VIP Speakers

  • H.E. Sigrid Kaag

    Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation

    Government of the Netherlands

  • H.E. Bruno Bruins

    Minister for Medical Care and Sports

    Government of the Netherlands

  • H.E. Mona Keijzer

    State Secretary for Economic Affairs and Climate Policy

    Government of the Netherlands

  • Ineke Dezentjé Hamming

    Business Delegation Leader / Vice President

    Confederation of the Netherlands Industry and Employers (VNO-NCW)

  • Marjolijn Sonnema

    Vice Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality

    Government of the Netherlands

  • Dr Harsh Vardhan

    Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences

    Government of India

  • Prof Ashutosh Sharma


    Department of Science & Technology Government of India

  • Vikram S. Kirloskar

    President, CII (2019-20)

    Chairman and MD, Kirloskar Systems Ltd and Vice Chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motor

  • Chandrajit Banerjee

    Director General

    Confederation of Indian Industry

  • Prof. K VijayRaghavan

    Principal Scientific Advisor

    Government of India

  • Lt General (Dr) Rajesh Pant

    National Cyber Security Coordinator Prime Minister’s Office

    Government of India

  • Dr. Guruprasad Mohapatra (IAS)

    Secretary, Department of Science and Technology

    Government of India

  • Upendra Prasad Singh


    Ministry of Jal Shakti

  • Dr. Renu Swarup

    Secretary, Department of Biotechnology Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India and Chairperson, Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council

    Government of India

  • Yaduvendra Mathur

    Ex-Chairman & Managing Director, Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) & Now Special Secretary

    NITI Aayog

  • Sanjay Agarwal

    Secretary Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

    Government of India

  • Dr. K Alagusundaram

    Deputy Director General (Agricultural Engineering) & (Natural Resource Management) Indian Council of Agriculture Research Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare

    Government of India

  • Dr. Shekhar C Mande

    Director General, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Secretary, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) and Director of the National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS)


Leadership Plenaries

  • Jagdish Mitra

    Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Growth

    Tech Mahindra

  • Jai Shroff

    Global Chief Executive Officer

    UPL Limited

  • KVS Manian

    President- Corporate, Institutional & Investment Banking and Wealth Management

    Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited

  • Loek Hermans

    Sector Mission Leader


  • Prof. Louise Vet


    Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO)

  • Shalini Mathur

    Vice President and Head - International Public Services Business

    Tata Consultancy Services

  • Syed Shakir Ali

    Head & Senior Scientist

    Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Baramati

  • Vijay Kumar Arora

    Chairman & Managing Director

    LT Foods Ltd.


  • Anil Jain

    Vice Chairman & CEO

    Jain Irrigation Systems Limited

  • Anil Kumar

    Managing Director

    WATER India

  • Anoop Tandon

    Independent Consultant

  • Arindom Datta

    Executive Director and Head- Rural & Development Banking

    Rabo India Securities Pvt. Ltd.

  • Ashutosh Kumar Sinha

    Industry Leaders

  • Dr. Ayan Banerjee

    Regional Head (Asia) - Impact Investments


  • Bart Jeroen Bierens

    Senior Advisor

    Netherlands Enterprise Agency

  • Prof. Balaji Narasimhan

    Department of Civil Engineering

    IIT Madras

  • Prof. Chandan Ghosh

    Department of Civil Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology Jammu

  • Davinder Singh Dosanjh


    Mahindra HZPC Pvt Ltd

  • Deepak Pareek

    Ceo & Founder

    Digiagri Technologies Technology Pioneer & Expert – Digital Transformation, World Economic Forum

