Meet The Board

Our Board of Governors


Rajesh K. Jain

Rajesh K. Jain


Rajesh Jain is having vast experience in the field of Design and execution of different Electrical and Mechanical Systems including Tunnel Ventilation System (TVS), Environmental Control System (ECS) and Building Management System (BMS) for underground metro stations and tunnels. Have exposure to different MRTS in the world like Madrid, Singapore, Perth, Athens, Barcelona, Hongkong. Published and presented several papers in International Conferences like ASHRAE, ISAVFT etc.
Arundhati S. Khanna


PRESIDENT-ELECT & Sustainability Chair

Arundhati is an architect, registered in Newzealand,Australia and India. Prior to establishing her own firm, she worked with CZWG architects in London and Cook Sargisson & Pirie architects in Aucland. Her principal work has focused on design & execution of high quality residential, mixed used developments, and hospitals. A key theme in Arundhati’s work is the sustainable expression of modernity through the progressive use of local materials & traditional practices.

Kanagaraj Ganesan

Imm. Past President & Government Advocacy Chair

Mr. Kanagaraj Ganesan is an experienced professional in the domains of carbon-neutrality in the built-environment, building energy efficiency and sustainable cooling. He is a licensed architect, Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP), and Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) Master Trainer. He is a post-graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, in the ‘Building Energy Efficiency’ domain. He has delivered more than fifty high impact projects on “sustainability in the built-environment”.

Sandeep Goel


Sandeep has over 27 Years of Building Services Consulting experience and has worked as a hands-on Design Engineer and thereafter as Project Director with successfully designed systems for numerous projects.
Mr. Goel is Committee Member at National Building Code of India -2005 and also 2016. He is been Former Visiting Faculty for over 15 Years for Masters of Building Engineering and Management at School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi. A Certified Fire Protection Specialist – NFPA, USA and Member Skyscraper Editorial Board (2015-2017) – CTUBH, Chicago, USA.
Abhishek Jain

Abhishek Jain

SECRETARY & Co-Chair Student Activity

Mr. Abhishek Jain is M-Tech (Mechanical) and Management Skill Formation Program for Entrepreneurial Ventures From IIT-Delhi, 2005.
Abhishek Jain has over 20 years’ experience in the HVAC and Fan industries. His current responsibilities include product development, on-site customer testing, application support and lab management in a company named Air Flow Pvt. Ltd.
He is Life Member ISHRAE since 2010. He is currently the Secretary and the student activity Co-Chair in ASHRAE India Chapter.

Paresh Mishra

TREASURER & Vice -Chair Government Advocacy


Mr. Vaibhav Jain

Vice Chair - Student Activity

Dr. Vaibhav Jain is a technology driven academician with more than 19 years of extensive experience in Mechanical domain. He has a number of research papers published in reputed journals as well as awards to his credits including ‘Student Branch Advisor 2020’ award from ASHRAE, USA. He is a technology enthusiast and has developed more than 11 sponsored projects, with each one bringing a unique solution to Industry’s today problems. He has an excellent track record of providing quality education to undergraduate students.

Dr. Om Taneja

Chair - Newsletter, Chapter Webmaster and ECC

Dr. Taneja graduated with Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT, New Delhi; Master’s degree in Control Systems and a PhD degree in Systems Sciences and Operations Research from New York University. He is an ASHRAE Fellow, USGBC and ASHRAE TCs member with specialization in innovative technologies, smart infrastructure, smart cities, energy efficiency, decarbonization, sustainability and human capacity development. He has been ASHRAE DL for more than 15 years


Vice Chair -Sustainability

With more than seventeen years of expertise in HVAC and MEP design, Ruman has accumulated a wealth of experience. His meticulous and distinct approach is evident in his involvement with exclusive and esteemed ventures throughout the nation. While he specializes in opulent homes, hotels, offices and shopping centers, his major recognized achievements extend to encompass a diverse range of projects in the hospitality and custom design sectors. Guided by a firm belief in the synergy of imaginative and effective design, Ruman’s creations are shaped by an awareness of surroundings and a global perspective.
Mohammed Adnan

