Advisory Board

Meenakshi Sharma

Formerly Deputy Director-Education, she has planned, organized and conducted more than hundred educational programs for teachers, principals, parents and students in her almost twenty years' tenure at the DAV Schools Organization. She has monitored the academic profile of the DAV schools for four years. She enjoys writing stories and poems for small children. Her passion for energizing the learning environment in schools is immense.

Romit Sen

Mr. Romit Sen is an environment professional with experience across developmental organizations, international aid agencies and industry chamber working in the area of water and sanitation, industrial water management and rural development. His expertise lies in areas of training and capacity building, program management, research, documentation and public policy. He also has authored several reports, and papers. Currently working as Program Manager at Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC), he has worked with WWF India, Columbia Water Centre, Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Centre for Science and Environment, WaterAid and Development Alternatives.

Prof Sekhar Mukherjee

Prof Sekhar Mukherjee is currently posted as Director, National Institute of Design, Amravati. Subsequent to a two-year stint as cartoonist, illustrator, and graphic artist, he joined National Institute of Design back to study Animation Film Design in 1992. In May 2009, he received the CNBC-Aptech award for his outstanding contribution to animation education in India. From 2003 to 2018, Sekhar was heading the Animation Film Design Discipline at National Institute of Design, Gandhinagar, and mentoring the future generation of Indian graphic storytellers. He celebrates design as a problem solving and opportunity creation tool in his 25 plus years of professional journey. He got associated with TREE Craze Foundation since its inception and has also designed the logo of the organization.

Dr. Vidhya Chittoor

Dr. Vidhya Chittoor is a seasoned water management/environmental professional passionate about finding solutions by working together on water and environmental issues across various geographical regions. She has over 10 years experience in water management having worked in various sectors like NGO, SMEs and government agencies over the last years on several projects dealing with management of surface and groundwater. She has a technical background in civil and environmental engineering, followed by graduate studies in water management and hydroinformatics. Her doctoral thesis was with a focus on studying the impact of river restoration on surface water quality across various scales (from river reach-scale to catchment-scale). She is a recipient of various scholarships including the Erasmus Mundus scholarship and the prestigious Marie Curie fellowship from the European Commission to support her doctoral studies. She has published papers on hydrology and water quality in reputed peer-reviewed international journals.Currently she is Group Head of environment at Clariant, a global chemical company headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.

Pankaj Mathur

Mr Pankaj Mathur is a senior professional from the Social sector. He started his career with Kodak and went on to work with Boston Scientific, Max Healthcare and Fortis. His last decade was spent with Piramal Swasthya and CanSupport in leadership positions. Mr Mathur advises NGOs on strategy, Regulatory framework and Fund raising for long term sustenance. He brings his experience to Treecraze on fundraising, communication, program development & implementation.

Our Team

Bhawna Badola

Bhawna Badola is leading Tree Craze Foundation as its Chief Executive Officer. She is a qualified GIS professional with significant experience in environment sector. During her approximately 12 years of work experience she has been with Academic Institutes, NGOs, Corporates and Government establishments. She is mother of a 3 year old and her passion for environment conservation has only increased after being a mother. Now she is more determined to make a change on ground so that her son & his generation can see a better future.

Pallavi Singhvi

Pallavi Singhvi is leading the STEER program of Tree Craze Foundation. She too, is a seasoned GIS professional with more than 8 years of industry exposure especially in education sector. As a professional she has always excelled in delivering the project solution working closely with clients and stakeholders. A mother of 2 children, she has always been creative in all spheres of life. She is designing the workshop module for school children to sensitize them about environment and rivers.

Lolia Mary

Lolia Mary is leading the programme on "Community Engagement for River Rejuvenation and Environment" at TCF. She is an Environmental Planner and Architect with 7 years of work experience in the field of environmental design, planning and management. She believes in persistent collaboration across stakeholders, critical in establishing strong social institutions which is key to quickly adapt and evolve resilient systems in an ever dynamic world. Being relocated to Germany because of her husband's job has not stopped her from contributing to the country where she belongs.

Shikha Chhibber

Shikha Chhibber is associated with us as a Consultant for Social Media Management and Content Development. She is a graduate and has previous work experience in Travel, Tourism, Quality Management, People Management work domains.

Rajan Thapa

He is working as Executive Assistant. He is a graduate in Commerce and the youngest member of our organization. His energy and enthusiasm is very infectious. He can quickly learn any new aspect and is a huge value addition to our team. He is looking after "Meri Yamuna Mere Ghat" program and has worked very hard to mobilize local communities for the program.

Bhagyashree Pardeshi

Bhagyashree Pardeshi is leading Ganga Quest for TCF. She is an engineer-urban planner and an environmental enthusiast. She has experience in planning, execution and monitoring of infra-environmental projects. A mother of a year old baby, she always had passion to work towards improving living environment. She is based out of Pune but has not hesitated to support the great cause for which TCF is working.