Himanshu Vyas brings to Amrita Therapeutics a valuable combination of industry experience in Gujarat and international policy skills.
Himanshu currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, Gujarat Branch, and as an Executive Member of the World Gujarat Confederations. Other Board Memberships include the Utkasrch Healthcare Foundation, a not for profit Non-Government Organization (NGO) which has received national acclaim and recognition for groundbreaking work in the area of HIV/AIDS prevention, and the Action India Movement, an independent civil society NGO which seeks greater empowerment for Indian citizens at the grass roots level.
Prior to joining Amrita Therapeutics, Himanshu was Managing Director for Ayurnet, Gujarat’s leading innovative Ayurvedic healthcare company and largest producer of ayurvedic formulations.
Himanshu remains engaged in support of policies to benefit India's Ayurvedic/Traditional Medicines sector as relates to Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) policy, both domestically and abroad. He has made presentations internationally before diverse audiences, including an Indian Parliamentary delegation in Brussels, Belgium (October 2007), and 100 international delegates to the CBD ABS Working Group in Geneva (January 2008), focusing on the importance of full patent rights for Indian Ayurvedic innovators.
Himanshu’s educational qualifications include a Masters in Science (MSC) in cyto-genetics, as well as a Diploma degree in Developmental Communications.