Meet Our Team
|Certified Energy Manager|
|Certified Energy Auditor|
|ECBC Master Trainer|
“‘Green’ is not just a concept, not a design approach, but a way of life and to me, it is the only way of life!!”
Samhita M, is the Founder and Managing Director of Ela Green Buildings & Infrastructure Consultants. Over the last decade, she has driven the Integrated Design Approach and consulted for more than 400 projects. She is an ardent advocate of sustainable living & energy efficiency and has been awarded the Telangana State Energy Conservation Award in recognition of her contribution towards energy conservation practices in the State.
Head – Business & Innovation
“It defies logic that humankind, with all their intellect, are responsible for endangering every living beings’ existence. To me, sustainability is sheer common sense for survival.”
Sriram holds a Master’s Degree in Sustainable Energy Technology from TU Eindhoven, Netherlands. He consults on innovation management in sustainability space and heads the Business arm of Ela Green School. He has trained over 800 students and professionals in green buildings technologies.
SIVASHANKAR T S
“While designing, one should not only consider the clients’ requirement but also Nature’s”
Sivashankar heads the sustainability division. Under his able leadership, he has helped delivered various projects as per clients request whilst ensuring biophilic design in his projects. In his own words, he advocates sustainable "Architec(Na)ture”
“Sustainability is about surrendering ourselves to our Mother Nature”
Sonam is one of the pillars of the firm. A terrific mentor, she is the prima donna for building energy and daylight simulation, clocking over billion hours in that.
“Sustainability is the way we ought to treat our environment if we are to live on this Earth forever.”
Gold Medalist from Anna University, Nivedita is an ardent sustainability enthusiast. She handles the daily operation of the firm and is a key member in handling our LEED portfolio.
“Sustainability is may be the greatest expression of generosity. We are trying to leave a better world for the future generation.”
Pruthviraj holds a Master’s Degree in Energy Engineering from TU Berlin. He specializes in energy data analysis, energy economics and built environment. He has experience in facilitating green building rating across all rating systems and over diverse building types. He leads the LEED & EDGE portfolio and is also responsible for Ela Green Business Development.
“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it”
Inspired by this quote from Robert Swann, Vairavan holds a bachelors’ degree in Energy & Environmental Engineering and is vocal advocate for green buildings. His greatest assets are his hard work & sincerity. He leads the IGBC portfolio and aids in Business Development.
“Lots of small drain drops make up an ocean. It all starts with taking up the first step for a better & sustainable world”
Kirubanithi passion lies with leading the change in attitude towards sustainability. As she says, she is making an impact towards a sustainable world, one project at a time.