Programme Staff

Senior Scientist

Narendran completed his PhD with a dissertation on fire regimes and ecological effects in seasonally dry tropical ecosystems in the Western Ghats, India , from  Michigan State University in...

Research Scientist

Surendra Varma completed his Masters degree in Wildlife Biology from Bharathidasan University in Trichanapally, Tamil Nadu, in 1988. Since then he has been working on the conservation of elephants...

GIS Specialist

Avinash KG has a PhD from Mysore University( 2011) in Geospatial modeling. He has worked with the Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore as a project assistant...

Senior scientist

Dr.  Chanchal Kumar Sar manages the research and field programs on Asian elephants located  in Odisha and its  bordering states.  He currently oversees a joint program between...

Programme Consultants

Consultant – Emerging Infectious Diseases from Wildlife (PREDICT) programme

Dr. T. Gopal, former Director of Institute of Animal Health & Veterinary Biologicals, Bangalore, belonged to the first batch of veterinary students of Karnataka from Mysore University. ...

Consultant Communications

Mr.Nanjappa is a naturalist with vast experience in the wildlife tourism industry. He also contributes articles and photographs on wildlife and nature to various reputed magazines in India.After...

Consultant Conservation Scientist

Dr. N. Baskaran obtained his Doctor of Philosophy for his study on  "Ranging and Resource Utilization by Asian Elephant (Elephas maximus Lin.) in Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, southern...

Administrative and Finance

Senior Administrator

M.O.Sriram was one of the three first trustees of ANCF and a signatory to the Foundation’s deed of trust of November 1997. Initially given the responsibility of Honorary Treasurer in the...

Administration Manager

Mr . Sanjay Rattan holds a B.A. (Hons) degree in Economics and a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Punjab. He joined ANCF in 2008 as Administration Manager and his...

Executive Secretary

Pooja acquired a Masters of Commerce degree from Mysore University in 2006.  She however started her professional career much earlier in 2000 working for various companies from the IT /...