Ravi Singh, CEO, WWF, India
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, Multinational 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 in1985. Mr. Singh has over thirty years of working experience and domain knowledge of the banking sector an organisational behaviour.
Besides 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 issue since 1976 and has been a member of several conservation organizations which include WWF and the BNHS. As the head of WWF – India, the country’s largest conservation organization, Mr. Singh participates in national flora including those covering biodiversity and aspects of reducing human footprint. He played squash at national levels, is a keen traveller, a member of the Himalayan Club, and avid reader. His other interests include Indian History, high altitude trekking, photography and natural history.