AMEER SHAHUL is a journalist turned public policy leader. He works in the areas of emerging technologies and healthcare with a focus on green policies and intellectual property rights. He has been a journalist with the Press Trust of India (PTI), Agence France-Presse (AFP) and Reuters, reporting widely on issues ranging from war to workforce, analyzed policy and driven advocacies for various global corporations such as IBM and Nissan Motors. As a Greenpeace campaigner, he worked with local communities for two years on issues of biodiversity. He currently promotes an ecologically sustainable community in the foothills of the Periya forest ranges in Wayanad, Kerala.