CRB Team

CRB prides itself for its dedicated team of professionals who are passionate about positive behavior change to enable improved conditions for environmental and social sustainability and justice.

Beroz Gazdar

CRB Senior Associate

Beroz is a Commerce graduate, an Associate Company Secretary from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi and holds a Diploma in Sustainability & CSR from the Swedish Institute of Management. She has a vast corporate work experience of over 35 years in various organizations like Standard Chartered Bank, the Tata Group, the Zee Group and the Mahindra Group. Besides having corporate experience in Finance, Legal and Commercial aspects of business, over the last 8 years, she branched out into the Sustainability domain, mainstreaming non-financial aspects of business in strategy, management and operations. As a ‘Sustainability practitioner’ Beroz has a clear understanding of Corporate Sustainability Management across various sectors and functions. This includes creating policies, processes and monitoring frameworks for Environmental, Social and Governance parameters, to enable voluntary disclosures, and defining action plans for mitigating risks arising from climate change and related business externalities.

 

Bimal Arora

Chairperson

Dr. Bimal Arora is the founding Director of CRB, and sustainability, CSR and ethical trade expert with extensive experience working in practice and research with diverse industry sectors. Bimal is an astute thinker, strategist and author on business responsibility and accountability. Bimal obtained Masters Degree from the London School of Economics (LSE) and Ph.D. in Sustainability and CSR from the International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ICCSR), Nottingham University Business School, UK. He is a Fellow of the Growing Inclusive Markets (GIM) initiative at UNDP, Visiting Fellow at ICCSR, Nottingham, and at Aston Business School.

 

Divya Jyoti

Advisor

Divya is a passionate Sustainability and CSR professional with rich experience in the Textile and Apparel sector sustainability issues. Divya works across industry sectors and engages in promoting uptake of responsible business policies and practices across value chains. Divya steers the strategic direction of CRB and has been responsible for conceptualizing and developing the global portfolio of CRB’s services, programmes and partnerships as a member of the founding leadership team at CRB. Divya is a graduate from National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Delhi and a post graduate in Social Responsibility and Sustainability from Aston Business School, UK.

 

Madhuri Nanda

CRB Associate

With an academic background in Botany and Environment Management, Madhuri has spent 15 years working as an environment and sustainability professional, across consultancy firm, corporate entities, a research institution and an auditing firm (for climate change projects) in Germany. During this period, Madhuri worked in various environmental areas including Climate change policy, Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) under Kyoto Protocol, sustainability management and reporting based on Global Reporting Initiatives (GRI) guidelines, Environment Impact Assessment (EIA), legal compliances and Integrated Management Systems (IMS) certification (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and SA 8000). Currently, Madhuri is enrolled for a part-time PhD program with the TERI University, researching on sustainable agriculture practices for India. Madhuri loves reading books, listening to music and traveling.

 

Margaret Francis

Project Coordinator

Margaret has about 12 years of experience in customer care with her last role being a GHG Support Executive in the Climate Change department. She has completed her PGDBA in Public Relations from BharathiyaVidyaBhavan, and her areas of interest, in her own words, are travelling, reading and most importantly her spirituality which keeps her grounded in all walks of life.

 

Mohit Gupta

Accounts & Admin Officer

Mohit is a Company Secretary (CS) and has done his graduation from Delhi University. He brings with him an experience of two years in the field of Accounts & Finance along with additional experience in the Secretarial Activities Like Compliance of Companies Act, 2013 & Listing Compliances. Mohit is a sincere and creative person who is always keen to learn new things and outside work, he enjoys music and cricket.

 

Rijit Senguta

Chief Operating Officer

Rijit Sengupta, hold a Post graduate degree in Agriculture from University of Calcutta, and a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Systems Management (specializing in Environment Management) from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management (IISW&BM), Calcutta. He is an Alumni of the United Nations University (Tokyo) programme on International Cooperation and Development. He has experience of over sixteen years in various areas of Sustainable Development policy and practice.

 

Sonali Singh

Project Coordinator

Sonali is a postgraduate (Mtech) in Biotechnology with valuable experience in the field of Research and Analysis. After working in the corporate sector for 2 years, Sonali decided to explore her interest in the field of sustainability full-time by joining CRB as a Project Coordinator. Outside work, her interests range from listening to music, traveling and reading.

 

Usha

Training and Capacity Building Specialist

Usha is a development professional with over 15 years of experience in the field of development / management consultancy. Her expertise is in the area of designing and conducting Participatory training programmes on Project Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PME), Project Cycle Management (PCM), Communication/Presentation Skills, moderation / facilitation techniques, Organisation Development (OD) processes and Entrepreneurship development programmes. She has also conducted impact assessment studies and evaluation for different projects. Usha's interests are in reading, travelling and music

 

Vatsalya Shukla

Environmental Management Expert

Vatsalya is an Environmental Management expert having six years of work experience in inter-disciplinary fields of Environmental Engineering and Management, Environmental Law and Community engagement. Outside work, he loves fiction, travelling, theatres and drama, people, languages and culture.

 
 

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