Binod has been with FlavorActiV for 7 years as Spirits Sensory specialist and currently supports the marketing team. Former SVP & Head of Technical Centre of United Spirits Limited, A Diageo Group Company, Binod is an accomplished scientific and technical expert with over four decades experience in sensory & analytical sciences & new product development (NPD) of spirits beverages. He has a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Queen’s University of Belfast. Has published and presented over 50 papers on various aspects of Analytical Chemistry and Beverages NPD & Quality. He is a Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry and member of Institute of Brewing & Distilling and Sensometric Society. Besides FlavorActiV, Binod is also CTO of Trillium Beverage Company, a premium Cider Company in India. He is expert taster and member of judging panel in International Competitions namely, IWSC, London and ISW, Germany. He enjoys professional networking, travel, scientific reading & writing and invited presentation in conferences and always keen to disseminate knowledge for Quality,Tasting and Appreciation of Spirit Beverages.