Dr. B.R. Shetty is an Indian-born businessman and founder of many companies based in the UAE, and Chairman of BRS Ventures. He completed his pharmaceutical education in India and moved to the UAE in 1973. In 1975 he founded New Medical Centre Health to fill the need for personalized healthcare for all. He has invested considerably in medical institutions in India and also recycling of water at the picturesque Jog Falls (second highest water falls in India) to make jog falls perennial and a major tourist attraction. Dr Shetty has received many awards for his work, including the highest distinction in the UAE, the Abu Dhabi Award. He is now Patron of the IACRR and passionate about water security in India, the UAE and world-wide.