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Surendra Patawari

Gemini Corporation NV

Antwerp, BE


Gemini Corporation NV

Surendra Patawari


Surendra Patawari is Chairman of Gemini Corporation NV, one of the key companies on the board of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste.

By giving plastic & other waste a second life, Gemini create an environmentally-friendly raw material, contributing enormously to a greener society and the circular economy. As the world's largest supplier of plastic scrap, Gemini recycles over 1 billion pounds of plastic, over 50 million tyres, 1.5 million refrigerators & 300,000 cars annually.

A champion in the recycling industry, Mr Patawari is often the keynote speaker at events and contributor to publications. Gemini Corp, under Mr Patawari’s leadership, recognizes and wholeheartedly accepts its responsibility towards society; taking pride in their employees & families and dedicating part of their profit 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. They support orphanages, fund infrastructure for roads, medical supplies, education, cultural & social events for example 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 trees have been planted. In Belgium, he also makes a valuable contribution to society by supporting Katrinahof and UNICEF, as well as sponsoring community events.

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

Surendra Patawari’s Newsfeed

Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW) today welcomed 12 new companies from across the plastics value

Companies included in today’s announcement include some of the world’s leading companies in packaging, collection, sorting and recycling solutions; the food and beverage industry; and chemical and plastics production. They are: EQUATE Petrochemical Company, Gemini Corporation, Grupo Phoenix, Mondi, Novolex, PepsiCo, Sealed Air Corporation, Sinopec, SKC co., ltd., Storopack, TOMRA, and Westlake Chemical Corporation.

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.

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Surendra Patawari’s Background

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 575m 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.
Board Member
Jul 2019 - Present
The AEPW members have developed a global vision, as well as a comprehensive and integrated strategy focusing on infrastructure development, for the collection and management of waste & increasing recycling in developing countries. Board Members include senior figures which include the President, Chairman & CEO of Procter & Gamble, CEO of Dow, CEO of LyondellBasell amongst others.
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Other Business Interests

2018 - Present
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Surendra Patawari, Chairman
2016 - Present
Click on image to read Surendra Patawari's interview with NRI Achievers.
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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.


Antwerp, BE
Unicef provided emergency food and healthcare to children and mothers in countries all over the world.
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