Founder's Message 

"Arbutus was founded with a belief that there was a need for a specialist technical consulting firm bridging the gap between technology, industry and end customers. For example, setting up a utility-scale solar PV power plant requires a tremendous amount of skilful coordination between various technology, design, engineering, installation and managerial elements. We have been focused on building a world-class multi-disciplinary team capable of understanding client requirements globally and translating them into project deliverables. We envisage a future driven mainly by clean and renewable energy, predominantly solar. Some of our areas of focus are solar PV, energy storage and electric mobility sector and we have been rewarded with the trust of over 250 clients served since 2005."

                                                                               Dr P. Jayakumar

Founder & Chairman

Our Code

Values

Our interactions, transactions and delivery should reflect passion, professionalism, commitment, quality and ethics

Quality Policy

Guarantee continuous improvements to constantly meet customer requirements in a dynamic business environment and achieve performance for the sustainable success of the business

Vision

Become a global, value based organisation that will be the partner of choice for solutions in the field of energy

Mission

Provide innovative, sustainable solutions to our clients consistently thereby building lasting relationships based on trust and value delivered

Leadership

Dr P Jayakumar

Founder & Chairman

PhD (Management), MBA,

B.E (Electrical)

Dr P. Jayakumar is one of the foremost experts in the clean technology space in India having spent nearly three decades across the solar PV value chain. He founded Arbutus Consultants Pvt Ltd in the early 2000s sensing the need for a specialist technical consulting firm bridging the gap between technology, industry and end customers. His 45+ years of experience in the fields of electrical maintenance, power electronics and solar energy has helped Arbutus evolve into a world-class, multi-disciplinary engineering and consulting firm. In addition to mentoring the leadership at Arbutus Consultants Pvt Ltd, he is helping to build new businesses for emerging sectors. He has worked in various countries like India, Indonesia, Japan, UK, USA, Austria, Indonesia, Singapore, Spain, Australia and Germany.                                                                  

With over 15 years of cross-functional experience covering areas like project management, business development, international alliances, process improvements and consulting, he is responsible for achieving the company’s strategic objectives. He co-founded Arbutus Consultants Pvt Ltd while still in graduate school. His focus at ACPL is to put together and facilitate a team of highly capable professionals. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from GEC and MBA from IIT Mumbai. He is a senior member of IEEE. He is widely travelled and has carried out assignments in various countries like India, UK, USA, Singapore, Germany and Egypt.

Vivek Jayakumar

Co-founder & CEO 

MBA, B.Tech (EEE)

Experts

Ravindra Goyal

Head (Technical)

PG Diploma. (Thermal Power Plant) , M.Sc (Electrical), B.E 

Mr. Goyal heads the team of engineers at Arbutus. With over 20 years of experience in electrical engineering, he is proficient in managing project activities from conceptualization to execution. He has hands-on experience in design and engineering, supervision of site operations and coordination with EPC contractors and equipment suppliers for framing structural parameters as well as technical and commercial specifications. He has worked as a Design Head in various solar PV and electrical engineering companies and has worked with various Government agencies like MSEDCL, SECI, UPNEDA, KREDL.

Mr. Chytanya Abhyankar formerly headed the operations at Arbutus Consultants Pvt Ltd providing deep expertise and technical guidance to the team of consultants and engineers. His hands-on experience with consulting for multiple solar energy projects gives him a tremendous edge in terms of understanding the nuances and directions of the industry. He has over 25 years of experience in the domains of power electronics, DC machines, industrial automation and solar energy. He has worked on assignments in Europe and Africa.

Chytanya Abhyankar

Expert (Solar PV)

B.E (Electronics)

Sadanandan Mundakkot

Advisor (Power Electronics)

BE (Electrical)

Mr. Sadanandan has an experience of over 40years and was earlier the Chief Operating Officer at Arbutus Consultants. He has guided the team on projects involving activities like witness of PR test, site assessment, construction monitoring support during commissioning. He is also involved in performance evaluation of solar PV power projects and lender’s independent engineering assignments.

Mr. Lokabhiraman has experience of over 35 in the solar PV industry.  He is a retired Senior DGM from BHEL, Electronics Division, Bangalore and has worked in the area of SPV system engineering and field engineering services and was also responsible for the development of solar controllers and grid-connected inverters. He was a part of the team for establishing the manufacturing line of solar cells and PV modules. He holds a patent on BIPV systems and a special type of PV module mounting structures. He has worked in the implementation of a number of MW scale PV grid-connected plants.

Lokabhiraman S

Expert (Solar PV)

B.E (Electronics and Communication)

Ashok Prakash

Expert (Solar PV)

M Tech (Power Electronics), B.E  

Mr. Ashok has over 32 years of experience in Power Electronics/ Control Systems and Project Engineering in the renewable energy domain. He possesses core technical skills and application engineering concepts contributing towards product development, product engineering and effective project execution in RE domain. He has received the Indira Gandhi National Award for spreading and circulating the awareness of renewable energy in rural areas

Our Team

We are a bunch of highly energetic, qualified, capable and passionate multi-disciplinary professionals with the right mix of youth and experience to take on the challenges of the present and the future. 

We strongly believe that we can and are making a difference through our services. We are guided and assisted by a vast network of experts across the globe combining years of human experience and learning. 

We have intense capacity building initiatives to ensure that we are abreast of the happenings in the sectors we work in.

Our training and continuous improvement initiatives help us cut down our time to deliver. We are putting in place world-class people, systems and processes to help us meet the challenges of a new world.

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