Dr. Girish Nagarkar
Co-Opted Member

Dr. Girish Nagarkar is an Alumni of UDCT and Clemson University, USA. He completed his B. Sc. (Tech.) in Technology of Paints from UDCT, Mumbai. Later he headed to USA to pursue his further studies. He achieved his MS in Polymer Chemistry from Clemson University, South Carolina in 1990. He has done his Ph. D. In Biodegradable Polymers, which is his passion.

When he started his career that was the era of entry of Maruti Suzuki in India. He participated in the Research & Development of Automotive Paints in Goodlass Nerolac Paints Ltd, the Leader in Automotive Paints. He later joined Indofil Chemicals Company and was Head of the Product Management for Coatings, Construction and Petroleum Chemicals. Later he worked for Hoechst and Clariant for 13 years as a General Manager and Business Head in Functional Chemicals and Textile Leather Paper Chemicals Division. He was later responsible as Vice President and Division Head of Specialty Chemicals in Indofil Industries Ltd for 6 years. Indofil is a Leading Global Organisation in Agro and Specialty Chemicals. He is currently Executive Vice President of IVP Ltd. Dr. Nagarkar is a voracious reader, loves travelling and music.