  • Fransje Hooimeijer

    Associate Professor, Environmental Technology & Design

    Technical University Delft

  • Diane Boogaard

    Chief Executive Officer

    Rabobank Asia

  • Engelie Beenen

    Founder and Partner


  • Frederik Vossenaar

    Special Envoy, Agri-Business Development

    Ministry of Agriculture, The Netherlands

  • Gert-Jan Duives

    Coordinator HAS International Projects

    HAS University of Applied Sciences

  • Gopal Srinivasan


    TVS Capital

  • D. Paul Schuilwerve

    Chief Executive Officer & Country Head

    Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A. India

  • Mr Hein Mollenkamp

    Managing Director

    Water Alliance

  • Henk Ovink

    Special Envoy

    International Water Affairs

  • Jatin Singh

    Founder & Managing Director

    Skymet Weather Services Pvt Ltd

  • Jinesh Shah

    Managing Partner


  • Prof. K.P. Singh


    CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar

  • Kees Bons

    Country Coordinator


  • Lei Fan


    Cool Seperation

  • Lisette Heuer

    Water, Global Director Flood Resilience

    Royal Haskoning DHV

  • Mr.Lex van Dijk



  • Dr M Dinesh Kumar

    Head Energy Division of Ramky Enviro Engineers

  • Dr Mansee Bal Bhargava

    Research Entrepreneur

    Environmental Design Consultants Ahmedabad

  • Marco Otte

    Sr. Advisor Relation & Account Management

    Wageningen University & Research (WUR)

  • Prof. Merle de Kreuk

    Assistant Professor at the Sanitary Engineering section Department of Water Management

    TU Delft

  • Nikhilesh Kumar

    Co Founder


  • Nirmallya Mandal

  • Nitin Puri

    Group President and Global Head

    Food & Agribusiness Strategic Advisory & Research

  • Dr. P.K.S. Sarma

    General Manager & Head Technical (Discovery & Product Development)

    Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC)

  • Peter van Mierlo


    FMO Entrepreneurial Development Bank

  • Prashant Pastore

    Business developer Head for Water


  • Pratap



  • Mr. Pradeep Kumar

    Biosfera Foundation

  • Rahul Kaul

    Director-Business Development

    SmartFarming Tech

  • Mr. Rajan Wadhera

    President – Automotive Sector

    Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd

  • Rajneesh Chopra

    Global Head


  • Rajesh Jain

    Managing Director

    Wapp Systems (I) Pvt Ltd.

  • Rajiv Ranjan Mishra

    Director General

    National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG)

  • Ramesh Ramachandran

    Senior Vice President - Strategy and Farming

    Mahindra and Mahindra

  • Rohtash Mal


    EM3 Agriservices PVT LTD

  • Dr. Raoul Bino

    Managing director Agrotechnology & Food Sciences Group (AFSG)

    Board Member Wageningen University & Research

  • Richa Hukumchand

    Head- Research & Innovation

    CropIn Technology

  • Dr. Sajid Pareeth

    IHE Delft

  • Sagar Kaushik

    Chief Operating Officer


  • Sangeeta Gupte

    CSR project

    Monsoon Resilient Maharashtra Cummins

  • Dr. Sanjay Bajpai

    Head (Technology Mission Division: Energy & Water) Department of Science & Technology

    Ministry of Science & Technology

  • Dr. Sanjay Gupta

    Vice Chancellor

    World University of Design

  • Dr. Shiv Kant Shukla

    Dy. General Manager

    BCIL, New Delhi

  • Dr. Sjaak Wolfert

    Senior researcher

    Wageningen University & Research

  • Sonu Aggarwal

    Managing Director & Founder

    Weather Risk Management Services

  • Dr. Srinivasu Pappula

    Global Head, Digital Farming Initiatives

    Tata Consultancy Services

  • Subu R

    Commissioner (Land Disposal) Delhi Development Authority MoHUA

    Govt. of India

  • Mr.Stephan Bocken

    Chief Executive Officer


  • Prof. Susan Eapen

    Adjunct Professor (Biosciences Group, U. C. College, Aluva, Cochin) and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Indian Women Scientists’ Association (IWSA).Ex-Scientist

    Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)

  • Sunil Kulwal

    CEO of Fertiliser Business

    Grasim Industries Ltd

  • Taj Alam

    Managing Director

    M/s Kings International Ltd.

