Our Team

Nimish Sura
Managing Director
Nimish completed his Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from IIT, Powai. He is an active committee member of the Thermal Insulation Sectional Committee, CHD 27 in the Board of Indian Standards(BIS). He is well respected and trusted in the Industry as a go-to-person for any solution pertaining to Steel Construction, Passive Fire Protection, Thermal and Industrial Insulation.He has played a pivotal role in developing and providing direction to Newkem and his fellow newkemites !
Nimish loves what he does and is available 24/7 on his blackberry. His interests besides newkem lie in cricket, table tennis and kite flying. An Indian by birth, an engineer by qualification and a newkemite by blood!

Dolly Sura
Finance Director
A Chartered Accountant by profession Dolly has been engaged in handling Finance, including taxation, investments and business administration, since the past 22 years. As much as she cherishes sharing her experience among her subordinates, she is as encouraging towards teaching fresher graduates the nuances of the Finance Industry.

Norman D’Souza
Sales and Marketing Director
With his vibrant and enthusiastic nature, Norman has fetched an experience of over three decades in passive fire protection, corrosion protection and acoustical engineering across various industry segments. He is an active member of the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) and is assiduously engaged in the spread of market awareness and synchronization of global perspectives with domestic ones, through classroom and offsite training programs, seminars and conferences. Norman is a passionate cricketer and has represented the Bangalore Cricket Team in the Ranji Trophy.

Pankaj Vora
Executive Director
Pankaj holds a bachelors degree in Industrial Electronics from SBM Polytechnic. His passion and dedication towards engineering from a young age has resulted in developing his expertise in manufacturing , machinery and product development. Pankaj successfully operates the manufacturing unit of Newkem. He likes to unwind by reading fiction, listening and playing music most naturally, as he was a brass instrument and drums player in his college band.

Niyaz Shaikh
Head – Coatings
Niyaz has varied experience with the coatings industry of over 40 years. He believes that “There is no age limit for learning and hardwork”. His thirst to obtain and impart knowledge drives him to excel in his endeavors. He constantly keeps himself updated on new technologies in the coating industry. He heads the Coatings division in Newkem, which designs and delivers comprehensive solutions for water proofing, corrosion protection , acoustic insulation and floor coatings. He has a fascination for art and literature and loves reading Urdu poetry.