Dr. Arup K. SenGupta

Advisor (Technology)

Dr. Arup K. SenGupta has been a Chemical and Environmental Engineering Professor at Lehigh University USA for over 25 years. He has advanced and expanded the field of ion exchange and separation science technology and under his non-profit, the Tagore-SenGupta Foundation, he has led the installation of 200+ community-operated arsenic treatment systems across Southeast Asia that today provides safe water to over 200,000 people.

He has received many U.S. and international awards and honors, delivered several invited and/or keynote and plenary lectures in both the U. S. and overseas, and is a highly cited scholar with over 75 publications and 9 patents."

Mr. Vinay Deodhar


Mr. Vinay Deodhar has been working in the fields of sustainable development, clean energy, climate change, carbon finance for over thirty years and have managed intricate and challenging projects and programs of bilateral and multilateral development and financing agencies.

He is currently working as Director of Clean Tech Solutions working on CDM Advisory projects for Asian Development Bank and UNFCC. In past he has worked in consulting and finance roles with ICICI Bank, CRISIL and Louis Berger. Vinay is a Chemical Engineer from IIT Mumbai and MBA from Mumbai University.

Mr. Vishwas Pathak


Mr. Vishwas Pathak has more than 22 years of experience in the fields of management and corporate sector. A Masters of Commerce, Bachelor of Laws and Company Secretary by qualification, he is a Member of the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa and practicing as Advocate, High Court, Bombay.

He has worked for various corporates. His core strength lies in his ability to identify opportunities and to structure and manage transaction execution - end to end. During his career, he has successfully handled FDI, IPOs, ECB, FCCB, Amalgamations, Merger and Acquisitions, Corporate Governance, ESOP, ISO 9002, Risk Management, Company Secretarial and other Legal and Management issues. He has been on the Boards of various listed and un-listed Companies.

Mike German

Advisor (Technology)

Mike German was a 2013 Fulbright-Nehru Fellow to India where his research was titled "Empowering Women to Transform a Water Crisis into Water Business in the Indian Sub-Continent. Currently pursuing his PhD in Environmental Engineering under Professor SenGupta, he has helped develop the resin technology within the SenGupta Research Lab.

Mike's findings in discovering social business models to tackle the arsenic and fluoride water crisis has been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Mike holds a Masters in Environmental Engineering from Lehigh University and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from University of Maryland - Baltimore County.