TEAM and ADVISORS

Shiva Susarla

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Shiva is the Co-Founder of Urban Tiller.

He is also the Founder-Director of  RENERGii Asia , where all his work revolves around making our cities more liveable, sustainable and circular.

Shiva has an MBA from the Asian Institute of Management and  an undergraduate degree in Computer Science & Engineering from VTU,  India. He has also completed the coursework for the M.Eng degree at Faculty of Engineering, NUS.

Sandeep Reddy

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Sandeep is the Co-Founder of Urban Tiller and manages our farm network. 


His expertise allows Urban Tiller to optimize production at our farms.


He is deeply connected to the controlled environment agriculture ecosystem in India and brings with him extensive experience in plant nutrition and growing methodologies.

Mitali Poovayya

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Mitali  is  a Founding team member of Urban  Tiller and an Associate at RENERGii Asia, 


Mitali  applies the training she received during her Master's in Neurobiology  in Amsterdam as a complex systems thinker for RENERGii's circular  economy advisory practice. 


She also has a Minor in Sustainability and  has prior experience in research and in internships with cleantech  consultancies in Netherlands. 

Pratap Raju

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Pratap is an Advisor to Urban Tiller and the Founder- Director of PR Climate  Studio, a Climate-focused innovation  platform. 


He is also a Founder of  the Climate Collective, a coalition of climate and cleantech companies  in South Asia. addressing climate change through innovation, ecosystems  and knowledge. 

Pratap is also the India Lead for ClimateLaunchPad.


​Pratap  has an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from Harvard  University and a  Master's degree in Economic Development from Oxford  University.

Anand Adkoli

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Anand Adkoli is an Advisor to Urban Tiller.


In his long career, Anand has worn many hats as a technology executive, entrepreneur and a systems consultant.


More recently, Anand has been deeply immersed in holistic agricultural methodologies such as Zero Input Farming and Permaculture.

Nalin Agarwal

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Nalin Agarwal is an Advisor to Urban TIller.


Nalin is also the Co-Founder of MyCityMoney and is the Innovation Accelerator Lead for the Climate Collective.  

Nalin has many years of experience in Sustainability innovation, cleantech and renewable energy. He has  developed renewable power infrastructure in India and abroad.  


He has a graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from India and a Master’s in Sustainable Energy Futures from Imperial College in London.