Mr. Lokesh Singh is the Executive Director, Quality Assurance (Mechanical) in Research Designs & Standards organization, Ministry of Railways.

Having over 24 years of experience in managing projects, R&D, O&M in Railways, Vendor developing & Quality, he has worked in organisations like DRDO and L&T besides his association of two decades with Indian Railways.

A Mechanical Engineer by profession, he has been instrumental in developing 20 vendors for Railway’ rolling stock besides managing inspection worth INR 100Billion.

His expertise in Railway disaster management & derailment investigation is evident from the fact that his technical Book in Rajbhasha on Derailment Investigation earned him the prestigious Lalbahadur Shastri Award.

An FIE and Chartered Engineer, Mr.Lokesh Singh also holds a Diploma in Multi Modal Transport and has been the recipient of Best Innovation Award of Indian Railways in 2012.

He was also given the National Award for Outstanding services By Ministry of Railways. A learner by choice, he has been trained in Advanced Manufacturing at GE, USA besides getting formally trained on Leadership from INDEAD Singapore & ICLIF Malayasia on Leadership.

His list of trainings also include Six Sigma by American Society for Quality and that of a Lead Auditor. He has played a substantial tole in supervision of software development for easing business with vendor apart from being instrumental in establishing mechanized laundries