Contributor Profile

Paras Loomba

Job TitleFounder

Company NameGlobal Himalayan Expedition

About

Paras Loomba is the Founder of Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE), a social Impact tourism enterprise that takes travellers from all over the globe to the remote villages of Himalayas and provides them with access to energy using solar grids. 

Over last 6 years, Paras has lead several leadership expeditions to Ladakh (India) to provide clean energy and education access to remote off-grid communities. Paras is inspired by cutting edge technologies and applies it to drive sustainable tourism businesses. His initiative GHE has been instrumental in electrifying 71 remote off-grid Himalayan villages and impacting over 30,000 lives in the process. An engineer by profession, Paras merges technology and passion with an approach to entrepreneurial models in these high-altitude areas advocating use of clean energy solutions and sustainable tourism that would eventually providing stimulus to local economy, reducing local emigration and preserving age old cultural Himalayan heritage. 

Conference Sessions

  • The Changemakers - turning inspiration into life-transforming reality

    Wednesday14:00 - 15:007 Nov 2018
    Middle East & Africa Inspiration Zone - AF190

    Learn how your ideas can change the world we live in for the better.  Hear from four leading change makers who have done just that: Holly Budge, Founder, How M...

    • Language: English

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