Saurabh Gupta is the Head- Strategic Growth and Global Roadmap at Global Sustainability Hub. He is also the Founder of Earth5R, India's largest environmental organization with a presence in 53 countries. He felt the need for citizens' involvement in sustainable development against the increasing environmental risks which inspired him to launch Earth5R.
Earth5R brings communities together and develops an ecosystem that coexists by playing symbiotic roles. Buildings become zero waste while creating a positive environmental, social and economic impact in the locality. Since its foundation in November 2014, Earth5R has beneﬁted 40,000 underprivileged families across India using up-cycling based sustainable livelihood model.
Saurabh is the recipient of Young Leaders Indian France Awards by the French President Emmanuel Macron. Saurabh Gupta was blessed with appreciation from His Holiness The Dalai Lama for his work related to the youth community on Project ‘Ganga to Nile’.
Nick Anthony is the Head- Strategy at Global Sustainability Hub. He is also the Chief Advisor at Earth5R. Nick is responsible for facilitating global expansions, building strategic partnerships and leading on collaborative initiatives of Earth5R. Nick is also one of the partners in Plastics in Society Research & Innovation Hub.
Nick Anthony is leading various sustainability initiatives with Earth5R in the Indian Ocean region in partnership with National Geographic Society, Plastics in Society Research & Innovation Hub and various global universities.
Nick is co-founder (Managing Director) of a Thailand based Civic Society Organisation SEEK, which was setup with Sean Panton, the Marriott/Four Seasons and Ritz Carlton Thailand CSR cochairman to tackle the threat of plastic waste on beaches.
Ouided Bouchamaoui is the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate for the year 2015.
She was the first woman President of the Tunisian Confederacy of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts. She Co-founder The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet. Ouided played a historic and legendary role in helping her country navigate through a great time of crisis during the Arab spring. Ms. Bouchamaoui is also Member of the Oslo Business for Peace Award Committee since January 2016.
Mrs. Ouided Bouchamaoui declined thrice the offer to become Prime Minister, wishing to retain her independence, and to work to achieve social stability and help foster economic development in Tunisia. In January 2015, the Tunisian President, Mr. Beji Caid Essebsi made her Grand Officer of the Order of the Republic, and King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, decorated her with the Royal Order of the Polar Star in November 2015. She also received in December 2015, the “Legion d’Honneur” from the French President, Mr. François Hollande.
Deepesh Sodhi is the Head of Technology and Innovations at Global Sustainability Hub. He is also the Founder and Head of Strategic growth at Fluidonomics Solutions, an IT services startup focusing on digital transformations.
He is a technology business consultant with rich experience in business development, partnership management, creative marketing, and product management. He has been part of thought leadership at Earth5R since it's inception and have guided and inspired many projects under Earth5R in Pune and Mumbai region.
He is a firm advocate of technology as a medium for social movements and change - and not just for traction. His work is a testament to the possibility of enabling and empowering Collaborative Social Initiatives through technology. He also happens to be a yoga enthusiast and organises training sessions for others.
Bharati Marathe is the Head- Urban Growth and Circular Economy at Global Sustainability Hub. She is also the Vice President; Head of Research and Innovation at Earth5R. She is an Architect by profession and holds a Masters in Environmental Architecture.
Bharati Marathe is currently a professor at Rachana Sansad Academy of Architecture and Dr Baliram Hiray College of Architecture, University of Mumbai. She completed her B. Arch. in 2008 and joined an Architect ﬁrm.
Bharati feels Architecture is an essential arena for sustainable innovation. Buildings represent about half the annual energy and emissions and three-quarters of its electricity. With the built environment growing -architects have a historic opportunity to transform its impact for the better.
Bharati speaks extensively on the topic of child development, their value system, and the role they can play in changing the belief system of the society. She is also a knowledge partner in Project Earth Talk.
Ajay Singh is the Head - Clean Energy, Sustainable Mobility and International Aﬀairs at Global Sustainability Hub. He is also the founder or Nimray Solar, an award-winning solar company based in Delhi.
Ajay is also the Young Leader India-France 2019 launched by French President Emmanuel Macron during his State visit to India in March 2018.Ajay is the winner of the “Global Energy Award” by Le- Monde France in Singapore.
Ajay was selected by JETRO(Japan External Trade Organisation), invited to CEATEC 2018 at TOKYO-JAPAN by METI-The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Japan. Ajay was selected by Paris Peace Forum to present NimRay in the presence of world leaders from 84 countries, an initiative by French President Emmanuel Macron.