Founding Curator at the World Economic Forum WEF Geneva (Global Shapers initiative); President SPICMACAY Gujarat; Current Corporate engagements: Advisor to, Zydus Group, Suzlon Energy, Board Member of : Two Innovation Business Incubators NDBI at NID and CIIE at IIMA; Gujarat Institute of Development Research GIDR ; Consumer Education & Research Centre CERC; Grass Root Innovation GIAN at IIMA; Member; Pharmexcil, IDMA, Ficci Gujarat. Industry Apex Bodies,GCCI. Patron Member TiE. AMA. Educational Institutions involvement: CALORX Foundation(DPS): IBS, Ahmedabad, St. Kabir Institute of Professional Studies, Ahmedabad School of Planning, CEPT, Adjunct Faculty, Board of Studies, Ahmedabad Indo American Education Society- education support programme. Centre for Environmental Education, CEE, Ahmedabad. National resource centre. Past Experience: Worked abroad fro several years as Project manager and DyMD of companies in Nigeria. Conceived and implemented 7 profitable large sized green field manufacturing Projects successfully in collaborations with European companies for investments in Nigeria, Africa. Staff of 12,000 and involved in the management of a group of companies over 15 years (1982-1997). Advisor to NID for National Design Policy Framework and Institute\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s Vision. Was instrumental in creating a vibrant CII in Gujarat (1997-2002), developed the CII Kutch Rehab earthquake initiative following the earthquake in 2002. Worked briefly as a consultant for ADB Manila, B Tech IIT Delhi 1976, Rank, Mech Engr. Worked with HMT, Telco & Bharat Forge. Have worked closely with Industry and Government: Assisted Government of Gujarat for the Industrial Policy & Biotech Policy framework 2000, 2003 and 2008. Interested in economic and sustainable Industrial Development issues and a friend of Industry.