Meet our team

Jose Louies

Jose is a techie turned conservationist and is now putting his efforts to use technology for conservation. He works as the Chief of Wildlife Crime Control Division of Wildlife Trust of India he enjoys his work which keeps the team on their toes and alert. He is also a self- trained expert on snakes, the Founder of indiansnakes.org and a member of IUCN Viper Specialist Group. When he is not dealing with wildlife crime or snakes you will find him spending time at his farm in Kerala looking after beehives as a professional apiculturist .

Radhika Bhagat

Radhika Bhagat is leading Project Road Watch and the "I Brake for Wildlife campaign" with Jose Louies and has been full time in the field of Wildlife Conservation since the last 9 years. She was managing Wildlife Trust of India's Rapid Action Grants, Wildlife Crime prevention project in Bhutan and Disaster relief work untill she took a break for further studies in Wildlife Sciences. Her interests also lie in Marine Conservation , specially for the Andaman and Nicobar Group of Islands as well as Spiritual Ecology.

Pratik Joshi

Pratik Joshi is an active wildlife photographer and conservationist from Gandhidham, Kutch. His passion for nature surfaced when he witnessed a jungle cat feeding her young in the wild, about 7 years ago. This experience was life changing and set him on a mission for appreciating and protecting wildlife. He became a regular visitor to all Sanctuaries and National Parks of Gujarat, his travels in the wild gradually and inevitably set him on the path of nature conservation. His major area of work is in the Great Rann of Kutch region. He has been working on wildlife roadkills in Gujarat since the last 2 years and actively manages an online network of over 1000 volunteers and researchers who report on wildlife roadkills, besides a team 50 active on ground members. He is a key team member of the National level project ROADWATCH and the “I Brake for Wildlife Campaign”. He is also a corporate professional working for a leading mobile brand as an Area Sales Manager.

Debobroto Sircar

Debobroto Sircar or 'Debo' as his friends call him, joined Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) in 2009 under the Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation Division where he was part of a statewide survey to assess the Human Sloth -Bear conflict scenario and suggest action plans to mitigate the same. His study was then taken up as part of the National Bear Action Plan proposed in the IBA Conference in India, 2012. He was also involved in the All India Tiger Estimation & Monitoring Programme in Achanakmar Tiger Reserve, Chhattisgarh, undertaken by WTI on behalf of Wildlife Institute of India, as a research member. Later, he made the move to Wild Aid Division, an outreach wing of WTI. Currently based in HQ, he coordinates with grassroots individuals, organization and state forest departments in assisting them to take urgent and critical wildlife conservation projects in their locality/landscape.

Snehaa Sundaram

Snehaa Sundaram a free spiritied Chennai girl who joined Wildlife Trust of India recently under the Wild-Aid Division to help facilitate critical conservation actions in our country. Her passion for wildlife and inquisitiveness towards nature has only grown exponentially over the years.After a Masters in Ecology and Environmental Sciences from the well-reputed university of Pondicherry, Snehaa began her career as a Naturalist in Kanha National park which allowed her to explore deeper into the Sal forest landscape and observe animal behavior. After a good two years with the unique wildlife of Kanha, she started working on research projects. She worked as research assistant for a project with SACON studying the social organisation behavior of Long-tailed Macaques in Great Nicobar where she closely followed a troop of this endemic species studying their relationship and behaviour. After time in the islands, she also worked with Wildlife Institute of India(WII) on a project studying the Northern-Plain Langurs and their role as prey in Sanjay-Dubri Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh. The varied experiences from varied landscapes has allowed her to delve deep into her inquisitiveness and has given her the conviction to build a career out of doing something she loves.