Anish Andheria

President of the Wildlife Conservation Trust

Anish Andheria

Dr. Anish Andheria is the President of the Wildlife Conservation Trust, a not-for-profit dedicated to preserving, protecting and conserving wildlife and fight climate change, carrying out path-breaking conservation work across India. Dr Andheria is a member of the Maharashtra State Board of Wildlife and a member of the Steering Committee of the Madhya Pradesh Tiger Conservation Foundation.

He has been awarded the prestigious Carl Zeiss Conservation Award 2008, and is a Fellow of LEAD, an international leadership programme on environment and development across 80 countries. He has helped set up Kids for Tigers, a nation-wide conservation education program which for 17 years has reached out to nearly a quarter million school children.

He is a wildlife photographer and large-carnivore specialist, having photographed some of the most remote wildlife reserves of India. Andheria has co-authored two books on Indian wildlife and contributed to several other books and publications. He is a Trustee of the Conservation Wildlands Trust and the Climate Reality Project India and serves on the advisory board for Nature´s Jamboree. In his lectures and conservation work, Dr. Andheria has introduced thousands of young people to the joys of nature and the rationale for nature conservation.