Founder-Director, SPRF India
Neha currently leads strategic engagements with government and market stakeholders for IDH – The Sustainable Trade Initiative, in addition to her work as Founder-Director for SPRF India. Neha specialises in sustainable value chains and food systems – palm oil, fisheries, coffee, timber, pulp and paper, and has over 15 years of multi-geography experience across South and Southeast Asia (Singapore, Bangladesh and India) while working closely with teams in the UK, Netherlands, Vietnam, and Indonesia.
She has also drafted the framework for India’s Sustainable Palm Oil Coalition and is a Founding Member of the Food and Land Use Coalition India Action Coalition for Responsible Sourcing & Trade of Commodities (FOLU-CREST), having also framed the Water Seekers’ Fellowship.
Originally from Lucknow, Neha is one of the few Indian women to have lived on a fishing boat (for 45 days) while working extensively in the Sundarbans and the Bay of Bengal.