Led by veterans of
the maritime industry

Board of Governors

Mr. Bharath K. Sheth

CHAIRMAN, BOARD OF GOVERNERS,
DY. CHAIRMAN AND MANAGING DIRECTOR,
THE GREAT EASTERN SHIPPING CO. LTD.

Mr. Nadir Godrej is the Chairman and Managing Director of Godrej Industries Limited. He holds B. S. degree in Chemical Engineering in 1973 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a M.S. in Chemical Engineering in 1974 from Stanford University. He has done an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1976. Since 1977, he has been a Director of Godrej Soaps Limited. He has been very active in developing the animal feed, agricultural inputs and chemicals businesses of Godrej Industries Limited and associate companies. He has been very active in research and has several patents in the field of agricultural chemicals and surfactants. In 2001, Godrej Soaps Limited was renamed as Godrej Industries Limited and he was appointed as the Managing Director of Godrej Industries Limited.

He is also the Chairman of Godrej Agrovet Limited and Director of Godrej Properties Limited, subsidiaries of Godrej Industries Limited. He is a Director of Godrej and Boyce Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Godrej Consumer Products Limited and other Godrej group companies. He has been active in CLFMA (Compound Livestock Feed Manufacturers Association of India), ICC (Indian Chemical Council) [erstwhile ICMA (Indian Chemical Manufacturers’ Association)], OTAI (Oil Technologists' Association of India) and the Alliance Française de Bombay. He is currently the President of the Alliance Française de Bombay. He is on the National Council of CII (Confederation of Indian Industry). He is also very active in the Harvard Business School and M I T Alumni Association in India.

The French government awarded him the Ordre national du Mérite in 2002 and the Légion d'Honneur in 2008. He has also received Life Time Achievement Awards from OTAI (Oil Technologist Association of India) and Chemexcil and the All India Liquid Bulk Importers and Exporters Association (AILBIEA). The Board of Management of Manav Rachna University has unanimously conferred Mr. Godrej with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy. And he has been inducted as Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE). Mr. Godrej is deeply committed to the GOOD and GREEN strategies and achievement of set targets for the Godrej Group. He encourages and supports a shared vision value for all programs of Good and Green.

Mr. G. Shivakumar

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND CFO,
THE GREAT EASTERN SHIPPING CO. LTD.

Mr. Ashok Vishwanath Hiremath was formerly the Managing Director of Astec LifeSciences Limited and is now the Non-Executive Director. He brings with him several years of experience in the Chemical Industry. He has a Masters’ degree in Engineering from University of Oxford and a Post Graduate Diploma in Chemical Engineering from University College, University of London. He founded Astec LifeSciences Limited in 1994. He has been actively involved in the affairs of the Company and has played a key role in the growth of the Company. He was awarded the Dombivli Giants Award for Industry in 2008 and the Udyog Rattan Award by the Institute of Economic Studies in 2010 and several other awards for his excellence in chemical Industry.

tapas-icot

Mr. Tapas Icot

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR,
THE GREAT EASTERN SHIPPING CO. LTD.

ankush-gupta

Capt. Ankush Gupta

HEAD, HSEQ & TANKER OPERATIONS,
THE GREAT EASTERN SHIPPING CO. LTD.

Academic Council

Mr. David Birwadkar

CHAIRMAN, ACADEMIC COUNCIL & HEAD
THE GREAT EASTERN INSTITUTE OF MARITIME STUDIES

Mr. Nadir Godrej is the Chairman and Managing Director of Godrej Industries Limited. He holds B. S. degree in Chemical Engineering in 1973 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a M.S. in Chemical Engineering in 1974 from Stanford University. He has done an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1976. Since 1977, he has been a Director of Godrej Soaps Limited. He has been very active in developing the animal feed, agricultural inputs and chemicals businesses of Godrej Industries Limited and associate companies. He has been very active in research and has several patents in the field of agricultural chemicals and surfactants. In 2001, Godrej Soaps Limited was renamed as Godrej Industries Limited and he was appointed as the Managing Director of Godrej Industries Limited.

He is also the Chairman of Godrej Agrovet Limited and Director of Godrej Properties Limited, subsidiaries of Godrej Industries Limited. He is a Director of Godrej and Boyce Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Godrej Consumer Products Limited and other Godrej group companies. He has been active in CLFMA (Compound Livestock Feed Manufacturers Association of India), ICC (Indian Chemical Council) [erstwhile ICMA (Indian Chemical Manufacturers’ Association)], OTAI (Oil Technologists' Association of India) and the Alliance Française de Bombay. He is currently the President of the Alliance Française de Bombay. He is on the National Council of CII (Confederation of Indian Industry). He is also very active in the Harvard Business School and M I T Alumni Association in India.

The French government awarded him the Ordre national du Mérite in 2002 and the Légion d'Honneur in 2008. He has also received Life Time Achievement Awards from OTAI (Oil Technologist Association of India) and Chemexcil and the All India Liquid Bulk Importers and Exporters Association (AILBIEA). The Board of Management of Manav Rachna University has unanimously conferred Mr. Godrej with an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy. And he has been inducted as Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE). Mr. Godrej is deeply committed to the GOOD and GREEN strategies and achievement of set targets for the Godrej Group. He encourages and supports a shared vision value for all programs of Good and Green.

ankush-gupta

Capt. Ankush Gupta

AVP, HSEQ & TANKER OPERATIONS,
THE GREAT EASTERN SHIPPING CO. LTD.

Imtiyaz Mulla

GM, MD OFFICE & HEAD- TECHNICAL,
THE GREAT EASTERN SHIPPING CO. LTD.

sujit-churi

Capt. Sujit Churi

GM, FLEET PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT,
THE GREAT EASTERN SHIPPING CO. LTD.

sunil-kumar

Capt. Sunil Kumar

DGM & HEAD- TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT,
THE GREAT EASTERN SHIPPING CO. LTD.

subroto-khan

Capt. Subroto Khan

PRINCIPAL,
THE GREAT EASTEN INSTITUTE OF MARITIME STUDIES.

ghanashyam-deo

Capt. Ghanashyam Deo

VICE PRINCIPAL & HEAD OF NAUTCAL,
THE GREAT EASTEN INSTITUTE OF MARITIME STUDIES