Santosh Gurunath

Santosh Gurunath

Founder H2 Carbon Zero & Umagine

    Santosh Gurunath is the visionary behind Umagine, a company dedicated to forging a sustainable future through the development of low-carbon hydrogen solutions for various industries.

    With a keen expertise in decentralised combined heat and power (CHP) and heavy mobility applications, as well as turnkey engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC), Santosh has made significant contributions in India, the Middle East, and Europe.

    During his tenure in the Netherlands, Santosh successfully managed operations and spearheaded business development activities. He led EPC projects for commercial and residential rooftop solar installations and electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. Within a short span of twelve months, his efforts resulted in substantial economic value, serving over 75+ customers. Additionally, he built a skilled team of fifteen professionals spanning the Netherlands and India.

    Before founding Umagine, Santosh accumulated extensive experience as an expert consultant. He worked with renowned organisations such as Shell plc in Amsterdam and Rotterdam, McKinsey in Amsterdam and the Netherlands, and Boston Consulting Group in Madrid, Spain.

    Santosh's academic background comprises an MSc in Chemical Engineering from TU Delft, Netherlands, and a B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Calicut, India. He is also a certified Six Sigma Greenbelt and a causal learning facilitator.

    Through Umagine and H2 Carbon Zero, Santosh Gurunath is at the forefront of driving sustainable innovations, particularly in the realm of low-carbon hydrogen solutions. His expertise, combined with his dedication to a greener future, positions him as a leader in advancing sustainable practices and technologies.

    All Sessions by Santosh Gurunath

    12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
    MFCC Ta'Qali

    (Panel discussion) Green Hydrogen - stop-gap or puzzle piece?

    Green hydrogen features quite prominently in clean-tech trends, but generating it at scale is a challenge. Where does the green hydrogen industry find itself right now, and how will hydrogen play a role in the move towards a net-zero future?