Dr Anil Kapur served as Managing Director of the WDF from 2006 until March 2013. He has been associated with the Foundation since its inception, serving on its Board as the Vice Chairman prior to becoming Managing Director. He was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors in 2015.
Dr Kapur initially worked as Managing Director of Novo Nordisk India, and later as Vice President of Novo Nordisk Regional Office India and Vice President of Novo Nordisk Corporate Stakeholder Relations – Asia. He also set up and served as Managing Trustee of the Novo Nordisk Education Foundation in India.
Dr Kapur has specialised in internal medicine. He has written books on diabetes, both for medical professionals and lay people, and published more than 60 papers in Indian and international journals, in the areas of internal medicine, clinical pharmacology and diabetes. Dr Kapur has co-ordinated several large studies – DiabCare Asia India study, Cost of Diabetes Care in India and the National Urban Diabetes Survey – and has developed a nutritional software package called NINA. He has given numerous lectures on diabetes, both in India and abroad as an invited speaker.