Sameer Maithel

Independent Clean Energy & Sustainability Practitioner

Sameer is the Founder Director at Greentech Knowledge Solutions, with a primary interest in the development and dissemination of energy-efficient, low-carbon, renewable energy solutions in the building sector, small industries, and rural communities. With 30 years of experience, Sameer has contributed to facilitating the adoption of energy-efficient brick firing technologies in several thousand brick kilns in South Asia, designing energy-efficient and thermally comfortable residential buildings, and developing sectoral transition roadmaps and national/regional programmes/projects dealing with building energy efficiency, resource-efficient building materials, and decentralized renewable energy applications. He has also designed and conducted training programmes for professionals and practitioners in the areas of resource-efficient brick production, energy-efficient building design, and decentralized renewable energy applications. Sameer holds BE (Mech) from MNIT, Jaipur, and M. Tech & Ph.D. degrees in Energy Systems Engineering from IIT, Bombay, and has managed multi-disciplinary teams while contributing to the training and mentoring of young research and development sector professionals.