Datta started his career with Crown Agents in 2003 as a Freelancer, and after officially joining as a permanent employee in 2007 has been a key part of the Inspections team in Crown Agents’ India office. As the Chief Inspection Officer, Datta has responsibility for liaising with local and overseas clients and inspectors to ensure all inspections work is carried out to the highest standards. Specialising in electrical, mechanical and health-related product inspections, he has worked with a number of donors and international organisations including UNICEF, Marie Stopes International and the World Health Organisation (WHO) to ensure products around the world meet required quality standards and national or international specifications.
On behalf of Danida in Afghanistan, he played a key role in the Verification of Supply & Warehousing Management programme for the Afghanistan Education Department, a project for which he earned the appreciation of the Danish ambassador and one he is particularly proud of. Always thorough in his approach to work, Datta takes pride in understanding the unique needs and requirements of each project to ensure maximum benefit for the client.
Datta is a graduate of the University of Calcutta with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and has completed a PGDM in System Management and an MBA in Marketing and Finance. He is also a Member of the Institute of Engineers in India.
In his free time Datta enjoys reading and watching classic movies.