Tariq Kachwala, Director, FG Glass Industries India, and Joint Managing Director, Asian Prelam Industries India, has 12 years of experience in the glass processing and wooden furniture industries. He spearheads marketing, strategy and new business development at FG Glass and heads operations at Asian Prelam Industries. He is also a consultant to architects and facade specialists on the use of glass in buildings and has delivered over 350 projects across 25 countries. Recently, he has been extensively involved in consulting on glass and fire-safety. Kachwala has a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science from the Mumbai University and MS-MBA from the Courant Institute of Science and Stern Business School, New York University. Further, he serves as a managing committee member at the Federation of Safety Glass, is a founding member of the Glazing Society of India, an advisory board member of Glass Academy, member of the Confederation of Construction Products and Services, and technical advisor at Structural Glass Research and Testing Facility -a JV of Glazing Society of India and IIT Madras.