V Suresh is a Civil Engineer from Anna University (College of Engineering, Guindy, Chennai) with experience of over 54years, in Housing, Urban Development, Infrastructure and Real Estate Sectors and Sustainable Developmen.
Was former CMD HUDCO, with all-round growth in housing, innovative infrastructure development, use of appropriate technology applications in the built environment.
He is member of Expert group for EIA- Infra II projects of Ministry of Environment and Forests and Climate change, Member of Advisory Council for Rebuild Kerala and Member of Kerala Government Committee for Housing and Habitat Policy
He is the Chairman of CII Indian Green Building Council [IGBC], Chairman of IGBCGreen Cities Rating Committee, Chairman of BIS Housing Committee, Vice Chairman of National Building Code of India and Member of Smart Cities Committee of BIS.
He has received 16 awards and recognitions and to cap it with the CIDC Industry Doyen Award 2011,IBC Life Time Achievement Award 2014 and CIA World Life Time Achievement Award 2017.
He is President, Good Governance India Foundationfor good urban governance initiatives for meeting the challenges of urbanization and making smart, green and vibrant cities through work on MUNICIPALIKA +CAPEX and IIPM and Urban News Digest.
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Mr. Ashish Rakheja is Partner at AEON Consultants and has a post graduate degree in Thermal Engineering from IIT Delhi with over twenty eight years of work experience.
He is a seasoned Consulting Engineer who has designed over 3000 projects including Hotels, Airports, Hospitals, Retail, Residential, Commercial, High rises and Industrial projects. Mr Rakheja specializes in high-performance buildings and has been actively involved in leading design activities of electro-mechanical services for ten Net Zero Energy Buildings and over sixty Platinum rated green projects in India. He is spearheading the green building movement in India in capacity of role as Chairman, Technical Committee of Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). Mr Rakheja is also a Board Member at ASHRAE, USA
Mr Rakheja has won many awards and delivered over 1000 talks on various facets of building design across the world. He is an active member of over 20 Technical societies and regularly contributes his time on writing Standards, codes & position papers for Government bodies & Technical societies. He is involved in imparting training to budding Architects in the field of Building Services and a visiting faculty at leading schools in India.
Mr. Ashish Rakheja along with a team of dynamic sustainability experts and engineers shared a dream of Vikalp, which is an alternate approach to design by moving away from age old practices. Their mantra of thinking out of box paved way for creating AEON Integrated Building Design Consultants LLP.
Ashish P. Dhakan is a first generation entrepreneur with rare foresight and zeal. He has raised the bar of the security industry in India by setting a new benchmark. He is an MBA from Mumbai University witha Bachelor’s degree in engineering from the SS Engineering College, Bhavnagar. An out of the box thinker and business leader, he has supported the cause of Indian Security Industry through various Industry bodies and forums. His consistent efforts and initiatives led to security awareness among government and private sector companies in India.
His vision about Indian security industry’s growth has led to the formation of Prama Hikvision India, the very first joint venture company formed by Hikvision across the world. He led Prama Hikvision into a leading security business entity by successfully creating a pan India network of dealers, distributors and system integrators.
Ashish Dhakan had built a diversified vertical solutions team to cater Hikvision solutions to the Indian market. The vertical solutions offered by Prama Hikvision are best suited for the Indian environment and customized as per end-users requirements and specifications. He led Prama Hikvision in driving technological innovation by offering solutions in the Smart City, Safe City, Transport, Education, Banking, Pharma and Retail segments.
He has also been instrumental in setting up a state-of-the-art training center in India. Itprovides product knowledge and training system integrators, partners and end-users. He has enhanced the customer service through 21 RMA centers to enable RMA processes across India.
He is the driving force behind Hikvision’s ‘Make-in–India’ plan and implementation strategy. He has been instrumental in making big ticket investment in Hikvision’s‘Make in India’ program. It is one of the biggest initiatives rolled out by Prama Hikvision India as a part of India specific product manufacturing roadmap. With this initiative Hikvision has set up a world-class manufacturing plant to cater to Indian market.
