Ravi was appointed Director of Operations, Nigeria in June 2018. He has over 34 years of success in managing cement manufacturing units in different countries. He was Plant Director Tabuk Cement Co., Saudi Arabia, Technical Director, with Holcim in Eastern Europe and Relation Director with Lafarge, Austria. Previously, he was the Director of Research & Development at Dangote Cement. He holds a PhD in Materials Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
He holds a BSc in Economics and an MSc in Economics, with specialisation in Econometrics, both from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He also gained the degree of Doctor of Business Administration at Leeds Beckett University, in the United Kingdom.