“Principia Consulting is one of those organizations where bureaucracy and politics take a back seat and the primary focus is on high quality deliverables targeting client satisfaction and employee engagement and wellbeing.”
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Zaheer Alam
Lead Consultant

Our Professional Team

Our team is always ready to collaborate and help you reach the perfect solution for you.


Doug S. Gyani

Over an illustrious 25-year career within the E/C–TRM industry, Doug Gyani has transformed the software and services space through innovation and a steadfast dedication to understanding the needs of his clients and prospects. Doug Gyani is both a founding partner as well as an executive principal consultant within the organisation. Leveraging on his many years of industry experience, Mr. Gyani brings to his client base the world’s foremost specialized TRM consultancy solutions through Principia Consulting.


Before building the vision for Principia Consulting, Mr. Gyani served in several capacities at the leading ETRM Software Solutions provider: OpenLink. Mr. Gyani joined OpenLink in 2000 and he functioned in several capacities within the organisation including product vision and sales process lifecycle management, as well as the Director of OpenLink’s Asia-Pacific office. He is credited with some of the major milestones in the successful history of OpenLink including the Shell “Blue Print” Project, BP GTEL, Stat-Oil, Chevron & many others.


Krishnan Karuppaiah


Sridhar Gopinathan

Sridhar is a self-motivated Project Manager / Integration Architect, responsible for successfully delivering projects, both on time and under budget. He is a Certified Chartered Accountant with an overall Industry experience of 30 years in Finance, ERP/SAP, and ETRM/CTRM.


He has twenty years of SAP Management and Business Consulting experience, including CTRM / ETRM Integration with SAP – spanning Pre-Sales, Consulting, Delivery and Global Partner and Customer Alliances. He also has hands-on experience in SAP – S/4HANA and Integration with ETRM/CTRM and has worked in major CTRM companies such as Open Link, Aspect and Fusion.


Sridhar has vast experience in customer engagement – from Lead Generation through Project completion. Some of the major clients that he has had the pleasure of working with include Hewlett Packard, Motorola, Pitney Bowes, Kodak, Bristol Myers Squibb, Anheuser-Busch, Tomotherapy, American Standard, Allstate Insurance, Zurich Financial Services, Shell, SAP, TATA, SK Gas, ENOC, and South 32.



Zaheer Alam

Zaheer is a Senior E/CTRM Consultant/Techno-Functional Lead at Principia Consulting. He brings with him 8 years of consulting and development experience in the E/CTRM domain (Openlink Endur and Aspect CTRM). His experiences include greenfield migration; regulatory reporting; functional and technical analysis; solution design; upstream/ downstream system interfacing (Marketview, Endur Connex, Aspect web-services, Oracle, SAP); scripting (AVS/ JVS/ Open Components-Java and .NET, SQL, Aspect). He is knowledgeable in trading and risk management concepts in the financial and commodity markets, and has worked with various commodities like Oil, Coal, Power and Gas (physical & financial instruments). Zaheer also has hands-on experience in end-to-end Implementation cycle, from requirement gathering to release, user training and support.

Rohit Arora

Over the last 11 years, Rohit Arora has worked in several areas of consulting, managing, and implementing IT solutions in the Energy and Commodity based CTRM industry. Rohit has worked with both Product and Service organizations. Mr. Arora has a great wealth of experience in providing End-to-End CTRM solutions for Agricultural Commodities (i.e. Grains, Rubber, Palm Oil, Coffee etc.) and custom-developed solutions bespoke to Energy Midstream and Downstream clients for Energy Commodities (like LNG, Crude and Refined Products). Rohit has delivered several major project and product releases and led multiple successful implementations under very aggressive timelines to customers across the globe.

Rohit Rege

Rohit is an Openlink Endur C/ETRM industry expert with over 15 years trading systems experience that includes other products like Triple Point CXL, Aspect and Zainet. Prior to joining Principia-Consulting, Rohit has worked with top tier investment banks, IT consulting and product development firms in a variety of roles including technical lead,business solution architect, senior developer and subject matter expert serving clients in the energy, commodity and utility sectors.

At Principia-Consulting, Rohit is responsible for the overall technical design and implementation of solutions across our client base in the APAC region.

Rohit holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering. Outside work, Rohit has keen interests in environmental management and hiking.