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Haaziq Kazi is a 15-year-old Indian student from Pune, India. Haaziq is a TED ED and Tedx speaker and inventor of ERVIS, the ship. He is super passionate about the ocean and the plastic pollution problem. He is currently appointed as the Regional Focal Point for SDG14, Youth Constituency for the Major Group for Children and Youth.

Dr. Ash Pachauri

Lead Mentor

Senior Mentor, POP (Protect Our Planet) Movement
Secretary and Treasurer and Member of the Board, World Sustainable Development Forum

Dr. Ash Pachauri has a PhD in decision behavior and master’s degree in international management. Having worked with McKinsey & Company before pursuing a career in the social development arena, Dr. Pachauri’s experience in the fields of public health, environment, and management emerges from a range of initiatives including those of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, PATH, UNDP, IPPF, and CDC program interventions in the US. Read more



Program Director

Priyanka is currently in charge of education initiative of Ervis foundation. Priyanka is a 24 year old graduate from Symbiosis Center for Media and Communications, Pune. She in past has experiences working in News Media organizations in India and also has extensive experience in NGO working with children. She has strong interest in social activities and her interests include traveling, filmmaking and writing.



Advisor – SDG

Amit is 26 year old and currently is a consultant for Content and Research Department in ERVIS Foundation. Amit comes from cyber security background working with PwC in the past and feels strongly about our responsibility towards environment. Amit is a voracious reader and an author with a book to his credit.



Strategy Advisor

Ahmad is 42 Year old management consultant. Ahmad is Lead consultant Global Strategy for ERVIS foundation and has worked with over 10 years of experience with Accenture locally and internationally and also specializes in consulting startups on growth plans. Ahmad’s passion is story telling.

Rahul Tulsiani


Social Media Head

Rahul is responsible for all the communication on Ervis social media channels. He is a self-learned digital marketing professional donning multiple hats like filmmaker, storyteller, writer, video producer, social media manager, and entrepreneur. When not working, he is either brewing stories, characters, and scenes or watching basketball matches dreaming to watch them all live one day!

Cristina Gabetti, Sustainability Advisor


Sustainability Advisor

Cristina is an American-Italian journalist, speaker and sustainability advisor.

After a decade of entertainment reporting, motherhood brought her to investigate the impact of our lifestyles on society and the environment. It was a transformative journey. She has 4 published books on applied sustainability and for 12 years has been hosting a weekly segment on the popular TV show Striscia la notizia.

As a moderator Cristina connects experts on criticalities and solutions to the challenges of our time. She is a member of the advisory board of YCELP, teaches and consults on sustainable practices, with emphasis on the UN 2030 Agenda.

Olivia Sala, Sustainability Advisor


Sustainability Advisor

Olivia grew up between the United States and Italy, embracing what it is to be bi-cultural. A love of photography brought her to pursue a creative career until she felt the need to shift her priorities. She began her journey in sustainability in 2014, working for an environmental non-profit dedicated to restoring the health and biodiversity of an estuary in Florida. Thanks to her collaboration with journalist Cristina Gabetti, for the past 4 years she has worn many hats, using her skills to raise awareness and collective consciousness on sustainable development through research, social media, events and tv production.




Manaswita is a IV year learner of law affiliated with Symbiosis International (Deemed) University. She is currently interning with Ervis. She is also a personal researcher to the MP of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Her interests in environmental law motivated her to be a part of Ervis foundation. She has intensively worked in the field of environmental law, has also written a paper on ‘Environmental Impact Assessment’ published in An International Perspective to the contemporary legal happening, forwarded by Hon’ble Justice Mohan Pieres.