Isaac Emmanuel

Head – Innovation Management & Strategic Alliances

Isaac Emmanuel has been immersed in the world of polymers for the past 30+ years in various capacities of Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Advocacy, Innovation and Sustainability, and almost all his career with the company which has invented high-tech materials – Bayer MaterialScience/Covestro. He has pioneered introductions of new materials into the country as well as innovations involving affordable housing, food security and agro-waste usage for construction. His industry contributions have been as Executive Committee Member of the Indian Polyurethane Association (IPUA), where he still continues in the Technical & Sustainability Committees, as well as the visionary-interlocutor for India Insulation Forum and the Spray Foam Alliance of India; he is also Editor – PU Today, the magazine of IPUA. Currently, Isaac works with the Inclusive Business arm of Covestro (India) where solutions based on sustainable innovations cater to the housing, food, water and sanitation security of underserved communities. Isaac has a Masters in Polymer Chemistry and is based out of Navi Mumbai.