Biren Vora

Biren Vora is a Director at Ekaagra Technology Accelerators Pvt Ltd and Ekaagra Social & Microfinance Foundation.

Biren completed his M.Tech in Chemical Engineering from IIT Madras, Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law from the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru and the Executive Development Program from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He has also completed the U.Lab - Leading from the Emergent Future course offered on edX; Surviving The Future, based on David Fleming’s work & offered by The Sterling College, & the Game Changer Intensive course offered by the Panchamama Alliance. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Operations Management from the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies.

During the course of his 3+ decades long career, Biren has worked in a number of industries and held senior level roles across a number of functions, such as Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Excellence & Total Quality Management. In earlier roles Biren worked in Production, Sourcing, Business Development & Six Sigma Quality.

His experience includes execution of Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility & Business Process Transformation strategies in large companies, Business Responsibility Reporting, setting-up of multi-million-dollar brownfield projects in the Chemical industry. He is a Certified Sustainability Assessor from CII, & he has completed training programs & workshops on GRI G4 Reporting, Corporate Social Responsibility, Circular Economy, Clean Water, Public Policy, Developing Human & Social Capital.

Biren is a Chartered Engineer from The Engineering Council, UK & also from the Institution of Engineers (India), and is a Member of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, UK.