Srinivas has a PG degree in Business Administration from Indo-German Chamber of Commerce. He has a formal education in Biotech during his bachelor's study from Bangalore University. He has 11 years of experience running the HR functions with companies like Mercedes-Benz, Deutsche Bank, & Komet AG. He has lived in Europe for more than 3 years and have gained immense knowledge in the Photo Bioreactor technology. Dr. Gopal has strong background & expertise in microalgae strain selection & improvements, media engineering, culture build up from start to commercial scales. Currently working as international algal consulting scientist in University of Malaya. Previously, he worked as a CTO at Algaetech.