Ravi leads Safe Water Network’s activities in India since its operations commenced in 2009. Today, the organization has empowered nearly 200 communities across four states in India.
Known for his hands-on expertise of over 30 years in water operations, green energy sources, wastewater, bulk-water processing and vending machine point-of-use purification systems, Ravi has spent 14 years at PepsiCo India, involved in the technical and operating aspects of bottling and distribution. As PepsiCo India’s sustainability director, he reduced plant water consumption by over 2.6 billion liters across 34 plants nationwide.
Ravi’s prior experience has proven invaluable in overseeing Safe Water Network’s rapid growth and developing the standards and systems to support large scale replication. Drawing upon his proficiency in engineering and management, Ravi manages the development of business and operational protocols, training programs and management systems to enable cost-effective replication.
Ravi earned an MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad. A member of the National Water Committee of FICCI and CII, Ravi has also been a mentor in Legatum Center MIT and Santa Clara University.
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