Abhinav is passionate about creating a positive impact on India’s high conservation value landscapes and its dependent communities. At TNC he works as Field Manager of the India Lands Program and leads our conservation work in the Central Indian Highlands.
Before joining TNC, Abhinav led the corporate social responsibility program of a global financial institution in India for over six years. In this role he designed and managed over 20 projects focusing on improved community based natural resource management and conservation aligned livelihoods. As part of this role, he successfully leveraged US$2.56 million from the UN Climate Adaptation Fund and led a multi-stakeholder climate adaptation project in central India.
Abhinav has a Masters in Forest Management from the Indian Institute of Forest Management. He joined TNC in 2019 and works from his home office in Bhopal in Gujarat, India.