Deepak Gunvante

Key Consultants

A Regional director with the some of the world’s largest food and consumer healthcare suppliers including Unilever and GSK. His expertise is in driving innovation led growth. He has domain knowledge in Product Development, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance, Clinical Studies, Differentiated science based claims, Supply Chain and Heading of R&D teams as well as recruiting & grooming high calibre scientists with an entrepreneurial mind-set. He is a qualified business coach

Sector and Service Expertise

FMCG and Consumer healthcare. Team building executive coaching and resilience training.

Strengths and Career Achievements

Over 35 years of experience in the FMCG and Consumer healthcare market has been supplemented by an impressive range of coaching and leadership qualifications from INSEAD, Marshal Goldsmith and Human Performance Institute in Florida. Deepak has deep commercial acumen and extensive experience in driving Innovation-led growth. He has been a strategic partner with commercial heads in driving significant business growth and brand building for existing as well as new markets, developing a robust long range pipeline.

Deepak is known for mining Consumer Insights & driving speed to market from concept to commercialization using agile Innovation process. He has credentials in flawless change management in a dynamic world, have successfully led substantial organizational changes delivering significantly improved R&D productivity.

He comes with an excellent network of key opinion leaders in the scientific & regulatory community. He is a egular content contributor & speaker at key forums.

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