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Bio for Rajesh Prabhu, B.E.Mech


Raj has spent most of his career in the Elevator Industry and has more than 19 years of experience in installation, service, sales of elevators & escalators and VT consultancy Services.

Raj started his career with one of the major Elevator Supplier and has worked in installation, service and sales of elevators, escalators & travellators. He has extensive consultancy experience in the U.A.E. with VT Specialists and was employed with the following firms before launching RBA Vertical Transportation Consultancy.



  • S & S Engineering (VT Consultancy)
    • Designation – Head of Engineering
  • S. Atkins & Partners
    • Designation – Regional VT Engineer
  • Cooper & Wilcock FZ LLZ (VT Consultancy)
    • Designation – Manager & Technical Director.

Raj has experience which extends to all stages of major / minor projects from Pre-concept design to Site supervision & Hand-over of equipment for a large number of major / special projects in Middle East and South East Asia.

  • As a founding member of RBA, Raj will lead the organization and will be involved in the design of major projects in Middle East, India & South East Asia.
  • As required, he will  be also involved in Project Supervision and Site Inspections


  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, MIT Manipal – India.
  • Certified & Professionally Trained in Elevate Software for Traffic Analysis.

Reference Projects (Selected Projects Only)

Retail & Hotels:

Marriott Courtyard Hotel (UAE), Marriott – Al Ain (UAE), Sofitel Hotel (UAE), Wafi Mall & Hotel (UAE), Al Ghurair Development – Phase 2 (UAE), Mirdiff City Centre (UAE), Fairmont Hotel – Abu Dhabi (UAE), East Hotel Mall of Emirates (UAE), Hard Rock Hotel (UAE), EVA Hotel (UAE), Doha Festival City (Qatar),   Al Reem Mall (Abu Dhabi – UAE), Hilton Hotel (RAK – UAE), Blue Waters Hospitality Development – Jumeirah Group(Dubai, UAE), Aqua Raffles (KSA), Jeddah Pearl Fairmont (KSA), DQ Hotel (KSA), Palm Tower Hotel (Dubai – UAE), Palm Mall (Dubai – UAE), Marriott Hotel – Nigeria (Design Review), Marriott Hotel –Jeddah(Design Review), Marriott Hotel – Casablanca (Design Review), Kazan Rivera – Swissotel (Russia), Mixed Use Development – Noida (India), Mixed Use Development – Mumbai (India), Kaaki Development – Mecca (KSA), Dubai Inn Hotels – Dubai (UAE), Ha Long Star Development – Vietnam, 3 Star Hotel – Medina (KSA), Namaste Hotel – Mumbai (India), Rove Hotels – Dubai (UAE), Qetaifan Island North Mixed Use Development – Doha (Qatar), Marsa Al Arab – Dubai (UAE), Yiti Marina Hotel – Oman, Crowne Plaza – Dubai (UAE), Solitaire Mall – Riyadh (KSA), MOPA Hotel – Ras Al Khaimah (UAE), Le Meridien Miha Seyahi- Dubai (UAE), Fujairah Beach Hotel- Fujairah (UAE), The Address Hotel – Ras Al Khaimah (UAE), Mandarin Hotel – Oman, Meydan One Mall – Dubai (UAE), CBQ Mixed Used Development – Doha (Qatar),


RAK Specialty Hospital (UAE), Canal Point Hospital – Dubai (UAE), King Abdullah Medical City (KSA), Sheikh Khalifa Medical City – Abu Dhabi (KSA), AJYAD Hospital, Mekkah (KSA), Kings College Hospital – Dubai (UAE), Middle East Hospital – KSA, CHU Rabat Hospital – Morocco

Residential & Commercial:

Entisar Tower – Dubai (UAE), Fountain View Towers / Development – Dubai (UAE), Damac Heights – Dubai (UAE), Princess Tower – Dubai (UAE), Elite tower – Dubai (UAE), Pentominium Tower – Dubai (UAE), Fujairah Business Center (UAE),Gateway Towers – Dubai (UAE), Jeddah Gate Office Tower (KSA), Villamar Development (Bahrain), F1 Theme Park – Dubai (UAE), Abu Dhabi Court House Complex – Abu Dhabi(UAE), Abdali Development – Jordan, Silhouette Tower – Qatar, Dubai Metro Car Parks (UAE), DIFC – Dubai, Michael Schumacher Tower – Abu Dhabi (UAE), Tameer Residential Towers – Abu Dhabi (UAE), MASDAR – Mist Neighborhood – Abu Dhabi (UAE), DHE-Business Park – Dubai (UAE), Ha Long Star Development – Vietnam, Harbour Views Dubai Creek Harbour – Dubai (UAE), Boubyan Bank HQ – Kuwait,  Palm 360 Jumeirah – Dubai (UAE), Down Town Views II – Dubai (UAE), Act 1 – Act 2 Towers – Dubai (UAE), The Grand Tower – Dubai (UAE), PCFC HQ – Dubai (UAE), City Walk Residential – Dubai (UAE), Yas Zone Residential – Abu Dhabi (UAE)

Tall Buildings:

Princess Tower – Dubai (UAE), Pentominium Tower – Dubai (UAE), LA MAISON – HDS Tower – Dubai (UAE), Entisar Tower – Dubai (UAE), WOW Hotel – Dubai (UAE), SRG Tower – Dubai (UAE), Azizi Tower – Dubai (UAE)


New York University Abu Dhabi (UAE), Dubai Frame – Dubai (UAE), Museum of the Future – Dubai (UAE), ADNOC Petroleum Institute – Abu Dhabi (UAE). UAE Expo Pavilion 2020– Dubai (UAE)

Note: Reference projects include work carried out with previous employers.