Management Team

Milind Phadke

Vice President, Energy

Milind is based in Pune, India and leads the firm’s syndicated research covering various downstream specialty products including lubricants, basestocks, waxes, and process oils. He has over 20 years of international market research experience covering market and other developments in these product markets including decarbonization and electrification of transport. He oversees a wide portfolio of research programs including Opportunities in Lubricants, Global Lubricant Basestocks, Global Wax Markets, Global Used Oils and Re-refined Lubricants, and Global Bio-lubricants.

Prior to joining Kline, Milind worked for various market research and Oils & Gas companies in India. Milind holds a degree in Instrumentation Engineering from Marathwada University and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. Milind lives with his wife and two sons in Pune. Milind is an avid runner and cyclist.