Mr. Sudhakar Kasture holds Masters in Foreign Trade (M.F.T) and is an International Trade Consultant with experience of over 4 decades. He is a CEO of a consulting firm IMPEXCONSULT, Partner of Generation Next Business Consulting and Director of Helpline Impex Pvt. Ltd. and EXIM institute (A Div. of Helpline Impex Pvt. Ltd.). He has been an Advisor/ Consultant to many big companies like HUL, Siemens, Godrej Group, Blue Star, BKT, Essar Oil, MRPL, BPCL, Marico, Huber Group (India), Raychem RPG, Vedanta Group, ThyssenKrupp, Zen Technology etc., in the field of foreign trade policy and WTO related issues. He has conducted various tailor-made training programmes for Corporates like Aditya Brila Group, Asian Paints, Atlas Copco, Aurobindo Pharma, Balmer & Lawrie, BDP International, BPCL, Forbes Marshall, Godrej, HPCL, IOCL, L&T, Michelin India, NOCIL, PwC, Tata Steel etc. and Institutions like AIFMP, AIRIA, BCCI, CII, CAPEXIL, CHEMEXCIL, ECGC, Exim Bank, FEDAI, FIEO, GCCI, IGCC, PHARMEXCIL and Banks like YES Bank, AXIS Bank, DBS Bank, ICICI Bank, Union Bank, etc. Recently he has conducted Trade Analysis for the products under the purview of SHEFEXIL, PHARMEXCIL and CHEMEXCIL, with specific reference to India’s current and proposed Free Trade Agreements. He loves in-depth analysis of important international trade subjects like Foreign Trade Policy, World Trade Organisaition (WTO), Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), Customs Regulations, Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Regulations, Non-Tariff Barriers, etc., for he believes that conceptual clarity is uppermost in any understanding process.