Meet the Team


We like to think we've put together something pretty special here at GVK Society - an agile group of expert advisors and doers with a shared commitment to communication, collaboration, and doing good work.
The Leaders

Aneel Kumar Ambavaram



Chief Functionary

Aneel has acquired more than 15 years of experience in working with small and marginal farming communities. He has worked with leading multinational companies followed by rural development organizations. Doing is masters in organic agriculture from Wageningen University, Netherlands, he later served as the Program Manager for Zameen Organic; a pioneer cotton program aims to improve livelihoods of 5000 marginalized cotton farmers in rural India by increasing efficiencies, lowering input costs and raising incomes through certification. Currently, he is spearheading Grameena Vikas Kendram to reach more rural communities and help them grow sustainably.
Aneel being a social entrepreneur has founded two innovative social enterprise projects. He has gained bachelor's degree in Agricultural Sciences from A.N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, India and Msc degree in Organic Agriculture from Wageningen University, The Netherlands. Also, he is a Master Trainer certificate holder (FAO of the UN) in conducting Farmer Field Schools.

Aneel Kumar Ambavaram



Chief Functionary

Aneel has acquired more than 15 years of experience in working with small and marginal farming communities. He has worked with leading multinational companies followed by rural development organizations. Doing is masters in organic agriculture from Wageningen University, Netherlands, he later served as the Program Manager for Zameen Organic; a pioneer cotton program aims to improve livelihoods of 5000 marginalized cotton farmers in rural India by increasing efficiencies, lowering input costs and raising incomes through certification. Currently, he is spearheading Grameena Vikas Kendram to reach more rural communities and help them grow sustainably.
Aneel being a social entrepreneur has founded two innovative social enterprise projects. He has gained bachelor's degree in Agricultural Sciences from A.N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, India and Msc degree in Organic Agriculture from Wageningen University, The Netherlands. Also, he is a Master Trainer certificate holder (FAO of the UN) in conducting Farmer Field Schools.

Sanne van den Dungen



Director - Sustainability

Sanne van den Dungen has MSc in Plant Sciences with a specialization in nutrient management and smallholder farming systems. She has two bachelor’s degrees, one in Organic Production Systems from Wageningen University, The Netherlands and the second one is in Fine Arts.
Sanne is an expert in sustainability across cotton supply chains and has an extensive knowledge and experience on Cradle to Cradle and Circular economy and restorative business concepts that is gained from years of work experience at EPEA (Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency). She has firsthand experience in designing organic farming systems. Sanne can contribute both as a leader and as a team player for the success of organic cotton projects. She is particularly interested in building cotton value chains from farmer to end consumer.

Sanne van den Dungen



Director - Sustainability

Sanne van den Dungen has MSc in Plant Sciences with a specialization in nutrient management and smallholder farming systems. She has two bachelor’s degrees, one in Organic Production Systems from Wageningen University, The Netherlands and the second one is in Fine Arts.
Sanne is an expert in sustainability across cotton supply chains and has an extensive knowledge and experience on Cradle to Cradle and Circular economy and restorative business concepts that is gained from years of work experience at EPEA (Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency). She has firsthand experience in designing organic farming systems. Sanne can contribute both as a leader and as a team player for the success of organic cotton projects. She is particularly interested in building cotton value chains from farmer to end consumer.

Sanne van den Dungen



Director - Sustainability

Sanne van den Dungen has MSc in Plant Sciences with a specialization in nutrient management and smallholder farming systems. She has two bachelor’s degrees, one in Organic Production Systems from Wageningen University, The Netherlands and the second one is in Fine Arts.
Sanne is an expert in sustainability across cotton supply chains and has an extensive knowledge and experience on Cradle to Cradle and Circular economy and restorative business concepts that is gained from years of work experience at EPEA (Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency). She has firsthand experience in designing organic farming systems. Sanne can contribute both as a leader and as a team player for the success of organic cotton projects. She is particularly interested in building cotton value chains from farmer to end consumer.

Sanne van den Dungen



Director - Sustainability

Sanne van den Dungen has MSc in Plant Sciences with a specialization in nutrient management and smallholder farming systems. She has two bachelor’s degrees, one in Organic Production Systems from Wageningen University, The Netherlands and the second one is in Fine Arts.
Sanne is an expert in sustainability across cotton supply chains and has an extensive knowledge and experience on Cradle to Cradle and Circular economy and restorative business concepts that is gained from years of work experience at EPEA (Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency). She has firsthand experience in designing organic farming systems. Sanne can contribute both as a leader and as a team player for the success of organic cotton projects. She is particularly interested in building cotton value chains from farmer to end consumer.

Sanne van den Dungen



Director - Sustainability

Sanne van den Dungen has MSc in Plant Sciences with a specialization in nutrient management and smallholder farming systems. She has two bachelor’s degrees, one in Organic Production Systems from Wageningen University, The Netherlands and the second one is in Fine Arts.
Sanne is an expert in sustainability across cotton supply chains and has an extensive knowledge and experience on Cradle to Cradle and Circular economy and restorative business concepts that is gained from years of work experience at EPEA (Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency). She has firsthand experience in designing organic farming systems. Sanne can contribute both as a leader and as a team player for the success of organic cotton projects. She is particularly interested in building cotton value chains from farmer to end consumer.

Sanne van den Dungen



Director - Sustainability

Sanne van den Dungen has MSc in Plant Sciences with a specialization in nutrient management and smallholder farming systems. She has two bachelor’s degrees, one in Organic Production Systems from Wageningen University, The Netherlands and the second one is in Fine Arts.
Sanne is an expert in sustainability across cotton supply chains and has an extensive knowledge and experience on Cradle to Cradle and Circular economy and restorative business concepts that is gained from years of work experience at EPEA (Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency). She has firsthand experience in designing organic farming systems. Sanne can contribute both as a leader and as a team player for the success of organic cotton projects. She is particularly interested in building cotton value chains from farmer to end consumer.

Sanne van den Dungen



Director - Sustainability

Sanne van den Dungen has MSc in Plant Sciences with a specialization in nutrient management and smallholder farming systems. She has two bachelor’s degrees, one in Organic Production Systems from Wageningen University, The Netherlands and the second one is in Fine Arts.
Sanne is an expert in sustainability across cotton supply chains and has an extensive knowledge and experience on Cradle to Cradle and Circular economy and restorative business concepts that is gained from years of work experience at EPEA (Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency). She has firsthand experience in designing organic farming systems. Sanne can contribute both as a leader and as a team player for the success of organic cotton projects. She is particularly interested in building cotton value chains from farmer to end consumer.

Sanne van den Dungen



Director - Sustainability

Sanne van den Dungen has MSc in Plant Sciences with a specialization in nutrient management and smallholder farming systems. She has two bachelor’s degrees, one in Organic Production Systems from Wageningen University, The Netherlands and the second one is in Fine Arts.
Sanne is an expert in sustainability across cotton supply chains and has an extensive knowledge and experience on Cradle to Cradle and Circular economy and restorative business concepts that is gained from years of work experience at EPEA (Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency). She has firsthand experience in designing organic farming systems. Sanne can contribute both as a leader and as a team player for the success of organic cotton projects. She is particularly interested in building cotton value chains from farmer to end consumer.




Advisory Board
Dr Sarat Babu Gidda

Dr Sarat Babu Gidda

Gijs Spoor

Gijs Spoor

Raj Janagam

Raj Janagam

Jui Gangan

Jui Gangan