Deputy Director | Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance


Ganesh Ramachandran

AICP (he/him/his)

Ganesh Ramachandran, AICP, is the Deputy Director of Planning at the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM), Commonwealth of Massachusetts. DCAMM is responsible for capital planning, public building construction, facilities management, and real estate services for the Commonwealth. Ganesh oversees capital planning for Health and Human Services agencies and the Judiciary, comprising of 11.5 GSF of state portfolio. In addition, he manages the Designer Selection Process for the Office of Planning in collaboration with the Designer Selection Board and the user agency leadership.

Prior to public service, Ganesh was a Senior Urban Designer and Planner at Goody Clancy, CBT Architects, Wallace Roberts and Todd, and Skidmore Owings and Merrill, where he contributed to campus planning, neighborhood planning, and affordable housing redevelopment efforts in more than 30 cities and municipalities across the US and abroad. In 2022, Ganesh successfully led the citizens ballot measure to fund affordable housing, open space conservation, and historic preservation through the Community Preservation Act in Natick, MA, where he resides. He Chairs the Natick Affordable Trust Fund and co-chairs the Housing Committee at the Boston Society of Architects.

Ganesh earned his graduate degrees in public administration (Harvard Kennedy School), urban design (University of California, Berkeley), and architecture (Ohio State University) and his undergraduate degree in architecture (National Institute of Technology, Trichy, India)