Rhea Mazumdar Singhal is the Founder and CEO of Ecoware, India’s first and largest sustainable packaging company. By founding Ecoware, Rhea created a new packaging paradigm in India that recognized a natural, eco-friendly and easily affordable alternative to commoditsed single-use plastics. She was awarded the Nari Shakti Puraskar, the country’s highest civilian honor for women by the President of India, Rhea is also a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, an Asia 21 Young Leader of the Asia Society and an Impact Hero 2021 of the Earth Company. She is the chairperson of the northern region of the Indian Women Network and an invited member to three national industry committees promoting clean air and women empowerment.
Rhea is a global thought leader on climate change and inclusive growth. She has spoken at many prestigious forums such as Dreamforce (Salesforce Inc.), The Good Day (Engie), Accenture AGM and The Global Investor Conference (Motilal Oswal). One of her passions is to engage actively with the student community and inspire them to pursue sustainability, she has been invited as a mentor, judge and role model to several leading universities such as Ashoka, Shiv Nadar, University of Delhi and the Indian Institute of Technology at Mumbai and Mandi. Prior to founding Ecoware, Rhea was a senior sales executive at Pfizer Inc and she studied at the University of Bristol, Oxford and Harvard University.