Mr. Kaushal Goyal

Managing Director

An accomplished strategic leader equipped with extensive technical & financial expertise in the domain of Management System Certification (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 22000, ISO 50001)and Climate Change Service activities. He has a significant part of various conferences and represented the organization at various national and international platforms like Carbon Expo in Germany, Carbon Forum Asia in Bangkok, Carbon Forum Asia in Singapore, and many more. Mr. Kaushal Goyal is an MBA with more than 20 years of experience in the field of consultancy, certification, and training & audit.

Advisory Board

Dr. R.K. Agrawal


A “Visiting Research Professor” at Montana State University, Billings, United States (US).  He has more than thirty five years of academic experience and is actively associated with statutory bodies like All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), NAAC, and National Board of Accreditation (NBA). He has been regularly invited by national and overseas organizations to deliver talks on contemporary economic and social issues.

Mr. M. C. Mittal


Mr Mittal is presently designated as C.O.O of M/s VXL Technologies Ltd., Faridabad. He holds L.L.B, B. Com degree with more than 25 years of experience in Techno-Commercial fields.

Mr. R.B. Kushwaha


Mr. Kushwaha is the Ex. G.M of M/s Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd, NOIDA. He has qualified M.A English, Diploma in Management and ISO 9001:2000 Lead Auditor. He is Management Representative for ISO 9000 Quality Systems for more than 20 years experience in Administration.

Mr. Ravi Bhushan Khatri


Mr. Khatri is the CMD of M/s Chitra Rubber Udyog & office bearer, Laghu Udyog Bharti, Haryana. His Qualification is BSc, LLB. with more than 25 years of experience in Industry.

Dr. Bakul Rao


Professor at the Centre for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas, IIT Bombay since 2009, Prof. Rao has more than 29 years’ experience in field of environment and rural development. She has been an “Environmental Consultant” with various multilateral agencies like the World Bank, ADB, INEP, GTZ and also works with different companies to provide solutions to environmental issues including Environmental Compliance / Permitting, Corporate Sustainability, Field Assessments and Remediations, LCA, ISO 14000, and CDM activities.

Mr. Laxman Prasad


Since 2002, serving as Advisor [Mineral Resources and Environment] with Godawari Power and Ispat Ltd., a Raipur based Industrial conglomerate in Chhattisgarh. Present assignments include overseeing CDM & Gold Standard Projects, Energy & Carbon Management of Group Companies. Has published/presented over seventy technical papers and authored eight books in the area of Entrepreneurship, Energy & Environment.

Key Personnel

Mr. R S Prem Kumar

Director – Climate Change and Sustainability Services

Mr. R S Prem Kumar is an experienced environmental engineer with over 25 years of work experience. He has nine years of engagement in the manufacturing sector with over 16 years of core expertise in third-party certification; audits and trainings against ISO 9001, 14001, and 45001 standards.

He is a Lead Verifier for Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and VCS projects with over 90 projects registered/issued with the UNFCCC/VERRA. He is a highly qualified GRI Professional for assessing GRI Sustainability Reports. Additionally, he has conducted assessments for a variety of other standards including ISO 14064-1:2018, Water Neutrality assessments, BRSR, and CDP. He is also qualified as a CII Certified Professional in Life Cycle Assessment.

Mr. Saji George

Head - Dubai Operations

Mr. Saji is QHSE professional with vast experience in the sectors of Manufacturing, Retail, Warehousing & Logistics. He performs Third Party Audits for PAN India customers for the Certification of ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 & ISO 45001:2018 Standards. He is also a Qualified NEBOSH IGC professional and IT Professional skilled trainer for IRCA approved training courses on Quality Management System, Environmental Management System and Occupation Health & Safety Management System.

Mr. Sanjay Kandari

Lead GHG Auditor

Mr. Sanjay has professional experience of more than 13 years in the field of Energy Efficiency, Climate Change, and Renewable Energy. He looks after the UNFCCC accreditation requirements & is responsible for the overall management of the climate change division at KBS. He holds an MTech Degree in ‘Energy Management’ and is a ‘Certified Energy Manager’ from the Bureau of Energy Efficiency. Previously, he was associated with TUV, NORD CERT as CDM Assessor for GHG projects validation and verification and has conducted more than 400+ GHG audits in various capacities.

Ms. Sapana Pednekar

Assistant General Manager- Climate Change Services

Ms. Sapana is a well-qualified, experienced, and knowledgeable resource in the domain of sustainability related certifications with more than 16 years of industrial experience. She has handled more than 150+ various Climate Change and other Sustainability projects in SAR and other geographies. She is Masters in Environmental Science and is a Lead Validator/Verifier, Technical Reviewer and Technical Expert for Renewable Energy Sector. Also, a Team Leader/ auditor for other Energy and Sustainability products which includes ISO 14064:2018, Assurance on Sustainability Reporting(based on GRI guidelines and standard), ISO 50001:2018, Water Assessment, CORSIA assessment, etc. She has rich experience of managing CDM accreditation with the UNFCCC/GS/ VERRA and UKAS accreditation for ISO 50001:2018.

