Rahul Shewale

Rahul Shewale

CEO
Acwifer
Pune, IndiaGlobal citizen
Education: Masters
Bio:

CEO at Acwifer

Co-founder and CTO of Delta Blue Systems,

Venture partner and Head of Operation in GECOsistema,

Found and CEO at H2O Resources. An established environmental consultancy which offers a targeted range of specialized environmental consultancy services

Rahul is currently driving his life’s mission to foster innovation and growth in micro and new ventures, a virtue he imbibed during his very early days of being an accidental entrepreneur at the age of 26. Rahul is a chronic entrepreneur turned early stage Geologist pursuing change agents in environmental engineering, Oil & gas, Mining, Renewable Energy, alternative energy, education, life sciences, financial services and select business services with technology as the backbone. Traveled widely across various countries and exhibited the potentials in

As an advisor on international market entry implementation & M&A negotiations, Rahul has advised leading mid-market and rapidly emerging businesses across India, Australia, USA & Canada.  His clients comprised the board of directors & promoters of Environmental Science, Waste water, Mining companies, Renewable Energy Companies, real estate & revenue management.  His global quotient is highlighted by his deep insights into managing cross-cultural teams of Australian, Germans, Japanese, Turkish, Dutch, Indians, Americans, Brazilian, Canadian, Spanish, Israeli, Norwegian, Russian and Italian.

 

Core areas of expertise include:

Environmental Science.
- Strategic Environmental Scoping and Scheduling
- Watershed Development

- Water Resources

- Geophysical exploration for Natural Resources,

- Geo Technical Consultation for Land Development Projects.
- Environmental Management Plans and Systems
- Site Environmental Management and Monitoring Support
- Environmental Compliance Auditing and Reporting
- Environmental Due Diligence and Liabilities Assessment
- Project Management

- Key roles of responsibility include fulfilling the Acting Environmental Manager role for operational sites and being engaged by Gov./ Pvt/ Ngo/NPO/Land developer/ Mining/ Oil and Gas companies as the Lead Environmental Consultant within the Project Development Team to advance their Greenfields or expansion project(s) from pre-feasibility phase and brown field development, turn key projects.

  •  Possess extensive water management experience, an important technical area to be skilled in considering water is often the critical issue on mine sites (dewatering, water supply, excess water discharges, surface water diversions, etc.).
  •  Well connected to the specialist suite of sub-consultants to coordinate the required baseline environmental studies and then interpret it all for cumulative EIA, and possess recognized comprehensive report writing capabilities to run a project through the environmental regulatory approval processes, and implement/ manage compliance requirements during construction, operational
  •  Big picture, client-focused attitude to deliver fit-for-purpose practical environmental and water management outcomes!
  • Planning, programming, executing and monitoring of Engineering Geological Investigations for PFR, FR & DPR Stages for Hydropower Projects, Infrastructure Sittings; Systematic Geological Mapping; Geo environmental Studies; Geo hazard -Landslide Management, Ground Water & Artificial Recharge; Natural Resource Management, Training/Lectures; R&D ,Waste Management.
  • Like Challenges in  geological-Hydrological/ Environmental problems during Natural Resource Management and always look forward to provide cost effective professional advice.

 

Mining

  • Project Management consultant in remote areas of Africa and Euro - Asia Conducting negotiations with local leaders with a view to increasing local population involvement in future projects developments;
  •  Owners’ Representative, conducting sub-contractor due diligence prior to contract award and direct-hire. Providing Board advice in Mining and Metals with emphasis on developing corporate solutions in Africa, Madagascar and Euro-Asia appropriate for the region.
  • A senior management executive with a range of project design and construction experience, primarily in Mining and Mineral Processing including: Gold, Limestone, Iron Bauxite, Manganese , China clay, and Mineral Sands in Australia, Euro-Asia, Africa, India, USA, Canada & Russia.
  • Operating in challenging environments, providing practical knowledge of working in developed and developing countries, with complex business regulatory regimes. Also risk assessment of environmental, political and social challenges. 
  •   Skilled in project construction and activities including setting up EPCM and EPC contracts domestically and internationally.
  •  Planning, programming, executing and monitoring of Engineering Geological Investigations.
  •  Mining due Diligence and Liabilities Assessment, Natural Resource Management,
  • Mining Merger and Acquisition
  • Structure for venture Capitalists for the projects in mineral exploration Projects & Overseas Acquisition of Mining companies, to provide solutions for exploration and mining companies to get into IPO etc
  •  Business Acquisitions, Mergers & Demerges for Mineral Properties & Mining Projects in Australia, Africa, America, Europe, & Asia.

Acwifer provide a fully integrated and client focused environmental consultancy service for major projects in the property, land development, land use planning, mining/resources, infrastructure/utilities and government sectors.

Rahul’s operating roles in his current ventures include CEO at Acwifer, an Water Resources and Mining  services company, co-founder & venture partner at DBS Consultant & GECO Sistema India, an environmental engineering services venture; CEO and  Founder at H2O Resources. 

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