Mr. Chandrashekar .J. Iyer graduated in Chemical Engineering from IIT Varanasi in the year 1983. He has completed his Diploma in Systems Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies , Mumbai.
He has worked for thirty six years in various functions in Mumbai Refinery of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited including Process / Project Technology, Process Safety, Energy & Environment, Scheduling & Blending, Quality Assurance & Plant Operations as well as Executive Assistant to Director (Refineries) . He was a management representative of ISO 9000/14000 quality/Environmental Management Systems in Mumbai Refinery. He was involved in the development of new project proposal for Crude Distillation Unit -4/ Isomerization Unit as well as led the Mumbai refinery team for the participation in the Refinery Performance Improvement program carried out with support from M/s Shell . He has led the Mumbai Refinery team to achieve various business excellence awards at the national level.
From April 2017 till his superannuation from service in Nov 2019 , he worked as Executive Director (Incharge) of Mumbai Refinery ( Refinery SBU Head), overseeing the entire refinery with responsibilities for Health , Safety , Environment , Plant Operations, Technology, Projects, Finance & Administration of Refinery .
Currently he is expert guest lecturer on various operations mgmt topics such as Supply Chain, , Industrial Revolution 4.0 in the manufacturing sector & Project Management as well as Total Quality Management , Energy , Environmental & Sustainability aspects in leading mgmt & engineering colleges as well as industry forums.