Welcome to www.ramesh-menon.com, my personal blog site. I post professional opinion as well as personal musing on issues that I strongly feel about. As a disclaimer, I must mention that the opinions expressed here are personal in nature and do not constitute the line of advisory that my organisation stands for, on various issues.


Here’s some bit about me.


I am the Founder Director of Certes Realty Limited, a niche advisory and Investment advisory organisation with its core competence in Urbanisation and Delhi Master Plan (MPD 2021). Our depth of understanding of the subject has been constructively put to use by various policy makers, institutional investors and HNI investors. Certes Realty Limited, known for its in depth research at the village khasra level, and connect in almost all the urbanizable villages of Delhi, has been a pioneer in the MPD 2021 space.

I am also on the Board of a leading Financial services organisation with a Pan India presence. I have been on the Advisory Board for a couple of real estate investment funds (AIF) and have had the experience of advising and transacting business for top Indian and multi-national corporations. I am also incubating & mentoring a few start up ventures, informally as well as formally.  






I have been part of the urbanisation and real estate space since the year 2005, prior to which, I have had successful stints with Corporate India. My work with companies like; MRF Limited, Goodyear India Limited, British Gas Telecom, Godrej & Boyce, Orient Longman Publishing, Venture Logistics etc. exposed me to the competitive land scape across the country, and some other nations of the world. I have had the good fortune to handle state level as well as national level initiatives.


“Age is not a number, but a word, and the best years are ahead.”

I am an eternal optimist, and sincerely believe that the best utilization of my time & efforts are ahead. Into my late 40s, I am happily married with two kids.

Being born to a Defence personnel’s family, I had the good fortune to explore India from my formative years. Having graduated from the Delhi university, corporate India continued my education through the length & breadth of the country.

It is all about being on the move, observing and translating into action. Besides work, I love to partake and contribute towards initiatives which would benefit a much larger audience. I also assisted one Member of Parliament in translating the Prime Minister’s vision of Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojna (SAGY), to transform village Jaunti in North West Delhi into an ideal village. Besides, there are other CSR/social initiatives that I have initiated and mentored.

I love my outdoors and am a keen biker. Currently, our band of boys love travelling to the myriad contours of India on our Super Bikes. Sports and education are two other areas which I would like to contribute towards and have initiated many a projects. I have been a keen contributor of opinion through speaker invites at seminars, appearances on various TV channels, and contributions to many print media publications and digital platforms

 I love constructive criticism, and would enjoy if the readers of this blog wish to engage me into Gainful objectives.