Born 1974.

Education and experience: Medical graduation from the Government Medical College, Srinagar. He completed his Pathology residency at the National Board of Examinations and Translational Medicine training at the University of Edinburgh.

Current assignments: Academic Director at the James Lind Institute in Switzerland.

Previous assignments (last five years): Senior Director & Head of Clinical Development at Piramal Enterprises NCE Research, Associate Director for Life Sciences at Cognizant Technology Solutions, Vice President for R&D at Venus Medicine Research Centre, and the Director for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics at HealthCare Global Enterprises Ltd (HCG Oncology).