Pulp and Paper Engineer from IIT Roorkee with 28 years of experience in Pulp and Paper Industry in various roles in production, operation and project management with key interest in focused improvement and cost reduction. Before Yash Pakka, he has worked with J.K. Papers, Ballarpur Industries Limited, Simplex Paper Mills, Bindal Group. In addition he has 2 years experience with Mufindi Paper Mills Limited, Tanzania (East Africa) during its restructuring and recommissioning after its privatization by Government of Tanzania. He has rich experience of different types of fibers in paper making. In spare time he enjoys reading and sharing his experience with youngsters.