Vivek Talwar

Vivek Talwar

Member of the Board of Trustees

As a member of the Board of Head Held High, Vivek brings his varied experience across the corporate and nonprofit worlds to the table.

He is the Founder-Director of Chrysalis, a Goa-based consulting organisation that works in the areas of envisioning, sustainability, business excellence and organisational Culture. Until March 2018, Vivek was the Chief Culture Officer and Chief Sustainability Officer of Tata Power.

He is currently a Consultant to Tata Sons working for Tata Business Excellence Group and part of the think tank that steers Affirmative Action in the Tata Group. He also serves on other nonprofit boards – including Antarang Foundation, a Mumbai-based organisation that creates career opportunities for disadvantaged urban, and the Yara India Trust, a corporate CSR body focused on development programs for the rural hinterland of North India. He is also on the Advisory Council of the Tata Centre of Excellence on Coastal and Marine Biodiversity Conservation.

Vivek is an architect by training and a wildlife and nature photographer. He has travelled to some of the most remote wilderness areas of the world, chronicling climate change impact and environmental degradation.