The Team


Mr. Sanat Kumar Das, Retd. (IFS), Director of Uttarayan Wild Life

Conservation sets and evolves the strategic direction for wild life conservation while nurturing a strong leadership team to drive its execution.

Earlier during his tenure as Divisional Forest officer in 24 Parganas (1990-1993) , he undertook Mangrove Conservation, Protection and Development project in the SUNDERBAN BIOSHPERE RESERVE.

As a Deputy Conservator of Forests –SBR (1993-1995) his area of operations was from Sagar island to Herobhanga bordering Sajnekhali and the Sunderban Tiger Reserve from Herobhanga side to Bangladesh border.

Prashant Pandit - Honorary Member of Uttarayan Wild Life Conservation

Mr. Prasanta Kumar Pandit, Retd. (IFS),Honarary Member of Uttarayan Wild Life Conservation, having not only vast experience throughout West Bengal in territorial, Wildlife, Tiger Reserves, Protected Areas & Marketing div. as Additional DFO,DFO & Div.Mgr., Conservator / Chief Conservator of forests but an eminent award winner personality, a Professor and an author (books & monographs).


Abhishek Ghosh, Program Head, Uttarayan Wildlife Wing

M.Sc. Forestry from Forest Research Institute, Dehradun with experience of working on Community Education, Awareness Generation and Conservation Strategies for Gangetic Dolphin in West Bengal and have experience of habitat restoration project in Maldevta, Dehradun. I am one of the four candidates in India to get the prestigeous fellowship from International Tropical Timber Organization, Yokohama, Japan for Internship work on Socio-economic dependency on Agroforestry in Yamuna Nagar, Haryana. I have also been working in leading role on several projects of  ecological importance like awareness generation in society, afforestation in several parts of India, etc. under the banner of Uttarayan.


Diya Sur, Honorary Director, Uttarayan Wildlife Wing

Ecological Restoration Alliance India practicer. An ex corporate wholly dedicated to wildlife management and conservation in West Bengal for past 15 years. Have been in several prestigious conflict management mitigation projects for past 10 years like the Mumbaikers for SGNP – one of the 7 prestigious project mentioned by UN. Featured in Fortune India magazine as a wildlife conservationist working towards Conflict mitigation.

Certified from United for Wildlife in Ecology: Ecosystem Dynamics and Conservation

Awarded the Hoffman Ecology Restoration Grant, Switzerland to revive the broken ecology of Sundarbans Post Amphan.

Dr. Anup Sinha

Eminent Economist
Chairman, Bandhan Bank
Ex-Dean of Studies IIM Kolkata
Ex Director NABARD

Baibhab Roy

Alumni of most prestigious Indian Institutes – Indian Statistical Institutes, IIM bringing in unique leadership led the group in fields uncharted. It is with his vision B K Roy group now boasts the finest Nursery division, takes pride in state of art DBT Certified tissue culture unit.

Dr. Sunipa Sinha Roy

Founder of Uttarayan

Sreela Pillai Roy


Other Members


Atin Chatterjee, Project Head, South Bengal

M.Sc Environmental Science from Visva-Bharati Central University. 5 years working experience with WWF-India as an intern , volunteer, and field guide resource person for eco trail. Presently working in Uttarayan Wildlife Wing as a Project head of Ecological Restoration in South Bengal.


Saheba Ghosh, Project Head, Sundarbans

- Young green champion leader 2010

M.Sc Zoology from Netaji Subhas Open University. Working experience as field assistant at Paribesh Unnayan Parishad 3 years working experience with WWF-INDIA as field assistant. Presently working in Uttarayan Wildlife Wing as a Project Head, Sundarbans for ecological restoration and livelihood projects.


Dr. P.K. Sen

Completed M Sc ,PhD from  Calcutta University.  Achrya P C Roy  fellow.. Joined ICAR as Scientist(Soil) .Later  joined Dept of Agriculture  Govt of West Deputy  Director. Worked with International plant Nutrient Institute, The Sulphur  Institute USA.and Fetiliser Association of India. Recipients of Sri Ram Award and Sar Samachar Samman fromFAI. More than eighty publications  in national and international re journals .Retired from  Govt service as Additional  Dierector of Agriculutre and Managing Dierector  WBSSC.

Saurav Roy

Scientific Advisor and Director
University of Sussex. UK.
M.Engg. (Ocean)
Griffith University. Australia.
20 + years experience .
Worked with Gold Coast City Council, EPA, along with University for beach protection, beach erosion prevention, wind and tidal energy generation. Worked for prevention of coast and river banks from recreational wake boarding.

Dr. Anirban Das

MBBS, PHD Philosophy
Associate Professor Centre for Studies in Social Science(CSSSC)
Government of India

Kaushik Ghosh

Architect and Urban Planner Assistant Professor
Urban Management Center Netaji Subhash Administrative Training Institute Government of West Bengal

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