Asheem Kumar Srivastav is an Indian Forest Service Officer in the rank of Principal Chief Conservator of Forests. His career has combined positions in government and international organisations including the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, Traffic International, and the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change. He was instrumental in the preparation of the Integrated Coastal Zone Management project for the Government of India. He also has provided strategic, managerial, and technical inputs in a range of ecosystems of Asian countries including Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam. A forester by training, he holds double masters in natural resource management and in zoology from the Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy and Delhi University, respectively. He has also been trained in natural resource management and forestry at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Wolverhampton, UK, as well as the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.