With more than 50 years of professional experience, Mr. Malik has been very active in numerous Industry associations, federal/Govt. Committees, and forums. He has been the Chairman of the Transportation committee of the “United States India Business Council (USIBC)” and brought many useful suggestions to the Ministry of Surface Transport in the development of National Highways in India. He travelled with President of the United States of America, Mr. Bill Clinton, as an official delegate when President Clinton visited India and he was instrumental in signing of many MOU’s on behalf of the US Govt. between the Federal Highway Administration (FHA), Govt. of USA and Ministry of Surface Transport (MOST), Govt. of India for Infrastructure Projects.
He successfully delivered various multimillion-dollar projects like the Worli-Bandra Sea-link in India, Penang Bridge in Malaysia, Kabul – Kandahar Highway in Afghanistan, Barahona Highway Rehabilitation in Dominican Republic, SR 705 Elevated Roadway/Flyovers, post-tensioned concrete box girder bridges in USA, Hayden Island Rail Access, steel truss bridge in USA, the Bhumibol Dam in Nepal, Delhi-Gurgaon Access Controlled Expressway Project in India and several others.
He has been a front runner in using the latest and emerging technologies of the world like Pavement Management Systems, Submerged Tube Technology, Cable-Stayed Bridge technology, and others that brought a competitive environment in the civil industry as whole at the global level. Mr. Malik, as MD (International) of Sverdrup-Jacobs, was the first to introduce in India the advanced highway design software INROADS with MicroStation as its base platform. “Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience. Because that’s how you become better, and then the best,” says Mr. Suresh Malik, who was registered as a professional engineer with the Washington Board of Professional Engineers and with the Michigan Board of Professional Engineers. He is also a member of International Monorail Association since 1982.
He was the first Indian to head as Managing Director (International) of Golder Associates Inc., One of the World’s Top 20 ENR Design firms (1995-97). Mr. Malik was again the first Indian to head as Managing Director (International) of Sverdrup – Jacobs, a fortune 500 company and arguably the world’s biggest engineering group from 1997 -2001, who has achieved everything with his undying hard work and gusto of patience and excellence.