Namrata Sandhu

CEO and Co-Founder
LCA, Corporate Carbon Footprint & Climate Legislation
Master’s degree in Environment & Sustainable Development (University College London)


  • Leader in Sustainability and Environmental Management: Expertise in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Corporate Carbon Footprint, and Climate Legislation.
  • Acclaimed Thought Leader: Featured in Bloomberg, Business Insider, The Business of Fashion, CNN, and more.
  • Educational Pioneer: Master’s degree in Environment and Sustainable Development from University College London.


Namrata Sandhu is a visionary leader dedicated to driving sustainability in the retail sector. As the CEO and Co-Founder of Vaayu, a leading climate tech company, Namrata combines her extensive knowledge of environmental management with innovative strategies to help businesses reduce their carbon footprint and adhere to climate legislation.

Her deep understanding of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Corporate Carbon Footprint allows her to guide C-Suite executives and sustainability teams in implementing effective carbon tracking and reduction initiatives. Namrata's holistic approach to corporate strategy and ethical trade ensures that her clients not only meet but exceed their sustainability goals.

Beyond her professional achievements, Namrata co-founded Nalen Ayurveda, an organic skincare company, in 2019, reflecting her commitment to sustainability in all facets of her life. She also serves on the board of Nia, an NGO focused on empowering young women through education and choice. Namrata’s dedication to sustainability is further evidenced by her active participation in high-profile conferences like the Drapers Sustainable Fashion Conference, Shoptalk Europe, and the Global Fashion Summit.


Namrata Sandhu holds a Master’s degree in Environment and Sustainable Development from University College London, where she developed a robust foundation in sustainability practices and environmental management. Her dissertation, “The Case for a Community Based Approach to Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries (REDD+),” was conducted in collaboration with the UN Forum on Forests and UN REDD+, showcasing her commitment to global environmental initiatives.

Namrata has also completed specialized training in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), further solidifying her expertise in sustainability and carbon footprint analysis.

Publications and Media Features

Namrata’s work and insights have been featured in prominent publications and platforms, including Bloomberg, TechRound, Business Insider, The Business of Fashion (BoF), Drapers Sustainable Fashion Conference, Shoptalk Europe, South Summit, CNN, The Next Web, and the Global Fashion Summit.

Additional Roles

In addition to her role as CEO, Namrata is a sought-after speaker and consultant, sharing her expertise at international conferences and advising businesses on sustainable practices. Her passion for sustainability is matched by her entrepreneurial spirit, as evidenced by her role in co-founding Nalen Ayurveda and her board membership with Nia.

Future Goals

Namrata is on a mission to decelerate climate change by fostering group change to reduce retail emissions globally. Her ultimate goal is to prevent climate tipping points and limit global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius, in alignment with the Paris Agreement. Namrata continues to inspire and lead by example, striving for a sustainable future for all.

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