Mr. R. Parasuraman, Chairman, has played a pioneering role in the spread of the Green Building Movement. A Graduate from the Cranfield Management School, UK, Mr. Parasuraman was the Chairman and Managing Director of Novar India Limited until 2006, a subsidiary of Honeywell Inc, USA. Thereafter he served as Chief Executive Officer of BMTC, a 40 year old UAE Group, a leader in Electrical, Water and Lighting solutions in the Middle East. Being the founding and immediate past Vice Chairman of World Green Building Council and the founding and immediate past Chairman of the Indian Green Building Council, his leadership contribution to this movement is unparalleled. Mr. Parasuraman has actively served boards and committees of many prestigious institutions over the last three decades. He has been on the Advisory Board of the CII Shorabji Godrej Green Business Centre and was the past Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry, past Member of Regional Advisory Committee of Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology, Chennai, Honorary Member of Indian Institute of Interior Designers and a Member of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) - Electro Technical Committee, until 2006.