Management

The EBTI executive has assembled a world class Board of Scientific Advisors, along with a group of established technology and process engineering companies that have entered into strategic partnerships for the design, development, operation and under-writing of a range of technologies identified to support the production of biofuels and processing of high value by-products developed from the biomass and other wastes.

EBTI’s directors include senior executives from scientific, commercial, financial sectors of the Oil and Gas industry, international development policy organizations, high profile academic communities, government steering committees and world banking organizations.

Our Management Team

Board Of Directors

PHOTONAMEQUALIFICATIONDESIGNATIONSPECIALIZATION
GANAPATHY SORNAMFOUNDER DIRECTOR
GANAPATHY ARUMUGAMPh.D (Biotechnology)FOUNDER MANAGING DIRECTOR & GROUP SCIENCE DIRECTORGenetics - Cyto Genetics, Bio technology , Expert in Plant Tissue Culture Phycology, Bio energy , Biofuel , Sustainable Agriculture , Project Funding
A.RAMALAKSHMIBsc Life ScienceFOUNDER DIRECTORPlant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology
Er.G. SANKARASUBRAMANIANBE Civil EnggDIRECTOR Specialist in temple works, construction & Farm Structure Chief Engineer Public Relations & Commercial Operations – Projects (EBTI)
Er.P,RAJAKUMARANBE Civil EnggDIRECTORSpecialist in temple works, construction & Farm Structure Chief Engineer Public Relations & Commercial Operations – Projects (EBTI)
Dr.A.SORNAMUKIBDS DIRECTORSpeaker regarding bio fuels and managing all other activities.
Er. A. VIGNESHWARI GOWRIMechadronics (Robotics ) DIRECTORHelps in farming innovative agriculture by introducing robotics in agriculture field.
Ag G.S.SANTHOSH GANAPATHY BSc AgriDIRECTORSpecialized in Tissue culture, bio fuel, Polybionic technology (Vertical farming) and managing all other activities
Er. M.SIVA GANAPATHY KUMAR BE Civil EnggDIRECTORSpecialist in temple works and Civil Engineering & Farm Structure Chief Engineer Public Relations & Commercial Operations – Projects (EBTI)
Ag. G.S GAYATHRI VISALIBSc HorticutureDIRECTORSpecialized in tissue culture and flori culture and maintaining company and gardens
G.SAKKARAIBSc AgriDIRECTORCommercial Operation - Projects and Govt coordination
Dr, HERO SANDIRECTORManaging Director of Planet Corporation and Motivational Speakers, Celebrity Speaker, Advisor and helps with installation of vertical farming
BALVINDER SINGHDIRECTORHelps in fund rising process

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

PHOTONAMEQUALIFICATIONDESIGNATIONSPECIALIZATION
M. JAYAPRAGASAMPhD (Biochemistry & Biotechnology)Director- ResearchDistinguished Scientist (Biotechnology and Biochemistry) Former Professor, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
JOEL L CUELLOPhD (Phycology)Non-Executive Director- EBTIAssociate Professor – Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, The University of Arizona
JAG SHANKARPhD (Nano-Technology)Non-Executive Director- EBTI Professor North Carolina State A & T University and White House millennium Researcher, Greensboro, USA
V. MURUGAPPANPhD (Soil Science)Director- Crop Production Former Professor and Director, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