Dr. Indu Dwivedi

Manager Forest Scheme and Competence

Dr. Indu Dwivedi is a highly capable and motivated biotechnology professional with Ph.D in Forestry (Forest Biotechnology). She holds an experience of more than 8 years in the NRM sector and Sustainability Domain. She possesses extensive knowledge of molecular biology (DNA Fingerprinting and DNA Barcoding), Molecular characterization of forestry species and evaluation of molecular techniques for wood identification.

She is fully committed to performing ground-breaking research in an environment that fosters ingenuity and creativity. She has a fair understanding of drafting research proposals and working on the inter-alia disciplines. She has been part of various steering committees that work on the sustainability goals, demonstrating her commitment to making a positive impact on the environment. With her scientific expertise and Knowledge, Dr. Indu is a valuable addition to any Biotechnology, Sustainability and NRM sector.

Mr. Sauvik Banerjee

Dubai Office Regional Manager- Climate Change and Sustainability

A dynamic professional with 14 year of experience in the field of Sustainability services, Assurance and ESG parameters.Mr. Banerjee has executed more than 100 energy audits and has been instrumental in the implementation of various energy conservation strategies and projects in the U.A.E.He is a certified Lead Auditor and certified Energy manager and carries with him rich experience in designing energy performance for energy projects, carbon emission reduction projects, etc.

Dr. Rajesh Monga


Dr. Monga with an in Forestry  and a Phd in Forestry-Forest Genetic Resources carries with him rich experience in  handling various research experiments, developing of new clones in poplar, and handling of research reports and sustainability reports. Has assisted in various Carbon project and has laid out new experiments for continual development of new high yielding clones.His last assignment was with ITC’s Paperboards and Speciality Papers Division  as Manager  research and Development.

Mr. Tom Verghese


Btech and M. Tech in Energy Engineering , Mr. Tom carries with him diverse experience of 10+ years in organizations like BURN,Micro Energy  Credits Corporation, Renewable Energy Centre  (Kerala) to name a few. He has been involved in these organizations as Senior Carbon Technical officer and has been instrumental   in various energy audits.

Mr. S. Thyagaraj

Project Manager - Climate Change Services

An Engineering Graduate with 18+ years of total experience in diversified areas such as Production, Energy management, Environment management, Auditing & Consultancy. He is also a Certified Energy Manager from the Bureau of Energy Efficiency and a Certified Professional in Business Analytics & Intelligence. Over the last 10 years, he has successfully carried out Technical Assessment on GHG schemes, and Project Feasibility in varied sectors which includes (and is not limited to) Power, Sugar, Cement, Chemicals, Steel, Pharma, etc.

Ms. Kanika Lakhani

Senior Manager - Finance & Accounts

Ms. Kanika has a professional experience of more than 13 years in the field of Accounting, Finance and Taxations Compliances. She is qualified as an Accounting Technician certified by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. She also passed Graduation from Delhi University. Currently she is working with KBS Certification Services Private Limited since 2015 as Manager Accounts and is responsible for all financial compliances of the Company. She believes that problem solving skills and the right financial decisions can prove as an Asset for an Organization.

Ms. Swati Kalra

MR & Manager Audit

Ms. Swati holds an experience of more than 9 years in the field of Management System Certification as Manager, Audit. Ms. Swati looks after the accreditation requirements and is responsible for operations of Management System Certification and Product Certification. She is a Qualified Lead Auditor for ISO 9001:2015 and also possesses an MBA degree from Symbiosis University, Pune.

Mr. A. S. Sundaram

Manager Operation – Southern Region

Mr. Sundaram holds more than 11 years of experience in the field of Management System Certification, Training and Product Certification and is an industrial veteran with acquired expertise covering a full spectrum including six years as a CQI-IRCA recognized Management System Trainer. Having a hands on experience in handling large and diversified projects as a Certified Lead Auditor for ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018, SA8000 and ISO 27001 standards.

Mr. Rashid SP

Lead Assessor & Tutor

Mr. Rashid is a young and energetic food safety professional with diversified experience of more than 10 years. He worked with various reputed organization as Quality Assurance Manager, Consultant, Trainer and Auditor. He was QC in charge of Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority. He is a lead auditor for FSSC 22000:2018, ISO 22000:2018, ISO 45000:2018 and HACCP. He has profound knowledge in various food safety, quality management systems and standards such as FSSC 22000, BRC, Global Gap, ISO 22000 and HACCP, Halal, health and safety arena. He has gained his experience and knowledge through implementation, auditing and hands on experience in different sectors of food industry in Middle-east and India regions. He has trained and coached more than 12,000 delegates from around the globe on food safety and leadership program. He is an approved lead tutor for ISO 22000:2018 Lead auditor, Level 1-4 Food safety management system and HACCP and possess approval from CQI-IRCA, HABC, TSI and Various Regulatory bodies from Middle-east countries and India.

