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    ADVISORY BOARD

    Amarendra Khatua Facebook

    (Diplomat (Retired), India Ambassador to Many Countries)

    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 Facebook

    (Group Editor, ITP Publishing House)

    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. He has also represented the brand at various forums across India as Chief Guest and advisory council.

    Maj Gen Hemant JonejaFacebook

    (Add. Director General, Ministry of Défense (Army))

    Professional experience of 38 years in matters military. He was chosen to lead United Nation Military missions in war torn Iraq. As General Officer Commanding, he led 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

    Satvir SinghFacebook

    (Director Academics National Council Hotel Management)

    He is a Director of Studies at National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology. A B.Sc. graduate has done his Masters in Hotel and Tourism Management, with over two decades of experience in Hotel and Education sector.

    INDIA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

    Anurag KakkarFacebook

    (Owner at Discover Wild World)

    A Wildlife professional with expertise in Nature Photography, Birding and organizing Wildlife tours. Organizing jungle & desert safaris, birding, trekking, hiking, camping, off-roading etc. Also conduct specialized training programs for corporates and professionals oriented towards Team building, Leadership, Creative Thinking, Endurance and Self-discipline across levels.

    Col Samrendra Kumar Facebook

    (Co-founder & MD, MitKat Advisory)

    Entrepreneur; Asset Protection Specialist; Motivational Speaker, Keynote Speaker on Geo-politics & Security

    C P Singh Facebook

    (Co-Founder at Smile Group)

    As CTO, is responsible for technologies behind Makemytrip, Tyroo, Fashion & You, LG & Microsoft Store. CP Singh founded Smart Group and leading the technology Innovations in IOT and M2M Commerce as Group CTO. Industry Focus: IoT, M2M, E-Commerce, Mobile Platforms, Logistics, Security, Social Media

    Dr Rajat Chauhan Facebook

    (Race & Medical Director – La Ultra – The High)

    Student of Running & Pain. GOYA (Get Off Your Arse) Activist. Sports Medicine & Pain Physician. Author:thepainhandbook.com

    Khair Ul Nissa Facebook

    (Executive Director at World Trade Center India Services)

    A visionary with verifiable year after year success achieving revenue, profit and growth objectives within start-up, turnaround and rapid-change environments largely in office automation industry. A proactive leader and planner with cross functional expertise in planning, market penetration & analysis

    Sanjay Seth Facebook

    (Sr Director - The Energy and Resources Institute, TERI)

    He is also the Chief Executive Officer of GRIHA Council which administers the Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment. Prior to joining TERI, he worked with the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, Government of India and headed the vertical on Building Energy Efficiency.

    Vineet KKN Panchhi Facebook

    (Founder – Word of Mouth Media)

    Vineet KKN ' Panchhi' is the founder and a creative director at Word Of Mouth Media. He is also a poet in his personal space. More on him can be found at www.VineetPanchhi.com

    CENTRAL WORKING COMMITTEE

    A S NatrajanFacebook

    (India Governing Council)

    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.

    Capt. Rajesh SharmaFacebook

    (Director - Global Programs)

    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. An active thought leader and a speaker at various industry events, both in India and abroad.

    Kapil KheraFacebook

    (Financial Controller)

    Over 2 decades of experience, he is currently the Director- Facilities and Administration with one of the leading Augmented Identity industry. Worked with companies at various positions and designed, articulated various process and practices in FM domain that have helped companies to achieve operational excellence, optimize portfolios and save significant costs.

    Rahul Lal, MRICSFacebook

    (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'. A Six Sigma Green Belt Certified and a member of the esteemed Royal Institute of Charted Surveyor, a global entity for professional property evaluation.

    Sameer Saxena, MRICSFacebook

    (General Secretary)

    An experienced Corporate Real Estate Professional. Currently leads the Real Estate function for one of the Global Consulting Services Organizations for India, focusing on Corporate Real Estate Services, Strategic Facilities Management Operations & Workplace Solutions. Handled large global portfolio for FM Services, Procurement, Travel, Hospitality & EHS.

    Sahibjeet Singh GrewalFacebook

    (India Governing Council)

    24 years of Experience in Facilities Management & Operations, Real Estate Leasing & Fit out Projects, Infrastructure Maintenance. Focused on centralization of Facilities & Admin deliverables required for multi-located diversified conglomerate, Strategic Procurement plan for Facilities, optimizing operational expenses, RE planning for BU’s for future expansion plan.

