Leadership and Mentoring

For more than three decades, Anupam Saraph has been mentoring leaders and their teams, to help them to identify their complex systems,recognize the common purposes of its actors,and accomplish their toughest shared challenge - theirmission.Together, they have sought leverage and designs to ensure their complex systems are resilient, sustainable, fair, and bring care and respect to its participants. Their intrventions have spanned across business models, policy, strategy, and even legislation.

He has advised several local and national leaders across Asia, and has also served as the governance and IT Advisor to Government of Goa and its former Chief Minister, the late Manohar Parrikar. Over the last ten years, Dr. Saraph has also been working together with Swedish Water Prize recipient and Magsaysay Awardee Dr. Rajendrasingh and hundreds of social activists working for the cause of protecting theenvironment andrivers of India from exploitation, encroachment, and pollution. He has also worked with leaders to designdemocratic,electoral, and governance reforms. He has also served as the CIO of Pune City and an Advisor on projects across Asia to develop urban nervous systems. He has also modeledurban dynamicsof Goa over a 100 year period from 2000 in order to explore resource transitions and sustainability.

He is an advisor to the Earth Charter International that strives to transition communities to sustainable ways of living on theplanet. He also sits on the board of the Balaton Group, a global network of scientists, policy makers, social activists who play a central role in bringing a systems approach to solving problems relating to environment, natural resources, resilience and sustainable development. He also advises the Club of Rome on the climate crisis and sustainable development. He has also served as one of the twenty top global scientists on the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Complex Systems.

He also serves as anindependent director on the boards of public and private sector companies and NGOs, and as a Professor of Sustainability and Governance of Complex Systems at universities in Asia, Europe and the United States.

He has also advised dozens of organizations including theFrench Ministry of Research, the Dutch Ministry of Public Health and Environment, theResource Use Institute, and the Royal Bank of Scotland on economic, energy, and environmental coordination methods (ECCO) for modeling national, regional and global economies, and applied them to explore the carrying capacity and the potential for growth.