Who We Are

RACE (Recycling And the Circular Economy) - a global platform which hosts both physical and virtual conferences on waste management, grass-root level education programmes for a better understanding on handling waste responsibly and clean-up activities across beaches.

Organizing Committee

Sajjid Mitha

Founder & CEO

Polymerupdate, Polymerupdate Academy,
Polymer Exchange,
RACE Conferences

Dr Jason Lyons


SPE Global

Business Manager

Kepstan at Arkema

Ramesh Parasuraman


SPE India

Vijay Boolani

Immediate Past President

SPE India

Patrick Farrey

Chief Executive Officer

SPE Global

Rajiv Sanghavi

International Councilor

SPE India

Conor Carlin

Managing Director

Illig LP

Neeraj Rawal

COO & Sr. Vice President


Hetal Yagnik

Associate Director -
Strategy & Operations


Melvyn Taraporewalla

Chief Technology Officer


Sue Wojnicki

Director, Member Experience

SPE Global

Michael Greskiewicz

Director, Sales & Advertising

SPE Global

Shahzain Mitha

Marketing & Business
Development Director – MENA Region


Reshma Jadhav

Director - Sales (Global)


Nilesh Shah

General Manager - Sales


Organised By

SPE-Inspiring Plastics Professionals is 84 countries and 22,500+ members strong, SPE unites plastics professionals worldwide–helping them succeed and strengthening their skills through networking, events, training, and knowledge sharing. No matter where you work in the plastics industry value chain-whether you’re a scientist, engineer, technical personnel or a senior executive-nor what is your background, education, gender, culture or age-SPE is here to serve you.


Polymerupdate has been Asia's #1 market intelligence company in the petrochemical space for the past 20 years The company provides business critical industry news and price assessments which are used as benchmarks for contract settlements in many parts of South Asia, South East Asia and the Middle East. Polymerupdate is steadily expanding it's global reach with newly opened offices in Turkey and Dubai.


PWorld Technology Pvt. Ltd. is in the business of developing, maintaining and operating E-commerce platforms to facilitate retail trade in polymers, chemicals, petroleum and related products. Asia's first and most popular and dynamic E-commerce platform for polymer trade - PolymerExchange is a widely used PWorld Tech product. Owners of the RACE (Recycling And the Circular Economy) conference brand, PWorld Tech hosts industry related global conclaves and seminars regularly, for knowledge sharing and networking.

The SPE Recycling Division focuses on the science and technology of polymer recycling, including mechanical, chemical, and ancillary processes. We promote research, commercial technology improvements, and the benefits of recycled plastics as a highly valuable and sustainable material for a wide array of global applications. Through our quarterly magazine, webinar series, and technical papers, we offer knowledge and networking to our members. Join us at the nexus of plastics and sustainability.


SPE India is a part of SPE. SPE India arranges Seminars and Technical Conferences and create a platform for Techno-Commercial discussions within the Plastics Industry. The objective of SPE India is to promote the scientific and engineering knowledge relating to plastics. For more information about SPE India, visit