Dr. Anil Chauhan earned his Ph. D. in Genetics from the Punjab Agricultural University and MBA in International Business from Baruch college (Zicklin School of Business, New York). He was awarded a gold medal by the HP University in 1978 and later topped the All India Agricultural Scientists' Recruitment Board in Plant Breeding. He was convener of the Post Graduate Students Association of PAU. While at Baruch he was editorial assistant for the Policy Studies Journal - the principal outlet for the Public Policy Section of the American Political Science Association and for the Policy Studies Organization. He is an alumnus of the International House of New York. Dr. Chauhan has worked in several companies in senior capacities including those of Vice President (Marketing), Business Head, Senior Vice President (Operations) and CEO. He has been involved in the seeds, nutrition and biopharmaceutical industries and has handled a wide portfolio of responsibilities in R&D, PR, IPR, HR, administration, business development, manufacturing and marketing. In 2008 he led the operationalization of the on-line marketing of a functional food product and facilitated trial runs for a 100% biodegradable plastic in collaboration with a French MNC. In 2010, he was administrative site head of a successful cGMP clinical batch manufacturing project of an important biosimilar at a Malaysian CMO.Anil joined ABLE as Director in 2012 and continues as a Senior Adviser. He is experienced is Govt. relations and in organizing entrpreneurship events and high level meetings and works with National / International organizations and associations in the private and public sector.