Pradeep Koneru oversees the India operations of the Trimex Group as Business Head of Trimex Industries Ltd. He has led the development of Trimex group's iron ore, barite and bauxite business in South Asia, and established the heavy mineral sands division.

Through Pradeep's strategy of growth through diversification and forward-and-backward integration. Trimex's India business has consistently grown in scale and profitability. In recognition of his outstanding leadership and initiative in developing an innovative new business model in sands mineral mining, Pradeep was awarded the 2011 Most Promising Entrepreneurship Award from Enterprise Asia.