Our Team

Core team

Neha Singh

Founder

She conceptualized FORREST to conserve, to Inspire and to connect people back to nature. Her interest lies in Habitat ecology. A poet by nature with a touch of the wild.

Nivedita Kulkarni

Founder

Nivedita has been working freelance on Forest Managements projects since last 4 years. Trained in theatre and professional film making. She is also keen on documentation of traditional knowledge.

Prachi Pawar

assistant director

Prachi has completed her Master’s in Biodiversity before assisting as Research assistant in ISRO-UoP project entitled “Identifying conservation priority areas in STR, Northern Western Ghats”. She has extensively worked on Ecological Assessment projects. Her research interest includes butterflies and their ecology.

S R Dhanush

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Dhanush is a graduate in Electronics and Communication engineering. He has worked in robotics for two years. Following his interest in understanding and working in environmental conservation, he has joined FORREST. He is also a Yakshagana artist.

Nithin Korya

FIELD ASSISTANT

Nithin is a born entrepreneur, a naturalist and a farmer.

 

Nithish Kotian

FIELd ASSISTANT

Nithish is a wildlife enthusiast and a photographer. He is also a theatre and Yakshagana professional.

Vrushabh Dhange

Technical Associate

A versatile person with robotics background and organic farming experience.

 

Hemant Bagul

Accountant

Responsible for our accounts but aspire to assist on field.

Advisory Board

Sunil Limaye

APCCF, Wildlife east, Maharashtra Forest Department

Dr. Girish Jathar

Assistant Director, BNHS

Kiran Purandare

Director Nisargvedh

Mary D'Souza

Founder Aditi Learning Centre

Dr. Vivek Broome

Field Biologist and Ethnobotanist

Associated Experts

Restoration Campaign

We plan to restore a forest of 20000 trees in the monsoon of July 2021! And we need your help to do that! Contribute saplings in Vruksh Khosh or donate Rs. 50 per sapling.