Under his dynamic leadership, Prama Hikvision has established impeccable trust and reputation among security industry professionals in India. His pioneering initiatives led to many breakthroughs and established Prama Hikvision as one of the leading security business entities. His success saga is an integral part of Indian security industry’s shining growth story.
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Mr. Pradip Sheth obtained his Bachelor of Science degree (Physics) in the year 1967and Electrical Engineering in the year 1971 from Gujarat University, India
Initially, he worked with textile industries including reliance Textile, Vimal Industries for Ten years, then he shifted to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and worked there as consulting Engineer with Beach Group consultant for a decade or so. Subsequently he shifted back to India in the year 1990 to start his own consultancy company in Ahmedabad with brand name Sheth Techno Consultants.
Since 1990, he is engaged in active consultancy services covering spectrum of field such as Electrical, Mechanical, Utility services, HVAC, Instrumentation, SCADA, Communication etc. he has been very active and excellent in communication skill and handling of project and close coordination with engineering staff and Clients. He has travelled extensively in India and abroad for matters relating to consultancy. Sheth Techno Consultant has created his space in India as one of MEPF Consultancy Company and established a reputation is delivery project output efficiently and in a time bound programme with reference to clarity quality in required manner. Its activities and consultancy cover almost vide range and type of projects nearly residential, commercial, Institutional, township etc.
Very recently in 2016 Sheth Techno Consultant merged with INI Design Studio Group, formerly Stantec Consulting of Canada & North America a leading Architectural firm.
Mr. B.S.A. Narayan is a graduate in Science (B.Sc.) from Bangalore University in 1971 and obtained degree in Civil Engineering (B.E)in 1975 with Environmental Engineering as specialization from Mysore University.
Mr. Narayan is one of the Founder Member and current National Vice President of the Indian Plumbing Association (IPA) established in 1993.
Mr. Narayan was engaged as a Senior Design Engineer in Semac Pvt. Ltd., and S.G. Deololikar, leading Consulting Engineering firm in India for over Six years before joining International Consulting Organization in Jeddah K.S.A.in 1981.
Mr. Narayan joined as Principal Consultant / Partner to Potential Service Consultants (P) Ltd in 1988, a Professional Engineering Consultancy Organization Founded in 1987 to provide quality and timely services. Potential has carried out a number of mega projects for various institutions and Clients in India and Abroad for more than 25 years. Currently he is the Founder, Managing Director of Maple Engg-Design Services (India) Pvt. Ltd. A professional engineering consultancy organization founded by him in the year 2010.
He has designed Plumbing, Fire Protection and Industrial Piping System including Water and Sewage Treatment Plants, Central LPG system for Hotels, Hospitals, factory complexes, software building, mixed use complex, golf courses, university campus, software parks and commercial buildings and infrstacture services for residential and commercial developments ranging from 100 acres to 3000 acres. in co-ordination with reputed Indian and Multinational Architects and Developers.
Satish Iyengar completed his Engineering in M&E in 1977-1978 and Post-Graduation in Business Management from Mumbai. He did his apprenticeship and was a management trainee in Crompton greaves before he joined Voltas in 1979. He worked in Mumbai for 2 years and then shifted to Bangalore where he was the sales and later Projects head of Voltas till 1987.
He started his own company known as Services Consultants in 1988 specializing in MEP, IBMS & sustainability consultancy and is till date heading the firm as the proprietor.
He joined ISHRAE as one of its founding members of Bangalore Chapter in 1988-1989 and has been actively involved in the chapter activities like ACREX, COMFEX, ACREDEX, learning Center etc. He was the ISHRAE Bangalore Chapter President from 1993-1995 and the Regional Director (South) from 1997-1998. He was a Trustee and chairman of ISHRAE Foundation Trust and was conferred the prestigious ISHRAE President Emeritus Award in 1995. He is the Co-Chairman of ACREX on three occasions. He is an ASHRAE member from 1998-1999 and has written articles in the ISHRAE Journal. He is a member of the Electrical Consultants Association and Indian Plumbing Association. He was the All India ISHRAE President from 2006-2007 and President of ASHRAE Bangalore chapter from 2012-2013.. Apart from being an active
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TAK Mathews is the principal consultant at TAK Consulting and has over 30 years’ experience in the elevator industry. A Chartered Engineer and a post graduate in Business Administration, he is the convenor of the committee for elevators and escalators of the National Building Code of India. He is also a member on the Indian standards committee and working panel for elevators and escalators. Mathews is the founding trustee of the Elevator & Escalator Safety Trust set up to impart knowledge, particularly to children, how to safely use elevators and escalators
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Mr. A. L. Narasimhan is the Vice President -Strategic Business Alliances, Prama Hikvision IndiaPvt. Ltd. In his current role he is developingthe strategic business alliances for the company with the government, organisations and industry bodies.
