known for building and operating
world class national assets. After graduation in Engineering from Andhra University, he entered in the trading of commodities. Soon he moved into acquiring assets. Eventually he divested his stake in a multitude of industries and started Vysya Bank in collaboration with ING. Later he became a leading infrastructure asset developer.