  • Vikas Goyal


  • Dr Vinod Tare


    Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Kanpur

  • William Sanchez

    Program Manager International Cooperation

    Saxion University of Applied Sciences

Healthcare and Lifesciences Sessions

  • Dr. Ajai Kumar Garg

    Director (HoD International Cooperation & Bilateral Trade, Innovation and IPR) Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology

    Government of India

  • Dr. Alexandra Vokaty

    Canadian Veterinary Epidemiologist and Project Manager

    WHO India

  • Andre Ten Brinke

    Managing Director


  • Dr. Anupam Nayak


    Eindhoven Medical Robotics

  • Arabind Das

    Director, Inspirare Consulting LLP

    Ex Chief Operating Officer, Godrej Tyson Ltd.

  • Arpit Jain


    Artemis Cardiac Care

  • Bart Geerts

    CEO and Founder

    Healthplus AI

  • Bas van Dungen

    Director-General for Curative Care, Ministry of Health,Welfare and Sport

    Government of Netherlands

  • Carmen van Vilsteren

    Sector Mission Leader (LSH)

  • Coen Van Rosmeulen

    Country Manager – India

    Alta Genetics

  • Cornelis Boersma

    Board Member

    Netherlands Antibiotic Development Platform (NADP)

  • Eras Draaijers

    Program Manager

    Task Force for Applied Research

  • Ernst Soethout

    Managing Director


  • Mr. Frans van den Boom

    Vice President

    Country and Regional Programs

  • Mr. Frans Vlaar


    AMR Industry Alliance (Responsible Production & Consumption)

  • Dr. G.V.J.A. Harshavardhan

    Director -Viral Vaccines & International Affairs

    Bharat Biotech International Limited

  • Gagandeep Kang

    Executive Director

    Translational Health Science and Technology Institute

  • Gideon Kersten

    Chief Scientific Officer at the Institute for Translational Vaccinology (Intravacc)


  • Henk Siebren de Jong

    Executive Vice President

    Chief of International Markets

  • Dr. Gopichand Katragadda

    Chief Executive Officer and Founder

    Myelin Foundry

  • Dr Henk Bekedam

    WHO Representative


  • Jacco Vroegop

    Medical and Clinical Director

    Faceland / Worldeye

  • Jan Nouwen

    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam

    The Netherlands

  • Jan van den Berg

    Member of the Supervisory Board Achmea (Netherlands, Zeist)

    DPLI Life Insurance (Gurgaon, India)

  • Dr. Jyoti Joshi

    Head - South Asia

    Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP)

  • Dr Koert Stittelaar

    General Manager

    Viroclinics Xplore

  • Len de Jong

    Founder & CEO

    Enraf Nonuis

  • Dr. Leonard Wee

    Senior Research Scientist Maastro Clinic

    Maastricht University Medical Centre

  • Dr. Mohanasankar Sivaprakasam

    Faculty of Electrical Engineering

    IIT Madras

  • Marut Setia


    GE Healthcare

  • Nitin Mittal

    Director - Business Development and Alliances

    Hilleman Laboratories

  • Namita Taneja Krul


    Meri Body B.V.

  • Dr. Nico Verdonschot

    Scientific Director the Technical Medical (TechMed) Centre

    University of Twente

  • Nuno Viegas

    Mantis Therapeutics

  • Dr. P Anand Kumar

    Professor & Head Department of Veterinary Microbiology NTR College of Veterinary Science

    Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University

  • Prof Randeep Guleria


    All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)

  • Rajesh Kumar Singh


    Gennova Biopharmaceuticals Ltd.

