Gopinath Parayil

gopi.pngInnovative thinker, responsible tourism practitioner, and founder of Nila Foundation that created an ecosystem for The Blue Yonder and The Blue Yonder Associates. Gopinath is the Ideator at TBYA. 

Twitter: @gparayil
Skype: gparayil


Zainab Kakal

zainab.pngTrained in sustainable development, journalism, and social entrepreneurship, Zainab is TBYA's triple bottom line specialist. She was recently declared a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum. She speaks fluent English, Gujarati, Hindi and can communicate in Marathi, Italian and Urdu. Zainab is the Catalyst at TBYA.

Skype: zainab.kakal


Jeremy Smith

jeremy.pngJeremy is a writer and producer specialising in environmental, travel and cultural issues. Former editor of Ecologist magazine, Jeremy co-authored ‘Clean Breaks – 500 New Ways to See the world’ with Richard Hammond. He heads the Communications division at TBYA.

Twitter: jmcsmith

 Sunny George

Dr-sunny.pngDr. Sunny George has M.Sc. in Fishery Biology and PhD in Limnology. He has 22 years of experience in scientific as well as social research and implementation of development projects. He has been awarded fellowships by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt. of India;  Belgian Royal Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels, Belgium; United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan and United States Department of State, Washington, D.C. Sunny is the Community Connector at TBYA.