Dr Modak runs a strategic consulting company –Environmental Management Centre LLP – that focuses on sustainability. He is also Director of Ekonnect Knowledge Foundation a Section 8 Not for Profit Company with a mandate to impart education and training in the arena of environmental management & sustainability. Dr Modak was Chief Sustainability Officer at IL&FS Ltd, India and the first Dean of IL&FS Academy for Applied Development as a Consultant.
He has worked with almost all key UN, multi-lateral and bi-lateral development institutions in the world. Dr.Modak’s work on environmental management over the past three decades has influenced environmental policies, investments and practices on a global basis. His extensive consultations and involvement in the Asian region in particular has led to building implementation capacities of key environmental institutions. This work has been duly recognized and appreciated in various fora and his advice is sought for strategic inputs and independent assessments.