Adar Poonawalla was born into the world in fourteenth January 1981. Adar Poonawalla was taught at The Bishop's School (Pune) and at the St Edmund's School Canterbury followed by the University of Westminster. He is the (CEO) of Serum Institute of India. Established in 1966 by his dad, Cyrus Poonawalla, it is the world's biggest immunization producer by number of portions delivered. In a meeting with 'The Times', Poonawalla proclaimed that he left India for London due to dangers requesting COVID-19 antibodies. Poonawalla likewise said that he will begin Covid immunization creation outside India notwithstanding the continuous creation in India. He was furnished with 'Y' class security by the Indian government before the dangers were unveiled.
Poonawalla joined the Serum Institute of India in 2001 subsequent to moving on from college. Then, at that point sending out its items to 35 nations, Poonawalla focused on the organization's global market, new items permit and getting pre-qualified by the World Health Organization for supply to United Nations Agencies including UNICEF and PAHO. Starting at 2015, he has helped the organization trade its items to more than 140 nations; 85 percent of its incomes are from abroad. In 2011, he turned into the CEO. In 2012, he assumed a significant part in the securing of Bilthoven Biologicals, a Netherlands-based government immunization fabricating organization. Poonawalla is a board individual from the GAVI Alliance, the worldwide antibody collusion. He started and dispatched in 2014; Serum Institute's oral polio immunization, which turned into a blockbuster for the organization. It was accounted for that he wanted to extend the item portfolio to incorporate antibodies for dengue, influenza and cervical disease during that very year. As of now he is the CEO of Serum Institute of India. On the 31st of May 2021, he was designated as the administrator of Magma Fincorp, a monetary administrations organization. In 2016, he was recorded by GQ Magazine and granted Philanthropist of the year. In 2017, he got Humanitarian Endeavor Award In Hall of Fame Awards 2017 and was additionally granted as Indian of the Year in CSR Business Category on CNN-News18 . In 2018, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis introduced the ET Edge Maharashtra Achievers Awards of Business Leader of the Year to Poonawala, he further got CNBC Asia's honor for Corporate Social Responsibility around the same time. In 2020, Adar was remembered for a Fortune magazine's '40 Under 40' posting in the medical care class. In March 2021, Adar has been declared Entrepreneur of the Year by Economic Times for unrivaled commitment in battling Covid-19 by effectively providing immense amounts of Covishield in India and internationally, an immunization created by Oxford-AstraZeneca and delivered in India by Serum Institute.