Eco Experts Panel

Sunil Sood

Sunil-SoodSunil Sood is a veteran in the energy management sector who has built an illustrious career of nearly 40 years in energy efficiency and conservation. Being a mechanical engineer and a certified energy auditor, he has worked with both public sector enterprises and private companies in India. Realizing the need to build a movement dedicated to energy management, Sunil Sood founded the Indian Association of Energy Management Professionals (IAEMP) in 2006. He has been honoured with numerous awards for his achievements in energy efficiency, and he is also passionately involved with various voluntary groups working on cleanliness and waste management. Linkedin profile

Eshaa Patnaik 

Eshaa-PatnaikEshaa Patnaik is veteran HR/Operations professional currently working in an MNC in Bangalore. Her educational qualification includes an MA in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University and post-graduate diploma in HR & Marketing. After gaining a deep expertise in Staffing & Workforce management, she writes extensively on Workspace issues, HR Issues, Women at workplace issues etc. In her spare time, she reads authors such as Arthur Hailey, Nayantara Sehgal and Shashi Deshpande. Linkedin profile

Shikha Shah

Shikha Shah

Shikha Shah is a post graduate in Water Resources Management from TERI University, New Delhi. She has been working on water conservation and various rural development activities since last four years. She had extensively worked for projects such as Lighting a Billion Lives, Water resources status for Haryana, State of Environment Report for Gujarat and Development of a career counselling app for rural India.
Recently she has started her own venture for urban waste management in Varanasi called ScrapShala. She loves writing for environmental issues and supports causes like women empowerment and sustainable business development. She is an ardent reader, traveler and loves meeting people. Linkedin profile

Monica Kothari Pokharna

Monica Kothari PokharnaMonica Kothari Pokharna is an Accredited Professional in green buildings with certifications from the United States Green Building Council and the Indian Green Building Council. After completing her post-graduation in Environmental & Business Management from the University of Newcastle, Australia, she ventured into the field of sustainable architecture. Monica has built deep expertise in assessment of green buildings, feasibility of sustainable architecture and building effluent treatment plants. She has gained years of experience working at various comapneis such as Tech Enviro Engineering Services, Biodiversity Conservation India Ltd, Kamal Cogent Energy Pvt Ltd, etc. Linkedin profile

Sahana Rajan

Sahana RajanSahana Rajan is a doctoral student in Philosophy in St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University. She has built a deep expertise in healthcare, animal rights, environmental and social issues after working with various NGOs and companies such as Navjyoti India Foundation, Sama Animal Welfare Community Medisurge Technologies and Eco Roots Foundation. Sahana has written research articles and academic theses on various topics such as environmental ethics, feminist thought, political philosophy, etc. Apart from conducting workshops on holistic learning, she has worked with voluntary organizations dealing with animal welfare, child education and visually challenged students. Linkedin profile

Tanmaya Dash

Tanmaya DashTanmaya Dash is an energetic Mechanical Engineer who graduated from the prestigious IIT-Kharagpur to join Tata Steel as a Management Trainee in Jamshedpur. With a keen interest in space technology, he is involved in the activities of the Space Technology Students Society. Tanmaya was part of the team that conducted the country’s first space technology festival – the National Students’ Space Challenge. Apart from space technology and astrophysics, he has interests in developing business ventures in clean technology and renewable energy. He also writes articles on various topics and dabbles with poems as well! Linkedin profile