With a background in tea, Anup Mehra joined Tata Tea in the year 1984 in their Plantation Division in Assam. After my retirement in 2017, he took up consultancy in Contec Global, an agriculturally based firm in Nigeria. He established the foundation and future plans for Contec to include agricultural crops, processing plants, Tissue culture, marketing, hospitality etc. in an area of 12000 hectares near Logos. In March 2018, he joined the social enterprise of Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark in residence at Wild Mahseer and is contributing to the socio-environmental and economic impacts in the region.