Ms. Vibha Bhatia

CDM Project Coordinator

Ms. Vibha has over 10 years of professional experience in managerial roles. She holds an MBA degree from Allahabad University. She has hands-on experience in client coordination, strong organizational and multitasking skills, customer service, and excellent analytical & problem-solving abilities. Currently, she works as a CDM Project Coordinator with KBS Certification Services Pvt. Ltd. Her responsibilities include managing the project’s accomplishments and coordinating with national and international auditors from different verticals. She believes that her positive approach toward work and organizational goals would be an asset to the company.

Dr. Ritu Arora Sehgal

Senior Manager - Human Resource and Administration

Dr. Ritu Arora Sehgal carries with her rich experience of 22 years in the field of Human Resource development. She has worked in various organizations of repute in leadership positions and has the ability to think strategically. A science graduate with Masters’s in Business and Economics has done her Ph.D. in the causative reasons of attrition. She has published and presented several papers in competency-based HR systems, Best HR Practices, analysis of appreciative cultures to name a few. She has been the editor of biZ FOUR Magazine-Building High-Performance Team.

Dr. Sehgal has been the official consultant to Orient Crafts, Magotteaux Industries Pvt Ltd, Escorts (Agri Machinery Group), Thompson press-and has Coordinated special courses for Junior Commissioned Officers and Commissioned Officers on personality development and motivation.

Mr. S. Srinivasan Selvaraj

GHG Auditor

Mr. S. Srinivasan is more than 17 years of professional work experience in consulting and auditing services in the field of Energy, Environment, and Sustainability services. His responsibilities comprised conducting assessments for Management System implementation in organizations across different sectors and assurance service for Sustainability reporting (GRI standard), validation and verification assessments for different market-based Green House Gas emission reduction mechanisms, with both National as well as international work experience. Also, he has work experience, in providing detailed design engineering, and project management and in conducting Environmental Impact assessment (EIA) studies for urban development and public health projects.

His academic credentials include Beach in Chemical Engineering, M.E in Environmental management, and a PG diploma in Business Management (with Finance specialization). He is also a certified sustainability assessor from the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII-ITC).

Ms. Shilpa Swarnim

GHG Auditor

Ms. Shilpa holds an experience of more than a decade in the field of Academics and Climate Change Research with extensive field experience in the Forestry sector. She holds a Master’s degree in Science with major in Biotechnology from Bangalore University. She is a qualified Lead Auditor for ISO 14001. She has been part of Validation and Verification Audits of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects/ Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) and Gold Standard (GS) projects as a Validator/Verifier and Technical Expert for Renewable energy and Energy efficiency sector and A/R Forestry Sector. Previously She has been associated with Bangalore University affiliated college (Indian Academy) as a Lecturer, with Indian Institute of Science as a Research Assistant and with DNV as GHG Auditor. Her expertise and area of research comprises of impact assessment of climate change on forest ecosystems, calculating carbon stocks in forests areas and studying climate impact modelling to simulate future climate and vegetation.

Dr. D.Siddaramu

Lead Auditor

Dr. D. Siddaramu holds a Doctorate in Environmental Science with over 20 years of work experience in academic and research in different sectors, including EIA studies, teaching (both undergraduate and postgraduate students), environment and road safety, urban infrastructure, and GHG projects. He is well-versed in monitoring, collecting, and analyzing environmental samples, conducting socio-economic surveys, and data analysis, with expertise in preparing IEE, EMP, validation, and verification reports. As a qualified GHG Lead Auditor, he has successfully registered more than 100 projects with CDM/VCS/GS/Plan Vivo/GCC. He is a qualified lead auditor for Sectoral Scope 1, 3, and 14 in accordance with the procedures of KBS Certification Services Pvt. Ltd.

Dr Taru Veera Venkata Maruthi Suman

Auditor - Climate Change

Dr. Taru Veera Venkata Maruthi Suman is a Doctorate professional and received an International Honorary Doctorate in Environmental Science & Engineering from the World Human Rights Protection Commission, New Delhi. He completed his Post Graduate degree in MTech (Energy Systems) and his Undergraduate degree in BTech (Electrical & Electronics Engineering) from a reputed institute in India. With over 14 years of experience in the field of Electrical Power Transmission & Distribution and Windmill projects in India and overseas, and 1 year of experience as an Auditor for the Validation & Verification of CDM, GCC, GS, and VCS projects, he is a seasoned professional in the industry. Dr. Suman is presently working as an Auditor – Climate Change in KBS Certification Services Private Limited, Faridabad since January 2023. He is responsible for the Validation and Verification of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)/ Verra/ Gold Standard (GS)/ Global Carbon Council (GCC) projects. With his expertise in the field of Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution and his dedication to environmental sustainability, he is an asset to any team working on climate change initiatives.

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