Our Team
Annu Grover - Managing Director
Aged 26 is the Managing Director & Founder of Nurturing Green. Annu loves to nourish & nurture start-ups & grow them to a sustainable level. Mother Earth was always closer to his heart & looking at the depleting resources & wastages, he always wanted to develop a business which was capable of changing mindsets & bring the change that everyone wants to see. He dreams of putting a plant in every hand which goes out to Gift & strongly believes that Gifting a Plant is far better than giving monotonous gifts.
He has done his MBA from Bimtech in Marketing & Retail. After which he went to do a 'Global Business Program' in Strategic Management from Austria. After a small stint as Management Consultant, he realized job is not his cup of tea & came to India to follow his heart. He has won several accolades in Startup & Green space like ET-Power of Ideas 2010, Echoing Green & HT- Brightest Young Climate Leader 2010 award. He speaks at various forums & also love to interact with young people & new ideas.
Manu Grover - Non Executive Director

Aged 29 years, An associate member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), licentiate member of Indian Institute of Insurance (III) and student of law having nearly a decade of industrial/corporate experience in conducting due-diligence for slump-sale/ private placement, incorporation of Companies/ LLP, corporate restructiring, due diligence for acquisition of commercial retail space, registration of trademark, compliances under Indian labour laws.

Swapnil Srivastava - Business Head

Aged 26, Swapnil is currently working as the Business Head of Nurturing Green. He heads the Retail team and is responsible for generating business using innovative marketing campaigns. He also looks after the initial stages of the corporate deals and takes care of the lead generation part through retail outlets. Following his degree in the Computer Science & Engineering, and working for an year in the software domain, he went to the University of Leeds, UK, to finish his Masters degree in International Business. During his research thesis on Poverty Reduction in Afghanistan, Swapnil has traveled different parts of the UK, India and Afghanistan. He holds good experience in working with NGOs and still carries out social activities for the upliftment of the underprivileged and children.

Abhishek Gupta - Director Marketing

Abhishek holds the position of Chief Marketing Officer at Nurturing Green. He is responsible for turning this small effort of contributing to environment conservation into a force to reckon with.

Abhishek is also one of the founding managing directors of a global consulting firm, i3 Consulting, which he co-founded with Sandeep. Before this he worked with McKinsey where he was responsible for setting up the analytics team.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Masters in Business Administration having specialized in Finance and Marketing. Being a nature lover, Nurturing Green is something that is close to his heart.


Sandeep Uppal - Director Strategy

Sandeep is the Chief Strategist at Nurturing Green. Highly motivated and a passionate advocate of nature, he provides insightful guidance and direction to a brighter greener future.

He is also one of the founding managing directors of i3 Consulting. Before this he worked with McKinsey, where he was the founding member of the Analytics team. He has extensive experience in Finance having helped several financial services company establish themselves both in India and the Middle East.

He is a certified Chartered Accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce. He has also helped incubate many startups and has seen them grow into small midsized businesses.

Sukruth Pillarisetti - Head Marketing

Sukruth has more than five years of experience in the area of marketing and marketing analytics. Prior to working with Nurturing Green, Sukruth has worked with organizations like Mu-Sigma in areas related to web analytics, consumer insights. At Nurturing Green, Sukruth is spearheading the online marketing activities and new product launches.

Sukruth has done his MBA with specialization in Marketing from IIM Kozhikode. He has done his engineering from NSIT Delhi.

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