Our Trainers

Mr Mahesh Kashyap

Mr Mahesh Kashyap taught undergraduate civil engineering courses in India in addition to working as a teaching assistant for environmental engineering undergraduate students in USA and instructing an adult students education programme in Canada. He worked as a guest faculty to train state and central government officers on climate change and non-motorized transport issues.He has trained high school teachers on environmental issues is also responsible for developing awareness programme for government high schools on air and noise pollution issues.

Lt Col L Shri Harsha, Retd

Lt Col L Shri Harsha, Retd is a seasoned trainer with over 15 years of experience in teaching and training middle and senior levels executives from varied industry background on project management, smart cities, and contract management. He has published over thirty technical papers on a variety of professional topics and human competency development in national and international forums.

Mr. Ravikumar

Mr. Ravikumar has been associated with the solar industry for thirty five years. He worked in the first solar company in India, Central Electronics Ltd (CEL) and later moved on to work in Siemens Solar, Shell Solar, Tata BP Solar and SEMI. He has worked across various functions from solar cell R&D to design, quality, project execution, monitoring, business promotion and training. He was involved in the first World Bank funded training programme to train 200 engineers and 600 technicians between 1998-2000. While in Tata BP Solar, as Training Manager, he was engaged in training of the technical and sale staff of nearly 200 dealers spread across the country besides running the much acclaimed “Arunodaya” solar awareness campaign. He is also engaged in training activities. He is a guest faculty in Power System Training Institute and speaks regularly in colleges and workshops. He advises few startups in developing business. He has recently attended the Training of Master Trainer programme organized Skill Council for Green Jobs.

Mr. Lohit Jagadeesha


Mr. Lohit Jagadeesha has a wide range of experience in teaching and training in financial sector including B.Com and BBA with a focus on Chartered Accountancy. He teaches in Lohit's Academy College of Commerce, affiliated to Bangalore University which he started and developed into a major institution for business and commerce fields.

Mr. Prakash Kamtam

Mr. Prakash Kamtam is a former civil services officerwith more than two decades of experience in governance, public policy & development administration. After retiring in 2014 , he is engaged as an independent consultant with UNDP,DFID,TISS etc.,managing innovative and large Government reform, Business Process Re-engineering, Performance improvement, e-Governance projects of Central & State Governments. With his passion for academics he is associated as adjunct faculty with the National Law School of India University(Bengaluru), BITS-Pilani (Hyderabad), National Institute for Smart Government (New Delhi), Centre for Organisation Development (Hyderabad), Village Earth (Colorado State University, USA).

Mr. Shiva Kumar

Mr. Shiva Kumar is a trainer with specialization in urban solid waste management, green campus development and biogas plants. He has trained numerous professionals in the field of solid waste. He has taught the undergraduate engineering students also. Equipped with a wide experience related to solid waste management issues, he has been responsible for implementing various initiatives for the same.

Ms. Sobia Rafiq

Ms. Sobia Rafiq is an Architect-Urban Planner and Co-founder of Sensing Local, a think-tank working on tackling urban issues in collaboration with the municipalities and other stakeholders. Her main focus has been in the Solid Waste Management sector - introducing system thinking, strategic planning, capacity building, data analytics and GIS mapping. She is currently working on SWM strategy and planning in Bengaluru, developing a strategy to achieve segregation at source in Mangaluru; and has previously worked on creating a SWM-DPR for Mandya District.

Mr. Vasudevan Kadalayil

Mr. Vasudevan Kadalayil is a pioneer in Green Buildings and Construction. His expertise lies in designing Hotels, Convention Centres, Sustainable Affordable Housing, Residential Real Estate, Schools, Industries and Private Homes. He is regularly invited to numerous architecture schools as visiting faculty.