Mr. Amrish Shah

Mr Amrish Shah is the founder and Managing Director of UGC. Amrish holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia and a Masters of Environmental Management majoring in Sustainable Development from the University of Queensland, Australia. He is a LEED Green Associate, Green Star Accredited Professional, EDGE Expert and EDGE Auditor. Amrish is also the Board Secretary of the Kenya Green Building Society (KGBS).

He is a board of director of Silverstone Properties Ltd . Amrish formerly worked as an environmental consultant for three years in Australia with some of the largest mining and construction organisations worldwide (Bechtel, BP, Shell, Oracle) acquiring extensive experience in sustainable construction practices, environmental impact assessments, environmental management plans, environmental and development approvals, contaminated land management, land rehabilitation and environmental monitoring for a diverse range of projects.

Amrish has worked on numerous high profile green building projects in Nairobi including:
  • Eaton Place Offices, Gigiri (1st LEED Certified Building in Kenya)
  • The Hub Shopping Centre, Karen (Environmental, Health & Safety Bi-monthly auditing)
  • Chase Bank HQ, Riverside Drive (Sustainable Building Design)
  • Vienna Court Offices, Statehouse (LEED Gold Pre-Certified)
  • French Embassy New Campus, Spring Valley (Environmental Impact Assessment)
  • Lumen Square Offices, Parklands (LEED Certification – LEED Gold Pre-Certified)
  • Capital M Apartments, Westlands (LEED Certification – Currently in progress)
  • Skynest Apartments, Westlands (LEED Certification – Currently in progress)
  • College of Insurance, South C (LEED Commissioning)
  • Krill Hospital, Kiambu Road (EDGE Certification)
  • Tile and Carpet Warehouses, Mombasa Road (EDGE Certification)
  • The Pod Office, Lavington (LEED Certification)
  • Project Rose Serviced Apartments, Gigiri (LEED Certification)
  • Chandarana Foodplus Offices, Westlands (Environmental Design)
  • World Bank HQ, Upper Hill (EDGE Certification)
  • Belgo 88 acre mixed use masterplan, Kitisuru (Energy modeling and sustainable design)