We are a growing team with experienced leadership.

Pooran has been working in sustainability for over 30 years, as an entrepreneur, author and advisor to business and government. He has a background in medical sciences and neuroscience, which he brings to ensuring OnePlanet is building health at all levels - at the level of the individual, community and planet.

Pooran Desai


Technologist. Robert is CEO of COINS Global, the global market leader in software solutions for the construction industry. He has worked in technology companies and technology investment for over 30 years.

Robert Brown


Tom oversees OnePlanet's finances. He also manages the delivery of the finance, HR, IT, legal, and facilities areas at award-winning NGO Bioregional, which is a shareholder in OnePlanet. Previously he worked for 10 years at the Institution of Structural Engineers.

Tom Schuurman


Customer Success

The customer success team is committed to the company’s mission and we collaborate with various experts contributing to our products and services. 

Ben has been working in sustainability for 20 years, starting out with a rapping robot to teach primary school children about recycling and working up to supporting the implementation of sustainability on globally leading exemplars such as Villages Nature, Singita and Zibi. Ben has chosen apples from an apple tree he planted 20 years ago, reminding him of the need to take a long view, as well as the benefits as a local healthy diet.

Ben Gill

Head of Customer Success

Niamh is a recent Anthropology graduate from Goldsmiths, University of London. Niamh has chosen her bike to represent sustainability because cycling produces zero emissions and contributes to a healthy lifestyle! Niamh bought her bike second hand to reduce waste and challenge overconsumption.

Niamh James​

Comms and Customer Success Analyst

Maresce is a Masters in Town and Regional Planning graduate. She’s worked on sustainability projects in local government and non-profit organisations for over five years. Maresce has chosen her secateurs to represent the power of food gardening at home. It minimises your carbon footprint on food, uses very little resources and generally just makes you feel good!.

Maresce Stephanus​

Customer Success Project Manager

Peter has been working in the tech for social good space for over 20 years, starting with a resource mapping system for local communities and more recently developing a platform for local democracy, organising and participatory budgeting. Peter has chosen seeds as he sees them as both literal and metaphorical foundations of life and society, representing potential for growth and positive change.

Peter Anderson

Head of Partnerships

Tash is a Geography graduate with experience in community-level action, working with young people, rewilding projects and filmmaking. She has chosen lichen (a symbiotic union of fungi and algae or bacteria), as through this collaboration, lichen make liveable places where the individual species wouldn’t survive alone. They show the power of community to grow resilience and find solutions to difficult problems!

Tash Barnes

Project Officer

Gaurav practised clinical medicine for six years, has co-developed and operated primary care services, led six quality-improvement projects within the NHS and is a published researcher. Gaurav has expertise in Public Health and is focussing his efforts on finding solutions to the climate crisis by taking an epidemiological approach. He believes that the impact on health outcomes is one of the biggest platforms upon which to justify urgent climate action.

Dr Gaurav Sikka​

Health Lead

Product Development

We have a strong development team with a wide range of technical expertise. 

Rajat is a software architect and a post graduate in computer science. He has opted for a plant to represent sustainability because he has always believed that plants help to sustain life on this planet by releasing oxygen into the atmosphere, absorb carbon dioxide, provide habitat and food for wildlife and humans, and regulate the water cycle.

Rajat Bansal

Chief Architect

Priyanka is a computer scientist and engineering graduate aiming to fulfill the requirements of our society from a technical aspect. She has opted for a plant planted in an earthen pot to give two messages that are, either we say no to plastics or reuse them as far as possible, and also, we get so much from plants, so why not plant more to replenish the environment and do our little bit to give back to mother earth.

Priyanka Mishra


Soloni is a software developer and has chosen this picture with a dog to represent sustainability because for her sustainability means a world where every living being lives in harmony. It’s a mindset of compassion for the people who will inherit our mess and creating a healthy environment for everyone by not using products that are harmful. It includes small random details of how we live our lives.

Saloni Jagga


Archit is a Professional IT Software developer, and he choose Water to represent sustainability,. He believes that people should not waste water and reuse waste water for your gardens or plants and always use your tap water wisely. He believes that effort made by us as individuals is what really matters.

Archit Dugar


Peeyush is a software developer with a Post Grad in Computer Science. He has chosen plants to represent sustainability because we are all directly or indirectly dependent on plants. Without plants, life on earth would be impossible. They are a primary source of food and they maintain soil quality, regulate humidity and contribute to the stability of the climate.

Peeyush Kriplani


Jothinayagan is a professional software engineer and post graduate in Computer Science. He chose wildlife to represent sustainability. He strongly believes that our mother earth is not only for human beings but for all our friends that are part of the natural world. It is every human being's responsibility to protect our precious wildlife from extinction, provide a thriving habitat for them and maintain the life cycles of all living beings.

Jothinayagan Iyyappan


Ifra is a Software Tester. She choose plants to represent sustainability because they are a symbol of natural growth and regeneration, which are the key principles of sustainable living. Plants have the ability to mitigate climate change, support ecosystems and water resources, provide renewable materials, enhance urban environments and contribute to food security. Protecting and nurturing plant life is crucial for building a sustainable future for our planet.

Ifra Sheikh

Software Tester

Udyan is a Software Engineer and Electronics and Communication graduate. He has chosen solar panels as they are a resounding symbol of sustainability and clean energy. Solar energy is a core part of his unwavering dedication to promoting renewable energy sources and embracing a lifestyle that is environmentally conscious and sustainable. These panels encapsulate the spirit of innovation, efficiency, and the promise of a future that is brighter and cleaner.

Udyan Srivastava