Mr. Dave has a total professional experience of about 45 years, of which about 35 years is in agri. trade and food safety. Currently, he is Senior International Consultant to FAO, WHO, ITC and IAEA on various SPS related programmes. In the past, he was the Chairperson of Codex Alimentarius Commission and Advisor to the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. He has also served as Adviser-Agri. in the Mission of India to the European Union in Brussels.