Dr. Syed Iftikhar Hussain Shah holds degrees in Pharmacy and Medicinal Biochemistry. He has served in national and multinational pharmaceutical industries in Pakistan, Africa, and Saudi Arabia for nearly two decades and has been in the commercial side of filed for over a decade. In academia his research work has been published in renowned journals such as the Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences. Currently he serves as the SVP & CSO of AgriByt Pakistan. His special task at the firm is to modulate Pakistan's agricultural ecosystem for sustainable production of cash crops, with value addition practices, to ensure the food safety and security standards for boosting the economic gains. Dr. Shah is a member of the Federation of ASIAN Pharmacists Associations (FAPA) and Life Member of Pakistan Pharmacists Association. Additionally, he serves as an agro-pharma consultant at Zhongba Associates for exploring potential of medical crops from the perspective of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).