Leadership

For the effective and streamlined functioning of the research park at Gujarat University i.e. the Park for Industrial Extension and Research (PIER), the Gujarat University has incorporated the GU PIER Foundation, a special purpose vehicle (SPV) which is a non-profit company incorporated under the section 8(a) of the Companies Act of 2013. Currently, the following members are part of Governing Board of GU-PIER

BOARD

Governing Board of PIER

Prof Himanshu Pandya

Chairperson (Ex-officio), Vice-Chancellor Gujarat University

Prof Pankaj Gajjar

Member Secretary, Professor & Head, Department of Physics Gujarat University

Prof Rakesh Rawal

Academic Nominee, Professor of Life Sciences Gujarat University

Rahul Bhagchandani

Chief Executive, Honorary CEO GU PIER Foundation

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Gujarat University Research Park Advisory Committee

Prof Himanshu Pandya

Chairperson (Ex-officio), Vice-Chancellor Gujarat University

Shri Dr Ketan Patel

Industry Nominee, Managing Director Troikaa Pharmaceuticals

Major General A. K. Channan

Additional Director General (Perspective Plan), Indian Army

Shri A. K. Singh

IPS, Commissioner Ahmedabad City Police

Shri Jaimin Vasa

President, Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Shri Hardik Shah

IAS, PS to Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Govt of India

Prof. Kiran Kalia

Director, NIPER, Ahmedabad

Shri Sunil Shah

Chairman, Gujarat Innovation Society (GIC)

Shri Saurav Sanyal

Managing Director, Strategica

Shri, Jatin Trivedi

Senior Partner, Y J TRIVEDI & CO.

Shri Joachim Rocha

Trade Commissioner, Canadian Consulate General, Ahmedabad

Shri Gael De Kerguenec

Director, Alliance Francaise, Ahmedabad

Shri Jimit Shah

Chartered Accountant

Prof. P. N. Gajjar

Coordinator, GU-PIER

Prof. Bharti Pathak

Director, School of Commerce, Gujarat University

Prof. Prateek Kancha

Director, BK School of Management, Gujarat University

BK School of Management, Gujarat University
Prof. Prateek Kancha

Director

Prof. Rakesh Rawal

Professor, Life Sciences, Gujarat University

Shri Rahul Bhagchandani

Group CEO, GUSEC, and Hon. CEO, GU-PIER

MONITORING COMMITTEE

Gujarat University Research Park Monitoring Committee

Smt Anju Sharma

Chairperson, Principal Secretary (Higher & Technical Education), Government of Gujarat

Prof Himanshu Pandya

Vice-Chancellor, Gujarat University

Director - Technical Education

Government of Gujarat

Director - Higher Education

Government of Gujarat

Finance Advisor - Education Department

Government of Gujarat

Chief Engineer - Roads & Buildings Department

Government of Gujarat

Prof Rakesh Rawal

Academic Nominee, Gujarat University

Prof P N Gajjar

Coordinator, GU-PIER Foundation

Shri Rahul Bhagchandani

Hon. CEO - GU-PIER Foundation

Partners and Patrons

Park for Industrial Extension & Research a.k.a. the Gujarat University Research Park is being implemented through the GU-PIER Foundation, a not-for-profit company promoted by Gujarat University.