  • Dr. Rajesh Jain

    Managing Director

    Panacea Biotec

  • Remko van Leeuwen

    Business Development

    Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development

  • Rob Neeter



  • Roderik Kraaijenhagen

    Co-Founder & Director

    Vital 10

  • Dr. Seema Shukla

    Senior Project Manager

    AETS Consultants

  • Professor Servaas A. Morré

    Microbe & Lab

  • Shaji Krishnan


  • Shaikh Ziauddin Ahammad

    Associate Professor at Department of Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology

    IIT Delhi

  • Dr. Shyam Vasudeva Rao

    Founder & Director

    Forus Health Pvt Ltd

  • Dr. Shirshendu Mukherjee

    Mission Director


  • Dr. Sunil Gupta

    Medical Superintendent

    Safdarjung Hospital and Vardhman Mahavir Medical College

  • Dr. Suresh Jadhav

    Executive Director

    Serum Institute of India Pvt. Ltd.

  • Tarun Sridhar

    Former Secretary

    Ministry of Animal Husbandry

  • Vijay Sardana


    Poultry Association of India

  • Mr. Wim van der Poel

    Senior Scientist

    Wageningen Bioveterinary Research

Waste to Value

  • Andrew Murfin

    General Manager – Advanced Biofuels

    Shell New Energies

  • Anindya Chowdhury

    Country Manager – Energy Transitions Programme

    Shell India Markets Private Limited

  • Arthur van Leeuwen


    NL Works

  • Bertrand M. van Ee


    Amsterdam Waste to Energy

  • Daniel Lipschits


    Biosfera Foundation

  • DBBSR Sastry

    Executive Director of Institute for Resource Analysis and Policy


  • Prof. Geert Dewulf

    Dean, Faculty of Engineering Technology and Acting Director of Strategic Business Development

    University of Twente

  • Jaap Vanderhoek



  • Maria van der Heijden


    MVO Nederland

  • Martin van Nieuwenhoven

    Head - Circular Economy and International Cooperation

    Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management

  • Prof. N C Saha

    Representative INDUS

    Vice President- Asian Packaging Federation (APF)

  • Mr. Nikhil Murarka

    Head of Engineering

    Husk Power Systems

  • Nidhi Khare

    Joint Secretary

    Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change

  • Roshan Lal Tamak

    Executive Director & CEO.

    DCM Shriram Limited

  • Dr. Sangita M Kasture

    Scientist Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Ministry of Science and Technology

    Government of India

  • Saurabh Shah

    Vice President

    Excel Industries Limited

  • Suchismita Sanyal

    General Manager, Computational Science, Shell Technology Centre


  • Yashas Suhas Bhand


    Five elements environment ventures Pvt Ltd.

  • Umesh Chopra

    Executive Director

    Jindal Urban Infrastructure Ltd.

Cyber Security

  • Dr. Arvind Gupta


    Vivekananda International Foundation

  • Ashutosh Chadha

    Vice President & Head Public Policy and Government Affairs


  • Deepak Talwar

    National Security Officer

    Microsoft India

  • Ms. Eveline Vreede


    TU Delft Safety & Security Institute

  • Mr Joris Den Bruinen

    General Director

    The Hague Security Delta (HSD)

  • Michel Rademaker

    Co-Founder & Deputy Director

    The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies

  • Col Pradeep Bhat

    Consultant NCIIPC

  • R Shakya

    DDG (Security Assurance), Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications

    Government of India

  • Rishi Rajpal

    Director - Global Security


  • Saikat Datta

    South Asia Editor

    Asia Times

  • Serge Woon

    Co-Founder & Technical Director


  • Timo Koster

    Special Cyber Security Envoy

    The Netherlands


  • Dr. Anil Wali

    Managing Director Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer (FITT)

    IIT Delhi

  • Dr. Ajit K Nagpal

    Chairman – Amity Pacific Forum

    Amity University

  • Dr. Arabinda Mitra

    Scientific Secretary Office of the Principal Scientific Advisor

    Government of India

  • Dr. Ashok Dalwai

    Chief Executive Officer

    National Rainfed Area Authority (NRAA) Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

