Speaker Profile

Mr. Sanjay Dave
Chairperson - Codex Alimentarius Commission
Advisor - FSSAI

Mr. S. Dave is the Advisor in the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

He is also the Chairperson of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (a UN -FAO/WHO- body) since his election in July 2011.

He did his M.Sc. in Bio-chemistry in 1975 and PG Diploma in International Trade from IIFT, New Delhi in 1976. He also did his Bachelor of Law in 1980.

He has professional experience of more than 36 years with around 26 years in International Agriculture Trade. For three and a half years (Jan 1996 – June 1999) he looked after India’s agricultural trade interests in the European Union in the capacity of Adviser (Agriculture) in the Embassy of India at Brussels (Belgium).