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Our Team in India

Leadership

Sudarshan Singh Deora

India & Nepal Country Director

Sudarshan joined Rustic Pathways in 2007 after completing his Post Grad in Hospitality and Tourism management. He worked in production house as Location Manager and manager for an Inbound luxury travel operator in India. With education degree from JNV university from Jodhpur, Sudarshan passion for outdoor education and providing hands on experience inspires him to provide innovative programs for students in India and Nepal. Sudarshan loves to play cricket and listen to country music.

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Team

Kishan Singh

Program Leader

Kishan was born and brought up in Jodhpur, a small but very beautiful town in Rajasthan. From a very early age Kishan was passionate about exploring different parts of the world and experiencing different cultures. After obtaining his Bachelor’s degree in Business, Kishan went Australia for Hospitality Management and then the UK for his MBA. After his Master’s, he realized that the most suitable job for him would be in the travel industry. Kishan joined Rustic Pathways in 2015 and since then he has lead several programs in India and Nepal and apart from that, he has led trips in Tanzania and the Balkans. Kishan is very passionate about sharing about the culture and history of India, he loves to discuss the critical issues in India, world and their potential sustainable solutions. Kishan enjoys playing squash, cricket and reading books.

Komal Patel

Outdoor Educator

Komal works as Outdoor Educator using the concept of Experiential Learning. She has worked in many parts of India with various schools and has also worked with many corporate groups from different sectors. Komal was associated with the TA Pai Management Institute as their Outdoor Faculty for 6 years. She has done courses in Mountaineering, Skiing, Wilderness First Responder and Experiential Learning Practices.

Abhimanyu Singh Bhati

Program Leader

Born and brought up in Jodhpur, one of the best cultural cities of Rajasthan in India, Abhimanyu always had a great interest in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry. After completing his Hospitality Management from Institute of Hotel Management, Aurangabad (Taj Group), he worked with Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace, and ITC. He also runs a Hotel Management Academy in Jodhpur and Trains students professionally in this field all across Rajasthan.  Abhimanyu believes in learning through traveling and has a keen interest in outdoor educational Industry. He is a certified Wilderness First Responder by N.O.L.S INDIA. He also loves talking about art, culture and history. His interest also lies in Cricket, Football and Netflix.

Divya S. Parameswaran

Program Manager

Divya is been associated with Rustic Pathways for the past 10 years. After completing her Maters in Tourism Marketing she worked extensively with the Thomas Cook in Conference and Event Management Industry in India. She has led programs in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Burma, Nepal and Fiji. With a passion to work with the community and youth, she has been an integral part in designing and executing service projects in India and Nepal. Her cooking skills and bubbly nature makes her extremely popular among students.