    Santosh Upadhyay, MRICSFacebook

    (India Governing Council)

    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

    Vibhu NarayanFacebook

    (India Governing Council)

    Masters from JNU and an MBA, after serving for 13 years in BSF, worked in IT/ITES, Real Estate. Headed 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.

    INDIA SECRETARIAT

    Jatin Luthra Facebook

    (Program Manager)

    Over 10 years of experience in Transaction Processing (US, UK & Australia), Internal Audits, Client Servicing and Corporate Communication. Bachelors in Business Administration and Six Sigma Green Belt Certified in Process Excellence. Trained in Speech Analytics tool from Nexidia (Nexidia-ESI/ESP/QB)-USA. Have migrated accounts from US & UK with direct onsite visits.

    ETHICS & GOVERNANCE

    Col. Ashok Prabhakar Facebook

    (Joint Secretary - Ethics & Governance)

    A Black Cat Commando, served with distinction in the Indian Army for 26 years and thereafter joined the Corp. world in 2007. A post-graduate in Technologies and Masters in Business Administration. Handled operations in capacity of VP Commercial Services. A voracious reader, health and fitness enthusiast, also a Yoga Trainer and faculty at Art of Living.

    Devendra Singh Facebook

    (Deputy Secretary - Ethics & Governance)

    Sanjoy K Ray Facebook

    (Joint Secretary - Alliances & Partnerships)

    One of the well Known Industry Veterans and was part of Many Large Indian and Global Organisations. Key role in FM and RE covered DCM Cadence Design System, Motorola, and Aircel both in India & Bangladesh. Very active in many Industry Forums and well-travelled both in India and abroad

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    ANDHRA PRADESH & TELANGANA 

    Aravind Babu Ramaraju Facebook

    (Chapter Governing Council - AP & TS)

    Associated with an IT major managing the Workplace Services for Hyderabad and also leading few central initiatives for across India. Aravind has a Bachelor's Degree in Hotel Management and is a Master in Hospitality Management. He has also completed his Executive MBA from IIM Kolkatta, and is pursuing PhD. He is an avid blogger and contributes articles to FM magazines.

    Haraprasad Panda, MRICS Facebook

    (Chapter Governing Council - AP & TS)

    Nearing 2 decades of experience and a leader with enterprising skills, strategic vision coupled with P&L approach. Strong record of contributions in streamlining operations, planning, stimulating businesses, heightening productivity and improving systems and procedures in Facilities Management, e-Governance & Operations.

    Maloncho RaychaudhuriFacebook

    (Chapter Governing Council - AP & TS)

    A qualified interior designer, with an extensive experience of managing across industry both domestic and international in real estate, asset and facility management functions spanning an enriched career of 20 years executing operational strategies with insightful knowledge of project management methodologies. Currently heading Operations for an UN organization

    Praveen UpadhyayFacebook

    (Chapter Governing Council - AP & TS)

    Over 3 decades of experience in managing Infrastructure and Logistics with large global service delivery organizations and supporting their IT service operations of Delivery Centers with customer touch point. Post-Graduate in Economics and certified professional in Six Sigma Green Belt, Business Continuity management and Internal Auditor for EMS & OHSAS.

    Siva Prasad Reddy Kadapana Facebook

    (Chapter Governing Council - AP & TS)

    Over 22 years of rich experience in Strategic Planning, Facilities Management, General Administration, Security Management, Employee Transportation, RE Strategy Management & Execution of Projects, Transactions, Infrastructure. Commerce Graduate, Master in Business Administration (HR) from Canterbury University, & also holds Diploma in IRPM from IIMT Chennai

    DELHI & NCR

    Prabhakar Facebook

    (Joint Secretary - Ethics & Governance)

    A Black Cat Commando, served with distinction in the Indian Army for 26 years and thereafter joined the Corp. world in 2007. A post-graduate in Technologies and Masters in Business Administration. Handled operations in capacity of VP Commercial Services.  A voracious reader, health and fitness enthusiast, also a Yoga Trainer and faculty at Art of Living.

