A collective design experience of 500 years.

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Arunjot Singh Bhalla
Managing Director

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Gopi Bhawnani
Business Mentor

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Kiran Uchil
Executive Director – Operations

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Anshu Mahajan
Executive Director – Design

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Ashish Hazra
Senior Director, Design

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Mukesh Bhogal
Senior Director – Design & Projects

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Atul Bhandari
Director – Design & Projects

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D Vishwanathan
Director – Design & Projects

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Fancy George
Director – Interiors

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Goncalo Pinheiro
Director – Design

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Lalit Narula
Director – Design & Projects

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Paul Moses
Director – Design & Projects

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Ramesh Joshi
Director – Projects

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Sanjay Balan
Director – Design & Projects

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Steffen Ahl
Director – Design

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Ziegen Mathew
Director – Design

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Gopal Rao
Principal Consultant – MEP

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Elanchezhiyan
Office head – Chennai

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George Verghese
Office head – Hyderabad

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Rohit Andrade
Principal Consultant – Landscape

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Arunjot Singh Bhalla
Managing Director

Arunjot Singh Bhalla has more than 26 years’ experience as a design professional in India and abroad with the major part of his career being first at RSP Singapore and then India.  As one of the founding professionals of RSP India, Arunjot has been fully involved in all aspects of the company’s’ growth. Over the years, he has worked on a wide range of projects including IT Campuses, commercial, retail, residential developments and interiors and large scale Master Plan.

His role today encompasses administration, corporate development and design with emphasis on strategy and planning. Arunjot holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Chandigarh College of Architecture, Chandigarh, and Master of Science in Architecture Studies from Massachusetts Institute  of Technology (MIT) USA with a focus on Architecture and Urbanism.

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Gopi Bhawnani
Business Mentor

Gopi Bhawnani is a management graduate with over 40 years of International work exposure in the Hospitality and Real Estate Industry.  In early 1996, he was entrusted with the responsibility to establish RSP in India. With a focused approach in providing best of design services he hired high caliber talent from across the world with systems and processes borrowed from its parent company in Singapore.

The phenomenal growth of RSP in India is a testament to the available design expertise and attention to detail in meeting the exacting standards of its high-profile Clients. Mr Bhawnani has been retained as a Consultant by the Company to advise and mentor the Leadership team in its Corporate Development endeavours. Gopi holds an MBA and a BA in Economics.

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Kiran Uchil
Executive Director – Operations

Kiran Uchil is a 1986 graduate of L S Raheja School of Architecture, Mumbai. He is registered with Council of Architecture, India; International Associate, American Institute of Architects and Royal Architectural Institute of Canada; Fellow, Indian Institute of Architects;; and life Member, Practicing Engineers, Architects and Planners Association.

He has over 30 years of extensive and diversified experience in a wide range of projects. Kiran joined RSP in 1998 and has been since leading a large team of professionals in the design and development of IT parks, office complexes, commercial, retail and residential projects.

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Anshu Mahajan
Executive Director, Design

Anshu Mahajan is a 1984 graduate of Chandigarh College of Architecture, Chandigarh. He is registered with Council of Architecture, India; Fellow, Indian Institute of Architects. He has over 30 years of extensive experience in wide range of projects. He has held senior positions at the renowned Delhi based practices of Raj Rewal and Associates and S K Das Consultants.

He has also been consultant to Takshaka, a National Institute of Design Firm, on several prestigious projects. Anshu joined RSP in 2002 and has been since leading a large team of professionals and handling a diversified portfolio.

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Ashish Hazra
Senior Director, Design

Ashish Hazra is a 1983 graduate of Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology, Ahmedabad and a 1988 post-graduate in Architecture Studies from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. He is registered with Council of Architecture, India; International Associate, American Institute of Architects and Fellow, Indian Institute of Architects. He has over 33 years of extensive professional experience in USA and India in Master Planning, housing and institutional projects with renowned US firms Wallace Floyd and Associates, Roma Design Group, Pyatok Associates and the Delhi-based Stein Doshi and Bhalla.

He has also been visiting Faculty at College of Environmental Design, University of California, Berkeley and Boston Architectural Centre. Besides, he is a keen artist and photographer with a number of exhibitions to his credit. Ashish joined RSP in 1999 and has been since involved in the Master Planning and Design of IT campuses, mixed-use, retail and residential developments.

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Mukesh Bhogal
Senior Director – Design & Projects

Mukesh Bhogal is a 1976 graduate of School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi. He is Registered with Council of Architecture, India; International Associate, American Institute of Architects; Fellow, Indian Institute of Architects.