  • Dr. Ben Krose

    Emeritus Professor

    University of Amsterdam Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

  • Datta Kuvalekar

    Head, R&D

    Forbes Marshall Private Limited

  • Dr. Frank Thuijsman

    Professor, Strategic Optimization and Data Science

    Maastricht University

  • Freddy Weima

    Director General


  • Prof. Herman Russchenberg

    Professor, Atmospheric Remote Sensing & Director

    TU Delft Climate Institute

  • Jan van Iersel

    President of the Board of Van Hall Larenstein

    University of Applied Sciences

  • Mr. Jeroen van Erp

    Founding Partner & Innovation strategist


  • Dr. M Poonia



  • Prof. Manoj K. Arora

    Vice Chancellor

    BML Munjal University Gurgaon

  • Prof. Marianne Franzen


  • Dr. Neeraj Sharma

    Secretary, Technology Development Board Ministry of Science and Technology


  • Dr. Partha Chatterjee

    Professor & Head

    Shiv Nadar University

  • Prof. Paul Hekkert


    Technical University of Delft

  • Pieter Duisenberg



  • Dr. Punyavrat S Pandey

    Assistant Director General (Agril Education)

    Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)

  • Dr. R R Sonde

    Executive Vice President Research, Technology & Innovation

    Thermax Limited

  • Prof. Sandeep Verma


    Science & Engineering Research Board

  • Mr. Sourabh Gupta

    Managing Director


  • Prof. Ranjan Bose

    Director and Professor

    Institute. Prior to joining IIIT-D

  • S K Varshney

    Adviser & Head

    Adviser & Head - International Bilateral
    Cooperation, Department of Science &
    Technology, Government of India

  • Prof V Ramgopal Rao


    IIT Delhi

  • Dr. Vinnie Jauhari

    Director Education Advocacy

    Microsoft Corporation India Pvt Ltd.

  • Willemien van Asselt


    Topsector Agriculture and Food

  • Prof. Wim van den Doel

    Member of the Executive Board of the Dutch Research Council (NWO) and Chair of the NWO Domain Social Sciences & Humanities and Professor

    Contemporary History at Leiden University


  • Aastha Grover


    Startup India Hub at Invest India – the National Investment Promotion & Facilitation Agency for India

  • Ameya Prabhu

    Founder & Managing Director

    Duesberg Bosson Financial Services

  • Dr. Anita Gupta

    Associate Head (Innovation and Entrepreneurship) Department of Science and Technology (DST)

    Government of India

  • Aparna Saroagi

    Co Founder

    Women Entrepreneurship and Empowerment Foundation

  • Akshat Kshetrapal

    Program Director


  • Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten

    CEO and Founder

    The Next Web (Tech accelerator)

  • Deepak Bagla

    Managing Director & CEO

    Invest India

  • Inge Wijnja

    Head of Government Relations

    The Next Web (Tech Accelerator)

  • Ingrid de Vries

    Program Manager India Van Hall Larenstein

    University of Applied Sciences

  • Jannet de Jong

    International Project Lead

    StartLife and StartHub Wageningen

  • Munish Chawla

    Co-Chairman – CII Northern Regional Committee on Entrepreneurship & Start-ups & Co-Founder, DTrac

    Virtuoso Sales Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

  • Noshir Colah



  • O S Tyagi

    Vice President Corporate Affaires

    UPL Limited

  • Priyank Hirani

    Program Director - Water-to-Cloud (W2C)

    Tata Centre for Development, Uchicago Trust

  • Ruchira Shukla

    South Asia Regional Lead, Venture Capital at IFC - International Finance Corporation

    World Bank Group

  • Shantanu Ghosh

    Anthill Ventures

  • Srinivas Kollipara

    Partner Hunch Ventures and President

    GEN India

  • Swarandeep Singh Kambo

    Lead – Investments and Community


  • Dr. Taslimarif Saiyed

    CEO and Director

    Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP)

Creative Industry

  • Namrata Mehra

    Associate Vice President

    Godrej Properties Ltd

  • Prof. Pradyumna Vyas

    Former Director, National Institute of Design & Former Member Secretary

    India Design Council

  • Ar. Sheila Sri Prakash


    Shilpa Architects Planners Designers