Ashok's breadth of experience includes positions of significant influence across the sectors of functional foods, consumer health, pharmaceuticals and biotech. He has built significant networks that enable global access to healthcare corporations, financial and high net worth communities. Ashok holds a BA majoring in Economics & Commerce and a MBA from ESSEC
His recent appointments include Global Head of Corporate & Business Development at Serono, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Strategy and Business Development at Novartis Consumer Health, Vice President and Head of Strategy and Business Development at Baxter Europe and senior positions at Roche, Andersen Consulting and Rhone-Poulenc. Ashok is currently Senior Vice President at Inventages Venture Capital and serves as CEO at Horizon Science Pvt Ltd. Other board positions include Atonomics, Tanfield Foods and AM Pharma.