Keshav B J

Accounts Officer

Keshav B JAccounts Officer Qualifications: BBM-Finance, Bangalore University, MBA-Finance, Sikkim Manipal University, CA-INTER E -mail: keshav@dakshin.org Profile: I have completed my master in Accounts & finance and I have completed my CA -Inter. I have 8 years of experience in Accounts & Finance Professional from different development sector. Here at Dakshin Foundation I maintain book…
Prerana Gawde

Research Assistant - Biodiversity and Resource Monitoring

Prerana GawdeResearch Assistant Qualifications: M. Sc. – Marine Biology and Ecology, James Cook University,Townsville, Queensland, AUS, 2018. M.Sc. – Zoology (Major: Animal Physiology), University of Mumbai, IND, 2014. PADI Divemaster, 2014. E -mail: prerana@dakshin.org Profile: My master’s degree in animal physiology, taught me the fundamentals of animal biology and provided groundwork for a deeper understanding…
Mallika Vaznaik

Research Associate- Galgibag, Goa

Mallika VaznaikResearch Associate Programme: Galgibag project, Goa Qualifications: BSc. (honors) Philosophy, Politics and Economics [University of Warwick], MSc. Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship [London School of Economics and Political Science]. Email: mallika@dakshin. org Profile:  I am an individual interested in innovative ways of solving social and environmental problems. Of Goan origin, I have in the past participated in a project…
Gayathri Loka

Research Assistant- Art Community Engagement

Gayathri LokaResearch Assistant- Art, Community and Engagement Program Qualification: MA Television Journalism Profile: Story telling is something I truly believe has a lot of impact. Everyone has a story to tell. Whether it is a person on a bus or a turtle on the beach.  I think that sharing each others stories can educate people and bring…
Andrea Phillott
Andrea Phillott Profile: Prof. Andrea Phillott fell in love with sea turtles and research while a university student and spent her summers walking the beaches of mainland Australia and the Great Barrier Reef. She completed her PhD on fungal invasion of sea turtle nests in 2003 then worked at Central Queensland University and James Cook University…
Meena Balgopal
Meena BalgopalMeena Balgopal is a discipline-based educational researcher and an insect ecologist. Meena Balgopal is a discipline-based educational researcher and an insect ecologist. Her training is diverse and spans agro-ecology, insect ecology, and science education. For the past 15 years she has been studying the role that instructional strategies have on learners’ environmental (and scientific)…
Kanchi Kohli
Kanchi KohliResearcher working on environment, forest and biodiversity governance in India Profile: Kanchi Kohli is a researcher working on environment, forest and biodiversity governance in India. Her work explores the links between law, industrialization and environment justice. Other than her independent work, Kanchi is Legal Research Director to the Centre for Policy Research-Namati Environment Justice Program…
Kavitha Manjunath

Sr. Accountant

Kavitha ManjunathSr. Accountant Qualifications: Diploma in Computer Science from Adarsha Polytechnic, Bangalore E-mail: kavitha1.manjunath@gmail.com Profile: “Accounting is my life. Stop by some time and I’ll tell you why.” Here’s what I do at Dakshin Foundation: maintain books of accounts, securing cash box, cheque books, bank statements, making payments, settling accounts of project staff, prepare financial…
Muralidharan M

Field Director: Flagships Species – Biodiversity and Resource Monitoring

Muralidharan MField Director: Flagships Species– Biodiversity and Resource Monitoring Programme Position: Field Director: Flagships Species– Biodiversity and Resource Monitoring Programme Qualifications: M.Sc Wildlife Sciences, Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, 2009 E-mail: murali@dakshin.org Profile: I joined Dakshin in 2010 to study the mass nesting behaviour of olive ridley turtles in Odisha. Now as Field Director in the Biodiversity and…
Marianne Manuel

Assistant Director

Marianne Manuel Assistant Director Qualifications: M.Sc. Environmental Studies, TERI University, New Delhi, 2011 E-mail: marianne.manuel88@gmail.com Profile: As Assistant Director at Dakshin, I support the Director and Associate Director with the long-term vision and strategy for the institution, institutional fundraising, administration as well as facilitate coordination between the three programmes. Apart from this my research and interventions focus on…