Mr. Sharad Sarangadharan is a port sector professional with over 20 years of experience in the port sector.
Currently, he heads the Business Development Department of Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB), the nodal organization of the Government of Gujarat for development of the port sector in Gujarat. In addition to his role at the GMB, he is also the Executive Director (Planning & Marketing) at the Gujarat Maritime University and the Member Secretary of the Gujarat Maritime Cluster and the Gujarat International Arbitration Centre. He has been instrumental in setting up the Gujarat Maritime University, the Gujarat Maritime Cluster and the Gujarat International Arbitration Centre.
He is also on the Board of the Indian Maritime University, a Central University of the Government of India as a Member of Court, one of the Statutory Bodies as a representative of the Government of Gujarat.
He holds Post Graduate Degrees in Management, Journalism and Shipping Management along with degrees in Commerce and Law.