He has over 40 years of extensive experience as a Design & Projects Professional in Middle East, Philippines, Cyprus, Nepal and India on wide range of projects ranging from mixed-use, residential developments to corporate offices and hotels.

He has held senior positions at Delhi based practices, Rajinder Kumar and Associates and Design Plus and has also been associated with renowned foreign consultants. Mukesh joined RSP in 2005 and has been since leading a large team of professionals in the design and development of the firm’s hospitality, commercial and retail projects.

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Atul Bhandari
Director – Design & Projects

Atul Bhandari is a 1995 graduate of Govt. College of Architecture, Lucknow and Registered with Council of Architecture, India. He has over 21 years of experience in a wide range of projects. He has held senior positions at Aakar design Consultants, New Delhi and worked on mixed-use, retail, commercial, and residential and corporate interiors projects.

Atul joined RSP in 2006 and has been since involved in the design of IT parks / campuses and commercial / retail projects.

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D Vishwanathan
Director – Design & Projects

D Vishwanathan is a 1992 graduate from School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi and a 1996 post-graduate in Urban Design from the same school. He is Registered with Council of Architecture, India and International Chartered Member, Royal Institute of British Architects. He has over 24 years of experience with renowned Indian and international practices on a wide range of institutional, commercial, retail and residential projects.

He has worked with KEO international Consultants, Kuwait and has also been associated with the reputed Delhi-based practices Raj Rewal Associates and S K Das Consultants.

D Vishwanathan joined RSP in 2006 and has been since involved in the design of hospitality, commercial and retail projects.

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Fancy George
Director – Interiors

As a Director at RSP, Fancy George is a 1992 Graduate of Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal University and registered with the Council of Architecture, India. Heading RSP India’s Interior Division, Fancy is passionate about Design, Sustainability and believes that the key to long term relationships is to ensure a focussed effort in ‘Listening and Doing’. Having had over 24 years of professional experience in the Building and Interior design practices in India and USA on a wide range of projects, 

Fancy now specializes in Workplace Design along with her other focus on Commercial public spaces. Prior to her relocation from the US, she worked for 5 years with RSP.  Upon her return, she rejoined RSP in 2008 and has since been involved in the design of significant corporate office work environments and various other verticals of Interiors.

 

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Goncalo Pinheiro
Director – DARC

Gonçalo came to India with the belief that the country will be creating the best opportunities for architecture in the world, the sense that they will happen over the course of this generation and the conviction that RSP is the best place to grab them. He didn’t expect, however, that time started to fly so fast after coming to work here.

He joined in 2014 as manager of the DARC (Design and Research Cell), in charge of the design team for singular projects, striving to elevate the new designs to the next level by assigning them a global perspective, while at the same time vying to take advantage of the recent parametric software improvements and introducing biomimicry as part of the design process.

Alongside Architecture, he has a passion for Landscape and the relationship between site and building. Over the years, he has won both International Architectural Design Competitions and Awards for Built Projects and he became familiarized with many different cultural realities (having worked on projects in 4 different continents).

He holds a Degree in Architecture from the Universidade Lusiada de Lisboa, Portugal, a Master of Advanced Studies in Landscape Architecture and Urban Ecology from Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Lisboa, Portugal and is a PhD Candidate in Landscape Architecture and Urban Ecology, from Faculdade de Ciencias da Universidade do Porto. He is a registered architect with both the the United Kingdom ARB and the Portuguese OA.

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Lalit Narula
Director – Design & Projects

Lalit Narula is a 1992 graduate of School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, and Registered with Council of Architecture, India. He has over 24 years of extensive experience with reputed Indian practices on a wide range of projects ranging from commercial complexes, residential developments to educational research institutions.

Lalit joined RSP in 2002 and has been since involved in the design of IT parks, commercial/ retail and residential developments.

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Paul Moses
Director – Design & Projects

Paul Moses is a 1986 graduate from Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal,India and a post graduate in Urban Housing from University of Oregon, USA. He is registered with Council of Architecture, India and International Associate with American Institute of Architects

Paul has over 30 years of extensive Indian and international work experience in design, construction documentation and post-contract project management of a wide range of projects. Paul joined RSP in 2005 and has since been involved in the design of IT Parks, Commercial, Hospitality and Residential projects.

