is a technocrat with a B.Tech. degree from University of Mumbai and is a certified Management Consultant. He has wide experience in revival of sick units as well as managing profit-making units. He has advised entrepreneurs in India and abroad, Banks and Financial Institutions, in India and abroad, Commonwealth Secretariat and governments. He was Chairman of the Maharashtra State Textile Corporation Ltd. He was a member of the Board of Directors/Governing Council/Managing committee of various reputed public limited companies covering a wide spectrum of industries/activities such as manufacturers of cotton yarn, fabrics, and textile machinery, engineering companies, finance companies, merchant bank, schedule bank, The Stock Exchange (BSE), etc. He brings with him over four decades of wide experience in India and overseas.