Kunal Sharma

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Conservation and Sustainability
  • Indigenous people
  • Climate Change
  • Responsible Tourism


I have worked on issues of conservation and sustainability in the past. My primary learnings have revolved around interdisciplinary research on traditional ecological knowledge of indigenous people, mitigating negative human wildlife interaction, practical sustainability action, small scale restoration and impacts of tourism formerly with Keystone Foundation, Jungle Lodges and Resorts, GIZ and Wildlife Trust of India.

I have a Post Graduate Diploma in Forestry Management from Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal and a Bachelor’s degree from Punjab University, Chandigarh.




  • Sharma, K and Tiwari, N.D. (2011). Wild Vistas — Journeys with Jungle Lodges and Resorts. Jungle Lodges and Resorts. 
  • Nath, S. and Sharma, K. (2007). Honey Trails in the Blue Mountains, IUCN, The Netherlands Committee, Keystone Foundation.

Chapters in Books

Popular Articles


Roy, P., Leo, R., Thomas, S., Varghese, A., Sharma, K., Prasad, S., Bradbear, N., Roberts, S. Potts, S. and Davidar, P. (2011).Nesting requirements of the rock bee Apis dorsata in the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, India. Tropical Ecology. 52(3): 285 – 291.