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Meet Our Team

Catalyst cultivates relationships by building meaningful alliances with our investor community. Get to know us better by reading below.

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A Family-Owned Company

Catalyst was founded by a husband and wife team in 2020.

Note: Kids are not part of the management team.


Janak Kulkarni

Managing Partner & Founder

Janak has led major energy projects through feasibility, development, and handover to operations across the globe for over 15 years. He has fully transitioned to real estate in 2020. His expertise in construction, project management, and operations make him vital to Catalyst's strategy. He spearheads all activities at Catalyst and has a strong passion for revitalizing real estate.


Janak holds a Bachelors of Science in Construction Management and Minor in Architecture from the University of Houston.


Susannah Kulkarni

Managing Partner

Susannah works in the energy trading business and has diligently progressed through various commercial roles. Her deep expertise and passion for deal evaluation and negotiation makes her invaluable to Catalyst's success.


Susannah holds a Bachelors of Business Administration in Finance from Texas Tech University - Lubbock.


People matter. Catalyst strives to ensure the business is ran by people that are dedicated, motivated, and love to have fun at what they do. We are constantly building partnerships with key contractors, vendors and suppliers. If you are interested in working on our projects and in our communities, please send us an email.

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