Founder & CEO

Dr Anand is the Chairman of Govin Holdings, Singapore-headquartered company with a focus on Pharma Advisory, Startup Entrepreneurship & Strategic Investments. During COVID-19 crisis, Dr Anand, stepped up efforts to supply PPEs and Complex ICU drugs for COVID-19 patient management in Singapore. He has 20 years of active investment management experience in healthcare, life sciences and technology. In addition, Dr Anand is also the Founding Partner of Govin Capital, Singapore, an early-stage investment company & Startup Accelerator, Singapore with a focus in digital health and edtech.

Failure will never overtake, if determination to succeed is strong enough.
-Anand Govindaluri   Founder & CEO

Dr Anand has led more than 60 investments with 20 successful exits including 2 Unicorn exits in Biotech & Pharma. Some of the notable exits have been as follows: BioVex-Acquired by Amgen for USD1 Billion, Matrix Labs-Acquired by Mylan Labs for USD 1.1Billion, Idun labs-Acquired by Pfizer, eBeecare by Raffles Hospital & Acquisition of Epsilon-Oncology Formulations company by Amneal Pharma (USA).

Prior to GOVIN, Anand served as the Senior Vice President & Head of the Investment & Spin-Off Management Division at A*ccelerate, Innovation & Commercialisation arm of A*STAR, Singapore (2009-2012). Prior to A*ccelerate, Anand served as a member of the Direct Investments Life Sciences team at Temasek Holdings, Singapore (2001-2009)

Anand serves as Chairman of the Boards of Cialfo (Singapore), Greenline Labs (India), CellBeans Healthcare Informatics (India) & Perilwise InsurTech (India). In addition, Anand is also the President, Federation of Asian Biotech Associations (FABA), Charter Member, TiE Singapore, Advisory Board member of TIE-U University of Hyderabad (India), Right Walk Foundation (India), member of Singapore-India Chambers of Commerce & Singapore Business Federation. He served as an Innovation Advisory member (Biomedical Sciences) of the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research & Technology (SMART), Singapore (2011-2015).

Anand started his professional career at AIIMS, New Delhi. He received a Doctorate degree in Management (Honoris Causa) from KEISIE International University, South Korea; Master's degree in Business Administration from California State University, East Bay, USA; Master of Science degree from The National University of Singapore, Singapore and Master of Science degree in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology from G B Pant University, India. He also has a Certificate in IP Commercialization from The Global CONNECT-University of San Diego, USA.

Anand is a recipient of the prestigious Asia Pacific Innovative Education Leadership Award (2019), Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (2016); Temasek Sponsorship (2003); NUS-Overseas Post-Graduate Research Scholarship (Singapore, 1997); GATE Fellowship (1995); Department of Biotechnology Merit Scholarship (India, 1993). Anand believes in giving back to the society through his foundation focused on social service work by organising food camps for the underprivileged.

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