Jungle Lore Team
Gaurav Athalye ( Director)
A post-grad in Statistics, Gaurav has worked in multinationals like GE Capital, Citibank in Risk Management prior to co-founding Jungle Lore. He looks after trip design and execution and is always looking for innovative and challenging designs for students. Gaurav has spent more than a decade exploring India's most enthralling eco-systems and trekking around the globe. A renowned photographer and naturalist, he is also an aspiring musician and a certified Rescue Diver.
Kaustubh Upadhye ( Director)
Co-founder of Jungle Lore, Kaustubh is always a shout away for anything you need. He is the back-bone of Jungle Lore and heads operations & product design. A dynamic problem solver, someone who thinks on his feet, Kaustubh leads with example. He specialises in Sahyadris and Himalayas and knows the mountains at the back of his hand.
A state-level football player and an engineer by qualification, Ayush is the co founder and face of Jungle Lore Student Expeditions and has been working with student organisations for years. Ayush loves adventure sports, is a die-hard Liver- pool fC Fan and a mountaineer at heart. He loves exploring uncharted territories in the mountains and has a keen eye for unique trip designs that translate into meaningful learning experiences. Ayush strongly believes that experiential learning is the future of education.
Tasneem is our in-house digital and branding professional with seven years of experience in the field of advertising, having worked with companies like Ogilvy & Mather and Child Rights and You. A writer at heart and born with the wanderlust gene she worships the poet Rumi. Tasneem takes care of all the communication needs of Jungle Lore while being a part-time food and travel blogger.
Apart from academics, she is a proficient dancer and sportsperson. At Jungle Lore, Firuza is involved in handling operations and making sure we move smoothly.
A commerce student, Tejas joined the Jungle Lore team as a novice. Today he is involved in handling operations, administration and making sure we run smoothly. A foodie and forever ready to explore the world, Tejas ensures that we never have a single boring moment at office.