About Us

Akar Corporate Video

Sound Project Management and Engineering Capabilities

Akar is a MEP and Landscaping contractor. Akar is a subsidiary of the Al Ansari Group, a 40 year old engineering conglomerate based out of Oman. Akar provides aesthetic and cost effective solutions and highest level of project management for its clients.

Akar’s success can be largely contributed to its sounds engineering team, fleet of plant and machinery, skilled technicians and strict adherence to quality in execution of all its projects.

Over the last two decades, Akar has completed several iconic Landscaping and Electro-mechanical projects in the United Arab Emirates.

Our Values

Vision

To become a market leader in Electromechanical and Landscaping domain with commitment towards improving our goodwill with all our stakeholders.

Mission

Committed to building an organization capable of executing challenging projects; dedicated towards customer loyalty by continuously enhancing QHSSE standards and safeguarding all its stakeholders interest.

Values

• Respect for every individuals Dignity & Beliefs
• Pride in the Company
• Integrity & Fairness
• Importance to Quality and Safety.

Culture

• Fulfilling commitments
• Team play
• Encouraging Learning and
Innovation.

Key Persons

Mr. Kiran Asher

Chairman

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Mr. Yusuf Nalwala

Chairman

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Mr. Adnan Nalwala

Executive Director

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Mr.Murtuza Nalwala

Executive Director

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Mr. P.C.Vasanthan

Director - MEP

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Mr. Rajaram Subedi

Director - Landscaping

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Mr. Kiran Asher

Chairman

Mr. Kiran Asher, Group Managing Director of "Al Ansari Group of Companies" established in 1975 – which has eleven companies in Oman, UAE & India. Under his visionary leadership Al Ansari Group's diversified activities include broad business lines such as, contracting, trading & marketing, manufacturing and services etc. He is actively associated with Indian associations in Oman – Indian Merchants' community, Indian Social Club, India Economy Forum and Indian Schools in Oman.
Ex-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Indian Schools in Oman.
Ex-Chairman of the Education cell of Indian Merchants' community, who also manages temples in Oman.
He is Board Member of Oman Cricket Club.
Senior Management Committee Member of the Indian Merchants Association.
Involved in establishing fraternity of Indian Businessmen at JAFZA at Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai. This fraternity is responsible to act for the close co-ordination between the Free Zone Management and the Fraternity of Indian Business institutions in the Free Zone.
He is providing financial support to many NGOs in India in their noble activities and thus known as “MAN TO TURN TO IN DESPAIR"
He has done his B.Tech. (Hons.) in Industrial Engineering & Management from United Kingdom.

Mr. Yusuf Nalwala

Chairman

Mr. Yusuf Nalwala established Al Ansari’s Contracting division in 1983 to primarily pursue civil construction activities in Oman. Since its inception, the division has diversified into many verticals such as Civil construction, Electro-mechanical solutions, Water treatment works, Infrastructure works, Instrumentation Calibration and Repairs, Building Materials Trading, Rebar Cutting and Bending and Electroplating works. Mr. Yusuf Nalwala was instrumental in establishing Akar Technical Services in 1994, a Landscaping and Electro-mechanical company in UAE and AAPT in 2011, a company essentially focusing in distribution and industrial electrical installation, contracting company in India.

Additionally, Mr. Yusuf Nalwala is also the Managing Director of Natural Stone Company, a leading marble / granite supplier and installation company in Oman.

Mr. Yusuf Nalwala graduated from Saboo Siddik Engineering College in 1971. Prior to joining Al Ansari, Mr. Yusuf Nalwala was a Senior Plumbing Engineer in International Sanitation Co. Muscat and a Site Engineer for Nariman Nallaseth Company in India.

Mr. Yusuf Nalwala is an active participant in several educational, social, religious and cultural organizations. He was the President of Indian School Al Ghubra for two years and the Chairman of the Board of Director of all the Indian Schools in Oman for six years. He is the founder of Yusuf Nalwala Center for Plumbing in Kerala. He is the Chairman of the Human Welfare Trust Oman Chapter spearheading the transformation of village MilakPallupura. He is a member of the Oman Society of Contractors and Secretary for the Educational Department, QardeHasnat and a member of the apex body governing the affairs of the Dawoodi Bohra community in Oman. He has been awarded the title of Shaikh by His Holiness Dr. Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, Head of Bohra community.

Mr. Adnan Nalwala

Executive Director

Group Director with "Al Ansari Group of Companies", Adnan Nalwala brings more than a decade's experience in operational restructuring, turnaround management and strategic planning. Mr. Nalwalla has played key roles in developing business units in the construction industry in Oman and the UAE.

Prior to joining, Adnan Nalwala worked in a leading consultancy firm as a Senior Consultant. His primary responsibilities were to revamp the management practices, develop long-term strategies and improve the performance of business units.

Mr. Nalwalla has Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management from Arizona State University and a Master's degree in Business Administration, with a focus on strategy and business analysis, from Boston University.

Mr.Murtuza Nalwala

Executive Director

Murtuza Nalwala
Executive Director
Murtuza Nalwala joined Al Ansari in 2010 and is responsible for formulating the growth plan, goal setting, and resource allocation for the Building Material's Trading Division, Rebar Cut and Bend Unit, Instrumentation Calibration Division and Electroplating division. Murtuza Nalwala also drives the corporate IT strategy; he identifies and implement's appropriate products and systems to expand business IT capabilities

In 2012, Murtuza Nalwala started a lighting and road safety product division with a vision to promote quality energy efficient lighting that increase safety for driver's and reduce risk of road accident's.

Prior to joining Al Ansari, Murtuza Nalwala worked at Raftar Corporation in Viriginia, USA as the Operation's Manager. Murtuza was responsible for maintaining all aspect's of the companies finances and preparing financial reports. Additionally, he executed marketing campaign's for promoting the technology and Raftar's unique solution offering.

Murtuza Nalwala acquired his BSBA with a double specialization in Accounting and Finance from American University in Washington DC, USA.

Mr. P.C.Vasanthan

Director - MEP

Mr. P.C Vasanthan has been working with Al Ansari Group for last 25 years in various capacities.
An Electrical Engineer by qualification, he has rich experience in project management of Mechanical, electrical and plumbing projects. He has managed the execution of several multimillion Dhs projects and is responsible for MEP operations in Akar.
Mr. P.C Vasanthan believes that the customer satisfaction has an important role in success of any business and has ensured that during handling of each project.

Mr. Rajaram Subedi

Director - Landscaping

Mr. Rajaram Subedi is hands-on operational Executive with extensive experience and a proven track record of completing projects of all magnitudes within Landscaping, marble and stone industry.

Mr. Raja established Natural stone UAE in 2004 and demonstrated considerable success in executing all the projects . His strengths include sound project management, sound knowledge and expertise in all kind of stones and marble related work.

Mr. Raja is responsible for the business development, project bidding, risk review and tender finalization, project execution; overseeing contracts and overall operational management of Akar Technical Services Co. LLC, UAE.

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