The joint venture agreement provides for the formation of an Honorary Board of Directors made up of an equal number of representatives from both IITB and Monash University. We also have an Advisory Council consisting of eminent researchers, academics, and industry and government leaders, who provide advice to the Board on research priorities and strategies.

Current Board members

  • Professor Shireesh Kedare (Director, IITB)
  • Professor K.V Krishna Rao (Deputy Director, Finance and External Affairs, IITB)
  • Professor Pushpak Bhattacharya (Academy Professor-in-Charge, IITB)
  • Professor Avinash Mahajan (Dean, Academic Programs, IITB)
  • Prof. Sachin Patwardhan (Dean, Research & Development, IITB)
  • Professor Sharon Pickering (Vice-Chancellor and President, Monash University)
  • Professor Susan Elliott AM (Provost and Senior Vice-President, Monash University)
  • Professor Craig Jeffrey, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International)
  • Professor Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Training)
  • Professor Ann Nicholson (Dean, Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University)

Members of the Advisory Council

  • Dr. Ramesh Mashelkar, Chair of the RAC (Former Director-General CSIR India, Chairman of Marico Innovation Foundation and President of the Indian National Science Academy)
  • Sir Professor Gus Nossal (Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the Global Innovation Foundation)
  • Dr. Swati Piramal (Vice Chairperson, Piramal Enterprises Limited)
  • Dr. Santanu Dasgupta, Senior Vice President, Reliance Industries
  • Mr. R. Mukundan (Managing Director,Tata Chemicals Ltd.)
  • Dr. Sanjay Kumar Mishra, Senior Advisor, DBT, Government of India