Mohammed Adnan

Chapter Technology Transfer Chair

Meet Mohammed Adnan, an accomplished Mechanical Engineer with over 11 years of experience dedicated to the HVAC field. Graduating in 2012, Adnan embarked on a rewarding career journey, primarily focusing on HVAC consultancy at Abid Husain Consultants. Throughout his professional tenure, Adnan has exhibited his expertise across a diverse spectrum of projects, ranging from industrial to commercial endeavors, as well as institutional to hotel ventures. His commitment to innovation has been unwavering, as he diligently keeps abreast of the latest advancements in the industry, seamlessly incorporating cutting-edge technologies and methodologies into his design approaches.
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Dimpy Daroch

Dimpy Daroch

Chair –YEA

Dimpy Daroch, currently working at UL as business manager for Asset and sustainability performance – APAC has over 11 years of experience in Sustainability. Also serving as current YEA Chair for AIC.

Experienced Techno commercial professional with a demonstrated history of working with major multinationals and asset management companies in the built environment. Skilled in ESG, Indoor air quality, Green and Healthy Buildings, Urban Environmental Issues, Environmental Compliance, and Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS)


Co-Chair-Student Activity

Waliullah Siddiqui

Mr. Waliullah Siddiqui

Chair- Membership Promotion

Mr.Waliullah Siddiqui is a Gradute Mechanical Engineer from Jamia Millia Islamia, He has worked with Voltas International Limited and ETA Engineering Limited at Senior Positions. He is Founder Director of M/s LIMRA Consulting Engineers-New Delhi an MEP design and consultancy firm. He has a vast experience of 31 years in this field and has worked on several prestigious projects in India, Middle East and other SAARC countries. He is Member ASHRAE, Member of Consulting Engineers Association of India and is Life member of ISHRAE. Presently Serving as MP-Chair at ASHRAE India Chapter.
Ashish Gupta

Mr. Ashish Gupta

Chair- Research Promotion

Director Standard Refrigeration Pvt. Ltd. More than 31 years of experience in HVAC industry, Commercial Refrigeration, Bulk cooling and industrial refrigeration. NHB Training Course for Graduate Engineers for Cold Chain & Stood 1st for Technical, Proficiency regarding planning and design of Cold Chain Infrastructure. ISHRAE Certificate Course Sept.–Dec.,2011 Training at Emerson, China for compressor tear- down & rebuilding Seminars & training by Alfalaval, Emerson, LU-VE & Dixell. Ashish also works actively on IEQ Solutions with solutions for particulate matter, VOC & irradiation of pathogens & supply of treated fresh air.

He is President Delhi Chapter of Ishrae (SY2022-23) , Member, BOG Ashrae India Chapter, Member RATA, Member IRC.

Mr. Gaurav Mathur

Vice Chair – CTTC

Gaurav Mathur is the Head – Area Sales Development, CBS INDO (Commercial Building Services) at Grundfos Pumps India Pvt. Ltd. He joined Grundfos in December 2005 and handles the Building Services sales development for the company in India. Gaurav has more than 22 years of industry experience covering sales, business development and channel management. He has been involved in initialisation and development of innovative products in air-conditioning, pressure boosting, solar, water supply and waste water applications for Grundfos in India and focuses on water and energy conservation. He is passionate about implementing Digitalization in air-conditioning and water systems.

Prior to joining Grundfos, Gaurav has worked with Grundfos Channel Partner and a fully owned subsidiary of ProMinent, Germany. He has vast experience in business development and technical sales of Pumps, Pumping Systems and Water Treatment Equipment.

Praveen Jha

BOG Member

Praveen Jha is an Engineering professional with years of functional expertise in leading business structures. Skills in Product Branding, Sales and Application Engineering, New Territory Setups, Training, and Key Account Management. Expertise in handling both Air and Waterside products (Chillers, Air Handling Units, Ventilation Fans, and Systems).

Subir Das

BOG Member

Subir Das has an industry experience of over 35 years. in the cooling
tower industry in India. He is a Science Graduate with Physics Honors from Calcutta University and is an advanced mechanical engineer from Imperial College London (U.K.), and further continued his studies in Thermal Engineering. He was awarded the Rashtriya Udyog Ratna Award for his contribution to his company Flow-Tech Air Pvt. Ltd to the economic growth of the cooling. Mr. Subir Das has been the past president of the Delhi Chapter of ISHARE and is currently the Membership Promotion Chair ASHRAE India Chapter.

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