Ajay Popat

Ajay Popat


Ion Exchange India Ltd


Ajay Popat is an engineer in Plastics Technology from the Plastic & Rubber Institute, UK and has done Masters in Business Administration specializing in Marketing & Strategy with honors from NMIMS Institute under Mumbai University.. He has been conferred with a Fellowship by Indian Plastics Institute in 2007.

He has more than 35 years of experience in Strategy, Business & Organisation Development with leading organizations.Associated with Ion Exchange since 1994, he has spearheaded several initiatives in developing and successfully commercializing proprietary, advanced & sustainable technologies for purification & separation in water, wastewater treatment and more recently in areas of renewable energy in compliance with legal, environmental, economic and social requirement of India and geographies served by his Company.

 He is active in promoting the cause of water industry through active participation with the various trade organization and academic bodies. He has chaired and delivered more than 500 papers on the subject of Sustainable Environment Management practices.

He is married to Usha, who is a Senior Manger with India’s leading petroleum refining company, Bharat Petroleum Ltd. Their daughter, Krupa is a Computer Engineer and works with Cartisen Consulting as Senior Analyst. He loves to read, socialize, mentor people in the field of Water & Environment, Plastics, Surface Coating & Chemicals, apart from General Management, Business Strategy, Competition, Health & Fitness. He is also an ardent follower of games like cricket and tennis.

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