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Ramesh Joshi
Director – Projects

Ramesh Joshi is a 1993 graduate in Civil Engineering from B. V. B College of Engineering and Technology, Hubli. He is an Associate Member, American Society of Civil Engineers; Member, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Associate Life Member, Institute of Indian Interior Designers.

Ramesh joined RSP in 1997 and has been since involved in several prestigious projects which includes IT Campus, IT Parks, Mixed use developments, Commercial and Retail, Industrial, Residential, Hospitality, Healthcare, Educational, Corporate Office and other Interior fit-outs in aspects such as preparation of project costing, budgetary cost estimates, bill of quantities and specifications, tender documentation, project management, project scheduling, review of construction details and various other associated works.

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Sanjay Balan
Director – Design & Projects

Sanjay Balan is a 1997 graduate of Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, and registered with Council of Architecture, India. Upon Graduation he joined RSP and over the last 19 years has been engaged in the design of several corporate assignments including Oracle, Franklin Templeton Investments, Westend Capital and other IT Parks and Campuses.

He has also undertaken feasibility studies and prepared reports to evaluate and assist in the site selection for development of IT facilities.

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Steffen Ahl
Director – Design

Steffen has 15 years of experience in the field of architecture and urbanism with reputed practices on a wide range of projects. After studying and working in Germany till 2001 he lived and worked in Italy until 2009. From 2009 till 2011 he was Senior of ECOU urban and architectural design team in Libya. Whilst working in China between 2011 and 2014, he has continued to gain practical experience on large scale projects – mainly in urban design.

Steffen joined RSP India in 2014 and has since been involved in the design of IT parks, Commercial and Residential Developments, on both master planning and architectural scale.

He holds a Dipl.-Ing. Architecture and a Master of Science in European Urban Studies from Bauhaus University Weimar with a concentration in Urban Sociology.

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Ziegen Mathew
Director – Design

Ziegen Balg Mathew is a Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan graduate with more than 20 years experience in India.  As one of the design professionals of RSP India, Ziegen has been fully involved in all aspects of the company’s’ growth.

Over the years, he has worked on a wide range of projects including IT Campuses, commercial, retail, residential developments and interiors and large scale Master Plan.  His role today encompasses Concepts, Design development.

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Gopal Rao
Principal Consultant – MEP

Gopal Rao  has over  44 years  of  experience  in  the  Electrical  Consultancy field. He  has served reputed consultancy organizations like Tata Consulting Engineers and Davy Powergas India Pvt. Ltd. Bombay. He has also independently operated a professional firm for 25 years.  During his professional career, he has handled electrical design, procurement and construction supervision assignments associated with power stations, fertilizer plants, chemical plants, engineering industries, large townships, large software development facilities, R&D facilities, call centers and a host of other commercial & industrial projects.

Gopal Rao joined RSP India in 2003 and has been responsible for the design & execution of electrical & allied systems such as FDA, Access Control, PA, CCTV, Captive Power, UPS & Gas suppression systems for several prestigious projects in India. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) from the Karnataka Regional Engineering College, Surathkal, Karnataka.

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Elanchezhiyan
Associate Director
Head of office, Chennai

Elanchezhiyan graduated in 1999 from School of Architecture & Planning, Anna University, Chennai and as post graduate in 2001 specializing in Town & Country Planning from the same University. Elanchezhiyan is registered with the Council of Architecture and has 17 years of experience in the design and implementation of wide range of projects.

He joined RSP India in 2004 and has been since involved in various Master Planning projects in India and also in the design and execution of several IT Parks, Commercial, Institutional and Residential in India and Malaysia. At present Elanchezhiyan heads the professional team in Chennai.

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George Verghese
Associate Director
Head of office, Hyderabad

George Verghese is a 1992 graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee and a 1995 post graduate in Urban Design from School of Architecture, CEPT, Ahemdabad. He is registered with Council of Architecture, India; Fellow, Indian Institute of Architects and International Associate, American Institute of Architects

Prior to joining RSP in 2003, he was associated with Perunding Alam Bina Sdn. Bhd, Kuala Lumpur and other firms across India.

George has 24 years of extensive experience in India and abroad. He has worked on a wide range of projects ranging from mixed-use developments to IT campuses, residential and retail projects. At present George Verghese heads the professional team at the firm’s Hyderabad office.

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Rohit Andrade
Principal Consultant – Landscape

Rohit Andrade is a 1999 graduate from Goa University, Goa and a 2001 post graduate in Landscape from School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi. Rohit has 15 years of exhaustive experience in the design and implementation of a wide range of landscape projects.