Former Executive Director, THDC India Ltd, Rakesh is an alumnus of Roorkee University (presently IIT Roorkee) having an experience of 38 years in public sector. He has been Coordinator of Core of Committee of Power Sector PSUs constituted under Chairmanship of Secretary, Disaster Management, Govt. of India for RR work of Uttarakhand Disaster Management and worked for more than 17 years towards rehabilitation of people displaced due to construction of Tehri Dam and Pipalkoti Hydro Electric Project.

With long years of hands-on experience in Social (Rehabilitation),Environment, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development (Community development, Livelihood Improvement) Rakesh is an expert of present CSR regime and SDG implementation in India.