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 a special focus on e-waste, plastic, and urban hotspots. She has represented Toxics Link in various national and international forums. Her expertise in research and policy advocacy is well-recognized. Priti has researched, written, and presented issues ranging from e-waste and bio-medical waste to industrial pollution and from mercury to plastics. She has an in-depth understanding of the informal recycling space and has written about different models to integrate them into the emerging scenarios of waste management.

Priti 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.  Priti studied Physics at Calcutta University. She is also a trained Bharatnatyam and Odissi dancer.

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