Vijay Kulkarni

Dr. Kulkarni did his graduation in Civil Engineering from Walchand College Sangli, M Tech in Environmental Science and Engineering from IIT Bombay and earned a PhD from Nagpur University, India. In addition, he holds a PG Diploma in Environmental Law from NLSUI, Bengaluru. Dr Kulkarni specializes in environmental policy, environmental and social impact assessment, environmental economics, and environmental audit.

In his career spanning over 35 years Dr. Kulkarni had the opportunity of working with environmental consulting companies such as Kirloskar Consultants, Paramount Ltd, IL&FS Ecosmart, and ERM India. He has also worked for R&D Institutes such as CSIR-NEERI, ITD Cementation (EPC contractor), and Shapoorji Pallonji Group (infrastructure developer), in India and overseas operations. Prior to his retirement, Dr. Vijay Kulkarni worked with Shapoorji Pallonji Infrastructure Capital Company Pvt Limited (SPInfra), Mumbai, as Executive VP handling portfolio on sustainability.

Dr. Kulkarni was Member EAC New Construction Projects from 2006 to 2008 and then Member EAC Non-Coal Mining Projects from 2009 to 2010.

Dr. Kulkarni is Fellow of Institute of Engineers India and Indian Water Works Association, Member Board of Governors National Safety Council of India, and Member Research Council CSIR-NEERI.

Dr. Kulkarni has worked on over 100 R&D assignments, published over 60 papers and co-authored five books.