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Adip Sajjan Raj

President

Adip Sajjan Raj, a Bio-Medical Engineer from Dayanand Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore possessed a passion for aquatic life and ecosystems since his childhood. With close to two decades of personal and professional experience to his credit, he has gained huge amount of knowledge in aquarium design, setup, filtration, life support system, aquascaping, disease management and much more.

He has been trained & molded by the legendary Late Mr.Takashi Amano, Founder, ADA, Japan in conceptualizing and commissioning of Nature Aquariums and has been recognized as a master trainer in the aquarium industry certified by Aqua Design Amano (ADA), Japan.

Along with 100’s of Nature Aquarium and Pond installations in various parts of India, he successfully established the state of the art Public Aquarium project in Odisha State Maritime Museum, Cuttack, Odisha.

While he drives SWA from the front, co-founded India’s only aquatic plant Tissue Culture Lab along with a vast Green House for aquatic plants with over 300 species. To encourage the hobbyists and to further a path to the aspiring aquatic eco system enthusiasts, he founded The Great Indian Aquascaping Awards (TGIAA) which is held annually.

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Vinayak Sanjay Urs

COO

Vinayak Sanjay Urs, Sericulture graduate with Honors in Sales & Marketing from National Institute of Sales. Entrepreneurial spirit was instilled long back and has successfully built startups. A passionate person with 2 decades of cross domain experience to his credit panning across Packaging, HR Consulting, Web & Multimedia, Nature Aquariums, Solar – LED Lighting, Cricket, E-Waste. He comes with rich exposure in operations, sourcing of products, sourcing and execution of projects. With an attitude of not caring about who gets the credit, a true lover of challenges through innovation and improvisation.

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Mayur Dev

VP – Marketing

Mayur Dev, kicked of his career as a baker by profession, hand holding his family business, but continued to be an avid aquarium hobbyist for ages.

His knowledge and passion for nature and wild life is truly amazing. Having stood with SWA during its inception and growth stage, jumped in to the wagon to take the driver’s seat full time and currently heads SWA’s Mumbai office catering to all the aquatic ecosystem needs of Western India.

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Harshal Mehta

Head – Sales

Harshal Mehta, an Engineer from RVCE, Bangalore has been associated with SWA at various capacities for almost a decade. He has worked hand in hand with SWA and his experience of being on the both the sides of the table in aquarium industry is a huge advantage.

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Girisha Sridhara

VP – Design

Girisha Sridhara, an Industrial automation Engineer heads the  design team of projects with simplistic yet innovative solutions. Having worked in offshore engineering in petroleum & in animation industry, he brings in the process oriented approach to aquarium design providing creative solutions to technical challenges. Spearheading the design of our first public aquarium in the sate of Odisha, being a passionate fishkeeper himself, he is involved in design and refined aquatic life support systems which are keep many lifestyle aquatic body owners happy across India.

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Gagan Saiprasad

Manager – Marketing

Known for his clarity in thought with structured descriptive ideas, thinking out of the box, Gagan has versatile skill sets with the ability to adapt and assess situations with foresight far above his experience and the ideation! He is bubbling with energy and will battle all the odds head on to get the job done.  His flair for understanding and appreciating nature is exceptional! He is meticulous in the execution of his plans and comes across as a perfectionist. His ability to grasp quickly and learn on the job is commendable with a personality that stands out!

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Ravi Kumar M

Manager – Maintenance
A hands on person who maintains all aquarium installations caring for the creatures and plants and also ensuring the tanks are clean and any mechanical or biological systems are functioning properly. Being an integral part, Ravi and his dedicated team perform maintenance on regular basis. He oversees the entire maintenance  and is the point of contact for all up up-keeping related work to the aquariums.

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We are a dream team!

We love Mother Nature and all her creations. We bring life into peoples spaces, and allow them to appreciate and reconnect with Nature. We are growing faster than ever before. We have fun, but at the same time we take work seriously.

We here are a passionate bunch, and respect each other for that. We are open to ideas, opinions and suggestions. We learn on the job and apply what we have learnt. We grow together, and you get to be part of the growth story.