I am a mechanical engineer from Bangalore University and have been involved with Fire and Security Industry for the past 28 years
Member of the Bureau of Indian Standards committee CED 22, formulating the Indian Standards on Clean agents.
Member of Halon Alternative options Committee (HAOC) for selection of Halon Alternatives for India. Participated seminars and technical meetings as a member of HAOC and representative of the company.
Set Up the first UL listed Filling station for clean agents in India Worked as General Manager with Siemens Building Technologies, North American Fire Guardian, DATS
Managing Director of Topaz Fire Systems Pvt Ltd, Bangalore, manufacturers of Fire Suppression Systems – Clean Agents, Watermist, Electrical panel protection using polymer tubes etc
Founder Member of FSAI and have held position as National President and Secretary of Fire & Security Association of India (FSAI).
Abhishek is an Engineer and a Post Graduate Diploma holder in Finance. He has been advocating the need for compliance to standards for improved safety and quality across industries for most of the last 18 years. He has vast experience of promoting conformity assessment in several industries including Consumer Electronics, Industrial, Renewable and Building Products across geographies and jurisdictions.
He joined Thomas Bell-Wright International Consultants in 2013 and has been the driving force behind the expansion of the fire compliance activities into new markets. His valuable experience from other, larger TIC (Testing, Inspection & Certification) companies has helped customers and construction industry stakeholders over the years.
Along with helping certification bodies expand their horizons of business, he has been writing articles and presenting at various forums about mandatory and voluntary quality and safety compliances. He also owns and drives a blog and a LinkedIn group called Gurus of Testing, Inspection and Certification (www.tic.guru) aimed at expanding the understanding of conformity across the world.