Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering, Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India, 1977.
Process engineer Engineers India Ltd., New Delhi, 1977—1986, deputy manager (process), 1986—1989. Senior manager (chemical) Gas Authority of India Ltd., 1989—1994. Chief engineer, process/systems Bechtel India Pvt Ltd., 1994—1998.
Section head - feed Foster Wheeler Eastern Pte Ltd., Singapore, 1998—2001. Head, process department Kvaerner E&C Singapore Pte Ltd, since 2001. Lead process engineer AkerKvaerner Asia Pacific, Seoul, 2003.
Married Sadhana Vinay Patait, December 19, 1981. Children: Neha, Deepti.