Pavan Manocha

PhD Student

Pavan is a doctoral researcher under the supervision of Dr. Jag Srai and Dr. Mukesh Kumar.  His research focuses on the intersection between Sustainable Supply Chain Management, Shared Value and Corporate Strategy.


Research interests

  • International Manufacturing
  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Sustainable Development
  • Natural Capital
  • Mergers & Acquisitions



Pavan holds a Master’s degree in Sustainability Leadership from the University of Cambridge, an MBA in International Business and a BSc in Applied Computer Systems.


He is an international management consultant and has over twenty years of large-project cross-functional international supply chain, Finance & IT strategy consulting experience, primarily within the energy and process manufacturing industries.  For the first ten-years of his consulting career he held positions of increasing responsibility within the global energy and enterprise application integration practice of Deloitte.


His business consulting experiences have included feasibility/fit assessment studies, strategic and tactical planning, project management, business and systems re-engineering and M&A integration consulting.


Publications and Conference papers


  • Manocha P. and Srai J.S., 2018. Exploring Sustainable Supply Chain Management in Mergers & Acquisitions – How Green is the Deal? target selection considerations within the U.S. lithium-ion battery product-supply chain for electric vehicles, Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium
  • Manocha P. and Srai J.S., 2018. Sustainable Supply Chain Management Considerations in Operational Due Diligence, Proceedings of the 29th Production and Operations Management Society
  • Manocha P, Srai J.S. and Kumar M., 2017. Sustainable Supply Network Assessment in Mergers & Acquisitions – How green is the deal? Proceedings of the 24th European Operations Management Association
  • Manocha P, Srai J.S. and Kumar M., 2016. Understanding the role of Sustainability in Mergers & Acquisitions from the perspective of Supply Chain Management – How green is the deal? Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium
  • Manocha P, Kumar M, and Srai J.S., 2015. Identifying and Mitigating the Water Stress Risk of the Californian Wine Industry Supply Chain, Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium

Contact Details

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