Our Trustees

SETHU VAIDHYANATHAN

Playing a landmark role in the foundation of Ahimsa Trust, he’s the Founder of
People For Animals, Chennai (1995), a Fellow at Round Table India for 19 years, and an avid supporter of several Women and Children’s Rights organizations. A successful businessman for many years, he is passionate about advancing the cause of mitigating climate change by aiding reduction in the production and consumption of resource intensive animal products.

PARAG AGARWAL

With over 30 years of experience in the corporate sector with Fortune 500 companies from around the world, Parag has been championing the cause of welfare of animals, amongst other social justice movements. A passionate vegan, he envisions a greater impact of the Animal Rights Movement with cross collaboration across various industries. Apart from being actively involved in the affairs of Ahimsa, he is also the Founder of Tap India Foundation.

Our Advisors

UJWAL THAKKAR

Ujwal Thakar, a banker for 28 years, has held key senior management positions at several leading banks including Standard Chartered Bank, BNP Paribas and Times bank. In 2002, he entered the social sector as CEO of Pratham, India's largest NGO in the elementary education space. Also served as CEO of GiveIndia, a pioneering platform for philanthropic exchange.

TRUPTI VYAS

Trupti Vyas is the Director – Gandhi Fellowship Program at Kaivalya Education
Foundation for the last decade. Prior to that., Trupti was Head of Programs at India Foundation for the Arts; Head Editor of IMS Publications and is Ex-visiting faculty at Xavier Institue of Communication in Mumbai

Tarus

Taru, a St. Stephen’s and IIM Ahmedabad alumni (currently Associate Manager – Business Integration with Tata Consumer Products Limited), is an animal lover and a passionate advocate of animal rights.