Governance


The joint venture agreement provides for the formation of an Honorary Board of Directors made up of an equal number of representatives from both IITB and Monash University. We also have an Advisory Council consisting of eminent researchers, academics, and industry and government leaders, who provide advice to the Board on research priorities and strategies.

Current board members:

  • Professor Subhasis Chaudhuri (Director, IITB)
  • Professor Prasanna Mujumdar (Deputy Director, Finance and External Affairs, IITB)
  • Professor Pushpak Bhattacharya  (Academy Professor-in-Charge, IITB)
  • Professor Avinash Mahajan (Dean, Academic Programs, IITB)
  • Professor Milind Atre (Dean, Research & Development, IITB)
  • Professor Margaret Gardner (Vice-Chancellor and President, Monash University)
  • Professor Susan Elliott (Provost and Senior Vice-President)
  • Professor Mathew Gillespie (Vice-Provost Faculty and Graduate Affairs, Monash University)
  • Professor Ken Sloan (Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President, Enterprise, Monash University)
  • Professor Elizabeth Croft (Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Monash University)

Members of the Advisory Council:

  • Dr. Ramesh Mashelkar, Chair of the RAC (Former Director-General CSIR India, Chairman of Marico Innovation Foundation and President of the Indian National Science Academy)
  • Sir Professor Gus Nossal (Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the Global Innovation Foundation)
  • Dr. Swati Piramal (Vice Chairperson, Piramal Enterprises Limited)
  • Dr. Santanu Dasgupta, Senior Vice President, Reliance Industries
  • Mr. R. Mukundan (Managing Director,Tata Chemicals Ltd.)
  • Dr. Sundeep Sarin (Advisor, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India)
  • Prof Ashok Misra (Former Director, IITB and former CEO, Intellectual Ventures India)