Core team

Neha Singh


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 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

Program Officer

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


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.

Advisory Board

Sunil Limaye

APCCF, Wildlife east, Maharashtra Forest Department

Anil Khaire

Chairman, Indian Herpetological Society

Kiran Purandare

Director Nisargvedh

Mary D'Souza

Founder Aditi Learning Centre.

Associated Experts