Our Experts

Industry experts - Our experts comprise senior industrialists and professionals from our focus sectors of building materials, waste management and agri related industries.

WASTE MANAGEMENT & GREEN BUSINESSES

Mr. Balaji Shinde - LED

Seasoned business leader with expertise in sales and market development of lighting products. Over 15 years of experience with a number of renowned organisations including Phillips Lighting , Future group and ADATA Technologies.
Balaji holds Bachelors in computer science from University of Madras and an MBA from Madurai Kamraj University.

Mr. D B Prabhu – Electronic Waste Management

Mr. D B Prabhu, co founder and director of Respose India, has 20 years of experience in E-waste management technology and strategy consultancy. He is an Engineering graduate and is certified in General management from IIM Bangalore.

Mr. Zeeshan MP - Waste Management 

Zeeshan MP, co founder and director of Synod bio-science Pvt ltd ,Bangalore has over 8 years of experience in technology innovation and commercialization of anaerobic digester. He holds a B.Tech in Biotechnology & Biochemical engineering from Kerala University.  He is an expert in different waste processing technologies and has installed number of projects in India, Mauritius and Egypt.

FOOD INDUSTRY

Mr. Rohit Bhandari - Food Processing

Mr. Rohit Bhandari has over 40 years of experience in various sub sectors of food processing Industry such as dairy, horticulture, edible oil, snack food and food supply chain infrastructure. His expertise includes project planning, material procurement and concept to commissioning of green field projects. He is the founder of Dynamic Agri & Food-biz Consultants, a provider of agri business consulting services. Prior to starting his consulting venture, Mr. Bhandari worked with a number of corporates including Reliance retail , NDDB (National Dairy development board) and Mott MacDonald.

Mr. Akash K S - Food Processing & Packaging

Akash works as a Research & Development Associate with Print Pack, a leading manufacturer of rigid and flexible packaging material globally. Akash’s area of expertise includes developing packaging for shelf stable food products. Akash is a Plastic Engineer from SJCE Mysore, with over three years of experience in food processing and packaging.

Dr. Chandrakanth N. Patil - Consulting Animal Nutritionist

Founder of CNP Livestock services, a company that provides consulting to dairy farmers and cattle feed manufacturers. Has work experience of over 15 years in designing feed formulations as per lactation stages and pregnancy stages. Also, conducts trainings for dairy farmers on various dairy operations, feeding schedules, feeding strategies and optimum dairy economics.

GENERAL

Mrs. Bharti Krishnan, CFA – Business viability studies

Mrs. Bharti Krishnan has over thirteen years of experience in industry research and credit research. She worked with CRISIL and ICRA in their rating and research divisions. As part of her work at the two rating companies, Bharti executed research assignments on a number of industries including cement, fertilizer and chemical and SME. Apart from an MBA, Bharti possesses a Diploma in IFRS (ACCA, UK) and is a Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA (USA).

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