SCIENCE ADVISORS & SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM

PHOTONAMEQUALIFICATIONDESIGNATIONSPECIALIZATION
R. JEYARAJANPh.D (Plant pathology)Project Coordinator & Science Advisor – Plant Pathology & Microbiology Distinguished Scientist, Plant Pathology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.
C. SURENDRAN Ph.D (Plant breeding & Genetics) Distinguished Professor - Plant breeding and Genetics Principal Scientist, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Distinguished Scientist, Former Dean, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.
A. GOPALANPh.D (Plant breeding & Genetics)Distinguished Professor - Plant breeding and Genetics Principal Scientist, Plant Breeding and Genetics,Distinguished Professor, Former Professor, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore.
R. AYYASAMYPh.D (Statistics)Distinguished Professor – Statistical Analysis of Data Statistical Analysis of Agricultural Research
C. DHARMALINGAMPh.D (Seed Technology) Distinguished Professor – Seed Technology Principal Scientist, Seed Science and Seed Technology, Distinguished Scientist, Former Dean, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.
A. REGUPATHY Ph.D (Entomology)Distinguished Professor – Plant protection Principal Scientist Plant Protection – Entomology Distinguished Scientist, Former Dean, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
A. K. GUPTAPh.D (Biofuel Processing) Distinguished Scientist – Processing Principal Scientist, Processing and Chemical Engineer, Distinguished Scientist, Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehuradun, New Delhi
V.SIVASUBRAMANIANPh.D (Phycology)Distinguished Professor – Phycology Distinguished Scientist (Phycology), Director VIAT, Chennai
GUERRY L. GRUNEPh.D (Processing)Project Advisor – Phycology P.A, Principal of CPS Biofuels, USA (Glycerin Etherification Technology)
P. KUMARAVADIVELUPh.D (Entomology)Science Advisor – Microbiology & Large Scale Plantations Chief Operating Officer – Commercial Operations - Projects
P. BALASUBRAMANIANBSc (Agri)Chief Technical Officer – Commercial Operations - Plantation Management. Agronomy & Crop Production
M.SHIVA GANAPATHY KUMARBE ( Civil )Chief Technical Officer - Commercial Operations - Projects and Nursery managementGreen House & Farm Accounts
R. ADAIKALAM BSc (Agri)Chief Technical Officer - Commercial Operations – Projects Farm Management & Irrigation Management
R. ADAIKALAM M.ScSenior Scientist - PhycologyMicroalgae for Biofuels

SCIENCE ADVISORY COUNCIL (SAC)

PHOTONAMEQUALIFICATIONDESIGNATIONSPECIALIZATION
W. SELWAMOORTHYPh.D (Animal Husbandry) Member of the SAC, EBTI Chief Controller R & D, Defence Research and Development Organisation, Govt of India, Chairman EBTI /DRDO /Army Biofuels Programme
PONNAIAH RETHINAMPh.D (Agri)Member of the SAC, EBTI Assistant Director General (ICAR), Former Executive Director, Asia Pacific Coconut Community (APCC), Jakarta
S. R. SREE RANGASAMYPh.D (Genetics & Plant Breeding) Member of the SAC, EBTI Principal Scientist, Genetic Engineering, Gene mapping & Molecular Biology, Distinguished Scientist, Formerly Director, TNAU, Coimbatore.
SANTHOS GUTRUPh.D (Molecular Biology) Member of the SAC, EBTI Distinguished Scientist (Biotechnology), ICRISAT
T. N. BALASUBRAMANIAN Ph.D (Agronomy) Member of the SAC, EBTI Distinguished Scientist (Irrigation & Microclimate Management) Former Professor Tamilnadu Agricultural University Coimbatore.
NANTHI S. BOLANPh.D (Soil Science & Plant Nutrition)Member of the SAC, EBTI Distinguished Scientist (Phytoremediation) Professor Massey University, New Zealand
ILLANGOVAN KUPPUSWAMY Ph.D (Nanotechnology)Member of the SAC, EBTI Distinguished Scientist (Nano-Technology) Mexico University
L. KOTHANDAPANIPh.D (Agricultural Engineering) Member of the SAC, EBTI Distinguished Professor (Process Engineering) Former Professor Tamilnadu Agricultural University
UDAYAKUMARPh.D (Microbiology)Member of the SAC, EBTI Distinguished Scientist (Bioremediation) Professor Gandhigram Rural University.
K. BALRAMANPh.D (Virology)Member of the SAC, EBTI Distinguished Scientist (Plant Pathology) Former Scientist Indian Institute of Horticulture Researc
R.K. SIVANAPPANDScMember of the SAC, EBTI Distinguished Scientist (Irrigation and Water Management), TNAU
S.V. RAOPh.D (Genetics & Plant Breeding) Member of the SAC, EBTI Distinguished Scientist (Crop Management & Genetics), Director, Jabalpur Agricultural University
M. MUTHUSAMYPh.D (Engine Mechanics) Member of the SAC, EBTI Principal Scientist, Engine Performances on Biofuels, Distinguished Scientist, Former Registrar, Bharathiar University.

Key Executives of the Company

The company has several senior retired experts from different institutes as consultants/ Advisors in the field of Plant Breeding, Soil Science, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Plant Biotechnology, Seed Technology, Processing and Phycology. All of them have more than 30 years of experience and are internationally acclaimed scientists in their field of specialization. Some of them are employed full time while others work part time based on the need. They regularly review/ monitor the research works going on in their field/ discipline and guide the other scientists of the company. There is a commercial team responsible for preparing the project reports and feasibility studies. There is a Science Advisory Board consisting of senior scientists and experts in biofuels which periodically review the progress made in research and give suggestions.