Mr. Kher brings with him a rich and varied experience of 37 years in the Indian Administrative Service. His field of experience includes International Trade and Commerce, Industrial Development and Investment Policy, Competition Law and Policy, Sustainable Development Policy and Planning, Environmental Management and Global Governance.
He held prestigious positions of Commerce Secretary, Government of India, and Member, Competition Appellate Tribunal. He has held several important assignments for 17 years in the State Government of UP and for 20 years in the Government of India. He has been District Magistrate of important districts in UP. He was the chief negotiator for India in the WTO and for several other Bilateral and multi country trade agreements. He prepared the first National Environmental Policy and the first elaborate Foreign Trade Policy for India. He is in several Committees of the Government of India and various industrial federations and is consulted by industry associations and corporate clients of repute. He writes regularly on contemporary trade and economic policies related issues.