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.
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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.
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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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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Ar. Sandeep Shikre is the President + CEO of SSA Architects. He is an USGBC LEED Accredited Professional, the founding member of Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) and the Chairman of IGBC Mumbai Chapter.
At SSA, he heads a team of 250+ committed professionals. With a diverse portfolio and with the integration of Architecture, Interior Design and Construction Management Services under one roof, is what makes SSA stand tall and apart, making team unique. His firm specializes in Urban Renewal & High Rise projects and providing solutions that are environmentally sustainable.
SSA is the proud recipient of various international & national awards Recently SSA has also been bestowed with the honor and privilege of being the finalist at the World Architectural Festival 2019 (WAF) for their Residential project, Atharva. Sandeep believes that Architecture is a comprehensive approach, which combines the hard skills of design and the soft skills of human connection and experience. In a nutshell, it’s all about Space, People and Happiness.