Ravi Agarwal is founder director of Toxics Link (www.toxicslink.org), an environmental NGO working on areas of chemical safety, toxics and waste, for over two decades, nationally as well as internationally. He is also a well established artist working with photographs-video- installation and public art. Mr Ravi has participated in important international shows, including documenta XI (2002) and the Sharjah Biennial (2013), and curated exhibitions such as the Yamuna-Elbe Pubilic.Art.Outreach (2011). He was awarded the prestigious IFCS -WHO Special Recognition Award (2008) and the Ashoka fellowship (1998). He writes regularly on environmental issues in the media and journals besides having (co)authored books both as an artist as well as an environmentalist. He is a communications engineer and MBA by training.