Academic/ Research Experience/Employment

July 2017 – Aug 2018
Head (Additional Charge)
Research, Project Planning and Business Development Directorate
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi

November 2016 – Till date
Director
CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun

December 2010 – November 2016
Regional Commercial Director (Asia-Pacific)
Renewable Energy and Chemicals – Responsible for process Technology, licensing and commercialization
UOP (Honywell)

April 2006- June 2010
Business Development Director – Special Materials and Technologies (South Asia and Middle East) – Responsible for Open Innovation, Strategic Marketing and Technology evaluation for acquisitions/alliances
Honeywell International (India) Private Limited

January 2003 – March 2006
Strategic Director and Operations Head (as representative of JV Partner
Jubilant Energy, Private Limited
Dyno-Enpro Oilfield Chemicals Private Limited

October 2002 – March 2006
Business Unit Head and Chief of Performance Chemicals Division / Chief of Strategy (Chemicals & Polymers), Concurrently Head, Polymer R&D
Jubilant Organosys Limited

July 2000 – October 2002
Business Manager / National Sales & Marketing Manager – Olechemicals and Surfactants Business
ICI India Limited– Uniqema Business

July 2002 – October 2002
Business Manager / National Sales and Marketing Manager – Olechemicals and Surfactants Business

ICI India Limited – Uniqema Business

October 1997 – July 2000
Industry Manager – Health and Personal Care
ICI India Limited – Uniqema Business

January 1997 – December 1997
Applied Research and Technology Manager – Personal Care Asia and Commissioning Manager
ICI India Textiles Innovation Centre, ICI Surfactant Asia

September 1992 – September 1997
Formulation and Development Manager – Health and Personal Care
Additional Charge of Safety Health and Environment, Site Quality Control and ISO 9002 Certification Project, 9/1992-4/1995
ICI India Limited – Surfactants Business

June 1990 – September 1992
Scientist – Polymers and Surfactant Projects
Additional charge of Safety Health and Environment
Alchemie Research Centre (subsidiary of ICI India Limited)