Rav Kumar

Dr. Rav Kumar is Special Advisor to the Vice-President and Principal, University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) with a focus on the future Centre for Medicinal Chemistry. He is also an advisor to several start-up companies in pharmaceuticals and healthcare.

Rav was most recently a Managing Director with Apotex. Prior to this,  he spent 25 years with GlaxoSmithKline in the UK, France and Canada at vice-president level leading various R&D and Business Development functions. He was involved with development of numerous medicines and vaccines plus many successful business change initiatives. 

He was recognized with the 2014 Award for Leadership in in Canadian Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Rav has a Pharmacy Degree and completed a PhD at the University of Bath in the UK.