Dr Lakshmi Nair is responsible for regular publications of the IRSG Secretariat, coordinating the pilot phase of the Sustainable Natural Rubber Initiative and organizing rubber workshops/ seminars of the Secretariat across regions. Dr Nair represents IRSG in multi-stakeholder commodity dialogues, ISO/TC 45 meetings, and discussions on sustainability standard and trade at the national and global levels. She is member of expert group on CRM assessment and EU expert network SCREEN. Besides being an agricultural policy expert with wide-ranging skills in commodity trade, research, policies and programmes, Dr Nair also possesses extensive experience in commodity research and rubber industry. Prior to joining IRSG, she had research and academic associations with the University of London, the Australian National University and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. Dr Nair holds a PhD in Economics from SOAS, University of London, and is also an alumnus Cambridge University.
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