General Secretary, Maharashtra Outdoor Professionals Association (MOPA)
Designer & Facilitator of Learning & Development Programmes in the
Wilderness First Responder (WFR)
Instructor, European Ropes Courses Association (ERCA)
Introduced to Adventure and Wilderness since childhood, being in the Great Outdoors comes as second-nature to him. His passion made him give up his practice as a Criminal Defense Lawyer at the Honourable Mumbai High Court. He started working with Magic Bus Centre for Learning & Development near Mumbai where he discovered the power of the outdoors as a medium to deliver high impact learning & development programmes to persons of various age groups and backgrounds. He is an excellent designer of objective & need based programmes as well as their component simulation games. He is also proficient in delivering these programmes and has been successfully delivering the like to Corporate Leaders, Teachers, Children & Youth from marginalized and at atrisk backgrounds, Entrepreneurs, NGOs, and Children and Youth from the privileged backgrounds. He has designed and delivered programmes with themes ranging from Selfdiscovery, Individual excellence, Team building, Communication skills and Leadership to Social skills, Physical skills and Survival skills. His strengths lie wherein he is capable of making adults rediscover the child within them and learn with effortless ease. His high levels of energy, a vast knowledge & experience base and his colourful creativity and imagination ensure that the programme is not only fun filled & memorable but also successful in delivering the objectives efficiently. Apart from this he is a High & Low Ropes Course Instructor and Rescuer and is certified by the European Ropes Course Association. He also holds a Wilderness First Responder and an Adult & Child CPR and Airway Management Certification from the Wilderness Medicine Institute, USA. He has over nineteen years of experience with outdoor adventure setups and instruction. He hastill date worked with various institutions and groups such as Magic Bus India, BNP Paribas, BMW Foundation, CiviCRM, Eaton Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Goldman Sachs, Indo German Chamber of Commerce, Adidas Exchange Programme, American Centre, The Akanksha Foundation, Dasra Foundation, Apnalaya, Jungle Lore, American School of Bombay, Billabong School, Deutsche School of Bombay International, Ecole Francaise Internationale de Bombay, Felsted School UK, Avalon Heights International School, Mercedes Benz International School, Riverdale International School, ITREB India, UTV India, Hexaware Industries, Sterlite Technologies, Gammon Infrastructure India, Wadhawan Group, Deutsche Bank, Signet, Network 18, Hanmer India and Nirvana Paragliding School amongst others. He is also a professional Illustrator & a Storyboard artist for the media industry in Mumbai. He continues to be associated till date with the Wilson College Nature Club, one of the top 10 most active nature clubs in India. He is an avid traveler and seeks new adventures perennially. His love for good food and company of friends translates to him having a huge social network across India and even abroad.