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Surendra Patawari

Gemini Corporation NV

Antwerp, BE

Chairman

Gemini Corporation NV

Surendra Patawari

Biography

Surendra Patawari is Chairman of Gemini Corporation NV.

By giving plastic and other waste a second life, Gemini create an environmentally-friendly raw material and contribute to a greener society. Gemini also recycle steel, wood & rubber, and is the world's largest supplier of plastic scrap.

Highly-regarded in the recycling industry, Mr Patawari is often the keynote speaker at events and contributes to many industry publications. Apart from its business activities, Gemini Corp, under Mr Patawari’s leadership, recognizes and wholeheartedly accepts its responsibility towards society; they take pride in their employees and their families and part of Gemini’s profit is dedicated to promoting the welfare of society. They have sponsored the building of 2 schools, offering free education for hundreds of underprivileged children in India and adopted 11 villages for the provision of medical needs, benefiting around 400 patients daily. Additionally, they support orphanages, fund infrastructure for roads, medical supplies, education, cultural & social events such as yearly celebrations of Holi Festival at Momasar in Rajasthan. They provided clean drinking water in Pakistan and emergency earthquake relief to Nepal.

Mr Patawari's humanitarian work also includes an initiative which aimed to make Momasar the cleanest village in India, with many villages following the example. Thousands of Neem and other regional species of trees have been planted. In Belgium, he also makes a valuable contribution to society by supporting Katrinahof, a pioneer in helping intellectually-challenged children and UNICEF, as well as sponsoring community events.

A qualified Chartered Accountant, Mr Patawari contributes to the European parliament on policy-making related to European recycling.

Surendra Patawari’s Newsfeed

Sigma Recycling wins Presidential Award for Export

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross honored 48 U.S. companies and organizations, recognizing their contribution to American export growth during the 2019 President’s “E” Awards ceremony.

Recycling International article by Mr. Surendra Borad Patawari – Jan/Feb 2019

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Surendra Patawari’s Background

Chairman
1989 - Present
Antwerp, BE
Gemini is a global leader in the supply chain management of recyclable raw materials, transforming waste into resources. The group has annual revenue of USD 575 million and a network of 2000+ collectors, recyclers and end users in 90+ countries. Dedicated to corporate social responsibility, they won the 2012 Excellent Enterprise Award from the Belgian Chamber of Commerce.
Chairman, Plastics Division
2006 - 2018
Brussels, BE
Founded in 1948, the Bureau of International Recycling, BIR, was the first federation to support the interests of the recycling industry on an international scale. Today, they represent over 760 member companies from the private sector and 36 national associations in more than 70 countries.At BIR, Mr. Patawari was conferred with the Global Recycler Award by MRAI.

Other Business Interests

Speaker
2018 - Present
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Surendra Patawari, Chairman
2016 - Present
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Current Non-Executive Positions

Contributor in Recycling Policy at European Commission Workshops & Meetings
Brussels, BE
The European Parliament is an important forum for political debate and decision-making at the EU level. The Members of the European Parliament are directly elected by voters in all Member States to represent people’s interests with regard to EU law-making and to make sure other EU institutions are working democratically.

Philanthropy

Supporter
Antwerp, BE
Unicef provided emergency food and healthcare to children and mothers in countries all over the world.
Supporter
Antwerp, BE
Katrinahof was a pioneer in helping intellectually-challenged children, providing support for them and their families.

Surendra Patawari’s Education

Merit List National Rank Holder