Retired Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs. Worked in Ministries of Commerce and Industry, Planning commission and as Ambassador/High Commissioner to Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. He has done a Doctorate in Counter Trade from API, Houston and also, an author of more than 30 books.
Bibhor Srivastava has 20+ years of accomplished experience in the areas of Publishing, Audience Development and Publishing related Events and Exhibitions, Marketing and Sales management, Business Development, Extensive understanding of the Online Biz, PR & Brand management. Bibhor has been responsible for growing the Indian business, driving the move from print to online to events and ensuring each brand has a clear and ambitious strategy to lead in their respective industry. He has also been responsible for the overall success and strategy of the Indian Business. He has also represented the brand at various forums and events across India as the Chief guest and advisory council. Prior to this, Bibhor has been VP Sales and Marketing for 9.9 Media and was instrumental in developing international business and managing key clients. Other brands that he has been associated with are 20:20 media, India Electric market and Indian Express.
Maj Gen Hemant Joneja, brings with him a rich, professional experience of 38 years in matters military. Having led the troops from the front and participated in wars with Pakistan on Siachen Glacier and insurgency affected areas in J&K, he was chosen to lead United Nation Military missions in war torn Iraq. At ease both with strategic and operations levels, he handled a vast strata of subjects dealing with international and national issues. As General Officer Commanding, he lead armed forces contingents during interaction with central and various state authorities in various parts of North India and oversaw smooth administration of large towns and cities. For his distinguished services in various theatres he was decorated with various awards and medals including the coveted Ati Vishisht Seva Medal & Vishist Seva Medal. Equally at ease with the pen as with his weapon, he handled electronic and print media including international media houses like BBC, CNN, Radio Germany and Australia with comparative ease.
(Chief Strategy Officer)
In a career spanning almost two decades, in the field of Infrastructure, Facilities, RE & Security. Achiever of the prestigious "Rashtriya Udyog Ratan Award" at 'Indian Achievers Award Ceremony'. He has had opportunities to work with IT/ITES/Manufacturing organizations with a focus of introducing Lean and Green ways of facility operations. Passionate about adapting best practices that are environmental friendly and bring value to the organization. Currently spearheading National Role for Infrastructure, Facilities, Real Estate & Security for a large Manufacturing Organization in India. Believes in Kaizen way of doing things, empowering people to implement environmentally sustainable processes. His expertise lie in driving and sustaining industry leadership and fostering self – Actualization and competencies at every level through robust and customer relationships. A young leader whose passion is creating efficiency. A Six Sigma Green Belt Certified, A post graduate and a member of the esteemed Royal Institute of Charted Surveyor, a global entity for professional property evaluation.
Capt. Rajesh Sharma is the Managing Director (IFM and Asset services) for one of the top leading Integrated Facility Management company . In a career spanning almost three decades, Captain has had a rich background of association with leading national and multinational corporations. In his last assignment, he led the office services vertical for North America, EU, APAC and MEA regions for one of the IT/ITES companies. Over the years he has also played a pivotal role in major corporations. An active member on various industry bodies and boards, Captain has been a thought leader and a regular speaker at various industry events both in India and abroad. An arts graduate from Delhi University he began his career with the Indian Army as a Short Service Commission officer in 1989. He left the army to join the Corporate world in the year 1994.
With over 21+ years of experience, Kapil is currently the Director- Facilities and Administration with one of the leading Augmented Identity industry. He has worked with various companies at various positions and designed, articulated various process and practices in facilities management domain that have helped companies to achieve operational excellence, optimize portfolios and save significant costs. He has also ensured that the real estate is used effectively and in a more employee friendly manner.
( General Secretary )
Sameer Saxena, an experienced Corporate Real Estate Professional based in National Capital Region of Delhi (NCR). He currently leads the Real Estate function for one of the Global Consulting Services Organizations for India, focusing on the Corporate Real Estate Services, Strategic Facilities Management Operations & Workplace Solutions. He had handled large global portfolio for FM Services, Procurement, Travel and Hospitality & EHS. Sameer is actively involved in many industry initiatives for various industry bodies and has been a guest speaker at many conferences.
(India Governing Council)
Sahibjeet Singh Grewal has a Bachelor’s Degree (B.E)- Mechanical having 24 years of Experience in Facilities Management & Operations, Real Estate Leasing & Fit out Projects, Infrastructure Maintenance. He started his career in Machinery Maintenance in automobile sector in a large manufacturing set up. After having spent 6 years in maintenance, he moved to Facilities & Infra maintenance. Experience - focused on centralization of Facilities & Admin deliverables required for multi-located diversified conglomerate, Maintain a Profit & Loss account dash board for Facilities function, generating benchmarks, implementing the best practices, Strategic Procurement plan for Facilities, optimizing the operational expenses, RE planning for BU’s for future expansion plan.
(India Governing Council)
With over 20 years of proficient experience in the Commercial, Admin & Corporate Real Estate, Santosh Upadhyay has handled a diverse range of portfolios spanning Hospitality, Procurement, EHS, Maintenance, Projects, Transportation, Travel, Legal, Compliance, Internal Audit, Facilities Management and Business Development. He is MRICS, Chartered Surveyor from RICS and holds Hotel Management degree from prestigious “American Hotel & Motel Association” (AH&MA) with IAHMA He comes with rich experience working for many leading global organizations. He also has experience working overseas in Muscat (Oman) & Riyadh (Saudi Arabia).
Natu comes from Tamil Nadu but spent majority of time in northern part of the country. He started his career with HCL Info Systems and moved on to become the Global Head- India Procurement & Travel in one of the leading IT Services. With 30 years of experience, he is an industry stalwart with immense knowledge and global exposure to help the next generation of professionals.
(India Governing Council)
Masters from JNU and an MBA, after serving for 13 years in BSF, worked in IT/ITES, Real Estate. In his current role he Heads India for a large Telecom organization. Real Strategy Planning, acquisition, Interiors and life cycle management of geographical diverse sites. Expertise in Facility Management, Transport solutions, corporate travel management, automation, procurement & contracting etc.