Prof. Samir J Shah has over 26 years of experience in International Freight Forwarding & Customs and over 20 years of teaching experience. He is a Graduate in B.Sc (Chemistry), L.L.B., D.B.M from Bombay University, Special Diploma in Freight Forwarding from Austria coupled with a Senior-Management Programme at IIM Ahmedabad. Prof. Shah has been invited as industry expert at international repute organisations like IIM Ahmedabad; Nirma University; Ahmedabad Management Association; H L College of Professional Education; Various Custom House Agents Association, Ahmedabad Steamer Agents Association, EXIM Club etc. He is known for his creative and dynamic personality with passion and a speaker who always having an enlightening effect on his audience. He has unique approach of talking, with less use of jargons and complicated languages, for making the conversation sound more clear and understandable. He was featured as "Personality of the month" in 2005 from AMA, "Personality of the year" in 2007 by Economic Times and awarded as “Best Trainer in Logistics” by CILT UK in 2012.