Ravi Singh, WWF-India
Secretary General & CEO
Mr Ravi Singh has been the Secretary General and CEO of WWF-India since 2003. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Singh was the General Manager and Head, Multi National Corporates, Deutsche Bank, Mumbai. He started his career as a Lecturer of History in Bhagat Singh College, Delhi University after his Masters in History from St. Stephen’s College in 1975. He joined The Chartered Bank (now Standard Chartered Bank) in 1976 and Deutsche Bank in 1985. Mr. Singh has over thirty years of working experience and domain knowledge of the banking sector and organisational behaviour.
Beside his professional achievements in the corporate sector, Mr. Singh has had an abiding interest in the conservation of nature and working for India. He has been involved in conservation related issues since 1976 and has been a member of several conservation organizations, which included WWF and the BNHS. As the head of WWF-India, the country’s largest conservation organization, Mr. Singh participates in national fora including those covering biodiversity and aspects of reducing human footprint. He played squash at national levels, is a keen traveler, a member of the Himalayan Club, an avid reader. His other interests include Indian history, high altitude trekking, photography and natural history.