Gopal Patel

Gopal Patel

Director, Bhumi Global

Gopal Patel is based at the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies where he serves as the Director of their Bhumi Project – a global network and platform to encourage Hindus to take better care of the environment. He has served in this capacity since 2010, and has helped it become a leading voice on environmental issues for the global Hindu community. Gopal is regularly invited to speak at international conferences and forums on the role Hindu teachings can play in addressing climate change. He has previously spoken at the White House, UN Headquarters in New York, the British House of Lords, and has been honoured for this work by HRH Prince Philip. Gopal is a graduate of King’s College, London, and has spent time living in Hindu ashrams in India and England. He is based in Oxford, England.