Executive President, EMC; CSO IL&FS, Dean IAAD and Director Ekonnect
Dr. Prasad Modak founded EMC when he left Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay in 1995 where he was faculty at the Centre for Environmental Science and Engineering (CESE) from 1984. He has worked with almost all key UN, multi-lateral and bi-lateral development institutions in the world.
Dr.Modak’s work on environmental management over the past three decades has influenced environmental policies, investments and practices on a global basis. His extensive consultations and involvement in the Asian region in particular has led to building implementation capacities of key environmental institutions. Dr Modak has received a number of awards and recognitions and his name has been listed in distinguished personalities on environmental management. He has been recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award of AITAA in 2010 for Significant Contribution to International Affairs. In 2011, Dr Modak was elected by American Association of Environmental Engineers as Board Certified Environmental Engineering Member for his work in Research, Teaching and Professional Practice. This work has been duly recognized and appreciated in various fora and his advice is sought for strategic inputs and independent assessments.