Ravi Mani has an M.Sc. Architecture, Advanced and environmental and energy studies from Center for Alternative Technology, Graduate School of the Environment (GSE), Wales, an M.B.A Finance from New York University, M.S Industrial and Systems Engineering from Georgia Tech, Atlanta and B.Tech Mechanical Engineering from IIT, Madras. As a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED-AP), he is a sustainable development consultant in the areas of environmentally responsible architecture and renewable energy solutions and likes to explore space, time and energy in a rhythmic order using Indian aesthetics that is conductive to well-being and comfort. He has over 20 years of Management consulting and industry experience in North America, Europe and Asia in diverse industries. He joined Srishti in 2015. He is also a part-time faculty in the School of Design, Business and Technology and School of Law, Environment and Planning.