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

Chairman

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

Member

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

Member

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

Member

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

Member

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

Member

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. Rajesh Parekh

General Manager – Sustainability Division

Mr. Rajesh is a QHSE Engineering & Management professional with more than 29 years of experience in Manufacturing Operations, Construction, Corporate Sustainability, Quality Management, Environment Management, Health & Safety Management & Corporate Social Responsibility. He holds more than 9 years of experience in production of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) & Fine chemicals in India & Singapore. Having conducted more than 500 Man-days of various training programs including Sustainability, QHSE Awareness programs, Auditor training programs, Health & Safety Trainings, Environmental Trainings, Corporate Social Responsibilities Trainings etc. He has successfully completed more than 50 QMS / EMS / OHSMS / SAMS / IMS & Social Accountability systems related Consultancy projects in Small, Medium & large Industries across India.

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.

Ms. Anjana Sharma

Deputy General Manager- Climate Change Services

Ms. Anjana is solution-driven industry expert with more than 20 years of experience. She has handled over 400 plus climate change projects from various sectors across the globe. She is B.Tech in Chemical Engineering and is qualified as Team leader, validator/verifier, Technical Expert and Technical reviewer for Renewable energy, Energy efficiency, Chemical Industry and Waste Handling & Management Sector. She’s also a qualified Lead Auditor for QMS, EMS, ISO 45001, R2 (Responsible Recycling) with experience of over 70 plus audits across various standards. Her strengths lie in taking the problem heads-on and resolution/closure in record-breaking time. As a strategic thinker and a team player, has proven abilities in striking perfect coordination with all team members ensuring bottleneck-free, successful execution of projects, thereby creating satisfied customer-base.

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.

Mr. Tushar Chaudhari

Assistant General Manager - Climate Change Services

Mr. Tushar is a dedicated professional with more than 12+ years of work experience in renewable energy consultancy and auditing. Including 7+ years auditing experience in Climate Change – Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). He has worked on various projects under CDM, VCS and Gold Standard – validation & verification process. He has extensive work experience in reviewing and auditing project documents, implementation of project and detailed monitoring plan, writing and review of technical reports

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. Pratibha Sharma

Manager – HR & Legal

Ms. Pratibha has a professional experience of more than 8+ year in the field of HR and Admin. She completed her regular MBA from Kurukshetra University and has completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Diploma in Human Rights, PG Diploma in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management. She is a core HR professional having good skills in Talent Acquisition and Payroll. She believes to work like a bridge between the employees and the management.

Ms. Supriya Gaur

Manager - HR & Admin

Ms. Supriya is working as Manager – HR & Admin with professional experience of more than 11 years & has completed her MBA in HR with Sikkim Manipal University & graduated from Delhi University. She has vast experience of working with various industries like BPO, Paper Industry, IT, and Telecom and she is holding her expertise in HR Operations Activities, Payroll & Compliance.

Ms. Vandana Jha

Manager Training & Quality

Ms. Vandana holds a B. Tech. Degree In Mechanical Engineering. She has worked as a Lean Consultant in 21 different manufacturing industries under MSME Clusters. She has also worked as a Consultant for the Pilot project of ZED under Make in India Scheme. She is a qualified Lead Auditor for ISO 9001:2015 and has 4 years of experience working as a Manager Certification and Training for Management Systems.

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. Prabir Mandal

Lead Auditor & Tutor

Mr. Prabir is a BE Mechanical with a career span of over 23 years. He brings with him a rich experience in Manufacturing in Automobile Sector and had also worked as an Auditor in TUV SUD South Asia. He is a Lead Auditor for ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018 & Auditor for IATF 16949:2016 & a trainer for AIAG Core Tools (PPAP, APQP, FMEA, SPC & MSA). Primarily engaged in auditing, training & providing audit documentation support for reediness to IATF 16949:2016. Mr. Prabir holds distinguished global credentials and is a Certified Manager of Quality / Organizational Excellence, and Certified Lean Six Sigma Black belt.

Mr. Sundeep. K.V

Lead Auditor & Tutor

Mr. Sundeep. K.V is an experienced Electrical Engineering graduate from Madurai Kamaraj University with over two decades of experience in auditing quality management, environment management, occupational health and safety management, and energy management as Lead Auditor. An IRCA/CQI Certified Lead Auditor in ISO 9001:2015 ISO 14001:2015 ISO 45001:2018 and ISO 50001:2018. A Certified Internal Auditor as per ISO 17025:2017 from the Bureau Of Indian Standards, with extensive knowledge of the National Accreditation Board for testing and calibration of Laboratories and their requirements.

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.

Prof. Vivek Kumar

Trainer

Mr. Vivek Kumar is empanelled with KBS for ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and OHSAS Trainer. He holds B.E. (Electrical Engineering) from Roorkee University and M.B.A. (FMS) from Delhi University. He has 16 years of corporate experience with Shrirams, Tatas and Polar groups and 7 years as a Management Consultant in the areas of quality, productivity and operations improvement.

Dr. Sushila Yadav

Manager of Sustainability

Dr. Sushila Yadav (Ph.D.) holds more than 8 years of diversified professional experience in various industries (solid waste management, wastewater treatment, and protein biochemistry). Previously, she has worked as a consultant in TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute), New Delhi to achieve various sustainable development goals for better environmental health. In TERI, her research focuses on wastewater treatment and utilization of silica-rich solid waste (sugarcane bagasse ash and anaerobic sewage sludge) in low-cost ceramic material manufacturing in place of natural resources. She has also worked as Senior Research Fellow in AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences), New Delhi, where her research focus was on screening of anti-fungal proteins from waste plant seed: a step towards the formulation of Bio-fungicides to aid the reduction of environment pollution”. She is somebody who believes that work is worship, a keen learner who loves to learn new things, and much concerned about environmental problems. Now, she has Joined KBS Certification Services Private Limited as Manager of Sustainability Services and is ready to explore the field of sustainability in the near future.

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.

Ms. Shikha Sharma

Lead GHG Auditor and Manager- Competence & Training

Ms. Shikha is a skilled auditor involved in Validation & Verification of Carbon Emission Reduction projects under UNFCCC Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) and Gold Standard for Global Goals (GS4GG). Experienced in more than 50 projects globally, she has a Master’s degree in Environmental Studies and Resource Management from TERI School of Advanced Studies, and a demonstrated history of working in the diverse sectors of environmental services industry. She is also qualified for working in internationally recognized standards such as SOCIALCARBON and ISO 14064.

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