Rohan M Parikh
Head, Sustainability, Nurture
Rohan heads sustainability at Nurture Agtech Private Limited a wholly owned subsidiary of UPL. He is responsible for driving sustainable farming practices guiding the farmer sequester carbon into the soil while achieving more from less that is more nutritious food from less land, less water, less energy, and less chemicals.
Prior to joining Nurture, Rohan worked as a Net Zero consultant helping corporates, developers and institutions design net Zero campuses.
In his previous capacity as Vice President at Infosys and Head of infrastructure and sustainability, he was responsible for designing and building high performance campuses in India and China and managing the goals of becoming carbon neutral water positive and zero waste to the landfills. During his tenure, Infosys built 14 million Sqft of high-performance buildings with a budget of $1 billion dollars. The new buildings at Infosys 60% more efficient than 2007 levels when the program began. The combination of new designs, retrofits and smart operations resulted in a per capita energy reduction of 50%, saving the company $100 million in avoided electricity costs. During his tenure at Infosys, Rohan collaborated with several top academic universities for research on the build environment.
Rohan holds a master’s degree in civil engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.