Ganesh started his life in Neyveli, a small town in South India, with an industrial complex comprising a coal mine, a thermal power station and a fertilizer plant. On completing school, he started his career as a marine engineer, sailing around the world. In the mid-90s, he migrated to Australia, starting his land-based career, and continues to provide physical asset management consulting services to the industry.
Over his career, he has had exposure to varied industries including shipping, mining, utilities, petrochemicals and manufacturing industries such as metal, food and beverage, plastic, building products, pulp and paper manufacturing.
Ganesh currently lives in Melbourne with his wife and two daughters and takes an active interest in the spheres of emerging technology, global economics and politics.