Dr A J T Johnsingh
He is one of India’s most respected scientists, having conducted conservation and research work for over 30 years, and initiated pioneering field research on free-ranging large mammals.
A herpetologist, wildlife conservationist and founder of the Madras Snake Park, The Andaman and Nicobar Environment Trust (ANET), and the Madras Crocodile Bank Trust.
A famous wildlife filmmaker and now a full-time writer for over a decade, Janaki Lenin founded Draco Films and produced more than a dozen films for National Geographic Television.
Nikhil Whitaker, a well-known herpetologist and a crocodile researcher, is the Curator of the Madras Crocodile Bank Trust as well as the Research Director of Agumbe Rainforest Research Station.
An environmental activist, writer, and the founder of Sanctuary Nature Foundation, Bittu Sahgal has been dedicated towards the environment conservation cause for over three decades now.
Dr. B. C. Choudhury
B. C. Choudhury, retired in 2013 after serving in the Wildlife Institute of India from the year 1984. Prior to this, he was the Wildlife Research Officer of the Andhra Pradesh Forest Department from 1977.