Vas is an Indo-Italian entrepreneur. Vas has over 24 years of leadership and entrepreneurial experience across a wide range of disciplines including pharmaceuticals, technology, renewable energy, strategic consulting, not-for-profit and development in over 30 countries.
Since 2000, Vas has worked closely with World Bank, UN agencies and governments in Europe, Middle East and Africa. He is currently engaged with diverse companies in renewable energy, crypto currency and technology and acts as a mentor to young startups in diverse geographies. He is the President of Glocal Cities, an urban incubator which works with cities and mayors to develop city centric alliances as well as supports local communities in conflict/post conflict realities. He is the founder of Sākshi, a not for profit which works in promoting stronger relationships between India, Italy and the European Union. He is also the founder of www.myindia.it, the first Italian language portal which provides content on the Indian sub-continent.
He is a member of the board of Advisors of the Europe-India Association founded by the MEP Sandro Gozi. He is a member of the Italian Association of Sanskrit Studies and the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI). He writes for various Italian and English digital and print media on geopolitics with a focus on the Middle East and South Asia.