Dr. Kaviraj Singh
Founder & Managing Director , ESPL
A motivator, leader and innovator. Dr. Kaviraj Singh is an exemplary social entrepreneur, visionary and innovator with close to two decades of research and functional expertise in climate change, environmental protection, and waste management. Hailing from a farming background, he started relating to the perils of irresponsible waste disposal, rising pollution and climatic change, early in his life. It is this sensitization towards the need for responsible use of resources and energy conservation that inspired him to get his Masters in Energy & Environmental Management, followed by a doctorate degree from the much reputed-Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IITD). His in-depth knowledge of the issues of climate change and ways to counter them, made him one of the leading experts of the industry. All through his outstanding career graph, Dr. Kavi has undertaken praiseworthy leadership, capacity building, public speaking, and auditing roles, guiding by example and inspiring many through his inventive thinking, problem-solving abilities and an unabashed passion towards saving the planet. After working with impressive global clients and organisations like SGS United Kingdom, a leading inspection, testing and certification body tackling climate change where he led a team for 4 years, Kavi founded Earthood Services Private Limited (ESPL) - a third-party auditing and consulting firm, assisting clients in the field of Environment, Energy, and Climate Change. His clients appreciate his subject expertise, analytical insights, and his ability to go that extra mile to deliver exceptional services. He attracted a lot of praise for his research papers that were presented at multiple conferences like Carbon Expo and workshops for the United Nations in Bonn, Frankfurt, and in New Delhi. He is an eloquent speaker and a special invitee at many annual national and global conferences and events focussed on Climate Change, Environment and Energy Conservation. He is a proud recipient of several research fellowships from Govt of India and has audited over 200 waste management CDM projects across 40+ countries. He has co-authored several books and has published numerous research and technical papers in International Journals. He commands the waste sector expertise and is known for his insights on various other sectors and different mechanisms in the climate change industry. Apart from his work, Dr. Kavi is passionate about staying fit and has run many marathons.