Our Team

Core team

Neha Singh


With 14 years’ experience in the field of ecology and conservation. 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


Nivedita has earned master’s in environmental sciences and specializes in Natural resource Management. She is specially interested in ecology of insects. She uses visual documentation and weaves stories for conservation consciousness and ecological wonders.

Prachi Pawar

assistant director

Prachi has Master’s in Biodiversity Conservation. She has done extensive research on butterflies and their ecology. With her rich experience of on field conservation works for 11 years she steers biodiversity works and administration of the FORREST .

S R Dhanush


With masters in Robotics engineering, Dhanush worked in robotics for four years. Following his passion in environmental conservation, he joined FORREST in 2019. Dhanush leads in technical solutions, project planning, Project management and on field implementation. He is also a Yakshagana artist.

Nithin Korya


Nithin is a born entrepreneur, a naturalist and a farmer. He is well versed in floral species of western ghats and works with us in habitat restoration projects. 


Nithish Kotian


A theatre artist, a Yakshagana professional, wildlife enthusiast and a wonderful photographer. With passion for photography & travel, Nitish documents the natural world.

Vrushabh Dhange

Technical Associate

A quick learner with engineering background, experience in robotics and a former organic farmer. Vrushabh provides technical assistance and works on field project implementation.

Advisory Board

Sunil Limaye

Former PCCF  Wildlife, Maharashtra Forest Department

Dr. Girish Jathar

Founder Shrishti Eco Foundation

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.