Priti Mahesh is currently the Chief Programme Coordinator at Toxics Link.
She has been campaigning on the issues of waste and chemicals for more than a decade, with special focus on e-waste, plastic and urban hotspots. Her expertise in research and policy advocacy is well recognised. She has researched, written and presented about issues ranging from e-waste and bio medical waste to industrial pollution and from mercury to plastics. She has in depth understanding of the informal recycling space and has written about different models to integrate them in the emerging scenarios of waste management. She has authored many publications on some of these issues and has been widely quoted in regional, national and international media.
Priti has executed various projects and has spearheaded many public campaigns on the issues of e-waste, plastic and environmental education. She has also represented Toxics Link in various national and international forums.
Priti has studied Physics from Calcutta University and is also a trained Bharatnatyam and Odissi dancer.