Dr. Ravi Chopra is the Director of People’s Science Institute (PSI), Dehradun, and a Managing Trustee of Himalaya Foundation, New Delhi. PSI, a non-profit public interest research and development organization, is known for its innovative work in the areas of water resources management, environmental quality monitoring, and disaster mitigation and response.
Apoorva Oza is the Chief Executive Officer of Aga Khan Rural Support Programme—AKRSP—(India). He is a mechanical engineer with a diploma in rural management from the Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA). He has also done a course on Strategies for Change: Managing NGOs, from Cranford University, United Kingdom, and a three-month course from Cornell University, USA. Apoorva Oza started his career as a Deputy Manager (Projects and Engineering) with Gujarat Dairy Development Corporation. He joined AKRSP (India) as a Programme Coordinator in 1988 and moved up to the position of Senior Programme Executive in 1994.