The Soussilane family in Hong Kong. After Christelle and Saketaram Soussilane’s older son, Kalyan (second from right) with chronic asthma, his father sought to find out why, and if there were solutions. He set up a company that helps building owners make properties green by improving indoor air quality and energy efficiency. Photo: Xiaomei Chen The Soussilane family in Hong Kong. After Christelle and Saketaram Soussilane’s older son, Kalyan (second from right) with chronic asthma, his father sought to find out why, and if there were solutions. He set up a company that helps building owners make properties green by improving indoor air quality and energy efficiency. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
The Soussilane family in Hong Kong. After Christelle and Saketaram Soussilane’s older son, Kalyan (second from right) with chronic asthma, his father sought to find out why, and if there were solutions. He set up a company that helps building owners make properties green by improving indoor air quality and energy efficiency. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Wellness

How son’s asthma diagnosis set dad on a mission to find its cause, and led to a new career tackling air pollution in Hong Kong

  • After Saketaram Soussilane’s son Kalyan developed chronic asthma in Hong Kong, he felt compelled to find out why, and if there was a solution
  • It led him to set up Meo, a company that helps building owners introduce measures to improve indoor air quality and reduce energy wastage

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The Soussilane family in Hong Kong. After Christelle and Saketaram Soussilane’s older son, Kalyan (second from right) with chronic asthma, his father sought to find out why, and if there were solutions. He set up a company that helps building owners make properties green by improving indoor air quality and energy efficiency. Photo: Xiaomei Chen The Soussilane family in Hong Kong. After Christelle and Saketaram Soussilane’s older son, Kalyan (second from right) with chronic asthma, his father sought to find out why, and if there were solutions. He set up a company that helps building owners make properties green by improving indoor air quality and energy efficiency. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
The Soussilane family in Hong Kong. After Christelle and Saketaram Soussilane’s older son, Kalyan (second from right) with chronic asthma, his father sought to find out why, and if there were solutions. He set up a company that helps building owners make properties green by improving indoor air quality and energy efficiency. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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