Dr Reshmi Rajendran

Reshmi Rajendran, is the Head of Innovation and R&D, Greater Asia and at Roquette’s Innovation Center in Singapore leads a team of scientists in developing new plant-based solutions for the Food, Nutrition and Pharma markets in the Asia Pacific region. 

Prior to joining Roquette, Reshmi has had progressive work experience in Research, Innovation and technology commercialization with organizations such as Danone, Budding Innovations (a start-up), A*STAR and has strong R&D and commercial leadership experiences.

Trained as a scientist (PhD in Physics/Biomedical Imaging, National University of Singapore), business person (MBA, INSEAD) and administrator (Masters in Public Administration), Reshmi enjoys leading transformation at the interface of technology and commercialization.

Apart from innovative technologies, Reshmi is passionate about children’s rights and works for various global causes, has worked at the UNICEF in India and is also the face of INSEAD’s Limitless Campaign that celebrated 50 years of women at INSEAD and champions women’s rights through this and other related activities.