A textile technologist with rich management background. Possesses over 37 years of teaching, training and consultancy experience in entrepreneurship at both national and international levels. Has been trained at the Netherlands International Institute for Management (RVB); University of California, Berkeley, USA; University of Texas, Austin, USA and Osaka, Japan on innovation, incubation and science & technology entrepreneurship. Has expertise in conducting new enterprise creation, faculty development and capacity building programmes for entrepreneurship development. Has worked in various countries viz. the Netherlands, Bhutan, Mozambique, Jordan, Kuwait, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Vietnam, Malaysia, USA, Japan, Iran, Thailand and Uzbekistan, to name a few.