Aditya Parmar is a Post-Harvest Scientist with expertise in post-harvest technology, biology & physiology, fresh produce quality, food loss and waste reduction. He currently works as a Scientist focusing on Postharvest Loss and Waste at WorldFish after serving as a Crop Post-harvest Scientist for nearly six years at the Natural Resources Institute of the University of Greenwich. Aditya has a PhD in International Agriculture from the University of Kassel in Germany, where his doctoral dissertation examined post-harvest handling practices and associated food losses in southern Ethiopia's sweetpotato and cassava value chains. He also holds a master’s degree in environmental Protection and Agricultural Food Production, specialising in Post-Harvest Technology from the University of Hohenheim, Germany. 
Throughout his career, Aditya has worked on several multidisciplinary projects addressing food security and rural development challenges in tropical and subtropical regions. He is passionate about making a difference through his research aimed at developing innovative solutions to reduce food loss and waste. In addition to research, Aditya has taught post-harvest technology courses and coordinated an e-learning module for students in Nigeria. His experience includes coordinating international development projects and collaborating with smallholder farmers, agri-food enterprises, policymakers, and academic partners across various countries.
Aditya is passionate about contributing to sustainable and equitable food systems. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals on post-harvest handling, food losses, value chains, and food security. His skills include innovation development, statistical tools, qualitative research, international project management, loss reduction, data analysis, participatory approaches, and natural resource management.