    Gautam Verma Facebook

    (Chapter Governing Council - North)

    Graduate in Arts, with Diploma in Hotel Management & Catering Technology. Worked in Administration / Facilities Management.

    Kirti W Sharma Facebook

    (Joint Secretary - Legal & Compliance)

    Pragmatic, business value driven leader with 28 plus years of experience in Litigation and e-Discovery and Contract Lifecycle, IT infrastructure, Information Security, Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management, Business Development and Project Management. M Com, MBA (HR), IT Certified: ITIL V3/ITSM 20000/CHFI V8/CIPM-IPMA, LLM-Cyber Security and Naturopath

    Vivek Singh Facebook

    (Chapter Governing Council - North)

    over 23 year of experience in General Administration, Facilities Management, Project Management, HR mobilization, Risk Mitigation & Control, Quality Assurance, Process Improvements. Completed his MBA and B.Tech.-Electrical. Involved in Developing Procedures, Operational Processes, Planning & Implementing Control measures to run facilities at Optimal costs

    GUJARAT

    K S N SINGHFacebook

    (Patron - Gujarat Chapter)

    MAJOR K KRISHNAFacebook

    (Chapter Governing Council - Gujarat)

    Admin, Facilities and Security in Steel, Shipping and Logistics, Automobile and Textiles, very Dynamic, Daredevil, Loyal, Hardworking, strategist, Innovator, creative Administrator 

    Rahul Prasad GuptaFacebook

    (Chapter Governing Council - Gujarat)

    A BIT graduate with hands on experience in HR, Admin & Industrial Relation for over 20years in IT & Pharma sector.

    KARNATAKA

    Anil Dixit Facebook

    (Patron - Chapter Operations)

    Over 20 years of rich experience in Strategic Planning, Facilities Management, General Administration, Security Management, Global Mobility, Project Management, Maintenance and Resource Management. Core competencies includes Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting, EHS , Procurement & Sourcing, Policies & Procedures, Liaising & Coordination

    Capt. Niren Kumar Facebook

    (Patron - Karnataka Chapter)

    Experienced Head Of Corporate Real Estate and Facilities Management Services with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services, Telecom, Manufacturing IT and BPO industry. Strong professional skilled in Negotiation, Operations Mgmt, Integrated Facility Mgmt (IFM), Transportation, Physical Security, Construction Project Services, Risk Mgmt.

    Surendra Singh Bisht Facebook

    (Patron - Chapter Operations)

    Masters in Social Work (Personnel Management & Labour Welfare specialisation), Green Belt Six Sigma certified Administration and Facility management professional, with 23+ years of experience in Corporate Administration, Real Estate Management, Travel Management, Expat Administration and Employee welfare management.

    MAHARASHTRA

    Abasaheb Kale Facebook

    (Joint Secretary - Disaster Management)

    Graduate in Mechanical Engineering and has acquired specialization in Steam Engineering from M/s. Forbes Marshal, Pune. Presently working as Vice President in Risk Consulting company. Experience of over 2 decades, served in various capacities from planning, project & application engineering, system design, testing of insulating material and systems.

    Aman Malhotra Facebook

    (Patron - Maharashtra Chapter)

    Hotel Management Graduate with 16+ years of Diverse, Multifaceted Experience in Top Rated Banking/Finance Companies with Successful Track Record in General Admin, Procurement, Projects Management, Acquisition & Facility Management.

    Dr. Abhijit SarkarFacebook

    (Deputy Secretary - Alliances & Partnerships)

    Vice President & National Head of Corporate Real Estate, Administration & Infrastructure for a leading finance company. Member of RICS & member of Leaders Excellence, Harvard Square. He is MBA in HR, Doctorate in Management studies, and Qualified Professional in Supply Chain Management further Holding Diploma in Architecture

    Harmesh Dua Facebook

    (Chapter Governing Council - Maharashtra)

    A dynamic professional with nearly 14 plus years of experience in HR & Administration. Scope of excellence entails: Facilities Management, Connectivity, Travel Desk & Management of Perquisite Vehicles, Vendor Management, Billing/ Invoice processing, Employee Satisfaction, Industrial Relations, Event Handling, Expatriate Management/ VISA Processing.

