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  • Mr. Ashok D. Atre

    Mr. Atre, technologist & promoter has a rare ability of converting ideas into successful businesses. He earned in the year 1979 Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (B. E. Mech.) from Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute, Mumbai University and Master of technology (M. Tech.) in Systems & Controls Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, in 1989. As a first generation entrepreneur he perceived a dream and vision in doing something special and substantial in the fields of energy efficiency and environment conservation. In his continued pursuit for technological excellence, he brought in several technological innovations and has already had 25 patented technologies, while another 38 are under consideration. Many of his patents have been successfully implemented commercially.

    In 1981, he started his career as a Post Graduate Trainee in TELCO, Pune and thereafter worked during 1982-83 as Engineering Officer in KSB Pumps. In 1984, he became partner in a firm called Elite Engineers conceptualized by his brother. He was Founder Director of Transparent Energy Systems Pvt. Ltd., since 1986. Since 1994, he became major shareholder of Transparent Energy Systems Pvt. Ltd. & is promoter of Transparent Group of Companies.

    Mr. Atre has also worked as the President of the Indian Boiler Manufacturing Association and successfully built unanimous opinion of all major Indian industry associations in support of dissolving the monopoly of state employed Boiler inspectors.
    He is actively involved in identifying budding entrepreneurial ability and giving shape to various business ideas. Recently, Mr. Atre has been awarded one of the most prestigious awards named "YuvaRatna" for his outstanding contributions in the field of Social work, team building & organization development.

    A man with passion & vision, who prefers not to be in popularity contest, has drawn numerous admirers, who call him “ Social Capitalist.“

  • Mr. Ajit Apte
    Managing Director

    Mr. Ajit Apte completed Mechanical Engineering from University of Mumbai. After working for one year in Larsen and Toubro Ltd., he pursued post-graduation (M. Tech. – Energy Systems Engineering) at IIT Mumbai, before joining Transparent Energy Systems Pvt. Ltd. as Management Trainee in April 1992.

    In Transparent Energy Systems Pvt. Ltd. he remained associated with activities like developing and standardizing an array of products like Boilers & Heaters, Waste Heat Recovery Systems, Ammonia Absorption Refrigeration Plants, and Multistage Evaporation Plants etc. and development of super efficient class Boilers & Heaters with highest thermal efficiencies.

    After being elevated as Whole time Director in March 2007 he was looking after business development of high value projects such as Waste Heat based Power Plants for Cement Industry, Large Ammonia Absorption Refrigeration Plants in domestic as well as international market till March 2009.

    He is a Certified Energy Auditor of Bureau of Energy Efficiency (Govt of India) and was an Associate Member of ASHRAE (American Society for Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineering). He was felicitated as Distinguished Alumnus by Indian Institute of Technology for his contribution to technology development in Energy Sector.

    Effective April 2009, he has been appointed as Managing Director of group company, Transparent Technologies Pvt. Ltd. He is responsible for overall company management.

  • Mrs. Meghana A. Atre

    Mrs. Atre started her career in 1981 as a Research Assistant with Central Water & Power Research Station, Khadakwasla, Pune, after completing Bachelor of Engineering ( B. E.) in Mechanical Branch from College of Engineering, Pune. She was felicitated as Distinguished Alumni of the college in the year 2008. She is "Special Invitee" on Governing Body of Alumni Association of College of Engineering, Pune.

    She handles various functions as Contract Review, Project Execution management, Public Relations and HRD management in Transparent Energy Systems Pvt. Ltd. Subsequently, she was appointed as a Director on the board of group company Transparent Technologies Pvt. Ltd., and currently she is holding the position of Executive Chairperson of Transparent Pollution Control Pvt. Ltd.

    She is attached to an NGO “ Swa”- Roopwardhini since 1996. She is the member of their executive council.

  • Dr. Vinod Malshe
    Director and Technical Advisor

    Dr. Vinod Malshe is a retired professor from Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai (Formerly UDCT Bombay). He is basically a Paint technologist and serves as a consultant to more than 20 organizations worldwide.

    He earned Bachelor of Science in Technology from Kanpur University in 1969, Master of Science in Technology from Bombay University in 1972 and PhD Technology in 1975. Dr. Malshe made great contributions in the field of Textiles, Dyestuffs, Emulsion inks, and propellants. He also served as General Manager R & D at Ion Exchange (India). He has been a mentor to more than 15 doctorate students.

    Dr. Malshe represents the Editorial Boards for more than 6 publications (5 international) in the field of Polymers, Pigments, Resins, Coating technology, and Chemical engineering. He authored two books and published more than 50 technical journals and articles worldwide. He also shares his knowledge and experience through presentations in various domestic as well as international seminars.

    Dr. Malshe serves as a Technical Advisor and Director to TTPL.

  • Mr. Nitin Puranik

    Nitin earned B.Sc. degree from Mumbai University and started his career as a Sales Executive of a Mumbai based chemical and pesticides company. He thereafter rose to become a Director/Partner in the business. Subsequently in the late 1980’s he entered the building construction field (Nirmiti Developers P. Ltd.) in partnership with business associates and over the last more than 25 years has built a reputation for providing quality residential homes in and around Pune City. The ‘Nirmiti’ brand is now well recognized in the regional construction market and Nitin has been a major influence in achieving the same.

    Nitin joined TTPL as a shareholder and Director in year 2009 and brings in unique experience to benefit the company.

  • Ms. Asmita Atre

    Asmita earned Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in Dyestuffs and Intermediates from Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai (Formerly UDCT) in year 2006, a Master of Engineering Mechanical (MEM) from University of Delaware, USA in year 2008 and a Master of Science in Engineering and Technology Management (MSETM) from Oklahoma State University, USA in year 2012. She brings in unique experience in field of chemistry, process engineering and management.

    She has been associated with Transparent Group of Companies since year 2006 in various capacities. She started her career with Transparent Group as R&D engineer. She has handled various portfolios such as IPR, R&D management, technology & product development and reengineering of business process. She authors an Indian Patent.

    Prior to joining Transparent Group, she worked with Defense Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT) as a summer intern on synthesis of a polymeric propellant. Based on this research work, she co-authored a publication with Dr. V. C. Malshe in Journal “Paint India”.

    In February 2011, she was appointed as Director of Transparent Technologies Pvt. Ltd. and company benefits from her knowledge and experience

  • Mr. Anand Atre

    Anand earned Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) in ‘Food Engineering and Technology’ from Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai (Formerly UDCT) in year 2008, a Master of Science in ‘Food Science’ from Rutgers University in year 2010 and MBA from Colorado State University in year 2013. He brings in unique experience in field of food chemistry, food processing and management.

    Anand started working with Transparent Group of Companies as a Project Consultant in 2011. Before joining Transparent, He worked as a summer R&D intern at ConAgra Foods, USA where his research was focused on spices and functional food ingredients. Besides, his Master’s work at Rutgers University gave him a wealth of experience in the field of extrusion technology. In addition, he also worked as a quality control intern at Cadbury, India and Mapro Foods during his undergraduate studies.

    In February 2011, he was appointed as Director of Transparent Technologies Pvt. Ltd. and company benefits from his expertise.