Dilip Shah

Member of the Expert Review Committee for the 2018 Access to Medicine Index

Dilip Shah is a member of the Expert Review Committee for the Access to Medicine Index in 2018. He has also been a part of the Expert Review Committee for the Access to Medicine Index in 2016, 2014 and 2012. He is the Secretary-General of the Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance (www.ipa-india.org)

Dilip graduated from the premier business school in India, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad.  He has 50 years of varied experience in the pharmaceutical industry.  He has addressed several WTO workshops on TRIPS, WIPO seminars on IPRs and Public Health, WHO meetings on Access to Medicines and several other international meetings and conferences. He was a Member of the official Indian Delegation to WTO Ministerial Conference at Cancun. He also appeared before the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) and testified in Investigation No.332-543 Hearing in Washington DC in 2014.

Currently, he is also the Member of the CPhI International Advisory Board; Member of the Board of Advisors of Pharmabiz.com (Weekly); and Member of Task Forces and Expert Groups constituted by the Government of India for accelerating growth of the Indian pharmaceutical industry.  He was Chair of the International Generic Pharmaceutical Alliance (IGPA) for two terms (2005-07) and (2010-11).

Dilip is an independent director on the Boards of Fresenius Kabi Oncology Ltd, Anuh Pharma Ltd, Shaily Engineering Plastics Ltd and CEO of Vision Consulting Group (www.vision-india.com), a firm specialized in strategic planning.  Before starting Vision in 1997, he was a Member of the Board of Directors of Pfizer-India for whom he worked for 30 years.

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