Mr. Mangalath Unnikrishnan

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Mangalath Unnikrishnan

Mr. Mangalath Unnikrishnan

Independent Director

Educational Qualifications

Graduate in Mechanical Engineering from VNIT – Nagpur and Advanced Management Program from the Harvard Business School – Boston, USA


Mr. M.S Unnikrishnan currently holds the position of CEO at the IITB-Monash Research Academy, an institution focused on advanced PhD programs in technology and management, jointly established by IIT Bombay and Monash University, Australia. With a wealth of experience, he previously served as the Managing Director & CEO of Thermax Group for over 13 years, contributing significantly to the company’s growth, professionalization, and global expansion.

Mr. Unnikrishnan also chairs the Research Council of the Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute in Durgapur and serves as a director for the IIT Palakkad Technology Innovation Hub Foundation, alongside holding board positions in various listed and unlisted companies. He is a member of the Apex Council responsible for selecting and mentoring candidates for the Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship for Doctoral Research. Passionate about energy, environment, and management, Mr. Unnikrishnan remains dedicated to continuous learning and exploration in these fields.