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Our Team

TAK Mathews

Principal Consultant

TAK Mathews has over 3 decades experience in the construction and vertical transportation industry. His exposure extends to all aspects of the vertical transportation industry covering projects and construction, service and modernization and planning and sales of elevators and escalators. He is widely traveled and has exposure to international vertical transportation practices and processes.

He is familiar with most equipment and latest technology. As a qualified Civil Engineer with hands-on experience in all aspects of the vertical transportation industry, Mathews is perfectly positioned to understand the compulsions of the Developer, Architect and the Project Engineers and balance it with the constraints and language of the vertical transportation manufacturers. His study of transportation engineering also helps him better understand the principles of traffic analysis. He has also undergone training in traffic analysis and simulation for elevators. Mathews has conducted workshops and seminars on the subject of vertical transportation- technological advancements in the field as well as on the subject of traffic analysis. He has also made presentations across Europe and the USA. Mathews is a representative on the P-4 panel of the ET25 committee constituted by the Bureau of Indian Standards for rewriting the Elevator & Escalators Codes. He is the Convener of the Panel for writing codes for Lifts and Escalators, CED 46:P16 of the National Building Codes. Mathews has done his engineering from the University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), MBA from the Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra (India). He is also an alumnus of IMD, Lausanne (Switzerland). He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers (FIE). He is a member of the

  • International Association of Elevator Consultants (IAEC)
  • National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities International USA (NAESAI)
  • International Association of Elevator Engineers (IAEE)
  • Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • Council for Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH)
  • Consulting Engineers’ Association of India (CEAI)
  • Fire Safety Association of India

Mathews was the founder Editor of Elevator World India and the co-founder of the Elevator & Escalator Safety Trust (EEST), a non-profit entity set up with the objective of training users on safe practices while using elevators, escalators and moving walks. Mathews is one of the first vertical transportation consultants worldwide to be approved as a Qualified Elevator Consultant and the only Qualified Elevator Consultant in Asia. He is also a Certified Elevator Inspector and a board member of the IAEC.

William Rebello

Projects Director

W C Rebello, with over 4 decades of experience in the vertical transportation industry has exposure to all kinds of equipment from the dumb waiter to automobile elevators and escalators. Rebello has been directly involved in the execution of many landmark projects and has hands–on and in-depth experience in execution and modernization.

Rebello has gained his reputation for his uncompromising attitude towards the total quality of the installation and speed of execution.

Antony P J

Techno-Commercial Director

Antony P J has 4 decades of experience in the vertical transportation industry. His exposure extends to all aspects of the vertical transportation industry covering projects, service and modernization and sales of elevators and escalators. Antony has been personally involved in the sales of many landmark modernization projects across India like Reserve bank of India Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata, Hyatt in Delhi and Vidhan Bhavan, Express Towers, Mittal Towers, Ushakiran and MTNL in Mumbai.

Antony was heading the sales and execution of various infrastructure projects across India including Delhi Metro, Mumbai International Airport, Kolkata Airport, Chennai Airport, Mumbai Metro, Mumbai Monorails, Bangalore Metro, MCD Civic Centre, Foot over-bridges in Delhi etc.

Subhash Satam

Quality Consultant

Subhash Satam has 4 decades of experience in the vertical transportation industry. His exposure extends to all aspects of the vertical transportation industry covering installation, commissioning, service and service sales of elevators and escalators. Subhash has been personally involved in the installation and commissioning of elevators at Reserve Bank of India Mumbai, Hyatt Hotel Mumbai, Bombay Stock Exchange and service of elevators at BARC, Tata Power, BPCL, Bombay Stock Exchange Mumbai, Vidhan Bhavan Mumbai, Shreepati Tower Mumbai.

As Business Development Manager in service sales he has handled major customers across India. These include Reliance Industries, Mumbai International Airport, Mumbai Metro, Mumbai Monorail Project, Trent Ltd, Future Group, PWD, State Government of Maharashtra.

Prasad Pillai

Quality Consultant

Prasad Pillai has 40 years’ experience in the vertical transportation industry. He has worked in both technical and management positions. His experience extends to new installations, business development and team management. Prasad is technically proficient and an excellent planner and strategist with proven abilities in accelerating growth and generating customer loyalty levels.

He has been involved in installation & commissioning of elevators and escalators for major projects of Mumbai that includes Hiranandani, Lodha Group, Kalpataru, Reliance Beverly Park, Mindspace, Seth Properties, Dosti Group, Bhakti Park and Runwal Group, Hyatt Hotels, Westin Hotels, Infosys, Koregaon Park, Models Group, Umaya group, Mani Tirumala and Adani Group projects..

Manisha Gangal

Manager – Project Administration

Manisha Gangal, has over 20 years’ experience as a systems and computer educationalist and in financial management. She handles the back-end monitoring that is so critical for successful completion of projects. She is also Trustee of Elevator and Escalator Safety Trust.

Gaurav Ghag

Design Consultant

Gaurav Ghag is an Electrical Engineer. He has been involved in E&E design for projects like TCS Olympus Thane, and Hiranandani Fortune City, Panvel. He has also worked on various projects for the DLF Group, Godrej Properties and Morgan Stanley.