Hello I am Akshay.
Professionally - Energy Consultant, CMVP, Technical Analyst UK Capacity Markets
Social contributions - Convenor for the UK chapter of Global Indian Scientists & Technocrats Forum (GIST)
Originally from Dombivli, Maharashtra. I did my bachelors in Mechanical engineering from University of Mumbai. I was a Research Associate at IIT Bombay where I assisted in development of 2-D model for sloshing in fuel tank of satellite launch vehicle. Then, I worked with Siemens India for 5 years in technical procurement for the International procurement office of the company.
In 2009, I decided to leave my job and pursue my long term interests in building my career in environment related sector. I got scholarship to join the MBA programme in University of East Anglia in the UK. The MBA programme (2009-10) in Carbon Management focused on various aspect of management of carbon emissions via energy efficiency and renewable technologies.
As a part of the programme, I also acquired Diploma in Management Consultancy from the Chartered Management Institute, Institute of Business Consulting, UK. Since 2010, I am working with Centrica PLC, UK’s biggest utility provider, as an Energy Consultant. My speciality and interests are in
- UK Energy Capacity Market metering technology and compliance
- Energy Performance Contract (EPC) management
- Energy efficiency solutions and renewable technologies
I am a qualified Chartered Measurement & Verification Professional of Association of Energy Engineers.
Fulfilling my dream to offer my knowledge and experience for social development of my motherland Bharat, I work as convenor for the UK chapter of Global Indian Scientists & Technocrats Forum (GIST). GIST Forum wishes to strengthen the connect with the Global Indian S&T community to provide an ecosystem through a collaborative platform to harness this wealth for contributing towards India’s development.
Please visit https://gistuk.org/ for details.
I am a founding member of Trekshitiz a social organisation in Maharashtra engaged in development of sustainable trekking in Sahyadris (Western ghats) and education of young minds towards Maharashtra history and forts. Please visit http://trekshitiz.com/ for details.
I am also a member of Vivekananda Seva Mandal. We are primarily engaged in the areas of youth education and empowerment and development of underprivileged sections of the population. Please visit https://www.vsmandal.org/ for details.