    Lawkesh JainFacebook

    (Chapter Governing Council – Maharashtra)

    A Civil engineer and seasoned professional having 23 yrs of rich experience in Administration, Facility Management, construction & Project Management. Currently working as Vice President -Administration in cash management company. Associated with Social groups and NGOs for betterment of underprivileged in society and work for harmony among all.

    Purvesh GadaFacebook

    (Chapter Governing Council – Maharashtra)

    19 years of qualitative experience in various command, staff and operational appointments with the Army and major corporates. In the Armed Forces, he has been involved in operational roles in Counter Insurgency areas and various other staff duties. Specializing in security upgradation projects ranging from airports and metros to soft targets like temples and hospitals.

    PUNJAB & HARYANA

    Col. Jatinder SinghFacebook

    (Chapter Governing Council - Punjab & Haryana)

    Vijay BahriFacebook

    (Chapter Governing Council - Punjab & Haryana)

    Over 35 years of work experience in Facilities/ hotel industry professional with a demonstrated history of working in the outsourcing/ offshoring industry. Skilled in Service Delivery, Operations Management, Facility Management (FM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and IT Service Management. Strong operations professional with a Diploma in Hotel Mgmt

    RAJASTHAN

    Hemant P S RajpootFacebook

    (Chapter Governing Council - Rajasthan)

    Col Vijay Pal Singh ChundawatFacebook

    (Chapter Governing Council - Rajasthan)

    TAMIL NADU

    Anil Tom Facebook

    (Chapter Governing Council - Tamil Nadu)

    Manian SGS Facebook

    (Chapter Co-ordinator - Tamil Nadu)

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    ALLIANCES & PARTNERSHIPS

    Dr. Abhijit Sarkar Facebook

    (Deputy Secretary - Alliances & Partnerships)

    Vice President & National Head of Corporate Real Estate, Administration & Infrastructure for a leading finance company. Member of RICS & member of Leaders Excellence, Harvard Square. He is MBA in HR, Doctorate in Management studies, and Qualified Professional in Supply Chain Management further Holding Diploma in Architecture

    Sanjoy K Ray Facebook

    (Joint Secretary - Alliances & Partnerships)

    One of the well Known Industry Veterans and was part of Many Large Indian and Global Organisations. Key role in FM and RE covered DCM Cadence Design System, Motorola, and Aircel both in India & Bangladesh. Very active in many Industry Forums and well-travelled both in India and abroad

    Tarun Kumar Sharma Facebook

    (Deputy Secretary - Alliances & Partnerships)

    MARKET PLACE

    Kapil Khera Facebook

    (Financial Controller)

    Over 2 decades of experience, he is currently the Director- Facilities and Administration with one of the leading Augmented Identity industry. Worked with companies at various positions and designed, articulated various process and practices in FM domain that have helped companies to achieve operational excellence, optimize portfolios and save significant costs.

    EXIGENCY UPDATES

    MANNU BASSI Facebook

    (Deputy Secretary - Exigency Updates)

    INDUSTRY OPENING

    Dinesh Dhall Facebook

    (Deputy Secretary - Industry Openings)

    An experienced Corporate Real Estate and Facility Management Professional. Currently leads the overall Administration for Yatra Group of Companies, focusing on New Projects, Property Management, Facilities Management Operations, Procurement, Process Automations, Physical Security, Employee Transportation and EHS.

    MEDIA & GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

    Ajit Pandey Facebook

    (Deputy Secretary - Media & Government Relations)

    Kapil Prajapti Facebook

    (Deputy Secretary - Media & Government Relations)

    MEDIA & GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

    Kanad Malhotra Facebook

    (Deputy Secretary - Membership Engagement)

    Kuldeep Chand Sharma Facebook

    (Deputy Secretary - Membership Engagement)

    Inducted into Facility Management by Gillette in 1987 at Okhla Industrial Estate Corporate Office, lead 8 Million Dollar project of new Corporate Office at Global Business Park, Gurugram in 2000-01. Was VP Property Services for G4S Corporate Services from 2007 to 2013, responsible for more than 200 offices of group companies in India.. Head of Facility for 91springboard from 2015 to 2018 responsible for 17 offices running 24x7x362 days across India.

