Former Commerce Secretary of India
A professional with 37 years’ experience in the Indian Administrative Service. Mr. Kher retired as the Commerce Secretary/ Deputy Minister Government of India and Member of the Competition Appellate Tribunal. His breadth of experience includes International Trade and Commerce, Competition Law and Policy, Sustainable Development Policy, Environmental Management, Global Governance, particularly with reference to trade and environment; and Decentralized Governance. He has been on the Board of Government Companies and has led corporations as Chairman cum Managing Director.
Mr. Kher, has rich experience of functioning in a multistate holder environment. He prepared the first elaborate Foreign Trade Policy for India and the first National Environment Policy. He is credited with having executed and supervised projects under Global Environment Facility and UN Environment Program.