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
Siddhartha Saha
President
Siddhartha is a graduate from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra where he majored in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. He worked for 3 years and 7 months as Assistant Manager, Operations in a thermal based power generating station of NTPC Ltd. whose capacity was 2600 MW. He coordinated routine maintenance activities with various maintenance departments  and ensured safe, reliable and efficient operation of 200 MW units and offsite area. He was also responsible for regulation of generation in accordance with the schedule and supervised a team of technicians responsible for ground healthiness of plant and equipment. He played an active role in process improvement by optimising equipment running hours, 5S Management, manpower allocation and wastage reduction.
Bhaskar Varun Prasad Konduri
Vice President
Varun holds a Masters degree in Energy Studies from IIT Delhi and a Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering from MIT. He started his career as a Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited. He has advised public and private clients on the areas of energy efficiency, demand side management, energy economics, energy policy & regulations, energy infrastructure, project feasibility, B2B opportunities, fuel efficiency standards, capacity building and developing deployment road-maps. His primary roles included business development, coordination with clients, project planning & execution and taking up thought leadership initiatives. Varun has a total work experience of about 3 years. He is a skater (for nearly 2 decades), an ardent chess enthusiast (for nearly a decade) and very recently, an open mic comedian.
Priyankar Basu
Alumni Relations Coordinator
Priyankar has a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He has a rich experience of 4 years and 9 months in big scale project execution in Power & Infra sector with a solid base of technical knowledge. His last stint was with BHEL and he was involved in project management and commissioning of different electrical systems of a 2X500 MW Coal based Thermal Power Plant at a remote location of Chhattisgarh. Prior to BHEL, he worked with Shapoorji Pallonji in Mumbai as a project planning engineer. In BHEL, he was  part of a core team of Operations Audit to compare power project execution sequence and methodology of Indian & Chinese companies.Priyankar has a deep passion in creative writing. He is an avid food lover and a true travel enthusiast.
Kedar Gadkari
Learning & Development Coordinator
Kedar did his bachelors in Electrical Engineering. He served as Operations/Automation Officer at HPCL for nearly 4 years managing the operations of POL Inland Relay Depot and handling supply-chain of petroleum products to 6 Districts in Northern Karnataka. During his tenure with HPCL, he has been awarded with Outstanding Achievement Award for his cost optimization and process enhancement initiatives. Prior to HPCL, Kedar also worked with ERDA for 9 months gaining experience in Residual Life Assessment of Industrial Electrical Machinery.
Rohit Gyanish
Events Coordinator Rohit did his Bachelors in Engineering from the Marine Engineering and Research Institute, Kolkata. He has 4 years and 3 months of global and multicultural work experience heading Operations, Supply Chain and Maintenance projects at Shell and d'Amico Shipping Group. His tenure at Shell and d'Amico Shipping involved projects in the areas of maintenance, supply chain, waste management, inventory management and continuous process improvement.