Dr Semnarayan has completed a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) awarded with Academic Honorary Colours from the University of Pretoria Gordon Institute of Business Science; Master of Business Administration awarded with Distinction from the University of Witwatersrand Business School; Master of Science from the University of Stellenbosch; and a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Natal. He is a Professional Engineer, and Certified Director with the Institute of Directors South Africa.

Dr Semnarayan is an accomplished Board Director and CEO with over 25 years professional working experience across various industries. Dr Semnarayan’s goal is to inspire leaders, create breakthrough technologies, and advance business and society sustainably using science, engineering and technology. Dr Semnarayan has a proven track record of delivering results through strategic thinking and client engagement, executed through highly effective teams. Dr Semnarayan has established businesses and partnerships extensively in Africa and internationally, including China, India, UK, EU and the US.

Community development in underprivileged areas is delivered through NPOs that he has established. Dr Semnarayan supports leading Business Schools and the Engineering Council in mentoring Business and Engineering Professionals.

Dr Pathak is working as Honorary Consultant to Vecteng SciTech. He has over 44 years of versatile experience in Pharmaceutical Industry, Nutraceutical Industry and several years of administrative experience in an Institution of Higher education as Dean (and over 30 years as faculty and as a researcher in higher education after his Ph.D). He now holds the position for Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and tenured professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

His last appoint in the industry was Director of research and Development in Texas USA. He has developed several Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical products in his lifetime and also published extensively with over 50 edited volumes. Dr. Yash Pathak is an internationally recognized scholar, researcher and educator in the areas of Health care education, Nanotechnology, Drug Delivery Systems and Nutraceuticals.

Books published by Dr Pathak:

Books in Nano Science


Books in Drug Delivery System


Books in Nutraceuticals

Premla has been qualified as a pharmacist for almost 50 years, where the majority of her career was spent as a senior manager.

During the course of her career, she has worked in various fields of Pharmacy: Retail Pharmacy Manager at various outlets, Health Inspector with the Department of Health, Assessor at the Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (ex-MEDUNSA), National Health Pharmacist, National Pharmacist (HOD) which involved the planning and development of Pharmaceutical Services policies that have formed the basis of our current healthcare system.

Her greatest career achievement was the initiation and development of a Chronic dispensing network for geriatric and psychiatric patients in the Durban area. This model has been used a blueprint for various chronic dispensing networks that has now been adopted nationally.

She has an extensive knowledge and experience in disease prevention and treatment.

Premla is a proven leader and a visionary we can be proud of.

Gadre is a Dynamic Pharmaceutical professional with working experience of over 40 years in various capacitates in the Healthcare Industry. He received his Master of Sciences of Pharmacy at Nagpur University and has improved his skills through the J Bajaj Institute and Mumbai University and various short courses in manufacturing, systems and productivity techniques.

Gadre is the Managing Director of SciTech Specialities & SciTech Healthcare Pvt, the President of Cipex Inc. USA and the Technical Direction of TREPHARM Kosovo. He has Incorporated Cipex in India in 1995 and in the USA in 1999 and TREPHARM in Kosovo was incorporated in 2011 for manufacturing & marketing of Healthcare Specialities

In Oct 2007, he started a dedicated Efferceuticals manufacturing unit - SciTech Specialites Pvt. Ltd which is currently the only company in the World manufacturing Human Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical, Veterinary & Agri Efferceuticals.


Gadre has developed & commercialised several first products in the World and is on way to be the leader in Efferceuticals in India by 2022 with world recognition by 2024. His working experience includes:

1) Roche Products Ltd. Management: Trainee

2) Associated Capsules Group: Marketing Executive

3) Johnson & Johnson: Product Manager

4) Lupin Ltd.: Marketing Manager

5) Allergan Inc. USA: Product Manager Afro Asia & Country Manager India

6) Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd.: Business Manager Middle East & South East Asia