Atul Kirloskar – Trustee

Born in 1956, Mr Kirloskar finished his schooling in Pune in 1972 and college in the US in 1978. He began his career  in the erstwhile Kirloskar Cummins Ltd (now Cummins India), working in various manufacturing departments like tooling, foundry, machining, assembly and testing of diesel engines. After that he moved to Cummins Diesel Sales and Service as CEO, to look after after sales service through the dealer network. Later he moved to Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd and has been there in various leadership positions, and is currently the Executive Chairman of the company.

Besides this, Mr Kirloskar is the chairman of Kirloskar Ferrous Ltd. He is a board member of Kirloskar Pneumatic Ltd and Kirloskar Industries Ltd and has, in the past, served on the boards of Bharat Forge Ltd and Bajaj Auto Ltd. He is a member of the World Economic Forum and was the President of the Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA), Pune from 2000-2002. He also served as the chairman of the CII National Committee of Defence.

An avid sportsman, he enjoyed tennis, badminton, squash and basketball but currently is restricted to golf. His interests include motorcycling, photography and wildlife and environment. His passion for car rallying was unfortunately nipped in the bud!

His wife Arti is an art lover and artist.  He has two daughters who are married and two granddaughters at the moment.