Raj Mallela

Raj Mallela

As the Chairman & Managing Director of SATRA Group – an Indian conglomerate headquartered in Hyderabad with diverse interests across sectors such as infrastructure consulting, exploring mines and minerals and developing agro infrastructure – Mr. Mallela has been dedicatedly working towards delivering profitable revenue growth to clients and customers. A part of his growth focus includes continuing the tradition of SATRA as a best place to work for all locations the world over. Having established SATRA Group in the year 2008, he is at the helm of the overall development and management of the company and has been successfully driving it towards newer horizons of success.


A forward looking leader, he is able to successfully anticipate and visualize situations and thereby frame logical solutions. His extremely positive bent of mind and mature outlook make him a great leader and cast persistent influence on his co-workers who look up to him for inspiration. Besides being an outstanding motivator, he is also an excellent communicator as his policies and procedures are clear, precise and effective. He provides direction by developing the organizational vision, communicating it to the employees and inspiring them to achieve it.

Over the years, Mr. Mallela has worked across the value chain in the infrastructure management domain along with various stakeholders. He brings to the table, a comprehensive understanding of the sector both at a holistic level as well as a thorough grasp of each aspect in detail. He has successfully facilitated diversification of SATRA and has led its expansion into different geographies namely India, New Zealand and Zambia, and across operations.


An extremely talented leader, Mr. Mallela is an exemplary role model who continually redefines his perceptions and ambitions to encompass the entire company, which he represents. He puts the interests of the organization and stakeholders before his personal ambition and goals and strives to create success which is sustainable and does not need his constant presence.

Owing to his dedicated efforts, Mr. Mallela has taken SATRA Group — a key contestant in businesses of infrastructure maintenance today — to greater heights. He works seamlessly with his own teams and people to drive them to magnificence, and successful accomplishment of business ideas and undertakings.

He takes pride in the fact that SATRA Group is “one of the forerunners in the infrastructure consultancy industry.” Sharing his success mantra, he elaborates, “Our company has been in the business of Consultancy for more than eleven years now and still counting. In these years, we have designed and developed our services and solutions that are proven to be innovative, sustainable and value for money. With a proven track record of timely completion of projects in complex and difficult environments, our group excels in planning, design and management to provide reliable and sustainable solutions that fulfil the unique needs of each country and scale along with its growth needs.”

He further adds, “Since inception, SATRA has been growing from strength to strength which is quite evident from its being awarded with many landmark projects both in India and abroad. Equipped with young, dedicated, enthusiastic and extremely talented work force, we have been able to successfully complete various projects under trying circumstances, varied environments and challenging situations to the ultimate satisfaction of our clients.”


Under his exemplary leadership, SATRA Group employs state-of-the-art technology and needs-based solutions coupled with highly experienced domestic and international workforce. Its comprehensive suite of asset development, maintenance and management services cover the entire asset lifecycle, right from concept design and planning, to procurement and construction, and finally to operation and maintenance.

The Group strives to achieve its goal of becoming the most preferred provider of quality infrastructure and project management services, under the able guidance of Mr. Mallela. He ensures that it strictly adheres to an effective quality system by incorporating global quality standards and best practices.

Mr. Mallela has been successful in expanding SATRA Group into different spheres. Established in 2008, its Consultancy Services division has grown multi-fold each year in revenue, operating sectors and geographical regions. To explore endless possibilities in the mining sector, the Group’s Mines and Minerals division was established in 2013. Its Agro division was set up in 2014 to promote agro infrastructure and tap into the immense potential of rural communities and aims to establish terminal market complexes, mega food parks and other similar infrastructure to provide a “one-stop shop,” particularly for small and medium-sized farmers who are unable to realise the actual value of their products.

Under his guidance, the Group has expanded globally as well. SATRA’s sister companies in New Zealand involved in manufacturing asset monitoring and management products and offering ICT enabled services.


A strong advocate of innovation, he consistently encourages pursuit of newer avenues, processes, products, services and management practices to enable the Group to get better each day. Under his able leadership, SATRA Group adheres to sustainable business practices which optimize utilization of resources without compromising on time, or quality of products and services. No wonder it is marching towards uncharted territories of success with each passing day.