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Sandeep Tambe is a member of the Indian Forest Service and is passionate about nature conservation, rural livelihoods and water security. He has been instrumental in securing wildlife areas in the Khangchendzonga landscape, effective implementation of poverty alleviation programmes and in the revival of Himalayan springs using scientific and people centric approaches. He graduated from IIT Mumbai, is a post graduate in Forestry from the Forest Research Institute and a PhD from Wildlife Institute of India. He has served as the Chief Conservator of Forests and as Special Secretary in the Rural Management and Development Department, Government of Sikkim before joining the Indian Institute of Forest Management in 2015. As a professor at IIFM, he is teaching courses related to forest policy and law, rural planning and livelihoods, natural resource management and project management.