Dr Roshni Arora is a hydroecologist with a keen interest in nature and ecological conservation. She has more than eight years of experience in freshwater science, hydroecology, data analysis and modelling, and conservation. At TNC India, Roshni works as an Applied Freshwater Scientist and is currently leading/managing projects related to freshwater ecosystem conservation and planning. As a part of the Science team, she also provides scientific inputs pertaining to freshwater science to other programs.
Roshni has a Joint PhD in River Science from the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany and University of Trento, Italy through the European Union’s Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate Program. After completing her PhD, she worked as a post-doctoral fellow at the Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin, Germany. She also has a Masters in Environmental Management from Forest Research Institute, Dehradun. Her primary research interests lie in exploring the processes interlinking ecological and hydrological functioning of rivers, multiple stressor impacts on freshwater ecology and conservation planning for freshwater ecosystems.
She commenced working at TNC India in 2019 and works from her home office in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.