Manoj Dabas is a distinguished alumnus from the inaugural batch (1988-90) of the Post Graduate Diploma in Forestry Management at the esteemed Indian Institute of Forest Management. With a rich and diverse career spanning decades, Manoj has contributed significantly to the field of forestry and natural resource management. His professional journey includes pivotal roles at renowned organizations such as WIMCO, TRIFED, TERI, BILT, and ATREE.
In 2008, Manoj ventured into entrepreneurship, founding the Aravali Foundation for Education. Shortly thereafter, he established Creative Edge Media and Services Pvt. Ltd., reflecting his passion for environmental education and outreach communication. Over the years, Manoj has also been actively engaged in consulting assignments with national and multilateral organizations, focusing on urban environmental management challenges.
At present, Manoj assumes the role of Chief of Party for leading the implementation of the MoEFCC-USAID joint initiative – Trees Outside Forests in India (TOFI) Program.