Advisor, and India Program Committee Chair
Richard Dixey studied for his honours degree in biochemistry at Oxford University, his masters degree in the history and philosophy of science, and his doctorate in biophysics at London University. He was director of the Bioelectronics Research Laboratory at St Bartholemews Hospital in London for 14 years before founding Phytopharm plc, a drug discovery company specializing in developing pharmaceutical products based on traditional medical knowledge. After taking the company public on the London Stock Exchange in 1996, he retired as chief executive in 2006. He is currently a director of the Light of Buddhadharma Foundation, a foundation based in California dedicated to the rebuilding of the Buddha Sasana in India, and he is also an advisor to Khyentse Foundation.
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