Sumit Arora

With 23 years of experience in sales & marketing in Pharma industry, Sumit Arora brings a wealth of expertise in Channel Management, Operation set ups, In-Licensing, Out- Licensing and Project Management. Earlier he was associated with Dr Reddy`s Laboratories, Ashland, Viatris, Viyansh etc.

He holds MBA in International Business from IIFT

Uma Rao Ganduri

Uma is a seasoned human resources professional with more than thirty years of expertise gained from diverse roles in global and domestic multinational corporations in India. In her capacity as a strategic HR leader, Uma has successfully implemented and overseen various business initiatives, demonstrating her proficiency in managing robust HR processes both within domestic and international contexts. Among her noteworthy accomplishments are spearheading the transformation agenda as an HR Business Partner, securing Great Place To Work certifications, successfully negotiating long-term settlements with unions, and establishing effective leadership pipelines.

Uma holds a postgraduate degree in HR from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences and has completed the Global Advanced Management Program from the ISB-Kellogg School of Management. She is a certified coach and is currently pursuing her doctorate in management.

Baskaran Pagadala

Baskaran Pagadala has 3 decades of experience in Operations including manufacturing, EHS, Projects and Operational Excellence. Prior to joining Sekhmet Pharmaventures he served various roles in Lupin, Hetero, Granules, Cipla and JK Pharma. Most recently he headed API – Operations role at Lupin.
Baskaran holds Masters in Chemical Engineering from JNTU

Anil Khubchandani

Anil has over 30 years of diverse experience across technical, commercial and managerial roles in the Life Science Industry. Before joining Sekhmet Pharmaventures, Anil was the Co- CEO & Whole-time Director at Jubilant Ingrevia Limited and has served as a strategic business leader, developed high-performing teams, and oversaw solutions and offerings of the company to the global customers. He also spearheaded several Global CDMO assignments and new business initiatives for Pharmaceutical Innovator companies.

Anil has an exemplary academic track record and is an alumnus of premium institutes like the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Indian Institute of Management (IIM), & Kellogg School of Management. He holds a B.Tec degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT, Varanasi , and holds Management certifications from IIM-Calcutta & Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA.