Swati Pandey is the CEO and co-founder of Arboreal Bioinnovations – an award-winning plant based food ingredients manufacturing company based out of India. Arboreal was started with a vision to accelerate the world’s transition to a post-Sugar world, and has been focused on developing, manufacturing, and marketing plant based, healthier Sugar alternatives to the food and beverage industry globally. In 2018, Swati was selected as the Asia-Pacific Laureate at the Cartier Women's Initiative Awards, adjudged by Cartier, Mckinsey, and INSEAD Business School. In 2019, Arboreal was selected as one of the top 50 biotechnology startups in India by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. More recently, Arboreal won the National Startup Award 2021 in the food processing category by the Government of India, and Swati was selected as one of the 75 women that are transforming India (2021) by Niti Ayog, GoI.