Co-founded FBA Consulting with Peter Fitzgerald in 2000 after returning to Australia from working in Hong Kong and London. After 5 years developing the practice in Sydney the company jointly won a commission for a commercial precinct in Dubai, UAE and after 18 months commuting between Sydney and Dubai Jeff moved full-time to Dubai as Project Director. The project completed in 2009. During his stay in Dubai, Jeff set-up FBA Gulf, a UAE- approved professional engineering office, undertaking a range of different projects in the region. In 2007 Peter, Jeff and Rama formed FBA Consulting in Chennai, India.
graduated with a B.Arch. from Bangalore University and later worked as a Principal Architect for fifteen years at Larsen and Toubro Ltd. Along with Jeff and Peter, he founded FBA's India operations with the head office in Chennai. While at L&T his designs spanned various disciplines including institutional, residential and industrial projects. Many projects handled by him have won him state recognition and other prestigious awards. Nayak's constant pursuit of excellence drives his team forward in a consistent fashion, while providing architectural service of the highest order for the clientele. His attitude and attention towards every project has made him a winner.
with an M.Phil. in architectural studies from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, has over the course of his career interlaced professional practice with academic research into energy efficient design methodologies. He has handled QM and Lead Auditor roles while implementing ISO-9001 Quality Control systems at WDA Group, Hong Kong. He trained at various firms in India, Hong Kong and the US, before starting his firm Thirteenth Degree North at Bangalore. He has handled a rich variety of design projects - commercial, retail, institutional, industrial and defence-related, holiday resorts, group housing and exclusive residences. Along with Nayak he now leads the Architectural Design team.
Masters in Structures, has over two decades of extensive experience in the structural design of various types of buildings. Earlier in his career he worked with engineering giant Larsen & Toubro for 15 years as their Chief Engineering manager, handling prestigious projects such as the Hyderabad Metrorail project, Trident Hotel for BIAL, IT Cyberpark for Infotech, high rise residential towers with shear wall design at South City, Innovation Lab building for 3M, Training and Sports complex at L&T Mysore, the Saint Gobain glass factory at Chennai, warehouse buildings for Karnataka Warehousing Corporation among others. He now leads the Structural Engineering division at FBA.
FBA Consulting India's PMC provides end-to-end project management consultancy solutions to the construction industry using the best of standards and practices. As project managers, we undertake a planned series of activities and tailor them to synchronize with our customers' requirements. These activities include overall planning, coordination and monitoring of a project from inception to completion, in order to realize a functional and financially viable project that will be completed on time, within authorized budgets and to the required quality standards.