Advisor – FSSAI and Chairperson, Codex Alimentarius Commission
Mr. S. Dave is the Advisor to Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.
He is also the Chairperson of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (a UN -FAO/WHO- body) since his election in July 2011.
He has a Master’s degree in Life Sciences and Post-Graduate Diploma in International Trade. He also has a degree in Law.
He has professional experience of about 37 years with about 27 years in international agriculture trade.
For three and a half years (Jan 1996 – June 1999) he looked after India’s agricultural trade interests in the European Union in the capacity of Adviser (Agriculture) in the Mission of India to the European Union at Brussels.