Team - Hyderabad
Amit Luthra
President

Amit is a graduate in chemical engineering from IIT Roorkee and has worked for 5 years and 9 months as Technology Advisor with Honeywell UOP.  At Honeywell, he has worked on multiple projects for more than 12 international oil-gas refining companies (among fortune 500) providing them onsite technical consultation. He led multicultural and multinational teams of 6-8 individuals at various customer sites and has single handedly assisted clients in extensive project planning, scheduling and also in monitoring Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of the refinery process plants.

Nitin Matiyali
Vice President

Nitin completed his undergraduate education in chemical engineering from IIT Bombay in 2011. He has an experience of 4 year and 8 months in the upstream Oil & Gas sector working for BG Group.  He has worked across geographies and functions in diverse parts of the Oil & Gas value chain. He has worked in projects ranging from Concept phase studies of LNG projects to Execution phase projects in Offshore platforms. He has led contractor teams for auditing the safety risks and mitigation to the personnel offshore. His primary focus areas have been in technical safety, process engineering and process troubleshooting.


Ambuj Tiwari
Alumni Relations Coordinator
Ambuj is a seasoned management consultant in Energy & Utilities domain. He has been associated  with PwC India for last 5 years and has advised numerous energy sector enterprises, both government and private, on corporate performance improvement initiatives. He has led long term power- distribution-reform engagements wherein he provided strategic and implementation advisory assistance to clients for their institutional strengthening. His support spanned across functions such as – project management, policy and regulation, procurement and contracting, capacity building, demand forecasting, and bid process management. Ambuj holds a bachelors degree in electrical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi.

Shweta Singh
Learning and Development Coordinator
Shweta has experience in Energy sector of about 4.5 years with India’s biggest power producer NTPC limited post her B. Tech in Mechanical and Automation Engineering from IGIT Delhi. NTPC gave her opportunity to work in diversified areas like maintenance, commissioning and efficiency management. Exhaustive on-site experience at a green field projects gave her a chance to explore varying job responsibilities, gain comprehensive sectoral knowledge and many a leadership opportunities. Her hobbies include travelling (has travelled over 17 states of India), reading books of all genres and sizes (Ruskin bond fan) ,watching intense movies and TV series and exploring new cuisines. 

Siddharth Mukund
Careers Coordinator
Siddharth completed his undergraduate studies from IIT Kharagpur and went on to pursue a second Master’s degree from IFP School, Paris. Siddharth was working as a Geophysicist with Maersk Oil & Gas in Copenhagen, Denmark for around 5 years. With a passion for problem solving and innovative thinking, Siddharth has delivered solutions across functions in the upstream sector, and has published in renowned international journals. Siddharth has extensive knowledge and experience in upstream operations and field development, and has worked across multiple geographies and cultures. 

Sagar Lahoti
Events Coordinator
Sagar has completed his Masters in Finance and has around 3 years of experience with CRISIL Ltd. As a Senior Research Analyst, he led a team which analyzed the Power and Petrochemicals sectors. As a sector specialist, he was responsible for monitoring the industry, key trends, investment environment, and preparing research reports and presentations for clients in the industry and banking & financial space. Sagar has experience in industry analysis, financial modeling, and analyzing credit risk of companies. He has published impact notes on financial restructuring of state discoms, amendments in the National Tariff Policy and gas price pooling in the power sector.
He has worked on numerous customized research projects. He has keen interest in pursuing his career in Energy domain and provide his contribution to the Indian energy sector. Sagar is also a passionate traveller and trekker.
Prabhjot Kaur
Marketing and Communictions Coordinator
Prabhjot has a 4+ years of work experience in Reliance Industries in Petrochemical and Refining division. She has moved across various functions including operations, Planning and Strategy and Technology departments. In Operations , she was actively involved in control panel and in-field operation of a petrochemical plant based in Hazira, Surat. She later moved to Corporate division and was a part of Business Transformation team, that developed and implemented various processes, standards and digitization procedures. Post this sting in Planning and Strategy department, she moved to Process Engineering role and was an expert user and trainer of Process Engineering Simulation Software. On this job she delivered process engineering for various debottlenecking, in-house R&D and trouble-shooting projects. 
Team - Mohali
Sidhartha Maheshwari
President
Sidhartha is a graduate of Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra where he majored in Mechanical Engineering. In his career spanning 6.5 years, he has helped manage operations and improve performance of conventional power plants at India’s largest integrated utility, launched Pay-As-You-Go solar for a startup to electrify thousands of energy-poor households in rural India and promoted rooftop solar solutions to provide reliable & cheap electricity to industry & business. He’s  a Certified Energy Manager with Bureau of Energy Efficiency and past Fellow with Kopernik, an international non-profit committed to eradicating poverty at the grassroots.
Shriwant Choudhary
Alumni Relations Coordinator
Shriwant has a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from NIT Silchar. He has a rich experience of 7 years and 8 months in operations and maintenance of thermal power plant at NTPC. He started his career as maintenance engineer in coal handing plant dealing with challenges of stabilizing a newly commissioned 42 Kilometer conveyor system network. His area of expertise include project planning and implementation, inventory and contract management, and vendor development. He has rich experience of leading multiple process improvement projects for efficient and cost effective operation. Shriwant has a deep inclination towards spirituality and meditation and he cares for primary education in rural India. 

Arun Ravishankar
Careers Coordinator
Arun is a graduate in mechanical engineering from NITK Surathkal. Post NITK, he has worked for BHEL in their power plant performance optimization (PADO) and simulator vertical. In his stint at BHEL, he worked on concept to commissioning of performance optimization systems for large utility power plants across India for customers ranging from NTPC to various State Electricity Boards and Independent Power Producers. He was also involved in an IGEN project involving both the Indian and German Government. He is trained in various optimization tools such as VDI 2048 and SPC.

Kartikeya Khare
Events Coordinator
Kartikeya is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from the Delhi College of Engineering. He has 3 years and 8 months of experience with Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. His experience ranges across diverse fields like product design, development, supply chain management and component testing. He led the development activity for the highly successful Compact SUV - Vitara Brezza and has worked on several other vehicle models as well. He also led the localization activity for key vehicle components resulting in multi million dollar savings for the organization. Also, Kartikeya is a State Level Athlete and Badminton player. His hobbies include trekking, travelling and trying out new cuisines.