    Mamta Singh Facebook

    (Deputy Secretary - Membership Engagement)

    Sanjay Kumar Sapra Facebook

    (Deputy Secretary - Membership Engagement)

    Tarun Sharma Facebook

    (Deputy Secretary - Membership Engagement)

    A performance Driven Professional with rich experience of over 14+years in planning & implementing Cost Effective Administration & Facilities Management Systems that includes Building Transition Management Pre-construction, Post Construction, Mechanical/Electrical & Building Maintenance, Housekeeping, Security, Catering, Laundry, Guest Houses, Transport, EHS,Horticulture, General Administration, Maintenance, AMC, Project Management, Quality & Team Management.

    TRAVEL

    Jyothi Varma Facebook

    (Deputy Secretary – Travel)

    A self-made, confident passionate worker who has always seen opportunities in every curve and epitome of positivity has been my strength and growth of my career. These components have been achieved and supported through a lot of network, openness to accept challenges, strive for unthinkable and grow. Been a learner , mentor a observer , a guide , a philosopher , a woman of strength. Career exposure to Airline industry through Modiluft, TMC - Carlson Wagonlit, American Express, GDS – Galileo and Amadeus,OTA- 24/7 , TykheCybernetix, Accommodation – WWStay , Insurance -Trawel Tag

    HOSPITALITY

    Perkin Rocha Facebook

    (Deputy Secretary – Hospitality)

    An astute hospitality professional with 22 years of qualitative experience, Perkin, is no stranger to hotels and operations. A dynamic manager with just the right mix of supervisory and motivational skills, he believes in leading his team to operational excellence, from the front.

    DISASTER MANAGEMENT

    Abasaheb P Kale Facebook

    (Joint Secretary - Disaster Management)

    Graduate in Mechanical Engineering and has acquired specialization in Steam Engineering from M/s. Forbes Marshal, Pune. Presently working as Vice President in Risk Consulting company. Experience of over 2 decades, served in various capacities from planning, project & application engineering, system design, testing of insulating material and systems.

    LEGAL & COMPLIANCE

    Dr. Kirti W Sharma Facebook

    (Joint Secretary - Legal & Compliance)

    Pragmatic, business value driven leader with 28 plus years of experience in Litigation and e-Discovery and Contract Lifecycle, IT infrastructure, Information Security, Regulatory Compliance, Risk Management, Business Development and Project Management. M Com, MBA (HR), IT Certified: ITIL V3/ITSM 20000/CHFI V8/CIPM-IPMA, LLM-Cyber Security and Naturopath.

    KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

    Amit Varshney Facebook

    (Contributor - Knowledge Management Initiative)

    Rohina Gupta Facebook

    (Contributor - Knowledge Management Initiative)

    COMMUNICATION

    Devendra Singh Facebook

    (Deputy Secretary - Communication)

    Jyoti Dhama Facebook

    (Deputy Secretary - Communication)

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    GACS SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE

    Bhumesh Gaur Facebook

    (Director - School Of Excellence)

    Jaya Srivastava Facebook

    (Deputy Director - School Of Excellence)

    Jaya comes with a rich Service Industry & Human Resources background & for past 6 years is a freelance corporate coach who believes that empowering individuals /organizations in their communication skills gives them that much needed edge in today’s dynamic & competitive world! Re-defining Communication with Empathy is her mantra of living life and this aspect extends into her other field of work as a content writer and conceptualizer. Her aesthetic sense of life is extremely strong and she is a hard core people’s person. Compassion and Passion for everything that she is involved in, is her driving energy

    Parvez Sajid Facebook

    (Program Manager - School Of Excellence)

    Facility Management Professional with 20 years of experience in Filed of Facility Management and Administration.

    Rahesh A Sandheer Facebook

    (Deputy Director - School Of Excellence)

    Trainer & Process Auditor with 28 years of total experience in Intelligence Operations, Facilities & Critical Infra Management, Project Management, ISO Information Security & Business Continuity Management Systems: Implementation, Auditing & Training; Training & Mentoring – Behavioural & Analytical Skills

    Rajesh Monga Facebook

    (Deputy Director - School Of Excellence)

    An innovative Six Sigma professional with rich experience in areas of Training & Development, Facilities & Administration, Logistics, Infrastructure Management, etc. Extensive experience in managing general administrative activities, soft and hard services, overseeing projects, negotiating SLAs and contract commercials, mitigating risk and similar FM related tasks in cost