Management Team


DR. GURPREET SANDHU
Founder
Dr Gurpreet Sandhu is the President of the Council for Healthcare and Pharma, a Not for Profit, Global Think Tank and Advocacy Forum. The Council advocates the development of sustainable integrated Health Systems & Affordable Healthcare for All.

Dr Sandhu has over three decades of experience in the Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare sectors. In addition to his role at the Council he is the Founder of Reva Pharma and serves on the company’s Board of Directors. Dr Sandhu is also the Chairman of CareIndia that operates in Healthcare Delivery Services and Chain of Pharmacies. He has earlier worked in senior positions with leading corporations including the TATAs, Global Traders and Daichi-Sankyo. He is a prominent speaker at various industry fora in India and overseas.

Widely recognized as a remarkable business leader, Dr Sandhu is credited with having created numerous ventures and partnerships in the healthcare and pharma space.

As an expert, his views and advice are often sought on wide-ranging and important matters concerning the pharma and healthcare industries. He is involved in strategic capacities with Governments as an advisor and serves on the Scientific Board of the India Pharmacopoeia Commission.

Dr Sandhu is passionate about the conservation of the environment and believes in economic growth with a benign eco-footprint.

A global citizen, Dr Sandhu has travelled to over 100 countries. He has invaluable experience, a deep insight and market knowledge of USA, China, Japan & Emerging Economies. He holds a Doctorate in Economics and an MBA with a specialisation in Marketing & International Business from the universities of Cardiff, UK and the Punjab Agricultural University, India.
NIZAR BALAN
Vice President - Global Operations
Nizar, a commercially astute and exceptionally organized professional, holds Masters Degree in Business Administration (Marketing). He has 3 decades long experience in Healthcare and Pharma space. He has travelled extensively and worked across Japan, Asia, Middle East, Europe & United States. Using his extensive industry knowledge and experience in Operational Management, he has been pivotal in building teams across business segments for successful management operations.

He is an expert in forging alliances, structuring long term partnerships, identifying new market & product opportunities. He holds diligent and enthusiastic client service attitude, thus creating relationships across segments in the Healthcare Industry.

During his career, he has worked with multinational companies and developed Contract Manufacturing alliances with Innovator companies and forged strategic alliance with Generic majors. He has deep understanding of the regulatory and IP areas.

His passion is Astronomy.
SHISHANT GUPTA
Head - Regulated Markets & Contract Manufacturing
He holds MBA, with Specialization in Marketing & Finance. With over 16 years of rich global experience in Healthcare & Pharma, his areas of expertise Generic Dosage, Contract Manufacturing and Licensing. He excels in interpersonal skills, customer relationship management and is a keen negotiator. He is credited with creating a number of successful partnerships in the pharma space which includes business with Innovator and Generics. He is an extrovert and has passion for travel, networking & social services.
PAWAN KASHYAP
Head - Expansion & Emerging Markets
Pawan is a Graduate with more than 20 years of experience. He worked with multinational companies like DHL and Ranbaxy, before joining REVA. He has rich experience and knowledge to handle key Expansion and Emerging markets. He is known for creating value to our customers, partners and building long term relationship at all levels. His expertise is in handling various complex business operations and adds value to the company. He has extensively travelled in Asia & Middle East.
VIMAL RAINA
Head - Finance & Administration
Vimal is a Graduate with more than 30 years of work experience. He worked with multinational companies like GTC, Samtel and Ranbaxy before joining Reva Pharma. He holds in-depth knowledge in handling Human Resources, Finance & Accounting activities. He is providing comprehensive high quality commercial finance and accounting support services to the businesses across various business verticals. He is an expert in financial analysis, forecasting, pricing strategies, and implementing internal controls to ensure adherence of compliance whilst minimizing business risk. He is a confident and highly organized Finance and Administrative professional. He has excellent interpersonal and people-interactive skills for creating value addition for organizations & partners.