Pav Manocha


Pavan Manocha is a management consultant, seed investor, professor of business information systems, and operations strategy scholar. He practices and invests at the intersection of Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies, operations management and sustainability (responsible consumption & production), primarily within extractives and manufacturing industries.

Significant client engagements include Bp plc., Caterpillar, Inc., Chevron Corporation, Coca-Cola Company, Esso Petroleum (UK) Limited, General Tyre & Rubber, Inc., IBM (UK) Laboratories Limited, Lubrizol Corporation, Terra Industries, Inc., Owens Corning, Inc., Rank Xerox (UK) Limited, South Dakota Wheat Growers, Inc., World Economic Forum, and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

He holds degrees in Applied Computer Systems (BSc), International Business (MBA) and Sustainability Leadership (MPhil). His doctoral thesis (PhD): How Green is the Deal? explores how sustainable supply chain strategy considerations might inform mergers & acquisitions. He has attended the University of Cambridge, Stanford University and the Harvard Business School.

Research interests

International Manufacturing
Supply Chain Strategy
Sustainable Development
Natural Capital
Mergers & Acquisitions


  • B.Sc. (Hons) Applied Computer Systems
  • M.B.A. International Business
  • M.St. (Cantab) Sustainability Leadership

Professional memberships

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)