Marianne Manuel

Programme Officer

Marianne ManuelProgram Officer 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…
Ajith Raj R

Research Assistant - Biodiversity And Resource Monitoring

Ajith Raj RResearch Assistant Qualification:  M.A. Development (Sustainability Specialization),  Azim Premji University, Bangalore- 2016 Bachelor’s in Fisheries Sciences (BFSc), Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS), Kochi-2011 Email: ajithraj@dakshin.org During the course of my graduation in fisheries sciences, I learnt about marine life as well as the social lives of fishers. My passion for…
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…
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…
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…
Raji Avy

Manager: Finance, Admin & HR

Raji AvyManager: Finance, Admin & HR Qualifications: Master degree in Commerce; Intermediate from the Institute of Cost & works Accountants of India; and Certification in International Financial Reporting System E -mail: raji.avy@dakshin.org Profile: My work at Dakshin includes Overall Finance and Operations, focusing on analysing and presenting financial reports for all functional areas, and grants…
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…
Meera Anna Oommen

Associate Director

Meera Anna OommenAssociate Director Meera holds a doctoral degree in life sciences from the University of Technology, Sydney. At Dakshin Foundation, Meera contributes to institutional growth by coordinating research activities,and institutional development of the Andaman Nicobar Environment Team (ANET). Her current academic work focuses on incorporating insights from multiple disciplines to understand conflicts in natural…