Shubham Singh is the CEO and Co-founder of Craste, a company dedicated to creating a sustainable future through innovative materials and circular economy practices. His journey into social entrepreneurship began when he was selected as a fellow for the Social Innovation Immersion Programme in 2017, a prestigious fellowship conceptualized under BIRAC and the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.
Shubham’s remarkable work with Craste has garnered recognition on numerous platforms, earning him accolades such as the BIRAC SOCH Innovation Challenge Award and the Millennium Alliance Award. He is an alumnus of Pitch at Palace, an initiative endorsed by the Duke of York, and had the privilege of being in the audience of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at St James’s Palace.
Dedicated to making a positive impact on society, Shubham’s commitment to social causes began at a young age. At just 19, he founded the non-profit organization Gramiksha, which has since transformed the lives of underprivileged children and expanded its presence to six cities within two years of its inception. Shubham holds a Masters in Advanced Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London. He is also a passionate advocate for entrepreneurship, climate change, and education, and is a TEDx speaker.