Brigadier Mutreja is a Visionary, Thought Leader and a Management Guru. With exemplary experience of over 44 years he is a business leader who carries a management expertise to bring forth the excellence in leading organizations and induce phenomenal changes across levels. He is was in his last position , the Chairman cum Managing Director, Nepa Ltd(A Govt of India Enterprise) and has successfully led Tyre Corporation of India in similar capacity as well. As CMD, Nepa Ltd he was the key in turning around the sick PSU in less than 2.5 years throughunconventional approach and restored operational efficiencies / profitability. When he joined, the mill had crores of outstanding, no supplies and a loss making unit with competition all around. He came up with lucrative offers for suppliers and resumed supplies. He introduced e-auction, for the sale of scrap to generate working capital, restarted unused lying machines, initiated trainings and implemented various projects to improve processes and systems. Under his able leadership computerization, e-payment and e-auction was introduced to aide speed and transparency. Eventually, the sick unit started reaping profits progressively as the production, turnover and sales jumped significantly. The mill now has a flag, slogan, mantra and above all, workers have a positive attitude .
Anuradha is a Coordinator:Social Studies
Anuradha Dasgupta has a Masters in Sociology and is a wildlife biodiversity activist and an internationally acclaimed documentary film maker. She started her career in Oman with then Govt. of Oman, Coopers and Lybrand and Al Ahali Bank etc. In India she dedicated herself to social services for last 28 years and associated with INDIAN SOCIETY FOR WILDLIFE RESEARCH as Secretary and with OUR CHILDREN FOUNDATION as CEO. She is involved in various projects on biodiversity conservation, green energy and wildlife preservation and also focused on women welfare, women empowerment through SHG; nationally and state wide. As CEO of Our Children Foundation she was responsible for overall activities e.g. education, administration, health, mid-day meal, fund raising etc. for two rural schools, where 500+ poor children are studying free of cost.
Coordinator: INSIST Shillong
Anjan K. Nath was born, brought up, and educated in Shillong, India. Having studied both science (Physics Honours) and arts (English), his interests are many and varied with a good admixture of science, literature and critical thought, philosophy, and Homeopathic Medicine. He has several publications in the fields of his interest. Dr. Nath taught at the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, Tunghai University, Taiwan as well as at the Graduate Institute of English, Providence University, Taiwan. As an avid Homeopath, he pioneered the study of Homeopathic Medicine in Taiwan and taught at the China Medical College. Dr. Nath's other interests take him to the conservation of nature and sustainable development of villages and cities. Since his retirement from teaching in Taiwan, he has returned home and is actively involved in the above two pursuits and serving the community through Homeopathy.
Neil Nugent will be the bridging link for INSIST(www.insist.org.in) in engaging with Australian Business and education institutions for entry to India and Asia Pacific. He has Studied Economics and Law at Monash University , Melbourne. He was employed by the Australian Trade Commission ( Austrade) as a Trade Advisor in Melbourne office for 6 years. Sent by Austrade to Canberra central office for 1 year on training course for overseas posting. Returned to Melbourne office for 6 years working as an Export Incentives auditor and assessor. Commenced his own trade consulting and incentive advisor business around 1990. This is still his current position. More notably Clients have included Best Foods, the Uncle Tobies Food group, the Nabisco group, The Hewlett Packard computer Group, the Computer Power group, The News Ltd group, the Namco cookware group, the Australian Yellow pages etc.
Coordinator : Innovation
With over 28 years of expertise in Mechanical Sealing Solution and Energy Efficiency Industry,Quality Assurance , Ecosystem Development , ICT and Green Energy, Sauman Das Gupta brings along with him a passion and drive to work for more sustainable and creative solutions for society . He believes that technology can be an enabler for decentralised and more humane social systems . He has a B.Sc. major in Physics (NEHU Shillong,) and B.Tech in Chemical Technology, with specialisation in Oil Technology (HBTI Kanpur,). Specialties: Sealing Solutions ,Energy Efficiency,Energy Engineering,Sustainable Micro and macro community development,Zero Emission Scale Ups, Business and Education Integration,Quality Assurance programs,Renewable Energy project design and implementation. Sauman has extensive experience in the Asia Pacific and Australasia region.