The brief information of Team aSai’s key members and associates:


Dr. Archis A. Yawalkar

( CEO & Managing Director )

Dr Archis is a Doctorate in Chemical Engineering from world renowned UDCT (now ICT, Mumbai) with further postdoctoral research experience from prestigious TU Delft, The Netherlands from Industrial and Catalysis Group. His vast Industrial experience involves associating / dealing with globally reputed Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Fine Chemicals organizations with key emphasis on New Sustainable Technology Development, Product Management and Business Development of Niche Performance / Specialty Products. At aSai Dr. Archis is a founder-Director handling Marketing, Business Development and Sourcing activities with utmost focus on Quality and Customer Satisfaction


Mr. Prasanna M Joshi

( Director-Works )

Mr. Prasanna is a chemical engineer with Masters in Environmental Science with rich experience of more than 25 years in the Industry. His expertise is in cost effective Plant Operations with key focus on Environment Health and Safety.

His Past Industrial stint involves working with globally reputed organizations as Production / Operations, Project Execution Head with highly successful track record.

At aSai Mr. Prasanna is one of the key promoters with main responsibility of Operations with utmost focus on Quality, EHS and Cost Effectiveness.


Mr. Chandrakant E Chaudhari

( General Manager - Operations )

Mr. Chandrakant is Pharmaceutical Technologist from world renowned UDCT (now ICT Mumbai).
He has 31 years of wide experience in Scale Up, Technology Transfer and commercial Manufacturing of APIs, Advanced Intermediates and Speciality Chemicals for regulated and non-regulated Market. His industrial Experience involves assignments in various globally reputed Pharmaceuticals and Fine Chemicals Organizations.

At aSai Mr. Chandrakant is key Team member with special emphasis on Scale Up, Technology Transfer and cost effective commercial manufacturing of various Advanced Intermediates, Custom Synthesis and Speciality Chemicals, as per ICH Q7 guidelines.


Dr. Manish V. Mandlecha

( Director )

Dr. Manish is a Doctorate in Organic Chemistry from world renowned UDCT (now ICT, Mumbai) with extensive experience and expertise in R&D, New Technology Development, Contract Research and Custom Synthesis, Process Development to effective Commercial Scale operations. His Earlier Industrial Experience involves successful assignments at various globally reputed Pharmaceuticals and Fine Chemicals Organizations. At aSai, Dr Manish is a Key Member of Promoter Team with a special emphasis on Design and Development of Sustainable, Green and Cost effective Commercial Processes for various APIs and Intermediates.


Mr. Rajendra D Suryawanshi

( Manager - QA/QC )

Mr. Rajendra is Master of Science in Organic Chemistry. He has wide experience in Quality Control & Quality Assurance department for more than 20 years. His area of expertise is in analytical method development, validation & stability studies of the products. His earlier experience is in reputed petrochemical, chemical, advanced intermediates & API industries. He has successfully faced International regulatory audits like USFDA, EDQM, WHO, ANVISA & domestic FDA audits.

Mr. Rajendra is key team member in aSai handling Quality Control & Quality Assurance activities


Our Associates :

Team aSai’s business associates are highly reputed and quality conscious individuals and organizations. Their details will be added shortly.