Vinay Salpekar graduated from IIT Bombay in 1968 and completed his post graduate studies from I.I.T. Bombay obtaining a degree M. TECH. (Structures) in 1970. He has gained over 49 years of experience in his field having worked on many prestigious projects in India and Middle East Region. He has worked on Structural Design of Hotels, Hospitals, High Rise commercial and Residential Towers, Shopping Centres and Malls and Blast Resistant Structures. He also worked as CEO of Saudi Designers Engineering Consultants at their Bahrain office, was responsible for the functioning of their three (3) offices viz. at Bahrain, Dammam and Jubail. Prior to joining SDEC, worked with Engineers India Limited (EIL) a premier consulting organization as Chief General Manager of Engineering Division. Also worked with Mahendra Raj Consulting Engineers for initial 5 years.