Mr Arvind S Herwadkar is a Mechanical Engineer from VJTI Mumbai. He was employed with Otis India for over 4 decades and headed various departments before retiring as a General Manager. Thereafter he was Consultant and Dialogue Administrator with Otis India for three years. He also worked with Schindler India and thereafter was employed as a Senior Vice President with United White Metals. He is also a member of the Bureau of Indian Standards, IEEMA and PALEA (Asia Pacific).