Mrs. Aparna Pharande is the CEO of the company. She is a doctorate in Environmental Science and post graduate in Microbiology. She has a vast experience of24 years and expertise in the field of Environmental, Food and Agri Testing. She is a Qualified Food Analyst (under FSSAI) as per Rule,2.1.4:1(ii) of Food Safety and Standards Rules,2011 since 2012 and also holds position as Government Analyst as per Section 13 of Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.
She is Lead/Technical Assessor with NABL, QCI for ISO/IEC 17025 standard and has wide experience of Assessing Laboratories. She is also Technical Assessor with NABL, QCI for ISO/IEC 17043 standard. She has been Expert Member on the NABL Accreditation Committee for Testing Laboratories. She is NABL Trained Faculty for Training of Assessors and Laboratories on ISO/IEC 17025:2017.
She is also Master Trainer of FSSAI for Laboratory Capacity Building (in area of Pesticide residues and Mycotoxins) (Trained in Singapore under Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP) by Joint Institute of Food Safety & Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN), USA). She is also FSSAI National Level Resource Person (NLRP) for Water & Water based Beverage Sector, Master Trainer of FSSAI for Safe and Nutritious Food at School and FoSTaC Trainer for Advanced Manufacturing for Food Safety Supervisor course. She is also Lead Auditor for ISO 22000 (FSMS). She has been honored with the “Maharashtra Udyogini Award 2014 – Gold Medal” by Sakal Media Group and MITCON in August 2014.