Arrived in Australia as a migrant in August 1984. In view of past involvement in providing services to the shipping industry in India took up employment in similar services in Melbourne.
Held senior positions in international companies providing services to exporters, importers and shipowners. Worked and liaised with exporters, importers, shipowners/agents and laboratories.
Was one of the earlier members of the erstwhile Australia India Chamber of Commerce(Vic). Served as a Committee Member for several years and as President in which capacity I served for a couple of years. During my tenure in office membership increased and the organisation gained stature in trade and government circles. In recognition of services rendered was awarded a Life Membership.
Initiated and assisted in the amalgamation of the AICC(Vic) with the Australia India Business Council so as to consolidate and enhance its significance and influence in the promotion of bilateral trade.
Retired from active work in 2012