He has vast experience spanning over 37 years in handling the Government Agencies and Public Sector Undertakings. He is known in the Industry for excellence in project management and business development. He has implemented many successful projects in the government verticals.
In his extensive career in the security products and systems business, he has set many new benchmarks in the project management. He is wellknown in the Industry, for his contribution to many successful projects. He has served the senior management positions with some of the leading organizations in India.
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Dr. Iyengar is a High Performance Building Designer who believes in the philosophy “An Integrated & Sustainable Approach to the Design of the Built Environment.”
His company Services Consultants is involved in MEP design, sustainable design & Zero Energy building projects. Many of his projects have won global awards. He is currently designing various 5 star hotels, luxury apartments, commercial offices and hospitals and commercial offices across Asia & India. He is a Sustainable Technologies expert partner with United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) in their Climate and Clean Air Coalition Initiative. He has published 2 books titled ‘Decentralized Approach to High Performance Building Design in tropics’ in Germany by SVH Verlag and ‘Asia’s Cities: Necessity, Challenges and Solutions for Going Smart’ in USA by Springer. He is the President of FSAI Bangalore Chapter. He is also an active member of IPA, ISHRAE and ASHRAE @ Bangalore. He is the youngest ASHRAE DL in the world and is a part of the Conferences and Expositions Committee in ASHRAE.
He has published more than 20 research papers in top international journals & conferences in USA, UK, India, Singapore, Switzerland, Philippines, and Australia etc. He has collaborated with ETH Zurich, NUS Singapore, Concordia University Canada, University of California Berkeley, USA and Princeton University, USA on various research projects. He is a university topper in Mechanical Engineering, Bangalore and holds a Gold Medal in Sustainability from the National University of Singapore. He pursued his Doctorate of Science in Sustainability and Zero Emission Design from ETH, Zurich and The Future Cities Laboratory.
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35 years of successful & satisfying experience in the Fire Safety & Security domain. Founder of FSAI (Fire and Security Association of India) which was established in 2002, served as the Marketing & Events chairman for 11 years and as the President for 2 years. A committee member of the prestigious National Building Code(NBC). I also have corporate experience in DATS/Honeywell and Mircom as a country Head. Founder, Director, Chairman of Marketing & Events of Forum of Critical Utility Services (FOCUS).I have been actively engaged in conducting Tech talks and workshops and motivational speeches (for tech companies) and over 250 seminars, globally.
Educate & Create awareness on Security & Life Safety Practices to every responsible citizen of India, and to make every Home Safe and Secured.
Marketing, Business Development, Brand Promotion, Motivational Speaker
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Ravi Shankar Thandavan has over 33 years of experience across varied industries such as Hospitality, Aesthetic & interior enhancement products, Direct Marketing & Mailing, Material Handling, Advertising & E-commerce.
He is a Domain Expert in the area of Movement & Storage in Confined Spaces. He is Sales & Marketing Consultant to companies from varied fields viz. Parking Management, Automated Mechanical Parking Solutions, Automatic Storage & Retrieval Systems, UV Sanitising & Disinfection Solutions etc.
He is also a Founder Director of Shlara Automation Pvt. Ltd., a company engaged in offering Entrance Automation Solutions for controlling Pedestrian & Vehicular traffic. These are typically products and solutions offered for applications such as Boarding Gates, Access Management into buildings, offices, Theme Parks etc. Parking Management & Parking Guidance products, systems & solutions is another area of speciality that Shlara Automation caters to.
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).