Arundhati is an Architect, Urban Designer, Sustainability Professional and a LEED AP. Her extensive experience led to identifying gaps in the sustainable building space and the founding of EcoCollab along with Anamika. She is heading the design division and manages sustainability masterplan and Life Cycle Analysis for projects. Arundhati is the Principal Architect of Ankur Architecture + Design, having successfully completed around 4,00,000 sft of commercial, residential and industrial projects. Prior to her entrepreneurial journey she was the Program Manager for Ashoka’s Housing for All (HFA), funded by The Hilti Foundation. Arundhati rolled out a framework for “HFA” Before relocating to India, she worked extensively with Schools and Community Colleges, for over 5,00,000 sft in California, ranging from 30K-50 Million USD. Most projects followed sustainability framework of LEED or Collaborative for High Performance Schools. She has a Masters in Urban Design from Penn State University, USA.
Anamika is an Architect, Urban Planner, freelance graphic designer and an aspiring academician. She leads the green building certifications division, undertakes Sustainability Master planning and is creatively integrating best "practices", in EcoCollab's DNA. She is a staunch believer in planning for the people and advocates no positive change can occur without understanding the mindset of the user and their need, and has tried to allow this to guide all research and study she undertakes. Anamika has worked in the Architecture and Interiors field for many years before moving into Urban Planning. She holds a Master's Degree in M.U.R.P, from CEPT University, Ahmedabad. She served as an Assistant professor and underwent training with EDGE, under IFC, USGBC and is a certified EDGE Expert. She Co-Founded EcoCollab and is committed to the vision of Simplifying Sustainability and making it accessible to all.
Green Building Certifications
Kanishk is an Energy and Sustainability Consultant and a Partner at Neev Energy and Sustainable Solutions, Ahmedabad. He holds a degree in Masters of Architecture in Sustainable Environmental Design, from the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London. He has a combined experience of 7 years in the field of architecture, climate-responsive design, building energy efficiency research and consultancy. He uses Energy Plus, eQuest, LightStanza, Dialux, OpenStudio and Relux software along with hands-on experience with various measurement tools. Kanishk is the building simulation expert for EcoCollab, and advises on green certifications. He also has experience in rating systems LEED, GRIHA, IGBC. and code compliance for ECBC
Water Conservation & Monitoring
Ganesh is a serial Sustainability, CleanTech entrepreneur. He is the Founder and CEO of FluxGen Technologies and a Visiting Faculty at The Center for Continuing Education at The Indian Institute of Science, He has been with leading MNC(s) before embarking on an entrepreneurial journey. He has done an executive MBA in entrepreneurship from Haas School of Business at University of California at Berkeley. FluxGen's Sustainable Water Management product AquaGen is a IoT and AI based Water Management system that helps in Measuring, Monitoring and Reducing water usage. Installation of AquaGen aids in customers become water positive by reducing wastage by up to 30%. Ganesh is the water conservation specialist for EcoCollab.
Carbon Negative Agri Bio Panels
Shriti is the Founder of Strawcture, Forbes 30 under 30 listee. Straw is left over waste when crops like wheat, rice, sugarcane, coconut is harvested or grown. In India annually around 500 Million tons of this straw, is produced and an estimated 140 million tons is burnt. AgriBio-Panels are compressed agri-fiber panels made of more than 90% straw and a proprietary binding adhesive and then compressed at a high temperature & pressure. The panels come in 3 grades and in thickness from 8mm – 35mm. Shriti helps EcoCollab designers explore the versality of AgriBio panels and the various applications in Interior Projects.
Renewable Energy - Solar
Joseph is an Engineer with a Bachelor's degree in Electronics & Communication from the Manipal Institute of Technology and a P.G. Diploma in Management from NMIMS Mumbai. He has a total cross-functional experience of 30+ years including about 20 years in the manufacturing industry and the last 10+ years in the Solar Industry. Since the last few years, he has been associated with some reputed companies dealing with rooftop Solar (PV & Thermal) products, solutions & services. Currently he leads the Consultancy Services vertical at EcoSoch Solar Pvt. Ltd., which as "Owner's Engineer", provides investors/developers professional advice regarding strategy, feasibility, technologies, financial viability & govt. policies through a holistic approach by addressing other allied dimensions such as Energy Conservation and Efficiency as well.
Renewable Energy - Solar
Sharon Dsouza is a Sustinability consultant and founder of Green Xperts with a decade of rich experience in varied sectors such as mining, coastal protection, and sustainability. She is a gold medalist in M.Tech (Environmental Engineering) from MIT, Manipal. Sharon collaborates with EcoCollab for ESG and other Sustainability reports. She is also an IGBC AP, CII certified Professional in Resource Efficiency and Environmental Sustainability, CII certified Green Co., facilitator and a CQI-IRCA certified Lead Auditor in ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018
Water Purification & Sanitation
Founded in 2013 by Chandrasekaran. J, an expert in Plastics Technology. The name WATSAN was coined by combining words, ‘Water’ and ‘Sanitation’. WATSAN gained a prominent place in the rural and urban middle class reaching 400,000 households in India. Watsan makes custom filters based on a particular location’s water quality. WATSAN offers 200 - 2500 lt., capacity tanks. Community Water Purifier solutions for village, cluster of Households, Schools, Housing Societies, and other institutions are available. Groundwater dependent facilities, like Hotels, Cloud Kitchens, Hospitals, Restaurants, Textile, Pharmaceuticals industries can avail their solutions. He is the Drinking Water Doctor for EcoCollab.
Urban Organic Farming Expert
Prateek is the founder & CEO of the Living Greens Organics, based in Jaipur. He is working with a mission to cover the rooftops of all cities under the green cover of rooftop organic farms. This would not only make fresh organic vegetables available from your own rooftop but would also significantly reduce the power consumption caused by the roofs being exposed to direct sun. His motto is- The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they are obvious. Their expertise exists in the following domains: Rooftop Organic Farming, Living Green Walls, Offering Knowledge and Material Support to Farmhouses for growing their own organic veg, Vertical Veg Gardening. Their services extend pan India. He is the Urban Organic Farming Expert for EcoCollab
Shrinivas is a waste management expert. Having completed his Industrial Production Engineering and MBA from UK, he was the VP and Managing Director of Clean-Tech Companies. City of Bangalore's inaction to manage waste, motivated him to Co-Found Vikasit. Their flagship “SOILMAKER” can compost 100KG to compost in 8 hours. He is our decentralized waste management expert.
Lokesh is the Chief Operating Officer at ECOSTP Technologies, Lokesh spearheads various crucial responsibilities. These include implementing a metric-focused performance measurement system, deploying a process improvement framework, managing all ECOSTP installations through effective project management, and overseeing the Execution/Maintenance and Design teams. Lokesh is an Engineer, holding a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is also a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt Business Transformation professional. With over 30 years of cross-functional experience. He brings circularity in water consumption on EcoCollab.