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Advisory Council

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R Sridharan

Director - IBA (South Asia) Former Director, Phillips India

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Amita Desai

Executive Director

Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad

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Kumar Ramanathan

CEO, Positive Integers
Former CMO, Vodafone India

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Kalpana Sharma

Senior Journalist & Author

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Dr. Usha Raman

Senior Academic & Writer

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Priya Venugopal

​Educator & Social Impactor

Our Founders

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Founder & CEO

Shreyas Sridharan

Shreyas has worked in four cities across India & speaks twice as many languages. He is a first-gen entrepreneur with a decade of experience in solar thermal technology. His prior experience, as a biotechnologist, was in process filtration with the pharma & biotech industry.


At EkoGalaxy, Shreyas drives innovation, design thinking & collaborations. He is loved for his sense of humour & tenacious enthusiasm to address the climate crisis. He enjoys cooking, gaming, podcasts, and martial arts.

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Co-Founder & COO

Dr. Urvi Desai

Urvi has lived & worked in Bombay, Geneva, Berlin, Montreal, and Hyderabad. She has a PhD from McGill University, Montreal, where she has teaching experience as a lecturer. She studied at IHEID, Geneva, and the Hertie School of Governance, Berlin.


At EkoGalaxy, she leads curriculum, operations & strategy. Outside of research & work, she enjoys reading, running, gardening, and stand-up comedy. Outside of research & work, she enjoys reading, running, gardening, and stand-up comedy.


Chief Happiness Officer


Nanuk is our in-house bundle of joy and mischief. Very social and always ready for an adventure, she’s the happiest addition to our team, and effortlessly, the most popular! 

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