Our Executive Committee
Karuppiah is the founder and Managing Director of Gelind Tech Consultants who has been associated with top 10 Fortune 100 Indian companies where purification of water has been at the heart of the company. His experience in the manufacturing sector of the water industry coupled with his expertise and in-depth knowledge in water treatment solutions puts him in an excellent position to promote the development of new and existing markets, as well as to advance new water treatment technologies. He has taken a keen interest in developing new business ideas and innovative marketing strategies to expand the business of Gelind to make it one of the leading companies in India for water treatment solution.
Karthik is the Finance Director of Gelind and is responsible for managing all financial, accounting, pricing and reporting matters in the company. Karthik brings to the table more than a decade’s worth of experience having held senior positions in firms in India and overseas. He has a proven track record that is being put to good use to improve the company’s financial performance and strategic position.
Sathish is the Director of HR and Processes and is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing an effective human resources function that serves all the employees in Gelind. Sathish has been striving hard to standardise all the processes in the company to achieve enhanced monitoring and continuous improvement in all areas with his extensive business experience accumulated over the years from the various businesses he has dabbled in.
ME in Energy Engineering and a Certified Energy Auditor by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Government of India. Kabeer is a member of IEEE, ASME, IEI, ISHRAE, SEEM, ISLE, IAEMP, ECS, IRS and has been involved in several ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 50001 commercial projects and facility Management covering a wide range of industries.
Kabeer has Conducted 1000+ audits in different facilities, industries and commercial buildings including 150+ energy audits. He has nearly 2 decades worth of experience with MNCs and Indian companies in the field of energy. He has a wealth of wide ranging experience, from the implementation of the lighting and electrical system for two Amusement parks and a 4 star Hotel to the design of the electrical control system of Zero Discharge Water Treatment plants. He has also been a Consultant for LEED Green building projects, Water treatment projects and Energy Efficiency projects. He is a certified trainer for Energy, Environment, Health & Safety, ECBC for different facilities, industries and Commercial buildings.
Kabeer has won the prestigious Kerala State Energy Conservation Award – 2009 conducted by Department of Power, Government of Kerala and the coveted Excellence in Environment Health and Safety Awards – 2010 conducted by Confederation of Indian Industry.
MS in Civil Engineering is an extremely valuable member of the Gelind management team with an unparalleled experience of 40 years in Civil Engineering Consultancy and Valuation. He has a multitude of eminent professional achievements having held the posts of Chairman and All India President at the Association of Consulting Civil engineers. He has been a former member of High Power Committee – Bureau of Indian Standards Section CED and the World Bank Steering Committee team for the Land Market Survey for Coimbatore Tirupur Local Planning Area.
He is a faculty advisor for courses conducted by the Construction Industry Development Council, Society under Ministry of Finance, Govt of India and a Member of the Board of Studies at several colleges including Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Krishna College of Technology, Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering & Technology. Pichaiya has done over 10,000 valuations with clients like State Bank of India, HDFC Bank, TIIC Ltd, Indian Oil Corp, Catholic Syrian Bank. He has been a Civil Engineering consultant for projects with companies like M/s Shaw Wallace & Co, Dr. Rajarathinam Hospital, Indian Overseas Bank, Annai Theatre, Sri Lakshmi Theatres, M/S Elite Furniture Mart, Big Bazaar, Food World, Mahasakthi Mills Ltd, Imperial Spirits, Overseas Beverages, Sri Ram Cotton Mills, Hyundai and so on.
Pichaiya has been bestowed with the Eminent Engineer award by the Civil Engineers Association of Coimbatore and by the Association of Consulting Civil Engineers, Bangalore.