Team @ HPG

Rajat Rialch

Principal Consultant/Chief Executive Officer

A Professional Member of FCSI, Food Service Consultants Society International, after graduating from the of Institute of Hotel Management, Bhopal, Rajat went on to do an M.B.A from I.M.I Delhi with majors in Finance and Operations, following up with a specialized course in Managing & Transforming professional Service Firms from the Harvard Business School. Rajat founded HPG consulting 16 years ago, a specialized Food Service Design Consultancy based out of Dubai & India with projects across the S.A.A.R.C. Nations, Africa & Middle East, HPG has been associated with all prominent names of the industry like Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott, Starwood, ACCOR, Rotana, IHG, Movenpick, Taj & Carlson since inception. Rajat has recently launched his own chain of Restaurants in Delhi & has ventured into Adventure Resorts as well, with the first located in Himachal Pradesh. An adventure enthusiast, an avid mountain trekker (having scaled heights of more than 6000 meters) & a passionate rafter (having rafted across the Brahmaputra, one of the greatest rivers in the world), Rajat is someone who isn’t afraid to explore what daunts others & has an inherent conviction to delve into the unknown.


Managing Partner G.C.C. and Africa

Karim is an experienced F&B Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the design industry. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Engineering from Lebanese American University and an advanced Certification in HACCP by BSI Training Academy. He has contributed a major role and worked as a Senior Consultant in projects like Sheraton, Riyadh Women’s National Guards Hospital, Sofitel Hotel, Marriott etc.

Birender Kumar Singh

Vice President HPG Consulting

Birender is a Chemical Post Graduate who has more than 24 years of total experience in various fields including paint industry, teaching, IT and Hospitality. He has spent last 12 years of Hospitality in food service design, project execution and equipment development. He has excellent technical knowledge in kitchen design and food service equipments.

Govind Gauniyal

Asst. Vice President-Technical Services

With an engineering background and vast experience in this particular field Mr. Govind heads the technical department of HPG Consulting. His proficient team of technical assistants specializes in design management, budgeting, site quality control and technical specification.



A Master of Business Administration with majors in Finance & Marketing. She has started her career with HPG and has total five year of facility planning experience. She has been involved with working on projects for major hotel chains like Accor, Langham. She specializes in designing, MEP and project coordination.

Raj Kapoor


An Architecture graduate from C.R.R.I.T, New Delhi with over 7 years of experience in the hotel planning consultancy field. He started his career as Assist architect in hospitality projects with a reputed architectural firm. Later on moved to HPG and specializes in designing the Initial Zoning Plan of the back of the house of hotels & catering establishments. He has a thorough knowledge of Operational planning, operational budgeting and Technical services.

Dr.Surabhi Munjal

Director-Business Development

Surabhi, our administrative head, is a post graduate dentist with a double masters in administration. Being associated with Apollo Group of Hospitals gave her an intrinsic knowledge of the inner workings of hospitals, which she is now utilizing in expanding the healthcare division of our company.

Debadri Gupta

Senior Project Manager

A Hospitality Management Graduate from Middlesex University, London, started his career with The Marriott Hotels & Resorts at Scotland in Food & Beverage Operations. He has several years of experience with Premium Hotel Brands in United Kingdom and India.

Tasleem Ahmad

Senior Project Manager

With ten years of facility planning experience and previous experience of Civil Enigineer, Tasleem has been involved with working on projects for Major hotel chains like Taj, Novotel, and Sofitel etc. He specializes in designing, MEP and coordination.

Inderjeet Kushwaha

Senior Project Manager

A problem-solver known for his energy and enthusiasm, Inderjeet delivers projects across the India and Middle East Region and inspires confidence in all who work with him, not only for his professional and ethical approach, but also for his extensive industry knowledge and experience. Inderjeet has been handling Projects for major hotels Hilton Worldwide, Rotana, Hyatt, Fraser suites, Movenpick and also deals with the local projects. His strength is his technical knowledge of catering equipment practices and regulations, having previously worked for worldwide catering equipment suppliers & manufacturers. Inderjeet ensures thorough co-ordination at all stages of the design project between the client, contractors and construction teams.

Yogesh Nagar

Designation: Project Manager

Yogesh is a hotel management graduate from IHM Bhopal and had more than two decades of experience in F& B operations. He has been associated with many leading brands like Mirah hospitality, Punjabi by Nature, Pizza Express. He takes the lead in all Radisson and Holiday Inn projects and is leading our vertical that specializes in Shopping Malls, Food Courts & Restaurants.

Chirag Panchal

Project Manager

Chirag, with a Technical and Designing background armed with over 11 years of experience in the industry, specializing in Back of the house and Hotel design. He is heading our Mumbai office & handles all projects in the Western region. He has been working with all major hospitality companies in the past like Radisson, Hyatt, Novotel etc. He also specialize in MEP Coordination with Project Team and other Consultants.

Ribson Geevarghese

Project Manager

Graduated from Osmania university Hyderabad. Started career with Ista Hotels, later moved international and worked with Dubai’s Most popular Chinese Bistro Brand P.F.Chang’s. Has 10+ years of experience working in Food & Beverage with brands like Hyatt & Hilton Worldwide, was a pre – opening expert for Hilton India, opened multiple brands as Manager & department head & is currently leading our South Indian business market as Project Manager.

Bhoj Raj Sharma

Project Manager

With over 16 years of experience including 5 pre-openings, restaurant and banquet planning and management, manpower management and overall hotel operations management, Bhoj Raj has been associated with many leading brands like DoubleTree Suites by Hilton, RHG (Carlson).