Mandar Parasnis, IFC

Mandar Parasnis

Global ESG Lead – Manufacturing
International Finance Corporation

Mandar joined IFC in January 2008 and is currently based in its East Asia and Pacific regional office in Bangkok.

Mandar is responsible for ensuring that IFC’s sustainability requirements are applied consistently to IFC’s projects in the manufacturing industry globally, in addition working on a range of investment projects in South and East Asia. His work helps clients to identify and manage environemtnal and socail issues and risks; and establish good practices across a wide range of sectors.

Mandar holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering (Pune University, India) and a master’s in environmental science and engineering (Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai). He is an ISO 14001 EMS auditor/trainer, has made numerous presentations in international conferences, and has authored several publications.

Mandar has over 25 years of professional experience on environmental management related projects in more than 30 countries. He has lived in India, Japan, Hong Kong and Thailand.

Hardik Shah, GMOGrant Kirkman, UNFCCC