Rahul Nainani

Co-founder & CEO, ReCircle

Speaker Bio

Rahul Nainani, Co-Founder and CEO of ReCircle - a pioneering clean-tech organization, is on a mission to drive the Circular Economy.


A distinguished alumnus of the CFA program, Rahul excels in strategy, branding, business development, finance, and fundraising. He has forged long-term collaborations with industry giants including HUL, UNDP India, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, Mondelez, Tata Starbucks, and others, aiding them in accomplishing their sustainability objectives. As an innovative leader, Rahul prioritizes sustainable growth, creating mutually beneficial outcomes for employees, partners, clients, and society as a whole.


A ‘Purpose fuelled by Passion and Profit’ mindset enables Rahul to function as a Social Entrepreneur with a proactive hands-on style of leadership; his energy is contagious. His accomplishments have garnered him numerous accolades, including the FICCI Circular Economy Award (2023), BW Social Impact Leader in Recycling (2022), Entrepreneur India's Best Social Impact Startup (2022), the Young Achievers Award (2021) and the TSS Social Enterprise of the Year (2021).


When he's not in the office, you’ll likely find Rahul sharing the ReCircle journey at high-profile conferences like Mobile World Congress Africa & Spain (2022/3) and the NY Times Climate Conference (2022), or scuba diving.