Dr. Dnyanesh V. Darshane has been working as an independent consultant since September of 2018. Dr Darshane aims to support organizations in the food and beverage industry and to improve their food safety, ameliorate their quality, and optimize their Supply Chain as well as bring innovative products to marketplace. D.V. holds a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry and an M.B.A. from Emory University. Dr Darshane has extensive experience in both strategic and operational areas for 34 years in Pharmaceutical and Food & Beverage industry. Dr. Darshane has held positions as a board member in various non-profit organizations such as GFSI, SPRI, SIWW and ISBT. D.V. has also gained experience and exposure to international markets as he has worked in Asia, Europe and the USA. Dr. Darshane has extensive experience in designing Policy and Standards and has lead development of strategy and execution plans for implementation of various global food safety standards in a large US based multinational.