Harj Dhaliwal is a seasoned executive and oversees all activity and programmes for Virgin
Hyperloop across the Middle East and India. With over 35 years of experience, he has an
unparalleled corporate leadership and management track record in the transport sector
having cut his teeth and delivering mega rail and infrastructure projects in complex
challenging environments around the world.
Prior to Virgin Hyperloop, Harj was a Senior Vice President based out of the UAE for
Parsons Corporation responsible for managing all rail and metro transport activities
across Europe and the Middle East with over 450 staff deployed across some of the largest
and complex transport programmes in the world including Expo 2020.
He began his career as a contractor in the UK, moved to defense sector and then found
his place in transport where he has held senior executive management roles for over 25
Harj is a Chartered Civil Engineer, Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers,
Member of the UK Engineering Council, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil
Engineering from Nottingham Trent University, UK.
Harj is based in Virgin Hyperloop’s Dubai office.