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IOAS welcomes two new assessors Anil Sasidharan and Md. Amran Hossain

IOAS are pleased to welcome Anil Sasidharan and Md. Amran Hossain  who joined the IOAS team on 19th April 2022.

Anil Sasidharan, is based in India and has a MSc Coastal Aquaculture and over 15 years of experience in quality assurance, food production, food safety audits & trainings, organic certification, and aquaculture. His most recent experience in a consultancy role assisting with quality checks, organic certification, good agricultural practice (GAP), with sustainable, agriculture, aquaculture products including seafood, and feed formulation along with his previous roles as a quality manager for a certification body and as an independent assessor and lead auditor make him a valued addition to the IOAS team.

Md. Amran Hossain is based in Bangladesh and is a textile specialist with a BSc in Textile Engineering (Major Wet Processing), an MSc in Environmental Science, an MBA in Human Resource Management, with further additional educational and training qualifications in social and environmental sustainability. He is a specialist in social, environmental and chemical sustainability assessment, traceability assessment, and related training. His extensive professional auditing and training experience in Textile Exchange, GOTS, HIGG FEM, SLCP, BSCI, and other international standards as well as code of conduct in different countries in Asia and the Middle East made him an valued contributor in this field. His diversified experience in working with different international certification and auditing bodies provided him with outstanding knowledge and competencies in his specialist areas.

Organic Agriculture

IFOAM, Canada, EU


GOTS, Textile Exchange

Organic & Natural Cosmetics


ISO/IEC 17065 Accreditation


ISO/IEC 17065 Accreditation

Accredited Bodies

Certification Body Database

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