Mr DD Maheswari

BE (Chem.Engg.), BITS Pilani, MBA-IIMAhmedabad

Over 35 years varied experience in manufacturing, project planning & implementation, setting up new projects, supply chain, imports & project export to South East Asia, process & product development, performance improvement, strategy planning, technology transfer & joint ventures with Indian & foreign (American and European) companies, representation of foreign companies in India, preparation of pre-feasibility and detailed project reports, dealing with Architectural, Engineering & Management consulting firms, site selection, land acquisition and infrastructure development, market research, merger & acquisitions, dealing with State Pollution Control Boards and Ministry of Environment& Forests.

Worked in chemicals, pharmaceuticals, sugar, retail and Infrastructure (including power) development with companies such as Hindustan Lever Ltd, engineers India Ltd, Sarabhai group, Jubilant Group. Have vast experience of dealing with Central ministries and State Governments.

Other interest includes mentoring of start-ups & small businesses, skill development, teaching Project Management & Contract Management for up-skilling Government Officers. On the advisory board of a few NGOs in Education, and private ITI, A Rotarian Other interest includes Counseling of school, college & university students, and those in employment for career changes.

Travelled all across India, and to USA, UK, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Nepal. A Life Member of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, and members of Industry chambers FICCI and PHDCCI.